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  • Black Girls RUN! on the Peninsula

    Black Girls RUN! on the Peninsula
    "Heard it from a friend, who heard it from a friend who heard it from another": That's how Black Girls RUN! has developed chapters all over the country in the couple of years since college friends Toni Carey, now of Virginia Beach, and Ashley Hicks of New...
  • Florida's Siesta Beach named best beach in America for 2011

    Florida's Siesta Beach named best beach in America for 2011
    After two years stuck at No. 2, a stretch of sand on Florida's Gulf Coast near Sarasota has finally been named the best beach in America. Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal...
  • Winging it

    Winging it
    NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Magical things happen atop the great sand dunes here. The dunes include the largest on the East Coast, which soars 80 to 100 feet above most everything else and offers fine views in all directions: the gleaming Atlantic to the...
  • Deep Creek vacation home is dream of a lifetime

    Deep Creek vacation home is dream of a lifetime
    Hanging on the wall of Mike and Jean Tumbarello's new retreat at Deep Creek Lake is an old framed greeting card with a primitive drawing of a brown log cabin nestled among trees aglow with autumn colors. The scene is rendered in crayon with a sentiment...
  • Int'l Space Station in flyover tonight

     
    Sky Watchers! (A reader told me she thought "Space Cadets!" was derogatory. What do you think?) The International Space Station will fly up the East Coast this evening under cold, but otherwise ideal conditions for viewing.On this pass the ISS will......
  • Sands Theater Company announces 2011-12 season

     
    The Sands Theater Company, which performs at the Athens Theater in DeLand, has announced its 2011-2012 season. The lineup includes five shows, including a joint holiday production with the Sands Youth Theater Company, plus a collaboration with Stetson...
  • Weather delaying Kona Pro surf contest in New Smyrna Beach

     
    Central Florida badly needs the rain (evidenced by a very active wildfire season) but all the lightning and rain today is delaying the start of the Kona Pro surf contest in New Smyrna Beach. Kona Pro is the first event of the Western Atlantic Pro Surf...
  • Bret weakens overnight, now a fish storm

     
    Despite forecasts on Monday that he would become stronger overnight, perhaps reaching minimal hurricane force, Tropical Storm Bret got weaker instead, with top sustained winds slowing to 50 mph. More weakening is expected as the day goes by.The storm...
  • Season's second tropical storm going to sea

     
    Tropical Storm Bret, the second named storm of the 2011 Atlantic season, is smacking the northwest Bahamas with heavy rains and wind. But the tempest is not expected to head for U.S. shores. The latest advisory from the National Hurricane......
  • Auditions: “The Dixie Swim Club” in DeLand

     
    From the Sands Theatre Co. press release: Sands Theater Company will hold open auditions for THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB on August 7 and 8 (Sunday and Monday) at the Athens Theatre at 7pm. An additional Call Back Date is yet to be announced. The Athens Theatre is...
  • Auditions: ‘Dixie Swim Club’ from Sands Theater Company

     
    Here's an announcement for auditions for “Dixie Swim Club” from Sands Theater Company: Sands Theater Company will hold open auditions for THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB on August 7 and 8 (Sunday and Monday) at the Athens Theatre at 7pm. An additional...