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  • Clothing-optional holidays: Nudists on cruises

    Clothing-optional holidays: Nudists on cruises
    Americans are, on the whole, much more squeamish about public nudity than Europeans. Even a toddler frolicking naked on a sunny beach attracts disapproving frowns. No federal law bars public nudity, but plenty of state and local rules do. Last summer, for example, New York began enforcing a state law banning public nudity, nixing the state's last remaining nudist haunt on Fire Island. Only a handful of beaches in America officially allow folks to bob away in the buff.
  • Kayak anglers enjoy great offshore fishing

    Kayak anglers enjoy great offshore fishing
    The kayak fishing was world-class Saturday in Summer Slam Part 2 in Pompano Beach. The 108 kayaks that took off by the Pompano Fishing Pier came back with loads of kingfish, a big wahoo and an even bigger cobia. The cobia was a first for the Extreme...

    Carol Channing Celebrates 93rd Birthday With Justin Vivian Bond, Ian McKellen

    The applause was long and loud for 92-year-old Broadway legend Carol Channing, who lit up the stage at The Town Hall on 43rd street on Monday night as part of "Gentleman Prefer Blondes: An Intimate Evening With Carol Channing and Justin Vivian Bond." It...

    Will Cate Blanchett's performance in 'Blue Jasmine' grow into an Oscar?

    "IN THESE matters the only certainty is that nothing is certain," said the Roman philosopher Pliny The Elder. Though one might suppose Pliny was certain he'd escape the devastation of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., he did not. His nephew,...

    LGBT show "Little House on the Ferry" at Broward Center

    LGBT show "Little House on the Ferry" at Broward Center
    What’s with all the deer? They appear in much of the marketing and the YouTube videos for “Little House on the Ferry,” an original musical comedy that takes place on Fire Island, a barrier island off New York known for being a gay...