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All About Cosplaynew

Is that a lightsaber or are you just glad to see me?
NUVO  |  Ed Wenck  |  03-13-2015  |  Recreation

Are We Really the Smartest Creatures on Earth?new

More than 40 years ago, my then-wife Nigey Lennon and I were on our way home to Echo Park when, suddenly, she said to stop.
Random Lengths News  |  Lionel Rolfe  |  11-18-2014  |  Recreation

Worcide: Worcester DIY skatepark asks for city supportnew

This cover story takes a look inside a community that created the Worcide DIY skatepark. There have been some hurdles along the way, and there are more to come, but the community as a whole has stood behind the work, hosting fundraisers on behalf of the Worcide crew. The future of the skatepark is uncertain at best, but given the opportunity, Worcide has the potential to become a huge part of Worcester's legacy.
Worcester Magazine  |  Josh Lyford  |  06-19-2014  |  Recreation

Bottom Scratchers with Speargunsnew

San Diego spear fishermen of today come from a lineage that began in the ’30s, with the Bottom Scratchers of La Jolla. Today there are less fish but the equipment is superior. Nevertheless, it’s easy to drown when a big sea bass takes you for a ride through a kelp ball.
San Diego Reader  |  Dave Good  |  10-09-2013  |  Recreation

Adventure Starts Herenew

Summer’s lush tail-end is here. The season has been stewed to perfection, and now it’s time to surround yourself in nature. Time to climb a mountain and scream with the eagles. Time for a hike.
Dig Boston  |  Scott Murry  |  08-13-2013  |  Recreation

Summer Guide 2013: The “B” Listnew

Baseball, beaches, bikinis, beer — we’ve got the summer covered from B to B.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  David Warner, Scott Harrell, Mitch Perry, Shawn Alf, Arielle Stevenson, Leslie Joy Ickowitz, Leilani Polk, Joe Bardi and Julie Garisto  |  05-10-2013  |  Recreation

Chills, Thrills, and Gillsnew

Ice fishing in Rochester.
City Newspaper  |  Kathy Laluk  |  03-01-2013  |  Recreation

B.A.D. Girls Work Out to Wreck Itnew

Put away your fishnets and break out your weights — it's the new era of roller derby.
East Bay Express  |  Azeen Ghorayshi  |  02-28-2013  |  Recreation

Late Night at the Lanesnew

Traipsing through the North Bay's few remaining bowling-alley bars
North Bay Bohemian  |  Rachel Dovey  |  01-30-2013  |  Recreation

Why the Yukon will continue to kill diversnew

Staci Johnson, a 26-year-old Marine , recently became the fifth diver to die while diving the Yukon, a Canadian escort ship sunk off of Mission Beach in 2000. Because the vessel is on its side, it is disorienting.
San Diego Reader  |  Russell Gotz  |  12-20-2012  |  Recreation

Throwing Frisbee in Alaskanew

It's freezing, it's dark, it's time for Frisbee golf.
San Diego Reader  |  Patrick Daugherty  |  10-03-2012  |  Recreation

Man Gone Wildnew

Primitive skills could save your life — and open your eyes.
Boulder Weekly  |  Elizabeth Miller  |  10-01-2012  |  Recreation

Video: Lifting Off With a Legendnew

Take to the skies with stunt flying legend Sean D. Tucker for a flight in advance of the California International Air Show. "We can't kill you before the air show. That would be bad P.R."
Monterey County Weekly  |  Mark C. Anderson and Joel Ede  |  09-25-2012  |  Recreation

Can You Have the Wild West and Your Blueberry Mojitos, Too?new

Erin and I are off itinerary. It’s after 1:30 p.m. when we look up at the clock in the WabiSabi thrift store in downtown Moab and realize we’ve missed our lunch reservation by an hour. After scoring a second-hand Arc’teryx jacket for $10, we arrive back at the Sorrel River Ranch, two hours behind schedule. Lunch is an $18 salad.
Boulder Weekly  |  Elizabeth Miller  |  09-21-2012  |  Recreation

Slideshow: Sister Cities International Festivalnew

The Sister Cities International Festival was held at the City Market Plaza on Saturday, Sept. 13.
NUVO  |  Daniel Axler  |  09-18-2012  |  Recreation

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