| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
What a view!
We're standing atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty -- about halfway up the 305-foot, 1-inch climb to the crown -- looking out at the New York City skyline.
Even the jaded high school boys I'm chaperoning can't help but be impressed....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Shrouded in fog, the meadowy garden in the city starts to reveal itself, with startling shots of purples and blues in an impressionistic sea of greens, as the sun begins to poke through.
A tall, sturdy man with ruddy complexion and silvery hair...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It began 30 years ago when Charlie Murrow -- a musical environmentalist, sound artist, chanter and tooter, inventor of the heart-beat machine instrument and event organizer extraordinaire -- gathered like-minded Manhattan chanters and tooters to celebrate...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:55 AM
On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Coach transformed Fresno State football
Jim Sweeney, 83, who called Fresno State "a sleeping giant" when he arrived as its football coach in 1976 and then awakened the university — and the region — with 19 years of...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Adorning the mountains of North Carolina with a hip urban vibe, noteworthy art scene and a growing circuit of artisan microbreweries is the city of Asheville. Phenomenal food and well-preserved historical buildings are also part of the travel itinerary...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 12:59 PM
The Savvy Shopper’s annual guide to community yard sales was published in the Daily Press on Sunday, April 21. News about a few sales came in after our deadline. Here is an update. (You can find the entire calendar at dailypress.com/shopping)....
| Oct 20, 2013
NEW YORK CITY — Time is running out.
It's my first experience using Citi Bike, the new New York City bike share program, and I've made a terrible mistake, I've lost track of time and now it looks like I won't get my bike back to a docking...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:29 AM
NEW YORK -- On Tuesday afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum in New York the architecture world, or what felt like a pretty substantial cross-section of it, gathered to remember the pioneering New York Times and Wall Street Journal architecture critic...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 8:45 AM
NEW YORK -- The Statue of Liberty reopened to visitors Thursday for the first time since Hurricane Sandy washed ashore in October and severely damaged the island on which Lady Liberty sits.
The statue was spared storm damage, and tens of thousands of...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 6:53 AM
Jack Wheeler had a flair for the dramatic.
Growing up in Hampton, he wrestled with the question of his future after high school. The grand moment of truth is recounted in Rick Atkinson's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "The Long, Gray Line."