| Dec 23, 2013
As we commence the annual ritual of pledging to be trimmer, thriftier, tidier and overall more disciplined human beings, consider adding another goal to the list of resolutions: riskier.
Whether it's reaching for Mount Everest or reaching for a...
| Oct 1, 2013
There's more to come from the New Orleans-based 11th season of "Top Chef" than host Padma Lakshmi tossing the cheftestants Mardi Gras beads instead of making them draw knives. This year's cast features a rockabilly chick, a proud recipient of the title of...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:30 PM
When: Bimini SuperFast leaves Port Miami Terminal H at 9 a.m. and returns at 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Cost: Prices start at $99. A passport is required for 18 and older.
Contact: RWBimini.com or 888-930-8688
Meals: Guests can choose three...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Known for its white sand beaches and thousands of miles of coastline, there is more to Florida's sun-filled fun than just the beach. With a diverse selection of underwater environments, Florida offers some of the world's best scuba diving. From the...
| Mar 10, 2013
PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — Sixty feet below the surface of the aquamarine western Atlantic, my 12-year-old daughter, Maddie, glided gently along the reef, her arms crossed in Buddha-like meditation.
To the left, where the sea...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Cabdriver Sam Rogers remembers the days when there was just one car on the Caribbean island of Anguilla; when islanders grew their own vegetables and picked salt for a living instead of working in tourism.
I was thinking about what Rogers said about...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 7:53 AM
A Maryland man is dead after a scuba diving accident in Lancaster County. It happened just before 1:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon at the Bainbridge Scuba Center along the 2000 block of River Road in Conoy Township.
Louis Zerwitz, 39, of Baltimore, was...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:21 AM
In the midst of warm, blue Caribbean waters awaits an iconic vacation getaway at La Cabana Beach & Racquet Club in the capital city of Oranjestad on the island of Aruba.
Breathtaking views of the sea with direct access to the beach, a spectacular pool,...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 2:15 PM
First there was surfing Santa Claus and hockey-playing Santa. Now St. Nick is strapping on an oxygen tank to take photos underwater with shoppers at Sport Chalet.
The sporting goods chain, based in La Canada, is offering customers a free photo op with a...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Like her character, Joni Jerome, in Disney’s “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” out on DVD and Blu-ray Dec. 4, Odeya Rush is wise, unique and insightful. She was born in Israel and moved to the United States when she was 9 years old. The...
| Aug 14, 2011
We all marveled at the hideous thing, trying not to gasp through our regulators.
It was black, striped and about the size of a bass, fins fanning out in all directions. Scuba divers see a lot of weird-looking things but appreciate them all the same....