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They're the questions that vex leisure travelers across regions, languages, origins and destinations: When will I find the best fare? Should I buy that plane ticket now or wait? Websites are increasingly responding to these universal questions with...
Tags: Sports, Boats, Consumer Confidence, Trips and Vacations, Prices
Mary Catterlin took a big cottonwood tree and chiseled until, three and a half years later, she had a dugout canoe. Then Catterlin and her best buddy, Amy Lukas -- both in their early 20s -- started to paddle that boat along the 1,638-mile perimeter of...
With all the talk of dam removals in the news — scheduled removal of nine dams from the Little Lehigh and Jordan Creeks, and potential removal of two from the Lehigh River near its confluence with the Delaware — getting out in the late...
Yes, it's that time of year again, when negotiating traffic around the shopping malls on MacArthur Road in Whitehall is more difficult than avoiding another hunter during small game season on State Game Lands 205. Once again, we've decided to make it...
With the high winds and threat of floods to the region from superstorm Hurricane Sandy, sportsmen are wise to stay off the water until better days and the waters recede. But when they finally do get back on the water, everyone in small boats, kayaks...
Jim Belushi is sitting with his son Robert and mulling the matter of genetics. "I don't know if there is a gene for comedy, but my dad was a very funny man," he says. "He just didn't know it. He was a naturally funny character, and when my brother and...
The toughest decision facing those who come here to enjoy the water is where to go and what to do first. Anglers can fish for snook, sea trout, redfish and tarpon in the Indian River or in the St. Lucie River or they can fish for kingfish, cobia,...
Tags: Sports, Rivers, Oceans, North Fork, Trout
South Florida Sun-SentinelSurf's down, no problem. For frustrated South Florida surfers, waiting for wind and waves to kick up at local beaches or hurricane season to blow in with head-high or higher waves, there is an alternative. Several surfers and water enthusiasts in...
Well before Hurricane Isaac hit Louisiana and brought localized heavy flooding, the weather story of the summer was not about an abundance of water -- it was the lack thereof. And it still is. Farmers and residents in 40 states know this all too well,...
Tags: Sports, Economy, Business and Finance, News Agency, Farms, Water
The Hartford CourantA longtime deputy state environmental commissioner was allowed to retire in 2006 at age 50 with an $85,000-a-year lifetime "disability pension" because of a degenerative spinal condition — but now he's been told to give back $411,688 in pension...
News doesn't take a vacation, but I am. It seems like everyone else in this newsroom has had a week off this summer. Now it's my turn. I'm writing this before I head out of the office for seven days straight. But really, who is counting? I wish I...
Tags: Sports, Trips and Vacations, Travel
No man is an island — and, obviously, the same applies to riverside watering holes. It had been two years since I had ventured out to Wekiva Island, the utterly laid-back local bar tucked along the Wekiva River in Longwood. At that time, the...
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