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  • Atlantic City, New Jersey

    Atlantic City, New Jersey
    Go here: This waterfront city features a slew of attractions, the most popular of which are indoors. We're talking about casinos, casinos, casinos. But there's been a concerted effort over the past few years to expand Atlantic City's attractions beyond...
  • Gambling on chic

    On stage a few weeks ago at the Music Box Theater at the Borgata Hotel, Idina Menzel (star of Broadway's Rent and Wicked) admitted having some anxiety about bringing her singing act to this seaside resort. A peasant dress she'd worn when performing in...
  • Md. officials, watermen differ on crab harvest in '08

    Maryland watermen reported catching more blue crabs last year than in 2007, despite new rules to protect the iconic Chesapeake Bay species, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. State officials say they believe the figures were inflated...
  • 25 things to do in Virginia Beach

    25 things to do in Virginia Beach
    1. Stroll through history. Follow the Virginia Legends Walk at 13th Street Park and learn about such commonwealth greats as Thomas Jefferson, Arthur Ashe and Patsy Cline. 2. Go for a spin. Ride the Ferris Wheel at the Virginia Beach Amusment Park along...
  • 25 things to do in Southern Delaware

    25 things to do in Southern Delaware
    1. Hit the boardwalk. Rehoboth Beach's boardwalk has an eight-block section newly renovated in 2010. 2. Chill out by the water. Delaware Seashore State Park is bounded on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by Rehoboth Bay and Indian River...
  • Hurricane of 1933 hit state hard

    For students of Maryland weather history, the hurricane of August 1933 ranks as one of the greatest meteorological calamities ever to visit the state. In those days, hurricanes were not named; that practice started in the 1950s. Rain began falling Sunday,...
  • Affordable living in great Amazon rainforest location

    The property market in Brazil appears to be heating up and, mark my words, I plan to dive in with the zeal of seasoned real estate pros like Donald Trump or that Barbara woman from "Shark Tank." At issue is what to do with 12 soccer stadiums that were...
  • Scott announces details about 'Coast to Coast' trail funding

    Scott announces details about 'Coast to Coast' trail funding
    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott signed the state's $77 billion budget nearly two months ago. But Monday, his office announced how $15.9 million of it would be spent on 11 sections of the bike-trail known as the "Coast to Coast Connector" in Central...
  • Low-pressure system expected to strengthen into tropical depression

    A patch of rainy, windy weather in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean has become better organized in the past few hours and is given a 70 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical depression, according to a 2 p.m. advistory from the National Hurricane...
  • Show caution

    A recent report by the National Wildlife Federation outlines the possibility Virginia could be a leader in the production of wind energy. It extolls the potential financial windfall that could result should the commonwealth responsibly harness its natural...
  • U.S. approves plan to open Atlantic to oil reserve surveys

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday approved a plan that would allow companies to assess oil resources off the Atlantic Coast, angering environmental groups that worried the plan will harm marine life and open the door to offshore...
  • Crystal Cruises plans 'unprecedented' Northwest Passage cruise

    Crystal Cruises plans 'unprecedented' Northwest Passage cruise
    Crystal Cruises on Thursday announced its first cruise along the icy Northwest Passage from Alaska to New York on an itinerary that took two years to plan. The 900-mile journey sails through more than 20 waterways and stops in places such as Canada's...