| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:26 AM
If you ever wondered how someone gets to be called a beer geek, look no further than Mark DeNote.
The Spring Hill middle school literature teacher has tasting notes on 4,486 different beers, just in case he’s ever asked for his critical opinion....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Zac Allen of Newport News may not have taken first place in the Start Norfolk 5 competition at Old Dominion University this past weekend, but the entrepreneurial boot camp only fueled his passion to bring a micro-community of tiny homes to Hampton Roads....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Something about these chilly almost-autumn days makes us want to sip wine outdoors, watch a parade, browse a manicured garden, or, you know, get scared out of our wits. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities in the region for all of the above....
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Llega la temporada del miedo, cuando se materializan fantasmas, zombis y monstruos que ponen a prueba el nivel de resistencia de los humanos a las provocaciones del más allá.
La Florida Central celebra Halloween o la Noche de brujas dando entrada a todo...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Howl-O-Scream, the annual Halloween event at Busch Gardens Tampa, has been serving up screams for 15 years.
The 2014 event, themed as "Cursed," kicked off Sept. 25 and runs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Halloween weekend, plus Sunday, Oct....
| Oct 4, 2014
| 12:47 PM
In case you hadn't noticed, Halloween isn't for weenies anymore. Spooks have gotten spookier, scares have gotten scarier, and goblins have gotten ghastlier.
In recent years, Busch Gardens has ratcheted up the fright-o-meter on its popular Howl-O-...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Busch Gardens and its roller coasters will be featured on Thursday in a new TV show premiering on the Great American Country (GAC) cable network.
The show is called "All-American Amusement Parks," and the episode is focused on "extreme coasters." Busch...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:24 AM
A person attending Busch Gardens' "Howl-O-Scream" may have spotted a 67-year-old man who went missing over the weekend, a Portsmouth police spokeswoman said.
Portsmouth police are searching for the man after his vehicle was found abandoned in James City...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:41 AM
SeaWorld Entertainment announced this week it is offering half off single-day admission for members of the military and veterans, along with up to five guests.
The discount also applies to SeaWorld’s other parks such as Busch Gardens in Tampa....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Pele, a 12-year-old western lowland gorilla living at Busch Gardens, is pregnant and expected to give birth in November, the Tampa theme park announced Tuesday.
The mother came to Busch Gardens in early 2010 from a zoo in Brownsville, Texas, and she...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Busch Gardens has removed some Halloween props intended for its Howl-O-Scream event at the Tampa theme park. The action was taken in light of recent beheadings performed Isis in the Middle East.
"Many of the scenes depicted at Busch Gardens' Howl-O-...