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  • Park Point: Miles of sand in Duluth, Minnesota

    Park Point: Miles of sand in Duluth, Minnesota
    DULUTH, Minn. - I crossed the dunes at Park Point and took in the wide expanse of beach. The August heat was rising, the sky shone a brilliant blue, and a teenaged lifeguard in red trunks climbed the ladder to his chair, with not a swimmer in sight. I...
  • Celebrity traveler: Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell's beach vacations

    Celebrity traveler: Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell's beach vacations
    Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell travels frequently in her dual role as a defensive back and marketing manager of the city's all-female Lingerie Football League team. Campbell was nominated this year for the league's award for most improved player,...
  • Key Biscayne beach sitting great in top 10 for fourth straight year

    Key Biscayne beach sitting great in top 10 for fourth straight year
    If your idea of a perfect beach involves a waiter to fetch your drinks and the amenities of a high-rise hotel, then the beach at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park may not be for you. Because all you can see from this 1 1/4-mile-long pristine beach at...
  • Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday

    Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday
    Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    The Chukchi Bible Yuri Rytkheu, translated from the Russian by Ilona Yazhbin Chavasse Archipelago: 354 pp., $17 paper "My genealogy, like the tundra root we call the golden root, is enmeshed with its native soil. It does not spread very far below...
  • Memorial Day forecast for Md. travel even with last year

    Even with gasoline prices at near-record levels, Marylanders are expected to travel during Memorial Day weekend in the same robust numbers as last year, AAA Mid-Atlantic predicts. But to make sure potential visitors aren't discouraged by the price at the...
  • 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...
  • Jimmy Buffett left smiles in his wake at Virginia Beach concert

    Jimmy Buffett left smiles in his wake at Virginia Beach concert
    The prince of rum-soaked, Caribbean-scented party rock -- Jimmy Buffett -- kept the good times flowing in Virginia Beach on Thursday, May 26. Buffett's first show at the Virginia Beach amphitheater since the year 2000 included all the features and...
  • Texas drafts York HS graduate Will Lamb in 2nd round; Kecoughtan's Cave to Yankees

    Texas drafts York HS graduate Will Lamb in 2nd round; Kecoughtan's Cave to Yankees
    Monday night came and went, which wasn't that much of a surprise. Tuesday was dragging into the mid-afternoon hours, and Kecoughtan's Jake Cave was starting to get antsy. But each time the New York Yankees' pick was announced, he paid closer attention....
  • Charles Newell is on an amazing theatrical roll at Court Theatre

    Charles Newell is on an amazing theatrical roll at Court Theatre
    Charles Newell's office is spotless. Unnervingly tidy. Standing in it makes you feel as though you have intruded on a magazine photo shoot about anal-retentive work environments. His desk, which looks out onto 55th Street in Hyde Park, gleams: There's not...
  • Muckrakes offer free live EP recorded at Outer Banks

    Muckrakes offer free live EP recorded at Outer Banks
    Last year saw considerable growth for The Muckrakes, a rock band with alt-country roots and close ties to the Peninsula. The band is welcoming 2012 with a free, 7-track live album recorded at Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills, N.C. The disc...