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  • St. Johns River eco-tour starts closer to Orlando

    St. Johns River eco-tour starts closer to Orlando
    Since 2003, the nonprofit St. Johns Riverkeeper organization has hosted roughly two dozen multi-day excursions along the unspoiled river between Jacksonville and Palatka. That has always required a formidable commute for Orlando-area residents, but that'...
  • It's the thought that counts

    As the economic vise tightens, more people are finding that the thought really does count and reverting to simple, low-cost gifts, acknowledgments and entertaining. Nationally, from the well-heeled to the struggling, the drumbeat for frugality is...
  • Switch to CFLbulbs to save money

    Readers are saving on everything from entertainment to energy, cleaning supplies to greeting cards. Shared information adds up to savings for all, so keep the ideas rolling in to On the Cheap. And if you think of it, let us know just how much your idea...
  • Every little bit helps

    Sometimes readers' inventions know no bounds. They elicit a "why didn't I ever think of that?" MAILING SAVINGS Top of this week's list has to be how Ed Schott of Hickory, N.C., saves on mailing. The proof came in the "On the Cheap" mailbox in the form...
  • Banjos, birds make this Titusville road trip worth it

    Banjos, birds make this Titusville road trip worth it
    It's blast-offs, not banjos, that come to mind when one thinks of Titusville. Yet the home of the Kennedy Space Center also is headquarters for an internationally known instrument company that specializes in banjos — and a curious assortment of...
  • Come hungry to the Florida Strawberry Festival

    Come hungry to the Florida Strawberry Festival
    Last week, I had the pleasure of talking to the Winter Park Women's Club about my travels for this column. A lovely bunch of ladies, my audience reminded me how much the prospect of a good meal plays into my travel decisions. Maybe it's because I started...
  • Yalaha's the spot for perfect day

    Yalaha's the spot for perfect day
    There's an old saying that if you don't like the weather in Florida, wait 15 minutes and it'll change. That's been the case this winter, with the unusually persistent cold temperatures, the occasional downpour at 9 a.m. and afternoons that require...
  • Spring into these Gulf Coast fests at Anna Maria Island, Bradenton

    Spring into these Gulf Coast fests at Anna Maria Island, Bradenton
    Anna Maria Island, the famously quiet and beautiful beach on Florida's Gulf Coast, is made for the stress-free getaway. Depending on your outlook, the quiet might be too much. My colleague Linda reports that judging from her family vacations there, the...
  • Spring Training baseball: A timeless ritual

    Spring Training baseball: A timeless ritual
    It was windy and chilly on Tuesday, with a definite threat of rain, so it wasn't the ideal backdrop for the opening games of baseball spring training in the Sunshine State. On the flip side, there was plenty of elbow room in the reserved seats along...
  • Deeds of kindness after evil

    The postcards started arriving last week, and every day Kate Braser tapes a few more on the windows of her office in the Campus Life building at Northern Illinois University. "I filled up my sister's car with gas.""My roommate was feeling down so I...
  • Check out the sculptures at the monthlong Art of Sand Festival in Cape Canaveral

    Check out the sculptures at the monthlong  Art of Sand Festival in Cape Canaveral
    Castles made of sand, fall in the sea, eventually. With apologies to Jimi Hendrix, I don't think he was talking about the kind of seashore architecture at the heart of the monthlong Art of Sand Festival, which runs April 2-May 1 on the beach next to...
  • Ocala's Appleton Museum a hidden gem

    Ocala's Appleton Museum a hidden gem
    Ocala is famous for the picturesque horse farms that have made it a world-class equestrian hub, but it was a less heralded gem that inspired my recent Marion County road trip. Nestled into an unlikely strip of businesses and tourist attractions such as...