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Hospitality & Tourism

Water Country USA Revamps Aquazoid Amped

YORK-Aquazoid Amped will debut its redesigned look in May 2022 as the latest addition to fan-favorite waterslides and rides at Water Country USA. Described as a full-sensory, immersive ride offering guests a special effects show, pulse-pounding music, and dynamic lighting...

The Torggler Center At CNU Is Ready For Visitors

NEWPORT NEWS—While the Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center at Christopher Newport University already had visitors over the summer, the official opening to the public will be on Sunday, October 31 at 1pm, and will include the premier exhibition...

James City Plans “Boo Bash” At The Beach

JAMES CITY-James City County will host a “Boo Bash” seasonal celebration at Jamestown Beach Event Park on Saturday, October 16 from 1pm to 4pm. Attendees can enjoy a day at the beach with a Halloween twist. The event will include...

Virginia Living Museum Offers Halloween Fun For All Ages

NEWPORT NEWS-The Virginia Living Museum is offering up special spooky events to celebrate Halloween for families as well as adults only. The museum’s popular “Night Of The Living Museum” Halloween event for families returns October 22-23 and October 29-30. The...

Hampton Roads Economy Still Feeling The Effects Of Pandemic

NEWPORT NEWS-While the Hampton Roads region has seen some improvement following the economic fallout of the covid-19 pandemic, the area still has not fully recovered. That was the crux of a State of The Region report for Hampton Roads in...

Registration Now Open For The Newport News One City Marathon

NEWPORT NEWS –Newport News recently announced plans to bring back the One City Marathon March 4 through 6, 2022. Newport News Shipbuilding will once again be the presenting sponsor for the event, which will return for its 8th Annual run....

Archeologists Unearth Remains Of Original Structure Of One Of America’s Oldest Black Churches

WILLIAMSBURG-Archeologists from Colonial Williamsburg recently discovered remains of a building at the original site of Historic First Baptist Church, one of the nation’s oldest Black churches. The discovery comes a year after excavation first began at the site, which is...

LOVE Letters To Remain in Yorktown

YORK-York County recently announced that the Virginia Tourism’s life-sized LOVE artwork will remain a permanent fixture along the waterfront in Yorktown. The letters are currently on display along Riverwalk Landing between Water Street Grille and the Freight Shed and...