| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:44 AM
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs in October, an unexpected burst of hiring during a month in which the federal government was partially shut down for 16 days.
The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate rose to 7.3...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:24 AM
It's become an annual pilgrimage of sorts for many yachts bound for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show for their owners to book passage aboard mammoth transport ships to get them here faster and more safely than sailing on their own.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:39 PM
A strike by hundreds of longshoremen who work the port of Baltimore's docks idled one of the region's big economic engines.
Launched early Wednesday morning, the strike shut down all of the port's public marine terminals, and its effects rippled out...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is less than three weeks from dropping anchor, and organizers say they'll welcome visitors aboard with new and unique exhibits, revamped or bigger exhibit layouts, and more food and beverage options.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Florida's west coast, including Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Sanibel Island, offers a quick, easy and relatively inexpensive option for a family road trip.
Just north of Naples, Fort Myers is a gateway to the Sanibel Island and Cape Coral...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Aboard the USS Truxtun last spring, Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass were about to shoot what they hoped would be a powerful scene in their new movie, "Captain Phillips," when a Navy captain intervened.
"He said, 'You know that would never happen,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Representative Lois Frankel is an experienced public servant with a strong record of bringing jobs and opportunity to South Florida. After serving 14 years in the Florida state legislature, including as the first woman Democratic minority leader, Lois...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Over the next two weekends in Annapolis, more than 100,000 people will descend on City Dock for annual fall shows showcasing powerboats and sailboats. The shows are a staple in the downtown area, but this year's editions mark a changing of the guard.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Next month, there will be a premiere in Italy of a just-discovered Orson Welles film -- one that preceded “Citizen Kane” by three years and one the film and stage master created for a theater production at a little summer stage in the Stony...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:00 PM
They are the handmaidens of the port of Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay as they scurry to and fro with all manner of arriving and departing ships and barges lashed to them.
Their work goes on despite the weather and respects no clock or holiday. Because...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:45 AM
WHEN: Oct.31-Nov. 4.
HOURS: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday.
WHERE: Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Hall of Fame Marina, Las Olas Marina, Broward County Convention Center, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, Sails Marina.