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  • Visit Newport fires employee over tweet

    Visit Newport fires employee over tweet
    The public relations director of Newport Beach's tourism bureau was fired Monday in the wake of a kerfuffle surrounding a tweet he sent from the agency's Twitter account. The tweet — which Visit Newport Beach Inc.'s chief executive Gary Sherwin...
  • From Key West to the beaches, Florida beckons spring breakers

    From Key West to the beaches, Florida beckons spring breakers
    Like the college experience itself, spring break has evolved. It started with the innocent notions of Connie Francis in the 1960 film "Where the Boys Are," accelerated into the hedonistic MTV-fueled excesses of the early 1990s and down-shifted into...
  • Beyond sand and surf, it's the local touches that define Florida beaches

    Beyond sand and surf, it's the local touches that define Florida beaches
    There's more to a beach vacation than sand and surf. Distilled to those basic elements, every Florida beach getaway might seem the same. Yet there are also infinite variables that imprint distinct personalities to stretches of the state's 1,250 miles...
  • Mérida — an appealing destination in Mexico's south

     Mérida — an appealing destination in Mexico's south
    MÉRIDA, Mexico — Until this winter, Mérida had just been a busy city I passed through on my way to the ancient Mayan ruins. Then, in mid-December, I made it my destination. I pretty much had to: I'd been hearing the city's name all fall, from...
  • To surf with love: Surfers for Autism Beach Festival

    To surf with love: Surfers for Autism Beach Festival
    No one can explain exactly why what happens happens, that a child locked away in the grip of autism and a family hardened by years of accommodating the disorder are suddenly, for a few hours, free. The moment when the child, aided by a Surfers for...
  • Hotelier's website promotes South Florida as a dance vacation destination

    Hotelier's website promotes South Florida as a dance vacation destination
    Pompano Beach hotelier Elaine Fitzgerald isn't resting on the laurels of her award-winning small inns. In the competitive hotel industry, where large and small hotels constantly vie for consumers' travel and vacation dollars, Fitzgerald is always...
  • A rockin' theme for boat parade

    This year's Christmas party hop will be "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" and the theme for the 105th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. The event committee recently held a public contest for theme suggestions and received 160 submissions....
  • Shoppers offered free parking

    Huntington Beach is offering holiday shoppers two hours of free parking at the Main Promenade Parking Structure until Jan. 1. The City Council passed the matter unanimously, 7-0, as part of the consent calendar at the Nov. 19 meeting. The city projects...
  • 'All We Are:' Inside the fervent mind of Matt Nathanson

    'All We Are:' Inside the fervent mind of Matt Nathanson
    It was a very surprising answer to a common question, at least for singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson. When asked Thursday during a phone interview how life has been treating him, he responded: "Everything is really good. I have no complaints at all...
  • Sun, fun, festivals in Pensacola for spring break

    Sun, fun, festivals in Pensacola for spring break
    Is it too early to plan for spring break? Well, spring baseball will be starting in a few weeks and Pensacola is already touting its options. This quickie overview is just a sample of the spring break ideas from all parts of Florida that are starting to...
  • There's more to like than speed in Daytona Beach

    There's more to like than speed in Daytona Beach
    Daytona Beach, of course, is all about speed. That's obviously the case Sunday, when the flag drops on the Daytona 500. Don't look around for me. As a longtime visitor to Daytona Beach, the last time I ventured anywhere near the Daytona International...
  • Fitness model does it all: boot camps, boxing, real estate

    Fitness model does it all: boot camps, boxing, real estate
    Viktoria Telek won Wilhelmina Models' 2009 Hot Body Model Search, which awarded her with a five-year contract. She entered at an open casting call at a Vitamin Shoppe in Miami and competed against thousands nationwide. Since then, she has appeared in...