| 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...
| 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,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Wednesday continued to slowly roll out ideas on how he’d govern if elected, calling for an overhaul of tax credits used to keep businesses in Illinois and the end of several targeted tax breaks.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Keep an ear out in July for a variety of sounds, from R&B in New Orleans to new music in Newfoundland, from Polynesian chants in the Pacific Northwest to yodeling in the Swiss Alps. Summer regattas make a splash too, with sailing craft, kayaks and even...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Florida possesses an embarrassment of riches in luxury accommodations at resorts and hotels, a huge draw for almost everyone vacationing in the state, whether residents or out-of-staters. But the state also has a wealth of more primitive accommodations:...
| 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...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:35 PM
If you can run and paddle a kayak, canoe or paddle board, why not join Casselberry's fourth annual RunYak at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23? The race features a 2.3K run, 3K paddle and then another 2.3K run.
It's at Secret Lake Park in Casselberry, which...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:10 AM
BRISTOL - The Parks and Recreation Department offers its second and final kayaking instruction of the summer on Aug. 16.
The cost is $25 per student. Families will get instruction in the Collinsville stretch of the Farmington River from 2 to 4 p.m....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:08 PM
I've driven through this burg of roughly 17,000 souls, about halfway between Vancouver and the skiing and snowboarding resort of Whistler Blackcomb, more than a dozen times. And each trip, I would gaze at the Stawamus Chief, a granite monolith that...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Archaeologist Torben Rick watched with frustration as pounding surf clawed at one of North America's oldest homesteads, a massive heap of village foundations, cutting tools, beads and kitchen discards left behind over the last 13,000 years.
| Jul 29, 2014
Ever since Tommy Alter was diagnosed with severe food allergies as a baby, his parents have been vigilant about keeping him safe, even handing out printed cards that list what he can't eat.
So when the Highland Park 9-year-old, along with his cousin and...