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When it's raining and pouring, a beach vacation doesn't have to turn boring. After all, a rainy day at the beach is still better than being at home. While shopping at the outlets and catching a movie are always an option, here are a few others. Ocean...
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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....
1. Stroll through history. Follow the Virginia Legends Walk at 13th Street Park and learn about such commonwealth greats as Thomas Jefferson, Arthur Ashe and Patsy Cline. 2. Go for a spin. Ride the Ferris Wheel at the Virginia Beach Amusment Park along...
Special to the SunA $200 million convention center opened two years ago, and there's talk of a new hotel and new entertainment, but the broad beaches and bustling boardwalk remain the most popular attractions for Virginia Beach visitors. The city has become Virginia's...
Special To The SunVirginia Beach may be home to North America's oldest surfing contest, but don't be fooled - hundreds of amateur and professional boarders not only flock to this coastal town to tackle gnarly waves - they come here to party hearty. "It's the best beach...
The Virginian-PilotEyegore, a year-old injured gray seal found during a military exercise last month at Fort Story, is swimming aggressively in a tank off Birdneck Road. He's being given antibiotics for his left eye, which is infected. He eats 6 pounds of herring a day....
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...
Looking for a bright burst of summer fun without having to travel too far? askHRgreen.org will give away a four-pack of passes to some of the region’s top attractions during its “Summer Staycation Sweepstakes,” July 9 through Aug. 6,...
Learn about sustainable practices in the seafood industry while sampling great food at this week's Sensible Seafood Fest. The third annual festival will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at the Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach. The...
Animals, plants and planets are all covered at area museums. Many of the museums, notably the Air and Space Center and the Virginia Living Museum, have exhibits that kids love. 1. Bluebird Gap Farm. 60-acre nature center with 250 domestic and wild...
NORFOLK — Cigar smoke is seldom welcomed in public places. It was, however, on Tuesday as crowds gathered in Norfolk’s Ocean View neighborhood to watch researchers cut open and bury parts of a 42-foot fin whale. For the few standing on a...
Update: Researchers from the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center initially misidentified the whale the washed ashore in Norfolk on Sunday. It is a fin whale, not a sei whale, Joan Barns, an aquarium spokeswoman, said Tuesday. NORFOLK —...
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