Jellyfish-like creatures have been washing up on the west coast shores of North America all summer. It started in Washington and Oregon, billions of small creatures began washing up on the beaches. They could easily be mistaken for jellyfish, but they are actually called “by-the-wind sailors” or “Velella velella.” “The scientific name is Velella velella,”
photo by Anthony Arrigo via flickr · Check out these vintage Pontchartrain Beach photos · On missing Schwegmann's · $13M for Isaac-related housing damages in Plaquemines · A second sweep of homeless encampment? · North Shore neighborhood warning: Don't...
by Andrew Sacher Toronto punks PUP recently announced a North American tour surrounding their appearance at The Fest, and it's since been announced that the East Coast run following The Fest will be opened by two fellow Fest bands, Beach...
An abandoned fishing boat lies beached in the Tunisian port of Zarzis. This boat, like many around it, was used by migrants fleeing Libya when Tunisian fishermen encountered it off the North African coast. Overloaded and broken down, the fishermen rescued the migrants and towed it here. Show More Summary
Chicago's Air & Water Show happens for the 56th year this weekend from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The best (and most crowded) viewing spots are on the sand at Oak Street Beach and North Avenue Beach, but there are plenty of other good places to view the planes that also serve food and drinks. Here are...
Known as the “Crossroads of the Americas,” Panama is more than just the meeting-point of North and South America, it’s a tropical junction, famous for its beautiful beaches, thriving jungle, and, of course – its renowned waterway. Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Panama Canal by Hudson Hornick from Viator Travel Blog
As reported by the Miami Herald on Monday, Aug. 11, the Miami-Dade Police Department held its first official briefing on the shooting death of Orthodox Rabbi Joseph Raksin on Saturday, Aug. 9. The Brooklyn, New York, native was walking...Show More Summary
When people speak of North Carolina, the word "moderate" or "moderation" comes to mind. For those seeking to move here and are looking at specific qualities in addition to good schools, roads and the closeness of the beach and mountains,...Show More Summary
Kelly O Southern California native Allison Hagie feels most comfortable by the beach. As cocktail director at North Lake Union's Westward (2501 N Northlake Way, 552-8215), she gets to shake drinks before one of the best waterfront views...Show More Summary
According to Miami-Dade police, as reported in a story from the Miami NBC affiliate, two young males approached 60-year-old Orthodox Jewish Rabbi Joseph Raksin Saturday morning as he was walking to his North Miami Beach temple on the 800 block of NE 175th Street. Show More Summary
The new Lamborghini Huracán supercar will get its racing Super Trofeo version soon, the Porsche Cayman GTS attacks a go-kart track, and the BMW Vision Future Luxury will make its North American debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance next week. It’s The Week In Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. Lamborghini’s...
Last week protestors gathered in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood to lament Airbnb and companies that encourage property owners to piece out their homes in short-term rentals. They said that the practice is not only fundamentally changing and damaging neighborhoods, but it's also illegal. Show More Summary
Technically, summer ends in late September, but we all know it really ends on Labor Day. So Buckley & Tink hit the beach at Outer Banks, North Carolina to get some sun & surf in while they can. “This was Buckley and Tink’s first time at the beach. We never knew they were such bums,” […]
Long a plague on residents of the Mission and North Beach, the short-term rentals of Craigslist and Airbnb have begun gobbling up SROs in Chinatown, displacing immigrant families who rely on these traditionally word-of-mouth cheapskate rentals. Private SROs tend to...
If you tried to choose one restaurant to encapsulate the aura of old North Beach, Capp’s Corner would be a prime contender. It opened in 1963 and feels like the years have just been layered on the walls, in the well-worn floors and on the red-and-white checked table tops that are growing pink from use. Capp’s […]
This winter the Vans World Cup returns to Oahu's North Shore and you can be part of the action. The public is always welcome to watch the world's top surfers take on the Banzai Pipeline, Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach and Haleiwa from the sand but this year the Turtle Bay Resort has an even better offer.
Note: Slightly larger version HERE. This is a map that shows what country is directly across the ocean from you, provided you're on the beach somewhere in North or South America. It's kinda cool that in some places in Chile you can swim all the way around the world without hitting anything and end up back in Chile. Show More Summary
North Carolina-based NewSpring church, headed by Pastor Perry Noble, baptized 733 teenagers in Daytona Beach, Florida during their annual summer youth camp known as The Gauntlet, last week.
to head east. With the exception of going down NC 50 ( a two lane road) to Kure Beach or Topsail Island for vacation with my family at a younger age, my sense of North Carolina was the mountains and the shore as noted; nothing in between. Show More Summary
Welcome to Eater Tastings, where Eater SF editor Allie Pape shares the best restaurant and bar news of the week. Ferry Plaza Seafood. NORTH BEACH—It's been another solid week for openings, kicking off with Ferry Plaza Seafood's big move from...