| May 18, 2015
| 8:26 AM
Whether you plan a mystery trip to faraway places or a staycation close to home, Father’s Day this year can be made special with these offbeat ideas. For once Dad won’t have to put on his chef’s hat and toil over a hot barbecue grill....
| May 16, 2015
| 11:06 AM
We understand that citizens continue to harbor reservations about Dominion Virginia Power's proposal to build a 500-kilovolt transmission line over the James River. We share their concerns that it might needlessly mar the scenic vistas of Jamestown,...
| May 12, 2015
| 3:41 PM
JAMES CITY — Sterling career notwithstanding, Cristie Kerr was a most unlikely champion at the Kia Classic in March. She hadn't won since the 2013 Kingsmill Championship, hadn't won since the radical lifestyle change that first-time motherhood...
| May 8, 2015
| 9:09 AM
Busch Gardens has announced discounted tickets to take advantage of its Food & Wine Festival that begins May 22.
Now through Monday, May 11, guests may log onto buschgardens.com/foodandwine and purchase a park ticket for $30.
The discounted tickets...
| May 7, 2015
| 12:23 PM
Busch Gardens will offer $30 single-day admission on select dates in May and June.
The park posted to Facebook that the 60-percent off tickets are in limited supply. The promotion runs through the food and wine festival at the theme park, and are...
| May 6, 2015
| 6:50 AM
Busch Gardens and Kings Dominion, separated by about 75 miles, are offering combo ticket deals. Both theme parks are celebrating their 40th anniversaries this year.
There are two ticket-package options:
The Virginia Thrills Ticket is $106 for one...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 5:16 PM
Busch Gardens in Williamsburg unveiled its newest roller coaster, Tempesto, during media day for the attraction Friday.
Members of the media and American Coaster Enthusiasts were able to experience the twists and turns of the new ride for the first time...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 6:26 AM
SeaWorld revealed Friday it will open a 200-foot-tall roller coaster next year at its Orlando park, a move that analysts say could signal an attempt to diversify beyond marine animals.
SeaWorld is fighting both negative publicity over whales in...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 8:20 AM
UPDATE: Tempesto, the newsest roller coaster at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, opens Saturday, April 25. Come back for full coverage of the opening from Friday's media preview and Saturday's official opening.
Conjuring the lore of great Italian...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 4:33 AM
The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community.
He takes long walks along tree-lined paths, plays guitar and paints, grabs fast food at Wendy's. He...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 9:16 AM
Busch Gardens is bringing the tastes of New Orleans to its third annual Food & Wine Festival beginning in May.
The French Quarter will be is one of two new themed kiosks — along with Eastern Asia — added to this year’s festival....