| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
St. Anns Beach is awash with color.
Three murals have been painted on the beach-facing walls by three different artists. All are seascapes.
The most recent and colorful, clear-coated to preserve it vibrancy, was painted by Roy Gonzalez. It cascades...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:22 PM
A new trailer is out for “Lego Marvel Super Heroes,” offering a first look at the video game's mega-villain — […]...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:30 PM
“The governor’s spending all this money ... for light rail down around Montgomery County. What are we going to do about our roads up here in Western Maryland that need paved? I hope people remember him when the election rolls around. He...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Even if Virginia's Morgan Moses wore red swim trunks and jogged in slow motion on the beach, nobody would confuse the 6-foot-6, 335-pound offensive tackle for David Hasselhoff, but Moses will always be a Baywatch-style hero to North Carolina’s...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Maia Mitchell interview and Ross Lynch interview for Disney Channel's new original film “Teen Beach Movie” premiering Friday, July 19 at 8pm ET/PT. The latest Disney original flashes back to those cheesy yet fun-loving summer beach movies...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Picture this: Two surfers are bobbing on their boards at a remote surf spot north of Santa Barbara. They drift into a dreamy discussion and the question arises, "Wouldn't it be great if we could get paid to do this?"
That question, in various forms,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Every 10 hours, a child's wish comes true in South Florida.
Summer is high season for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which coordinates more than 540 wishes a year — almost half taking place in June, July and August — for youths afflicted with a...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Jill's email read, "Call me. It's not good."
I called right away.
"It's Jake's nephew, Sam. He's back in the hospital. It's serious."
The news cast a pall over my Friday. I'd met Sam only once. He was a compact wiry kid with surfer curls crowning...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Hard to imagine, but in the 1950s there were no more than a couple hundred surfers in Southern California. Spying one of these early adopters gliding across the waves was a rare treat.
Rarer still were the people who photographed them.
| Jun 29, 2013
Wanted to warn that I'm not a particularly skilled surfer, but I think you would just assume that. Basically, I excel at nothing in particular, though I did win the father-son fantasy football league last season and am poised to repeat.
I'm also a...
| Jun 17, 2013
After lurking in storage for more than 30 years, a statue by the artist Alfonso Iannelli is close to being brought to the Park Ridge studio where it was sculpted.
The statue, a 12-foot-tall rendering of the Virgin Mary, stood above the entrance to...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:33 PM
For Bob Meistrell, there was always something about the water.
After he and his brother, Bill, taught themselves to swim in a Missouri pond, one would man a bicycle pump on shore and the other would throw on a diving helmet fashioned from a 5-gallon...