- David Mamet, David Yazbek premieres set for Atlantic Co. Updated: May-23-16 3:36 pm
NEW YORK - World premiere works from David Mamet and David Yazbek as well as a musical for kids by the co-composer of "Frozen" are some of the highlights of the Atlantic Theater Company's upcoming season.
- Blooms arriving at peony garden at University of Michigan Updated: May-22-16 5:02 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The time is arriving for thousands of heirloom peonies to bloom at the University of Michigan's Nichols Arboretum.
- Burlington woman collects, creates dolls by the dozens Updated: May-22-16 11:02 am
BURLINGTON, Iowa - The dolls don't talk, of course.
- Middle Deschutes offers anglers hungry trout and solitude Updated: May-21-16 1:01 pm
CROOKED RIVER RANCH, Oregon - The salmonfly hatch on the Lower Deschutes is on, and anglers from throughout Oregon and even across the Northwest are flocking to Mecca Flat near Warm Springs for a chance at landing wild rainbow trout.
- Group donates 24 quilts to home for battered women Updated: May-21-16 11:42 am
WOODBINE, Georgia - The 13 members of The Satilla Quilters have made hundreds of handmade quilts since the organization was established six years ago.
- Woodworker makes canes for Middlebury College tradition Updated: May-21-16 9:45 am
HINESBURG, Vermont - For around 20 years, a custom furniture maker from Hinesburg has been helping keep alive a Middlebury College tradition by making replicas of a cane carried by an early patron of the college.
- Wind Cave National Park set to hold bird blitz event Updated: May-20-16 8:07 pm
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, South Dakota - Wind Cave National Park is holding a bird blitz for experienced and novice bird watchers.
- Chile says it has struck deal with fishermen to end protests Updated: May-20-16 6:50 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - The Chilean government says it has reached a deal with small-scale fishermen who had blocked access to the Chiloe archipelago after a toxic algal bloom put their livelihoods at risk.
- Ashland group supports veterans' agricultural therapy Updated: May-20-16 5:30 pm
ASHLAND, Missouri - A newly established group in Ashland is selling tomato seeds and plants in order to donate funds to programs that rehabilitate veterans through agricultural therapy.
- Flowers in quilt designs almost ready for Elkhart display Updated: May-20-16 4:08 pm
ELKHART, Indiana - A rainbow of about 150,000 annual plants is being delivered to 19 sites this month to make up the ninth annual Quilt Gardens display.
- Birding festival set for next month at Canaan Valley Resort Updated: May-20-16 12:51 am
DAVIS, West Virginia - Birders and nature lovers can participate in nature walks, presentations and activities during the annual Canaan Valley Birding Festival next month in Davis.
- Catching more than fish, one lure at a time Updated: May-18-16 2:15 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - On a cloudy day in January, one lucky fisherman snared his first walleye and then posted a picture of his catch to Facebook.
- Entrance fees to be waived at state parks this weekend Updated: May-17-16 7:17 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Outdoor enthusiasts rejoice: Entrance fees will be waived at all state park and recreation areas in South Dakota this weekend.
- Maine school to host final Civil War reenactment Updated: May-17-16 12:40 am
BRUNSWICK, Maine - A Maine school that has held Civil War reenactments for as long as it has existed will host its final Pickett's Charge.
- Festival re-enactors to stage historic gunfight Updated: May-16-16 11:09 am
OWENSBORO, Kentucky - A re-enactment of a historic gunfight that happened in western Kentucky over 150 years ago will take place at this year's Spring Heritage Days Festival in Rockport, Indiana.
- May freeze: West Virginia residents told to cover plants Updated: May-15-16 5:13 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The National Weather Service says West Virginia residents need to bring their tender garden plants and flowers indoors.
- Stamps issued when Hawaii was kingdom going to auction Updated: May-15-16 10:28 am
NEW YORK - A collection of historic postage stamps issued when Hawaii was a kingdom is expected to fetch at least $2 million at auction.
- Survey outlines anglers' top concerns in South Dakota Updated: May-15-16 10:08 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - A survey has found that South Dakota anglers are most concerned with access to glacial lakes in the northeast, the cost of fishing licenses and competition with non-resident anglers.
- Maine wardens recover body of missing 80-year-old fisherman Updated: May-14-16 12:21 pm
ROCKWOOD, Maine - Maine wardens say they have located the body of a missing 80-year-old fisherman in Brassua Lake.
- Historic lighthouses struggle to pay for upkeep Updated: May-14-16 11:06 am
HEISLERVILLE, New Jersey - Work should start next month to finally repair and renovate the historic East Point Lighthouse, which has guided Delaware Bay mariners to the mouth of the Maurice River for more than a century.
- English class in Bettendorf tackles environmental issues Updated: May-14-16 10:42 am
BETTENDORF, Iowa - It's not enough to teach the basics anymore.
- Ohio man to establish vineyard to feed the hungry Updated: May-14-16 9:38 am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - After turning three abandoned and garbage-filled inner-city parcels into gardens offering free fruits and vegetables, Mason Carratt is embarking on another way to feed the hungry: a vineyard in which the grapes will be used to make jellies and jams.
- Hotels build buzz for eco-efforts with rooftop beehives Updated: May-13-16 3:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - At the Clift Hotel in San Francisco, there are more than 370 rooms inside and hundreds of thousands of bees buzzing above in rooftop hives outside.
- Gardening workshops set this month in Huntington Updated: May-13-16 1:01 am
INSTITUTE, West Virginia - Workshops to help beginning and experienced gardeners are being held this month in Huntington.
- DC officials holding fishing event for kids Updated: May-13-16 12:46 am
WASHINGTON - District of Columbia officials are helping kids try their hand at fishing.