| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Two 1970s soft-rock hit-makers, a doo-wop favorite, an award-winning blues band and a contestant from television’s “America’s Got Talent” will headline the free 52-concert season at Levitt Pavilion at ArtsQuest's SteelStacks campus...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Huntington Beach's annual Fourth of July parade and festival gets underway at 10 a.m. Thursday, one of many Independence Day events.
Meanwhile, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti will take part in Westchester's annual July 4 parade beginning at 11 a.m.
| Mar 29, 2013
| 11:19 AM
COLLEGE PARK EASTER EGG HUNT: 9 a.m. Saturday; Albert Park, Edgewater Drive, Orlando; free; collegeparkorlando.org.
EASTER EGG HUNT: 9:30 a.m. Saturday; Central Park, Park Avenue, Winter Park; free; 407-599-3203.
EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: egg...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 4:23 AM
When a small private plane crashed near Clear Lake, Iowa, on Feb. 3, 1959, killing pioneering rock ’n’ rollers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, the loss was so devastating it was dubbed “the...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 9:56 AM
"Hey broken-nose girl," the redoubtable Stew sang from the stage of Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art on Saturday night, addressing Chicago, the commissioned topic of much of his pair of weekend performances. "I hear you're second to none. I don't know...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:16 PM
TRAVERSE CITY — The U.S. Coast Guard warns area residents to steer clear of the Lake Michigan shoreline today — and for the next few days — as remnants of Hurricane Sandy smack the Great Lakes.
Extremely high winds, dangerous surf...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Before families head to Lake Michigan for a day of fun at the beach, they will want to check a new Beach Hazard Statement the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids is launching Friday.
The alert will state water conditions in places like Holland,...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Al Merrick has shaped surfboards for some of the best surfers in the world and is considered by many the best shaper in the world.
But he holds another title that is more important than any other: grandpa.
Merrick is the grandfather of Daisy Love...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 1:02 PM
A man walking his dog near Loyola Park beach is being credited for helping a 17-year-old girl out of Lake Michigan after she became overcome by large waves and heavy surf this morning, officials said.
A 17-year-old boy who was swimming in the Lake with...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Huntington Beach will celebrate the Fourth of July with its 108th annual parade Wednesday.
According to the event's website, approximately 2,000 people will gather for a day full of entertainment.
A pancake breakfast, presented by the Kiwanis, will kick...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The latest report from the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project shows that 69 people have drowned so far this year, and at least one person is still missing.
Eight of those deaths have happened since the beginning of August. All of these victims were males,...