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2011-08-01 11:12:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ride the world's tallest floorless dive coaster, meet an astronaut and "fly" a NASA airplane during NASA Days at Busch Gardens this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) For the fourth year in a row Busch Gardens Williamsburg and NASA Langley Research Center are collaborating to engage the public in the excitement of science and space exploration. Former astronaut Susan...

2011-07-28 08:08:00

ST. LOUIS, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PGAV Destinations, a global leader in the planning and design of entertainment and cultural destinations, is pleased to announce that its Cheetah Hunt project has opened as the newest mega-attraction at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110728/CG42814) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101209/CG15121LOGO-b) Florida's first triple-launch coaster, the Cheetah Hunt uses state-of-the-art technology to...

2011-06-24 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, June 30, 2011, Cox Communications will hold ribbon cutting ceremonies for its two newest Solutions Stores in its Hampton Roads area. Cox has opened a brand new store in Virginia Beach. The store is located in the Red Mill Shopping Center, 2173 Upton Drive, Parcel 8, Suite A, Virginia Beach, VA 23454. The ribbon cutting for this store will be held on Thursday, June 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. In Norfolk, Cox has relocated...

2011-04-26 08:09:00

LONDON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enemy of the State, Transformers, Along Came a Spider and Team America: World Police. Everyone has an image of Washington DC; whether it's borrowed from the big screen, personal experience or from the news, at some point, the capital of the free world has permeated into everyone's life. Now, in 2011, there is no better time to visit the Capital Region. Formed of Maryland, Virginia and DC, the Capital Region boasts an impressive amount of cultural...

2011-04-13 09:00:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will present the Churchill Bell on April 30 to three outstanding American citizens: journalist Jim Lehrer, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and historian Gordon Wood. The award, the Foundation's highest, is given to those who exemplify what it means to be active and engaged citizens, building upon the principles of liberty, courage, dignity and devotion to the common good preserved and...

2011-04-01 15:34:00

HAMPTON, Va., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The smallpox epidemic of 1721 held fear and promise for Boston's physicians and theologians. Was inoculation a health risk, a gift from God or an interruption in the divine plan? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Tuesday, April 5, at NASA's Langley Research Center here, historian Tony Williams will present "The Pox and the Covenant: The Curious History of Science and Religion in Colonial America," at 2...

2011-03-25 11:56:00

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the invitation of The Bamiyan Project, 25 scholars, activists and media personages from Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Bosnia will meet in the inspiring setting of Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia and Washington, D.C. for a multi-day conference beginning on March 28 and running through March 31, 2011, to begin crafting a new, forward looking, democratic narrative for their respective countries, utilizing the rich material their histories provide...

2011-03-04 15:15:00

Annual Competition Sponsored by the Peninsula Housing and Builders Association Focuses on New Home Design, Marketing and Sales in Tidewater Virginia WILLIAMSBURG, Va. March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colonial Heritage, Williamsburg's only gated Active Adult community, has recently won multiple awards for marketing, community amenities, home designs and sales in the 23(rd) Annual Million Dollar Circle and Community Awards, sponsored by the Sales and Marketing Council of the...

2011-02-17 14:40:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Supporting and honoring the men and women of the U.S. armed services has always been a priority for Anheuser-Busch. Continuing in this effort, the brewer and its flagship brand Budweiser are announcing their continued sponsorship of the Here's to the Heroes program through 2011. Here's to the Heroes provides free admission to SeaWorld and Busch Gardens for members of U.S. and coalition armed forces and their families. Initially created in...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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