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  • Taking the kids to Lake Placid and a resort that gets it right for families

    Taking the kids to Lake Placid and a resort that gets it right for families
    Lynne Kylish has struck gold. Not literally, but Kylish, the mom of three from New Jersey, thinks her family found vacation nirvana at the Whiteface Lodge (http://www.thewhitefacelodge.com) in Lake Placid, N.Y., (http://www.lakeplacid.com). And for a...
  • What to expect from the Travelocity-Expedia deal

    What to expect from the Travelocity-Expedia deal
    Depending on whom you talk to, Travelocity's unexpected announcement last month that it has reached a strategic marketing agreement with longtime rival Expedia will either create a dominant new Internet travel agency, give consumers access to more hotel...
  • Book review: 'Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals For Delicious Living' by Nick Offerman

    Book review: 'Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals For Delicious Living' by Nick Offerman
    ***1/2 (out of four) You don’t have to be able to properly work a table saw (I can’t) or be in the market for a custom-made chair (I’m not) to buy what “Parks and Recreation” star/woodshop owner Nick Offerman is selling in...
  • The 'when to buy' conundrum -- part 2

    The 'when to buy' conundrum -- part 2
    In an earlier column, I reported on the recent findings from CheapAir about how far in advance you're likely to find the lowest airfares. The overall answer: Seven weeks. But the question has another shorter-term dimension: Predictions whether any fare...
  • Vintage sporting "sketch" is actually an etching

    Q: Can you tell us about our pencil sketch titled, "Dedicated to the Canoeists of America?" Does it have any value? It's been in the family for over 70 years. A: Images sent show a framed black-and-white rendering of two males dressed in 19th C....
  • Canton Kayak Club website hacked to display message on Muslim oppression

    Canton Kayak Club website hacked to display message on Muslim oppression
    First The New York Times; now the Canton Kayak Club? The website for the group of urban paddling enthusiasts was the victim of an apparent hacking Wednesday and Thursday, bearing an image of a man on a horse with a spear and the messages "NO WAR!" and...
  • How a demon iPad stole my summer vacation

    I plan to remember this year's vacation season with just two words: Never again. Never again, that is, will I take all my technology along. The Internet has ruined summer vacations. When I first visited my in-laws' cabin in Ontario's north woods 35...
  • Wildlife in Wekiwa Springs State Park

    Wildlife in Wekiwa Springs State Park
    Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka is a fantastic place to view wildlife. The early bird gets the worm in this situation, since the deer are usually out early in the morning to forage for food. If you arrive at the state park's main gate off Wekiwa...
  • Boy dies after canoe tips in Harvard retention pond

    Boy dies after canoe tips in Harvard retention pond
    A 12-year-old boy died after a canoe capsized in a northwest suburban retention pond Monday evening, authorities said. Two teenagers were rescued from the Harvard pond after the boat tipped, but the 12-year-old was located by a dive team and...
  • Florida Beach Guide: St. Andrews State Recreation Area

    Florida Beach Guide: St. Andrews State Recreation Area
    St. Andrews State Recreation Area (850-233-5140), near Panama City Beach, is one of the coast's best snorkeling and diving destinations. Well known for its sugar white sands and emerald green waters, this former military reservation has over one-and-a-...
  • Florida Springs Guide: Ichetucknee Springs State Park

    Florida Springs Guide: Ichetucknee Springs State Park
    Ichetucknee Springs State Park 12087 S.W. US Hwy 27 Fort White, Florida 32038 Phone: 386-497-4690 The crystalline Ichetucknee River flows six miles through shaded hammocks and wetlands before it joins the Santa Fe River. In 1972, the head spring of...