One has to wonder. Somewhere in England in 1971, was there a woman in her mid-40s — and possibly wearing a Mona Lisa smile — who heard “Maggie May” and realized that she might have been the inspiration for Rod Stewart’s breakthrough rock tune? Read more

Dave Marsh is a well-respected rock-music critic and historian. He’s normally quite sparing in his praise, but Marsh could barely contain his enthusiasm when he reviewed a Marvin Gaye single a…

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Nearby Fort Christmas Historical Park in Christmas offers another one-day educational, inexpensive and family friendly mini-vacation from the Greater Melbourne area for you and your family to enjoy.

When people used to tell me I was all wet, it was an insult. As the weather heats up, I’m happy to hear it, because it means I’m getting out of a pool or the ocean.

It was in 1958 when 20-year-old Paul Revere (born Paul Revere Dick) met fellow Idahoan 16-year-old Mark Lindsay. Revere ran a drive-in restaurant west of Boise. One day, he began chatting with…

His songs might have lacked the depth and social commentary of his fellow ex-Beatles, but Ringo Starr fans usually could count on having fun when hearing what he offered to the world. Such is …

Humor writer Dave Barry once invited the readers of his weekly syndicated newspaper column to vote for the worst pop song of all time. When more than 10,000 letters piled up on his Miami offic…

It was a magical moment for Elton John and Bernie Taupin when they fully realized the potential that had blossomed in their professional partnership. As Taupin once explained, “ ‘Your Song’ wa…

In early 1971, United Kingdom musician Dave Edmunds’s high-decibel guitar licks, nasal lead vocals and floor-stomping beat made his version of “I Hear You Knocking” a prime example of “pub roc…

How do we start a new year? Party hats and noisemakers are stored. The great room and kitchen are cleaned. Now it’s time to think, ponder, meditate and reflect. Some people make resolutions; o…

It’s that time again to do the “Year in Review.” Well, what can you say about the first year of our new decade? I have two words for 2020, BYE-BYE! One BYE for each 20.

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As another year begins, it is time to reaffirm our faith in building a better world and looking further into the future. We do not know what the future holds, but we know that what we do every…

This local one-day drive will highlight some of the many gems in our own Brevard County. This is a great introduction to Brevard County for out-of-town visitors.

Are we ready to smoke the peace pipe? The American Indians resolved conflicts by sitting around a large fire and sharing a pipe of tobacco. While meeting, solutions evolved and treaties were a…

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Since reading Rachel Carson’s "Silent Spring," I have never looked at industries or government regulations the same way. The book revealed a side of insecticide DDT unknown to the public. Cars…

Dave Marsh is a well-respected rock-music critic and historian. He’s normally quite sparing in his praise, but Marsh could barely contain his enthusiasm when he reviewed a Marvin Gaye single a…

  • Updated

Nearby Fort Christmas Historical Park in Christmas offers another one-day educational, inexpensive and family friendly mini-vacation from the Greater Melbourne area for you and your family to enjoy.

When people used to tell me I was all wet, it was an insult. As the weather heats up, I’m happy to hear it, because it means I’m getting out of a pool or the ocean.

It was in 1958 when 20-year-old Paul Revere (born Paul Revere Dick) met fellow Idahoan 16-year-old Mark Lindsay. Revere ran a drive-in restaurant west of Boise. One day, he began chatting with…

His songs might have lacked the depth and social commentary of his fellow ex-Beatles, but Ringo Starr fans usually could count on having fun when hearing what he offered to the world. Such is …

Humor writer Dave Barry once invited the readers of his weekly syndicated newspaper column to vote for the worst pop song of all time. When more than 10,000 letters piled up on his Miami offic…

It was a magical moment for Elton John and Bernie Taupin when they fully realized the potential that had blossomed in their professional partnership. As Taupin once explained, “ ‘Your Song’ wa…

In early 1971, United Kingdom musician Dave Edmunds’s high-decibel guitar licks, nasal lead vocals and floor-stomping beat made his version of “I Hear You Knocking” a prime example of “pub roc…

How do we start a new year? Party hats and noisemakers are stored. The great room and kitchen are cleaned. Now it’s time to think, ponder, meditate and reflect. Some people make resolutions; o…

It’s that time again to do the “Year in Review.” Well, what can you say about the first year of our new decade? I have two words for 2020, BYE-BYE! One BYE for each 20.

  • Updated

As another year begins, it is time to reaffirm our faith in building a better world and looking further into the future. We do not know what the future holds, but we know that what we do every…

This local one-day drive will highlight some of the many gems in our own Brevard County. This is a great introduction to Brevard County for out-of-town visitors.

Are we ready to smoke the peace pipe? The American Indians resolved conflicts by sitting around a large fire and sharing a pipe of tobacco. While meeting, solutions evolved and treaties were a…

  • Updated

Since reading Rachel Carson’s "Silent Spring," I have never looked at industries or government regulations the same way. The book revealed a side of insecticide DDT unknown to the public. Cars…