| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Question: I'm going to Europe this summer. I will buy a Eurail pass, so I don't care what major city I land in. I just want the cheapest fare. But some search engines allow you to see only one city at a time. I have now filled out five different city...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:59 PM
So you're ready to paddle the Wekiva River, but where to rent a canoe or kayak? And what else is there to do? Here are four options. Click the name of each location for its website:
Wekiwa Springs State Park: The park concession rents canoes or single...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:56 PM
If you're gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, where's a good place to find like-minded folks? That's easy: Sports groups. Central Florida boasts ones for all interests. Want to run or walk? Orlando Front Runners & Walkers meets three times a week at...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
While those who live in and around Maryland know something about the water-based diversions in the Free State, chances are they haven’t explored a fraction of what there is to see and do—especially in summer, when tubing, kayaking and...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Matt Corasanti was taking his gear off after a quick, after-work kayak outing in Fells Point when a frantic man ran up to him, saying his dog had fallen into the water and asking whether Corasanti could help him.
Corasanti hopped back into his kayak,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The spot: 31s Street Beach and playground (3100 S. Lake Shore Drive, 312-742-5121, cpdbeaches.com/beaches/31st-Street-Beach)
Why it's a gem: The trifecta of an awesome ADA-accessible playground, beautiful beach with southern views of the skyline, and...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Surf should have been up along Hampton’s Mill Point Park this weekend. Unfortunately, the surf likely will be a little too rough for the city to host a paddleboard series Saturday.
Organizers on Wednesday postponed the Ku’ono Paddle Series,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:45 AM
School is over and the afternoons are sweltering. Suddenly there's too much time on hand – and often less money.
Fortunately for Peninsula residents, home is a premier vacation destination and having a phenomenal staycation is as easy as leaving...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Anne Arundel County officially opened a new water access point Wednesday in Shady Side, an offshoot of a citizen-led effort to increase public access to bodies of water.
More than 70 residents and county officials attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony at...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Not since my wedding in 1982 have I taken off two weeks in a row at work, and getting back into the office Monday morning reminded me why. Back then, a much simpler time, you merely had to deal with the U.S. mail and phone messages. Today, emails have...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
If you haven't seen it yet, actor Rob Lowe plays a shark-riding, chum-flinging action figure in a hilarious ad for Discovery Channel's annual Shark Week TV blitz that starts Aug. 10. "So sharky," Lowe breathlessly intones as hammerheads and great whites...