The unsettling year 2016 saw an extraordinary exodus of prominent figures, particularly in various fields of entertainment. The most shocking and senseless was the death of Miami star pitcher Jose Fernandez in a boating accident.
Bud N’ Mary’s Marina has figured prominently in the reputation of Islamorada as the Sportfishing Capital due to talented captains and guides based there. After more than 70 years they are still producing world-class catches in the Florida Keys.
Swordfish are one of the most prized gamefish because they are among the most elusive. They reside in deep ocean waters many miles from shore. Until recently, they had almost always been caught – when they were caught at all – at night.
Vermont is known for maple syrup, skiing and vibrant fall colors. But there’s much more to the tiny state that revels in its own sense of weirdness, an eclectic vibe all its own.
The popularity of Lake George, N.Y., as a summer tourist haven makes for crowded attractions in high season. In autumn, the beauty of the region is enhanced by the colors of the season, and you might just win a trillion dollars at the arcade.
Dixville Notch, N.H., is an unlikely focal point of the U.S. presidential election, but every four years gains widespread attention as the first precinct to report results following a midnight vote on Election Day.
Cleveland Indians fans finally had a winning team to root for in 2016 on the way to the World Series. For many years, the best thing they had to look forward to was the Ball Park Mustard.