| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:36 PM
GLASTONBURY — The Pinchot Sycamore in Simsbury is one of the largest and oldest trees in Connecticut. It's that kind of arboreal legacy the town is hoping to dupicate at its new Riverfront Park.
The town received a $12,000 grant Monday from the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:51 PM
YORKTOWN — While most people here in Hampton Roads spent the winter bundled up and shoveling snow, the crew of the schooner Alliance sought refuge in the warm waters of the Caribbean.
Laura and Greg Lohse, owners of Yorktown Sailing Charters and...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Artists in the Park, fine art exhibitions and sales, presented by the Delray Art League, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Veterans Park, 802 NE First St., Delray Beach. Call 561-843-2311.
Boca Raton Green Market, local produce, plants,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:46 PM
When kids write about how they spent summer vacations at camp, those school reports typically don't include getting covered in grime while working on a railroad or plotting a grisly murder for a book. Those more novel experiences are some of what is...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
SAN DIEGO — SeaWorld? Check. Balboa Park? Check. The zoo? Check. Most folks heading here for a vacation visit the usual tourist spots. Those are great, but there's more to the self-styled America's Finest City than a famous theme park, museums,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:08 AM
POQUOSON — Scouting has been part of Fiona Crawshaw's life since childhood — in England, Canada, and the United States, from Brownies to Sparks to Daisies.
Crawshaw, 49, has volunteered with Girl Scouts for 17 years, sometimes leading...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Annual Whitewater Triple Crown Race will be held at the Tariffville Gorge on the Farmington River from April 12 to April 13. Activities will begin at 9 a.m. on both days and go until 4 p.m. The Whitewater Triple Crown challenges paddlers in three...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:45 AM
If you're a Kayak user like me, you're always looking for new ways to use the travel search engine to find good deals.
Kayak this week revamped a tool that makes it easier to compare the price of airfare-hotel vacation packages from a variety of...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Forget spring-cleaning and have some fun. Check out these seven activities and events you can partake in this spring break that will keep you active and feeling good.
Tigertail Lake Recreational Center: Open Monday-Saturday 10am-4:30pm Open Climb...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 11:00 PM
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy rescued a child struggling in 50-degree water Sunday on Pyramid Lake after the kayak he was riding in capsized, authorities said.
The deputy, part of the sheriff's parks bureau marine patrol, spotted the kayak...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Kayaks are coming to downtown Naperville this spring.
The Naperville Park District signed off on a deal Thursday with Naperville Kayak to offer rentals at the Paddleboat Quarry from May through September.
Rentals will cost $14 for a half hour, and...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:20 PM
When I pulled off I-95 near Augusta, Maine, I needed gas and caffeine. But something else was even more pressing. The cover of E.B. White's book "One Man's Meat" that I had torn off and affixed to my passenger seat was falling off. Before I did anything...