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  • Photographer's mission coming into focus

    Photographer's mission coming into focus
    Barely a decade into his career, photographer Jason Lazarus and his work are everywhere, all the time. From Floridian residencies to solo shows in Cologne, Germany, to single snapshots plucked for local project spaces, Lazarus is a photographic man about...
  • Daytrippers: Vermont Snowmobile Tour

    Daytrippers: Vermont Snowmobile Tour
    Somewhere in the whitened wilderness outside Mount Snow, Vt., as the wind whips through acres of huddled pines, comes the thick drone of a herd of high-powered snowmobiles. It's the only way to go. "It's a totally different experience," said Mark...
  • Jennifer & Neal

    Jennifer & Neal
    My name is Jennifer and the absolute love of my life is Neal. Neal and I met back in November, 2008 at work. I was new there, and the first time I saw him, I immediately went weak at the knees. Being the boss’s daughter though, there was a lot at...
  • What is it like to leap from an airplane at 14,000 feet?

    What is it like to leap from an airplane at 14,000 feet?
    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to jump out a perfectly good airplane from nearly 14,000 feet, experience free fall at 120mph, and then drift back to the earth under the canopy of a parachute? Experience the thrill of skydiving through the...
  • Winging it

    Winging it
    NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Magical things happen atop the great sand dunes here. The dunes include the largest on the East Coast, which soars 80 to 100 feet above most everything else and offers fine views in all directions: the gleaming Atlantic to the...
  • FloriDUH: Granny, 87, injured — while skydiving!

    Patsy Detamore's left leg is now a mass of metal after it was nearly severed during a skydiving accident on June 3rd, reports WTSP News-10 in Tampa Bay. The Plant City granny wanted to skydive for her 87th birthday. But during the tandem jump, Detamore'...
  • Coney Island Landmark Parachute Jump Goes Dark

    Coney Island Landmark Parachute Jump Goes Dark
    While the Empire State Building lights up the night sky in red, white and blue this holiday weekend, it's lights out for another city landmark: Brooklyn's very own Eiffel Tower, the iconic Parachute Jump at Coney Island. The $1.5 million lighting...
  • Lower Windsor Township Man Heads to Italy to Compete in World Hang Gliding Championships

    Lower Windsor Township Man Heads to Italy to Compete in World Hang Gliding Championships
    Larry Bunner is living out his childhood fantasy. He and his wife will meet his hang gliding teammates in Italy this week, for the World Hang Gliding Championships. "When I was a kid I often had dreams where I'd be running and each step would get a...
  • Enter 'Torchwood: Miracle Day' giveaway

    Enter 'Torchwood: Miracle Day' giveaway
    UPDATE JULY 15: Entries are no longer being accepted. Thanks for reading and watch for a post listing the winning entries. Enjoy "Torchwood: Miracle Day!" With "Miracle Day" just a few days away, Starz and I thought a celebration was in order. And that's...
  • Daniel Sutherland and Renee Shortino

    Daniel Sutherland and Renee Shortino
    Five years ago, Daniel Sutherland and Renee Shortino were living in San Francisco, a city often described as romantic — quite unlike their first date. She was expecting him around 8 p.m. but he was watching a Lakers playoff game, so he didn’...
  • Around & About

    CLASSES & SEMINARS: Plan Your Spring Garden — Saturday, Nov. 13, 10 a.m. Mike Brown, horticulturist, shows home gardeners how to get a jump on spring blooms. Class meets in the Maple building at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, then moves into...
  • Talking With ... Bill Kitchen: Has an eye for thrill rides

    Talking With ... Bill Kitchen: Has an eye for thrill rides
    Bill Kitchen, 62, is a ride inventor and founder of Windermere-based US ThrillRides. His design for a giant observation wheel, the SkyView, may find its way to International Drive as part of an entertainment complex announced last week. He spoke with...