| Nov 30, 2014
| 4:21 AM
Move over Black Friday, Cyber Monday may be taking your place.
Although Black Friday deals get all of the hype — and most of those start on Thursday — Cyber Monday accounted for 42 percent of the overall sales during the Thanksgiving...
| 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 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 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....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:39 PM
SeaWorld visitors can use a monthly payment plan to buy annual passes, but the credit-card charges don't end after a year —they keep recurring until the customer opts out.
That part of its EZpay system has prompted a federal lawsuit against...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:54 PM
Young shooting phenom Sarah Osborn of Hampton has earned a ticket to the World Cup season opener in Changwon, South Korea, in early April.
Osborn, 15, will be representing USA Shooting in the women's 10-meter air rifle competition. It will be her...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:27 PM
With its stock price suffering and attendance dropping, SeaWorld announced Thursday that CEO and President Jim Atchison is stepping down and it is laying off employees.
A company spokesman would not say whether the board asked for Atchison's...
| 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 26, 2014
| 5:00 PM
La época más linda del año, ya llegó. ¡Estamos en Navidad! Y con ella los miles o tal vez un par de millones de visitantes preparan sus maletas para pasar esta temporada en nuestra ciudad, a donde vienen atraídos por el colorido, la magia de las...
| Dec 1, 2014
SeaWorld Orlando will host high school journalism students next week to teach them about its work and have them promote it.
The park's first High School Journalism Day will be held Dec. 10. The event is similar to one that Busch Gardens, which...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Not only is the number of attractions along International Drive increasing, but the attractions are sprouting up — literally.
Thrill-seekers can take to the sky, be it 400, 420 or nearly 500 feet high, in Orlando with any of three new rides...