| Jul 17, 2013
In 1990, Frank Rachubka organized his first softball tournament in greater Williamsburg, attracting 11 teams to the Historic Triangle.
Next week, that number will increase 10-fold when greater Williamsburg hosts the National Softball Association Class...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:53 AM
One of Busch Gardens' haunted houses during Howl-O-Scream will get design help from a public vote this year.
The new Death Water Bayou house -- featuring a voodoo queen, her zombie-style servants, Louisiana swampland, minions of evil and black magic --...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Summertime is busy for Orlando's theme parks, although most new attractions are open and operating before the surge of out-of-towners comes in. This year, new rides and shows continue to trickle in as the temperatures rise. Here's an overview of what...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:06 PM
It was never meant to be permanent.
In August 1992, after an eight-year run in Lynchburg, the executive committee of the Virginia High School Coaches Association decided to move its All-Star week to Hampton. It made sense: Busch Gardens, Water Country...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:45 AM
During the summer months, Busch Gardens discount offers tend to wilt away with the heat.
Here are the coupons available during July:
Visit McDonald’s restaurants for $7 off a single-day ticket to Busch Gardens or Water Country USA. The coupon...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Two sister lion cubs at Busch Gardens will be called Shaba and Shtuko, the winners of a Facebook poll taken by the Tampa theme park.
Shaba means "brazen," and Shtuko means "twitch," the theme park says.
The 3-month-old lions recently arrived from...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:07 PM
On a steamy day at Magic Kingdom, I noticed the wait time for Mickey's PhilharMagic was a mere 10 minutes. So while others queued up nearby for FastPasses of New Fantasyland attractions, I slipped into line for the 3-D musical, an Old Fantasyland...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Busch Gardens is asking the public to help name two sister lion cubs that have come to live at the Tampa theme park.
The duo, born on Feb. 20 in South Africa, are joined by an unrelated male cub, born March 20. The threesome arrived at Busch Gardens...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Tickets are now on sale for Busch Gardens' Howl-O-Scream, the Tampa theme park's after-hours, extra-ticket Halloween event.
A single-day admission is $47, but that deal is for a limited (but as yet unspecified) time. A deal that includes four tickets...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:08 AM
It's a countdown to Father's Day on Sunday as Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save save at your all fave stores. Plus, we have dining deals and fun things to do and eat for...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:51 AM
The summer months are generally the worst time to look for a Busch Gardens discount.
There are a few discounts available, including a $99 summer pass that includes admission to both Busch Gardens and Water Country USA and coupons you can pick up from...