| Feb 6, 2015
| 1:23 PM
SeaWorld Orlando Park President Terry Prather is becoming SeaWorld Entertainment's senior vice president of operations in a series of management changes announced Friday afternoon.
Prather's position is a newly created one.
Daniel B. Brown will become...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 4:48 PM
Busch Gardens is, once again, offering its discount two-park pass, offering unlimited admission to both Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA for the price of a single-day admission ticket.
For $75, the 2015 price tag on a single-day...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:40 AM
WHAT: It's last call for Gwazi, the wicked wooden roller coaster at Busch Gardens. The Tampa theme park is putting the thrill ride, built in 1999, out to pasture. The final day for guests to ride is Sunday. Park officials have not announced plans for that...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 8:17 AM
Busch Gardens is asking the public for input on the naming of its baby gorilla through a poll on its Facebook page.
Officials at the Tampa theme park have selected three names inspired from global dialects. Their suggestions include Birungi (meaning...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:57 AM
Legislators are accepting fewer freebies, the Virginia Public Access Project reports, and Shad Plank’s look at what Peninsula legislators receive shows the value reported is also way down.
The biggest drop reported is from Senate Majority Leader...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:17 AM
A gorilla is in the family way again at Busch Gardens.
Mary, a 27-year-old western lowland gorilla, is expected to give birth in March, officials at the Tampa theme park announced on Thursday. It will be her fifth offspring.
Mary came to Busch Gardens...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:09 PM
The Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center living-history museums' admission revenue was down 2.5 percent in 2014 compared to 2013. Admission revenue amounted to $5,026,279 in 2014.
"The overall decline in visitation was mitigated by an...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:20 AM
Children age 5 and younger can get into SeaWorld Orlando for free with the theme park's Preschool Pass, which will be available through 2015.
Guests must register online at SeaWorldOrlando.com. The Preschool Pass has no blackout dates, but it does not...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:14 AM
Feb. 1 will be the last day that Busch Gardens guests can ride Gwazi, the Tampa theme park's wooden roller coaster.
The park announced last month that the coaster, built in 1999, would permanently close in 2015, but it did not share plans for that...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 1:27 PM
Busch Gardens is adding a male Asian elephant to its habitat, joining five female elephants living at the Tampa theme park.
The animal, named Ganesh but better known as "Spike," will be the big guy on campus. He weighs six tons and will be the largest...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 7:17 PM
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•Abies Irish Rose, Hunterdon Hill, March 4. $73. Lobster Fest, Platzi Brauhaus, April 23. $78.Lower Macungie Seniors, Doris, 610-...