| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Gifts have taken Virginia legislators far afield in recent years — to the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, to Paris and even to Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan.
The last two were courtesy of Virginia Uranium, which has been working...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Holidays feeling a bit ho-hum? Take a quick day trip to one of these events to get into the spirit.
Winterfest of Lights. Gaze at over a million lights and hundreds of animated light displays sparkling all over Ocean City through Jan 4....
| Nov 22, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Looking for some fun in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here's a quick look at some of your entertainment options.
Busch Gardens in Williamsburg is opening its annual Christmas Town. It features new shows, special events and spectacular light displays....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Scott Gasparich, vice president of entertainment at Busch Gardens, sums up the park's annual Christmas Town attraction in two words: "Absolute joy."
Of course, given the opportunity, he expands and uses more than two words.
"We feel a great sense of...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:23 AM
Legoland Florida and Busch Gardens theme parks have won 2014 Brass Rings Awards, presented during the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions gathering at the Orange County Convention Center.
Legoland, which opened in Winter Haven...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:07 PM
For a 10-month-old orangutan, Kecil is a pretty well-traveled guy.
He was napping at Brookfield Zoo early Wednesday afternoon after a busy morning of media appearances during which Kecil ("Kuh-CHEEL") stuck to a strict no-comment policy.
| Nov 16, 2014
| 6:00 PM
While J.C. Penney prepares to open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and Kohl's and Macy's plan to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving for the Black Friday rush, small retailers are making plans of their own.
During the 2013 holiday season, 45 million people...
| Nov 17, 2014
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions kicks off its annual conference and expo in Orlando on Monday.
About 1,000 exhibitors from approximately 40 countries will showcase their products and services for 17,000 attraction...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Visitors shifted over to SeaWorld’s water parks rather than its more expensive destination attractions, and that helped contribute to the company’s third-quarter revenue decline, executives told analysts Thursday.
Chief Executive Officer Jim...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Busch Gardens will discount its Christmas Town tickets to $12 during a special online sale from Nov. 12 to 18, the park announced via press release on Monday.
This $12 single-day Christmas Town ticket represents a $20 savings off the regular $32 one-...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:29 AM
November 11 is Veterans Day and your favorite restaurants and local businesses would like to say thank you to those who serve our country by serving YOU!
Check out the list to see who's serving up our Vets and active military this year. Please note,...