| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:40 PM
It was clear from the start that Sunday would be a good night for Pharrell Williams. The Virginia Beach native had won a the Producer of the Year Grammy even before he stepped out on stage near the start of the awards show broadcast.
He teamed up with...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Pete Seeger, who redefined American folk music and inspired countless singers and players across the nation, died on Monday in New York. Even though Seeger was 94 years old, some musicians have trouble imagining a world without him.
"Broke my heart,"...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:07 AM
You know fall is creeping closer when Busch Gardens Williamsburg starts hyping its ever-popular Howl-O-Scream attraction. This year's Halloween fright fest will begin Sept. 13 and continue through Oct. 27.
What's new this year? Countries are being...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Busch Gardens Williamsburg in southern Virginia is one of the world's most handsome amusement parks, but to make your experience equally attractive, you need to make smart decisions.
Buy a $20 Quick Queue (a pass that allows you to bypass long...
| May 2, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA will offer a Two-Park Summer Fun Pass for $99, representatives announced Thursday.
The pass allows unlimited admission through Sept. 2, much like the Busch Gardens Fun Pass or Water Country USA's...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 5:30 AM
At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2012, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are being teased in elaborate marketing campaigns.
| Nov 12, 2010
| 9:44 AM
It already feels as if 2011 is shaping up as a tweener ye
ar for new rides and attractions at U.S. theme parks.
Last year saw the blockbuster debuts of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida and the "World of...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The smooth, quick and quiet Manta family coaster that debuted over Memorial Day weekend at SeaWorld San Diego is just the type of thrilling ride the marine park sorely needs.
PHOTOS: Manta roller coaster at SeaWorld San Diego
The knock on the sea...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 5:34 AM
Reporting from Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey--
Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J., has a long and winding roller coaster history that's filled with as many twists and turns as the amusement park's many record-breaking rides....
| Sep 19, 2011
| 10:38 AM
The Verbolten multi-launch roller coaster debuting in Spring 2012 at Busch Gardens Williamsburg will take riders on a high-speed drive along the German autobahn before detouring through the forbidden Black Forest.
> Photos: Verbolten coaster at Busch...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:48 PM
It's time for a friendly reminder that Manta, the newest coaster at SeaWorld Orlando, will be featured in an episode of the new “Insane Coaster Wars” series on the Travel Channel this Sunday. The episode airs at 9:30 p.m. It's the second ...