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  • New York Fashion Week: Gant by Michael Bastian goes ski tripping to the Green Mountains

     
    The inspiration for the Gant by Michael Bastian Fall-Winter 2011 collection? "We imagined it as a cross-country ski gang called the Green Mountain Avengers," designer Michael Bastian told me at the presentation. "Which we thought would be funny since...
  • Philip Hersh: Women ski jumpers take foggy leap of faith toward Olympics

     
    The fog in Oslo, Norway was so thick Friday that spectators at the bottom of the windswept ski-jump hill at the World Nordic Ski Championships could see little more than the moment the women athletes skied through the finish area.......
  • Standing up for soft rock: Tim Heidecker and Davin Wood bring their smooth stylings to Largo [Updated]

     
    The music of Tim Heidecker and Davin Wood flows into your ears like a clump of lard melting in the iron skillet of your soul. Or something like that. The duo, which just released the absolutely spot-on soft rock parody......
  • Do you have Olympic ambitions?

    Do you have Olympic ambitions?
    Attention Olympic hopefuls: If you want to minimize your risk of injury, you're better off competing in a Summer Games sport than a Winter Games event. That's the conclusion of a new study that analyzed 287 injury reports from the 2010 Winter Games in...
  • January 17: Midday Fix - Silent Winter Activities

    January 17: Midday Fix - Silent Winter Activities
    Michigan has a variety 'silent' winter activities for families that can be enjoyed on any budget – from snowshoeing to skiing to ice fishing and skating. Snowshoeing Snowshoes are a great way to explore the winter wonderland. It's inexpensive and a...
  • The U.P. for last-minute skiing

    The U.P. for last-minute skiing
    If you ask a serious Midwestern downhill skier or snowboarder the best places to pursue those passions, you may be told: Out west. Out east. The Alps. South America. Anywhere, that is, but here. This is the Midwest, dude. It's flat. Cross-country skiing?...
  • A grand place on the North Shore of Lake Superior

    A grand place on the North Shore of Lake Superior
    GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — Sandwiched between the magnificence of Lake Superior and the Sawtooth Mountains, Grand Marais seems ho-hum. But don't let its disheveled downtown deceive. This is one of the best bases for exploring the North Shore. Stay in a...
  • Cross-Country Skiing In Connecticut

    Some years, Connecticut gets barely enough snow to make a snowball. Other years, when the snow falls fast and deep, there are plenty of opportunities for cross-country skiing. Just a few places in the state offer groomed trails, where machines...
  • Happy trails at four cross-country ski destinations in the Pacific Northwest

    Happy trails at four cross-country ski destinations in the Pacific Northwest
    SEATTLE — When winter slithers into Seattle, bringing dank darkness, it's easy to hide in the house and yearn for spring. Don't. Instead, head for the snow and go cross-country skiing. Within about a half-day's drive of Seattle are world-class...
  • The white zone is for snow play: When skiing isn't enough

    The white zone is for snow play: When skiing isn't enough
    PARK CITY, Utah — The Porter clan, 14 strong, were assembled at Park City Ski Resort for the last ski run of the family's annual winter reunion. But Nick, 14, and Andrew, 12, oldest of the cousins, had other ideas. "Aw, Mom, this is our last chance...
  • Mild Chicago winter makes the coming months seem easier to take

    Mild Chicago winter makes the coming months seem easier to take
    As the calendar flips away to a new year, Chicagoans are used to finding themselves weary from weeks of burrowing through dreadful winter weather and dour at the thought of several more months to go. But the outlook for 2012 is markedly brighter. The...
  • Drummer Neil Peart's body is finely tuned instrument

    Drummer Neil Peart's body is finely tuned instrument
    Cue Simpsons-Comic-Book-Store-Guy voice: Best. Band. Ever! If you're a good drummer, it's a physically demanding job. To be the greatest, you must follow a training regimen that goes beyond the lighted stage. A recent reader's poll in Rolling Stone...