| Jun 30, 2011
| 7:43 PM
OXFORD — The Rev. Drew Willard, who grew up in Plainfield, N.J., was ordained as a United Church of Christ minister in 1996.
He previously preached at churches in Mystic, Conn., and Holiday, on Florida's west coast. He served as a youth pastor...
| Sep 6, 2010
| 4:01 PM
Not that I would wish anyone harm, but it wouldn't have been such a bad thing for Florida if Hurricane Earl had maintained its wind speed and then hung a left at latitude 40 degrees north.
That would have taken it through the Big Apple and into New...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:45 PM
Lollapalooza: More than 130 bands and artists on eight stages play 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday in Grant Park; all three days sold out.
Kid Cudi (9 p.m., Perry’s): Psychedelic soundscapes, introspective funk,...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 11:58 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - July 4 is the ultimate summer weekend - long days, warm weather, fireworks and the beach are all part of what makes American Independence Day special. In honor of this great American holiday online travel adviser Cheapflights (www....
| Aug 7, 2011
I am standing atop Clay Head, a 70-foot-high bluff, looking over miles and miles of open ocean on a clear summer morning. It is an ideal way to greet a day that will include hiking, biking, birding, skimming stones and eating my weight in fried clams. And...
| Feb 27, 2011
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:41 PM
The moment you land on Martha's Vineyard, there are cultural markers you either seek out or are made quickly aware of: Bill Clinton, as president, spent summer vacations here, browsing the Bunch of Grapes bookstore; Barack Obama followed his lead; James...
| May 18, 2011
| 9:54 AM
MIAMI — We've got boat rides. We've got paddlewheelers and pirate ships, air boats and catamarans. Speedboats, glass-bottom boats, schooners, yachts and purpose-built tour boats.
We've got fast rides, slow rides and hop-on, hop-off boat tours...
| Dec 22, 2010
Buoyed by a growing Hispanic population and the availability of steady federal jobs, Maryland grew by 9 percent in the last decade - faster than most Eastern states, according to new Census Bureau data.
Maryland's population grew by 480,000 residents, to...
| Jul 27, 2011
Somewhere between Skull Island and the Crazy Horse Saloon, I lost her. There I was in the blistering sun of a Texas summer, a 7-year-old in rumpled shorts and a pixie haircut, suddenly missing a sister 12 years my senior.
I remember feeling afraid, but I...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 8:40 AM
Men with cardiovascular disease often wonder whether sexual activity might be dangerous for them, potentially triggering a heart attack in the midst of the excitement, or whether the exercise might actually be good for the heart. A new review by the...