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  • Outdoors notebook

    Everglades talk: A panel discussion entitled "Everything everGLADES" is 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Florida Atlantic University Theater. Topics include ecology and sustainability, social justice and the arts in the Everglades. Call 561-297-2661, email...
  • For Annapolis native, rowing trip takes 35 years, and offers unique perspective on Chesapeake

    For Annapolis native, rowing trip takes 35 years, and offers unique perspective on Chesapeake
    More than three decades ago, 22-year-old Annapolis native Andy Teeling climbed aboard his 16-foot dory and embarked on an ambitious journey to circumnavigate the 450-mile coastline of the Delmarva Peninsula in a rowboat. After two months of rowing...
  • Pike Place Market is a magical lure on Seattle's bustling waterfront

    Pike Place Market is a magical lure on Seattle's bustling waterfront
    Somehow, on four visits to Pike Place Market over three decades, I failed to learn where the brothel was. Nor did I hear how the first Starbucks did business for years in this neighborhood before selling its first cup of coffee. Clearly, I was missing a...
  • Capsized boats leave mile-long sheen in Mobile

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vessels were being urged to travel carefully through the Mobile shipping channel on Tuesday after two boats containing 2,000 gallons of oil capsized the previous night, leaving a mile-long sheen, the U.S. Coast Guard Mobile Sector...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 12 Boat show The annual U.S. Sailboat Show will be held 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday at the Annapolis City Dock. Now in its 45th year, the nation's oldest and largest in-water sailboat show attracts more than 50,000 boating enthusiasts...
  • More Bangladeshis found in Thailand on human trafficking route

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police found scores of sick and exhausted boat people hiding on a remote island on Monday, and all but one of the 79 suspected human-trafficking victims were from Bangladesh, according to local officials. The discovery brings...
  • Building boats for the bay

    Building boats for the bay
    On the Chesapeake Bay, the summertime months are made for cruising. From the crisp mornings of late spring through the hazy evenings of August, a boat on the bay is the place to be. And how better to cruise than in a boat built by one of the bay’s...
  • Chatham Historical Society house tour showcases area's past

    Decades before the Great Depression, when houses became smaller, East Hampton was a thriving manufacturing center that employed the Connecticut River and railroads to trade everything from ship components, toys and bells, to batting that filled cracks...
  • Fishing report for Sept. 25

    Recreational saltwater license fees likely will increase in 2015. The increase will average $5 for most licenses. The proposed fee increases are designed to offset budget reductions to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission that will be implemented over...
  • Thousands of undersea volcanoes revealed in new map of ocean floor

    Thousands of undersea volcanoes revealed in new map of ocean floor
    Scientists have created the highest resolution map yet of the ocean floor, revealing thousands of underwater mountains and extinct volcanoes that were previously unknown.  In a study published Thursday in Science, researchers say the new map is at least...
  • Marina industry group plans trip to Cuba

    Marina industry group plans trip to Cuba
    Richard Graves dreams of the day when South Floridians can take their yachts for a weekend in Cuba. That's why the Fort Lauderdale-based marina consultant is helping organize a trip to explore the island's marine scene, hoping to prepare for a time of...