| Jun 30, 2015
| 12:32 PM
Figure skating champion Elvis Stojko describes his sport as "a positive drug," a burst of adrenaline that gets in your body and makes you fly.
"No matter how many shows I do, no two moments are ever alike," Stojko said. "There is always something new...
| Jun 26, 2015
| 8:00 AM
The new triple-launch roller coaster at Busch Gardens Williamsburg may be compact, but don’t let its diminutive size fool you: Tempesto packs a sizable punch.
The vertically oriented ride debuted in April on a compact footprint in the Festa Italia...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 8:20 AM
UPDATE: Tempesto, the newsest roller coaster at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, opens Saturday, April 25. Come back for full coverage of the opening from Friday's media preview and Saturday's official opening.
Conjuring the lore of great Italian...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 10:14 AM
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Liebherr case against workers, other firms: A large manufacturing...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 5:06 PM
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is kicking off its 40th season with a free single-day admission offer to anyone born in 1975.
"Don't forget March 27 – March 29, 2015 anyone born in 1975 can receive FREE single-day admission into the park to...
| 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...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Looking ahead to 2015, theme parks around the world are planning to add a host of new attractions designed to thrill ride enthusiasts.
Consider this a tentative and fluid list of new attractions on tap across the globe. As is often the case, some...
| 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....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2015, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages.
It already seems like...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Busch Gardens Williamsburg will, once again, offer the Christmas Town Fun Card this year, a press release announced Thursday.
For non-pass members, the Christmas Town Fun Card will cost $32, the same price as a single-day Christmas Town ticket. The...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Wegmans, an East Coast grocery chain with a cult-like following, plans to open two new stores in the Richmond area.
The two stores, one in Henrico County’s Short Pump area and one in Chesterfield County, will be located about 11 miles apart...