| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Though we are a nation of summer travelers, that season isn't necessarily the best time to explore.
"I would argue Europe is better in the shoulder seasons," said Amy Farley, news editor at Travel + Leisure and author of the magazine's "Trip Doctor"...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 12:03 PM
NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Magical things happen atop the great sand dunes here. The dunes include the largest on the East Coast, which soars 80 to 100 feet above most everything else and offers fine views in all directions: the gleaming Atlantic to the...
| Sep 16, 2012
Four years ago, Karen Garner received a phone call she'll never forget.
Her husband, Jim, traveling on business in Savannah, Ga., called to tell her he was looking at the same bridge that they'd seen on a recent vacation.
She hung up the phone in her...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Kevin Hughes thought for years about buying property in Sandbridge. He finally made the leap this year and closed on a short sale in June.
It was rented out for every week this summer but one, when he and his family stayed there.
"We paid off our entire...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The semi-pro Virginia Crusaders won their third Mason-Dixon Football League championship Saturday in Williamsburg, defeating the New Jersey Broncos 38-24 at Wanner Stadium.
The Crusaders are 13-1, including a few lopsided victories. Their only loss was...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell travels frequently in her dual role as a defensive back and marketing manager of the city's all-female Lingerie Football League team.
Campbell was nominated this year for the league's award for most improved player,...
| May 27, 2011
| 8:04 AM
The prince of rum-soaked, Caribbean-scented party rock -- Jimmy Buffett -- kept the good times flowing in Virginia Beach on Thursday, May 26.
Buffett's first show at the Virginia Beach amphitheater since the year 2000 included all the features and...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Monday night came and went, which wasn't that much of a surprise. Tuesday was dragging into the mid-afternoon hours, and Kecoughtan's Jake Cave was starting to get antsy.
But each time the New York Yankees' pick was announced, he paid closer attention....
| Dec 10, 2011
| 11:48 AM
Sea-inspired melodies are helping efforts to give terminally ill children, disabled veterans and other special-needs groups glimpses of aquatic life at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.
Musician Greg Pierce is donating $5 from every sale of "Sea Notes,...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 6:58 AM
Revered by Ernest Hemingway and other anglers, Atlantic blue marlin is among the most sought-after fish in the sea.
It’s also traded on the black market at levels that federal investigators can’t define.
“We don’t know how...