The Passport Profile: Patrick Riley, Tennis

Patrick Riley.  Portrait courtesy of Adrian DiUbaldo, photoroadies.com During a fall show at The Hi-Dive, a young hopeful called out to singer Alaina Moore, “I want to marry you.”  Her response?  “I’m alrea...

Weekend Escapes: Great Exuma, Bahamas

With low-season savings and balmy high-season temps, October and November are arguably the best times of the year to take a Caribbean island vacation. While not squarely in the Caribbean, this week's pick for a...
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Weekend Escapes: Antigua

As a travel columnist I may be biased, but with this year's Fourth of July holiday falling squarely in the middle of the work-week, it just may be the perfect excuse to take off the rest of the week and set...
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Weekend Escapes: Great Abaco, Bahamas

The Bahamas have long been one of my favorite destinations, and no matter how many times I venture deeper into the Caribbean — to report on locales that are seemingly far more remote and exotic, such as Barbuda...

Floaters: Tennis

“You don't know what living is until you're eating oatmeal at dawn and watching a shark feeding next to your boat.” Plenty of bands make sacrifices for their craft, but few literally risk life and limb. Tennis twosome Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore did just that, sailing the seven seas for seven months—armed only with book smarts and IQ gleaned from DVDs. “Marathon”, a tune Pitchfork blogged about last June, details a near-death experience they had on the open water.