| Mar 20, 2015
| 7:00 AM
SIMSBURY — With the town's purchase of a property situated on the Farmington River, resident Alan Needham said he wants to get people invested in the landmark waterway.
"If we do it right, it will be one of those character things that defines this...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 12:10 AM
Hunter safety course
March: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will conduct a hunter safety course at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney. Classes are March 18, 19, 25 and 26 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Test is March 28 from 8:30 a.m. to...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Spring holidays provide families a chance to rejuvenate and enjoy time together. Here are five ideas to consider:
1. Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Henderson, Nev.
Have the bright lights and a retreat too when you stay at this sunny resort,...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 12:22 PM
You likely need a change of scenery after this long winter. The good news is that traveling someplace exciting doesn’t always require getting on a plane.
While gas prices are still low, it’s a great time to explore all that’s within...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 2:11 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard halted the Water Tribe Everglades Challenge near Englewood after it rescued 12 people from the Gulf of Mexico.
The 300-nautical-mile event starts in Tampa Bay and ends in Key Largo. It features small boats such as kayaks and canoes,...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 5:06 AM
It's going to be a beautiful weekend here in sunny South Florida.
If you're looking for fun things to do outdoors over the long President's day weekend, enjoy free entry at Everglades National Park and all 405 U.S. National Parks on Saturday through...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:01 PM
Ray Marquez was first attracted to diving from a kayak because it was inexpensive.
After six years of spearfishing and lobstering in South Florida, Marquez knows there are many other benefits to kayak diving. And he will share them, along with kayak...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 12:44 PM
Seventy-five years ago when they ran the Santa Anita Handicap the attendance was 68,525, plus George O'Bryan. It is fair to say that all 68,526 had come to watch Seabiscuit run.
It was 1940. There were still remnants of the Great Depression. There was a...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 3:18 PM
As winter morphs into spring and snowbirds migrate north, campgrounds around the state start emptying out, providing opportunities for an outdoors escape before the wrenching humidity of summer bakes the landscape.
The Sebastian Inlet area has long been...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 11:49 AM
The ax falls time and again, kicking up the cedar-smelling chips. Passersby pause to watch through the front window of Fort Lauderdale's Upper Room Art Gallery, witnessing a Seminole dugout canoe come to life before their eyes.
| Mar 3, 2015
| 4:52 AM
Josh Day likes coming back to the Lehigh Valley.
The Parkland High School graduate owns and operates Wack'em Guide Service in Pulaski, N.Y., specializing in drift boat fishing on the Salmon River for steelhead, monster brown trout, and of course, the...