In Montauk, millennials are taking over their parents’ restaurants, hotels and shops to preserve a bit of tradition.
As extreme weather events compound, the obvious perils of waterfront living are growing both more obvious and more perilous.
The New York Times for Kids visited the quirky but classic destination.
From kayaking to ferries, enter the splash zone in New York’s waterways.
In this southernmost region of the country’s bootheel, the Ionian Sea is to the west, the Adriatic to the east, and the countryside is filled with stone walls and twisted olive trees, fields of long golden grass and wildflowers.
New York City is letting down its residents by nixing swimming lessons.
The photographer, at age 82, is still making waves, with a show at the Danziger Gallery in Los Angeles that debuts a body of work from his past.
An hourlong drive from Manhattan offers a seaside idyll for rockers, diners, surfers, art patrons and fans of just relaxing on the beach. Here’s how to make the most of a weekend there.
Amid an increase in shark sightings, lifeguards are increasing patrols and adopting new strategies, but marine experts say “the danger to people is infinitesimal.”
A photographer spent a few weeks helping run a horseback riding program on the white-sand beaches of Benguerra Island. Here’s what she saw.
Lifeguards are in short supply around the country this year because of low unemployment and Covid’s effects on training. Pools have been left closed and beaches unguarded.
Access is restricted along a popular stretch of the beach until at least mid-July because of work to protect the shoreline from coastal flooding.
The East Hampton Airport is set to close on May 17, but frequent fliers, business owners and others have filed lawsuits to keep it open.
In December, a photographer set off on a 2,600-mile road trip, traveling from the Yemeni border to the Strait of Hormuz. Here’s what she saw.
El pueblo, ubicado en el oeste mexicano, se ha convertido en un refugio para la comunidad queer. Pero, a medida que aumenta su popularidad, algunos temen que el espíritu de la población desaparezca.
The town of Zipolite in western Mexico has become an oasis for the queer community. But as its popularity has surged, some worry that the town’s spirit is beginning to vanish.
“We can’t endure this anymore, we just simply can’t,’’ said Mayor Dan Gelber. “This isn’t your father’s, your mother’s spring break. This is something totally different.”
After a storm disrupted plans for a 99-mile paddling trek, a Times journalist’s time on the water took a more reflective turn. Come look and listen alongside him.
The fatal shark bite occurred on Wednesday near Little Bay. Mayor Dylan Parker of Randwick City, Australia, said, “To lose someone to a shark attack like this is chilling.”
A leak at a refinery tarred miles of Pacific Coast beaches. The company blames waves caused by a distant volcano eruption, but the Peruvian government has vowed to “defend the sea.”
Officials contained the spill on Friday but were still working to repair a sewer main that collapsed, leading to the release of untreated sewage into the Dominguez Channel.
“It reminded me straight away of maybe like a message in a bottle type scenario,” said Keith McGreal, who discovered the bin on Sunday afternoon while strolling on a beach with his family.
An attempt to rebuild a beachfront pool turned into a much bigger story about the threats of erosion and overdevelopment on the island.
It wasn’t too long ago that Comporta was relatively unknown, but it’s seeing a spurt of development and now may be the time to buy.
It’s likely that a large vessel’s anchor hit the pipeline, off the coast of Orange County, at some point up to a year ago, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
The spill created a 13-square-mile slick that extended from Huntington Beach to Newport Beach as dead fish and birds began to wash ashore in some areas.
Beach cleanups, plastic reduction, rethinking travel: A group of major leaguers is pushing back in a wasteful sport.
As the climate changes, rising and warming seas will bring more supercharged storms.
Keith Pinto was working at a beach on the Jersey Shore when lightning struck, killing him and injuring other lifeguards and beachgoers.
This season, Beach Sessions has just one dance: “Repose,” a meditative, durational work by Moriah Evans.
A small Southern county hopes to land a starring role in the commercial space race. But for residents of the exclusive islands in the flight path, the stakes feel sky-high.
If Claudia Bloom is not surfing or swimming in the ocean, she’s walking or biking down the boardwalk to find friends, yoga, tacos or music.
Officials took more than 12 hours to alert the public about the discharge, drawing a rebuke from environmental watchdogs and elected representatives.
With flying discouraged, vacation spots that had been fading and unfashionable are having a moment.
Dozens of people in Maine and New Hampshire complained that the sand had turned the soles of their feet black. Now the mystery is solved.
This amount of money can go further, depending on the location.
The annual count along the Delaware Bay beaches showed another severe drop in numbers of the shorebird, whose migration is one of the longest avian journeys in the world.
A fire has raged on a cargo ship off the coast of Sri Lanka for 12 days, sending toxic chemicals and tons of plastic into the country’s waters and polluting its beaches.
As an old outdoor hobby draws new followers, metal detectors are sweeping the country.
A beach. A ski resort. Dracula’s house. Some Covid-19 vaccine sites are more interesting than others.
Tensions between protecting and capitalizing on the image of the famous Australian beach town have exploded over a new reality show.
Phuket, one of Thailand’s top tourist havens, had an ambitious plan to reopen to the world this summer. But with a spike in cases, the island’s desperate situation is unlikely to end anytime soon.
Science shows that the risk of viral transmission outside is very low. The “two-out-of-three rule” can help you decide whether to mask up.
The city’s beach and outdoor pool season is starting on schedule after a partial and delayed reopening last summer.
Willa and Charles Bruce were among the first Black people to settle in Manhattan Beach, Calif., but the city shut down their resort in 1924. Now, the county is considering returning the land.
The environmental damage is being called one of Israel’s worst ecological disasters in decades. “I feel like I want to cry,” said an official. “It’s everywhere.”
He began keeping an eye on beachgoers in 1944 and kept doing it for 64 summers. He made more than 1,000 ocean rescues in his career.
The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office found that some salmon species are “on the brink of extinction.” Habitat loss, climate change and other factors are to blame, it said.
The Tunisian capital beckons with white-sand beaches, the medina, cafe districts and Roman ruins that speak to its place in history. Luckily, there are ways to capture its spirit at home.
Eight people have been fatally attacked this year, the most in nearly a century. But scientists say these numbers don’t tell the full story.