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  • Cruising the world with Viking River Cruise

    BORDEAUX, France "Looks like you're going cruising," I asked the ladies sitting across from me in the airport lounge. With their carry-on bags piled between us, I couldn't help spotting the Viking River Cruise tags on the handles. "Your first time?" I...
  • Scientists probe secrets of Dry Tortugas

    MIAMI In the remotest part of the Florida Keys, 70 miles west of Key West and accessible only by boat or seaplane, there's an underwater world filled with habitats as happening as Miami's hottest nightclubs. Several species of grouper, snapper and...
  • Chicago harbors 75 percent full, lowest occupancy in 15 years: data

    Chicago harbors 75 percent full, lowest occupancy in 15 years: data
    This summer, Matt O’Donnell cruised the open waters aboard his newly-purchased 35-foot-long boat with the backdrop of the Chicago skyline and listened to the Dave Matthews Band jamming at Northerly Island, watched the Air and Water Show where the...
  • Low summer lake temperatures could delay steelhead runs

    For some 14,000 years at least since a great glacial lake receded to form the much smaller Great Lakes fish in that freshwater sea have followed a sort of cyclical rhythm. That's all changed, and the new routine is likely to be evident in this year's...
  • Missing Miami woman's ex kills himself after police find body in car trunk

    MIAMI A morbid and bizarre tale of love, abuse and death played out from Miami through the Florida Keys on Tuesday, leaving family members reeling and police scurrying hundreds of miles to a crime scene. In the end, Miami police found a body so badly...
  • 20 minutes of intense rope pulling

    20 minutes of intense rope pulling
    RedEye was able to tag along with skipper Ian Williams and his crew Tuesday morning as they made a practice run for this week's Chicago Match Cup regatta. As we're leaving Belmont Harbor to head out onto the lake, the crew notices a pair of men...
  • Five questions for hotel sales director Renee Uhlman

    Five questions for hotel sales director Renee Uhlman
    More than a million visitors were expected to land in Baltimore this past week to commemorate the bicentennial of the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner," many of them from out of state and in need of a place to stay. Across the city, hotels have...
  • West Virginia's Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park

    West Virginia's Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park
    Carnifex Ferry is not Gettysburg. It's not Antietam. It's not Shiloh. It was a little-known battle early in the Civil War that helped West Virginia break away from Virginia and become the 35th state. The battle on Sept. 10, 1861, pitted 5,000 Union...
  • Spruced-up sign unveiled near Balboa ferry

    Spruced-up sign unveiled near Balboa ferry
    A group of happy boaters has long been depicted on a sign near the ferry landing on the Balboa Peninsula. As part of a revitalization of the area, the boaters were welcomed back to their post in a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday afternoon, cleaned...
  • Migrant landings increasing along coastline, border patrol says

    A journey that started more than 700 miles away ended in detention for another group of Haitian migrants, this time in Highland Beach, early Monday. Authorities tracked down 13 migrants who came ashore in the 2700 block of South Ocean Boulevard at about...
  • The Harbor Report: To jet-pack, or not to jet-pack

    Boats are selling, and the marine industry people around town are moving like it's 2007. That's part of the reason why I was not able to submit a column last week. While I was working in Monterey last week, Amy Elliott from the Balboa Angling Club called...