Island getaway: Pennsylvania’s Presque Isle State Park offers much for outdoor lovers

Beat the cooped-up feeling and enjoy the great outdoors of Pennsylvania at Presque Isle State Park in Erie.Presque Isle means “almost an island,” and that has been true on more than one occasion. Throughout the years, storms have caused the waters of Lake Erie to overtake the neck of the peninsula, cutting the area off… … Read More


Island getaway: Art, whales and more in the San Juans, off Washington’s coast

As the ferry glides through the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington state, one can’t help but unwind. Tourists watch for bald eagles and listen to the spouts of orcas and humpback whales. Here you won’t find fast food, stoplights or jet skis. What you will find is a relaxed vibe and enclaves… … Read More


Okaloosa Island restaurant to host concert series

OKALOOSA ISLAND — Some 1,500 people are expected for the second day of the Sound Waves Music Series at The Gulf on Saturday.Concert crews bustled about The Gulf grounds Thursday to set up the temporary stage, where country music singer-songwriter Frank Foster would perform for a crowd of about 1,000 Friday night. On Saturday, Tracy… … Read More