| Sep 30, 2013
***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...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 11:32 PM
Nobody really wants to believe that they bought the lesser phone. Most people just stick with their phone contract and upgrade. Who really takes the time to research the best camera in a smart phone anyway?...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:51 PM
If the graceful aerialists, mighty strongmen and goofy clown humor of the circus puts stars in your eyes, you’ll enjoy Sarasota. John Ringling of Ringling Brothers circus fame not only made a home there but left his imprint on the county known today...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:
Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida Residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Anne Arundel County
Abrakadoodle Art Education
June 23-Aug. 22
Art camps for children at local convenient locations. The most comprehensive art program that...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:50 AM
When Sandy ripped through Connecticut's shoreline homes, it scattered memories far and wide, a testament to the storm's mindless but personal sweep.
A 1952 wedding album was buried in mud near the water in Fairfield. An antique desk floated in nearby...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:09 PM
The South River Federation set its inaugural Swimmable Action Day to start at 11 a.m. Sunday with a dash into the water off Mayo Beach Park.
But the beach's soft-flowing waves beckoned enthusiasts all morning, and young and old answered the call by...
| Oct 4, 2013
Mark Guetersloh motored his johnboat slowly, very slowly, through the still water of the Cache River. Keenly aware that tree stumps lurking beneath the algae-covered surface have shredded many a propeller, he had a couple of oars, just in case....
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:16 PM
William C. Stanley, a cardiovascular physiologist who made connections around the world for his research and loved outdoor exercise, died Oct. 21 in Australia of a heart attack. He was 56.
Dr. Stanley lived in Baltimore for about six years —...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:14 PM
It's 26 miles from Catalina Island's Avalon Harbor to the Newport Aquatic Center, but that won't stop Paularino Elementary School teacher Lisa Roberts from tackling the distance via kayak.
On Saturday, the fifth-grade teacher will team up with her...
| Aug 9, 2013
Tours of the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse will be held at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 17 and 24 and Sept. 14 and 28. Visitors can learn about how lighthouse keepers lived, other lighthouses on the Chesapeake Bay and how many...