| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Busch Gardens has raised its prices between the spring and fall season.
Single-day tickets to Busch Gardens now cost $72. That is a $2 increase from the spring ticket price, which was an even $70. In 2012, single-day tickets to the park cost $66.99....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Every so often, I have to leave behind the heavy and depressing news of the day (Syria, Egypt, the usual mayhem, murder and corruption in South Florida) for something a little more frivolous and fun.
And so it was with my print column for Sunday, in...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:40 PM
It's an age-old Florida question: Disney World or Busch Gardens?
Before I had a kid, I never had to ask (or go).
But now that I have a 7-year-old, I finally made the pilgrimage to both places this year (over the strenuous objection of my Ghost of...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:09 AM
It's Shopping Saturday! You have three days of fun ahead celebrating the Labor Day weekend. Use my long list to make a mad grab for savings with retail coupons, dining deals and fun things to do good through Monday.
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| Aug 24, 2013
| 4:04 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Plus, we have free stuff, dining deals and fun things to do so you can keep on saving on the last weekend of summer...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Gatorland is welcoming home 19 American alligators that were on loan to Busch Gardens in Tampa.
The animals, between 6 and 8 feet long apiece, outgrew their exhibit at the theme park. In Orlando, they'll have more elbow room: The females will be...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:21 AM
Orlando-based SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. has launched a new promotion aimed at current and former members of the U.S. military, offering half-price, single-day tickets for them and up to five guests.
The discounted tickets are only available online...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Busch Gardens has unveiled its haunted house lineup for this year's Howl-O-Scream, and it includes two with evil inhabitants and a new concept designed to test mental endurance.
The after-hours Halloween event at the Tampa theme park is themed around...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:58 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores for last-minute back-to-school shopping. Plus, we have free stuff, dining deals and fun things to do so you can keep...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Lunch will be served anytime now — fresh fish — and no one has to cook it.
The adults are busy catching up while the kids swim and play, but this isn't any waterfront playground on a late summer day. This is a unique playground for penguins...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Shake, spin or hop to your own rhythm this weekend in Hampton Roads. From 1970s funk to Caribbean calypso, you should be able to find the right beat. Here's a look at what's happening. Find all the details at HrTicket.com.
SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE. Seventies...