| 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-...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Each year, in some cases beginning as early as in September, Florida can be frightfully fun -- during a variety of Halloween fests taking place at various popular destinations throughout the state. Some festivities are family-friendly; others for mature...
| 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....
| 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....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:33 PM
As part of Boca Chamber Festival Days - a series of events taking place at different locations throughout the month of August and facilitated by the Boca Chamber - "Wine Country Safari" will return to the Boca Raton Museum of Art at Mizner Park. The Aug....
| 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 14, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Walt Disney World has scaled back one of its newest events, Epcot Food and Wine Late Nights Live.
The $79 three-hour party during the Food & Wine Festival that starts this week was originally scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays. Disney has cut it...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:38 PM
YORK — York County has budgeted $82,000 to cover off-duty pay for 98 of its 104 sworn deputies this year.
Six sworn deputies are not eligible for off-duty pay because they are salaried. Off-duty pay is additional pay for deputies who are hired by...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Love it, or hate it?
Halloween, of course.
The good news is that you aren't limited to one crazy day of last-minute costume fixes (weren't you sure you bought that witch wig?) and runs to the market for more candy. (How many more trick-or-treaters can...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Southwest Airlines, which has been under fire from animal activists over its marketing partnership with SeaWorld, is parting ways with the company after 26 years.
The companies said in a joint statement Thursday they they both decided not to renew their...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Discovery Cove, SeaWorld's day resort that features interactions with dolphins, exotic fish and birds, again has won the top spot in TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice competition. It was ranked the No. 1 amusement park in the world for 2014. Universal's...