| 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...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 6:00 PM
While J.C. Penney prepares to open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and Kohl's and Macy's plan to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving for the Black Friday rush, small retailers are making plans of their own.
During the 2013 holiday season, 45 million people...
| Nov 17, 2014
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions kicks off its annual conference and expo in Orlando on Monday.
About 1,000 exhibitors from approximately 40 countries will showcase their products and services for 17,000 attraction...
| 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 1, 2014
| 12:44 PM
The season of good cheer, warm apple cider, family gatherings and, of course, shopping is here.
Deal-hunting has changed a bit from scouring Black Friday ads over turkey bones — although some of us can't let that tradition go. Now, big box...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:45 PM
’Tis the season of good cheer, warm apple cider, family gatherings and, of course, shopping.
Kimberly Smith, of Williamsburg, says she uses budget guru Dave Ramsey’s online Christmas calculator to help her keep track of her holiday spending....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:42 AM
This is not a funny story. A person gets hurt. An animal gets killed. And lots of people get spattered with blood.
Except that it is funny, just on the sheer improbability of the details.
We revisit the story of Fabio, the goose and the Busch...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:37 AM
SeaWorld Orlando is adding a unique feature to its mobile app soon that will allow people to buy its QuickQueue pass anywhere – even when standing in line at a ride. QuickQueue is the park’s express lane feature for rides and attractions....
| May 22, 2014
| 5:09 AM
Anheuser-Busch salutes our heroes by offering free admission year round to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, and other theme parks to members of the U.S. military and their families with a valid ID.
The “Waves of Honor” program is good for all...
| 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....