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  • Fresh from Florida: Farmers markets

    Fresh from Florida: Farmers markets
    Looking to get to know the places you visit in Florida in a fresh and flavorful way? Check out a local farmers market. These colorful markets have free admission – and some feature live entertainment – and they also offer visitors opportunities to meet growers, crafters, and merchants, as well as area residents who are out shopping and browsing too. Additionally, the farmers markets tempt with local delights such as flowers, fruits and vegetables, and perhaps honey, cheeses, baked goods, arts and crafts and other products. Why not enjoy browsing in the fresh air and picking up some flowers to decorate your hotel room, or a handcrafted souvenir of your travels, or some items for a picnic basket?
  • The Harbor Report: Digging Doug's work on the harbor

    The Harbor Report: Digging Doug's work on the harbor
    As I work my way around the harbor each week, I always look for people I would like to emulate. One such person is Doug West, and I have said this before about Doug and his efforts as chairman of the Newport Beach Harbor Commission. He wants to help and...

    Update: Pride of The Susquehanna Pulled Free After Running Aground

    Update: Pride of The Susquehanna Pulled Free After Running Aground
    UPDATE- The Pride of The Susquehanna was rescued today around 4:14pm after running aground Sunday evening. The riverboat has returned back to her home port on City Island. Tonight's wine and cheese dinner cruise has been canceled.   UPDATE- Passengers...

    Sandy's Wrath: Much of Manhattan is in the Dark and Subway Tunnels Are Filled With Water Amid Historic Flooding. The Big Question: How Bad is the Damage From Epic Storm?

    Sandy's Wrath: Much of Manhattan is in the Dark and Subway Tunnels Are Filled With Water Amid Historic Flooding. The Big Question: How Bad is the Damage From Epic Storm?
    Historic Hurricane Sandy slammed the tri-state area Monday, leaving millions without power in the region, the lower Manhattan skyline darkened, sea water rushing into subway and car tunnels, and Hudson River water spilling deep into Manhattan streets. It...

    MTA to Begin Shutdown of Mass Transit at 7 p.m. as Mandatory Evacuations Ordered for Low-Lying Areas

    MTA to Begin Shutdown of Mass Transit at 7 p.m. as Mandatory Evacuations Ordered for Low-Lying Areas
    With potentially historic Hurricane Sandy barreling toward the tri-state area, the MTA will begin to shut down the region's mass-transportation system at 7 p.m. Sunday and city officials have enacted mandatory evacuation for the more than a quarter-of-a-...