| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:07 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City has a wild side and it has nothing to do with its honking yellow taxis, towering skyscrapers and celebrity-studded nightclub crowds.
It's about soaring bald eagles, quiet tidal salt marshes and sweet berry brambles...
| Jun 19, 2013
BEFORE Hurricane Sandy tore through New York and New Jersey, it stopped in Florida. Huge waves covered beaches, swept over Fort Lauderdale’s concrete sea wall and spilled onto A1A, Florida’s coastal highway. A month later another series of...
| Feb 23, 2013
On a previous visit to Flagler Beach, I glimpsed a rare and wondrous site.
Along with a handful of lunchtime diners at a rustic beachfront restaurant, I spotted a few North Atlantic right whales out in the distance in the Atlantic Ocean. The global...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season this year is expected to be "active or extremely active," federal forecasters said Thursday.
The season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, will bring 13 to 20 named storms, of which seven to 11 will be hurricanes,...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Check out festivals and events in January across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 29, 2013 - Jan. 5 2014: Carillon...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 4:50 PM
A few roadsters from across the Atlantic Ocean can be viewed as competitors for the MX-5 Miata as long as you're willing to spend more — maybe a lot more — to get a European nameplate.
The Mercedes-Benz SLK (starting price of $43,805),...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Sunshine, stellar cuisine and superior vintages will be part of the plan for the 4th Annual Key West Food and Wine Festival, set for Jan. 24-27 in the Conch Republic. Events will showcase local chefs’ culinary flair, indigenous Florida Keys...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Not only does Florida have spectacular coasts on the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico but the state also has plenty of other opportunities for relaxing, refreshing, renewing H2O fun -- at many water parks around the state.
Here's a selection of...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Travel to New Smyrna Beach and take advantage of these great events in the surrounding area.
January 11, 12, 13*, 17, 18, 19, 20* 8pm, 2pm*
The Fox on the Fairway
A madcap adventure about love, life, and man’s
Eternal love affair with&...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:25 AM
SALVADOR, Brazil (Reuters) - Salvador, the third-largest city in Brazil, is the country's oldest metropolis, but it has a lower profile than party hot spot Rio de Janiero or the commercial nerve center Sao Paulo.
The laid-back coastal city, which lies on...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:22 PM
On the surface of her first new novel in a decade, the vaguely autobiographical, startlingly ambitious "See Now Then," author Jamaica Kincaid seems to tell a simple story about a New England family that is falling apart. Mr. Sweet, a musician and...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Today is the first day of spring, but gardening, fishing an other outdoor activities might have to wait because the cold weather isn’t ready to loosen its grip on the area.
Temperatures are not expected to get higher than the low 50s for the rest...