| Jun 23, 2013
Artist Roderick Smith will give a slide presentation of his trip by ferry through the Inside Passage to Fox Island in Resurrection Bay. Smith, who painted and wrote along the way, will describe the inner journey of an artist in...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:39 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Daily vitamin C supplements don't lower uric acid as much as drugs used to treat high levels of the acid that's responsible for gout, says a new study from New Zealand.
"It's not that the vitamin C didn't reduce the uric...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:35 AM
95B Whiting St., Plainville, (860).255-4252, relicbeer.com
The Connecticut beer scene just got a little bigger. Maybe by a couple hundred square-feet or so. That's because Relic Brewing, the "nano-brewery" in Plainville, recently...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:44 PM
Local youth sailors from Balboa Yacht Club and California Yacht Club recently joined 14 teams of talented youth sailors from around the world to compete in the HARKEN Youth International Match Racing Championship 2013 at the Royal New Zealand Yacht...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:04 PM
When the name New Zealand is muttered into the air, thoughts of vast mountain ranges, open valleys, and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy pop into peoples' heads.
Though they weren't on a quest to Mordor, a group of 28 Huntington Beach junior lifeguards...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Winter is just terrible. Everything is cold, sandy, wet, or a combination of these unpleasantries. This week Cafe Nine is heating up the dancefloor on Wednesday when dance-funk duo Aotearoa come through town. Say it with me: Ay-Oh-Tay-Uh-Row-Uh. The duo...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:59 PM
It was a notable year for Chicago's film and TV industry, both for projects that came — and those that didn't. First, the good news. The city was home to four television series in 2012. That is an unprecedented number.
TV, however, is a fickle...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:17 PM
Australia and New Zealand again dominated this year's Governor's Cup invitee list for international teams, as the Selection Committee for the 47th Annual Governor's Cup International Junior Match Race Championship has completed work on selection of the 12...
| May 8, 2013
Folk often tell me, at this time of year, that they're taking a trip to Napa Valley to "really learn about wine." That's like saying that someone needs to go to Rome to really learn how to be Catholic, or to St. Andrews to get the game of golf.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Not only did I recently complete a 10-day trip with a mere three pairs of underwear, but by the end of those 10 days, no one seemed to mind sitting next to me. The trick: None of the underwear was made of cotton.
Similarly, I have taken extensive...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Cruise! A Guide to Ships and Trips From SutroMedia by Anne Chalfant
$3.99 for iOS and Android
What it is: a comprehensive guide for everyone from the Baby Cruiser to an Old Salt. Helpful filters sort cruises based on price, pampering, and travel-...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The new 2013-14 season of Dance at the Music Center will feature works by choreographers Matthew Bourne, Ethan Stiefel and Alexei Ratmansky. The season, which the Music Center announced this week, will also include return appearances by Ballet Preljocaj...