| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Several local attractions are offering special discounts for the Valentine’s Day holiday.
The Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach is offering a buy one ticket, get one ticket of equal or lesser value free for admission, IMAX, or combination...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Explore animals, plants and planets at these museums, which offer exhibits that please parents and children alike.
Animals, plants and planets are all covered at area museums. Many of the museums, notably the Air & Space Center and the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Red Cross summer blood drives are underway, and not only can donors get the satisfaction of helping someone else, they can also go home with a little treat for themselves.
Here are some of the Red Cross Blood Drives that offer donors something free...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Seven bottlenose dolphins have washed up dead on Maryland shores in recent weeks, part of a larger mystery along the Mid-Atlantic coast, where alarmed scientists are working to find the cause of more than 120 dolphin deaths since June.
The seven dolphin...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Scientists believe a virus similar to measles in humans is responsible for an accelerating die-off in bottlenose dolphins along the Mid-Atlantic coast.
Since July 1, 333 dead dolphins have washed ashore from North Carolina to New York, 10 times normal...
| Apr 28, 2013
Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine.
If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:49 AM
The Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach is joining a long list of venues and retailers that are offering freebies to federal workers during the government shutdown.
The aquarium and Virginia Beach city-operated historic houses (Adam Thoroughgood,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:45 AM
And, the deals for federal workers keep coming as the government shutdown persists for more than a week.
On Wednesday, the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk announced that it would offer half-priced tickets to its Sesame Street Live performance...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:17 AM
The city of Virginia Beach approved a measure Monday that will allow the Virginia Aquarium to build an "Adventure Park" complete with zip lines and aerial ropes challenge courses.
The project is a joint venture between the Virginia Aquarium & Marine...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Denny's is the latest in a string of retailers, venues and restaurants that are offering deals in light of the government shutdown.
Through Oct. 31, Denny's restaurants will offer anyone with a valid federal or military I.D. a free entree with the...
| May 12, 2011
| 11:27 AM
If your idea of a breezy beach vacation involves a plane or passport, then hold off on the tropics and head instead to Virginia Beach.
This resort city of nearly 438,000 people is a laid-back East Coast destination about a five-hour drive from Baltimore....