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  • Universal helps students see art as a potential career

    Universal helps students see art as a potential career
    Taiasia Lord, 13, already knew she liked art. But after seeing the art careers available at Universal Orlando Resort, she sees her future differently. "I want to be able to do costumes, makeup, dance. I want to do something that will be able to manage...
  • Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris

    Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris
    Paula Pell, the "Saturday Night Live" writer who grew up in Central Florida, is on the team supplying material for the Oscars and host Neil Patrick Harris. Harris will lead the special material writing team with head writer Dave Boone, who won Emmys for...
  • 32 best new theme park additions of 2015

    32 best new theme park additions of 2015
    Looking ahead to 2015, theme parks around the world are planning to add a host of new attractions designed to thrill ride enthusiasts. Consider this a tentative and fluid list of new attractions on tap across the globe. As is often the case, some...
  • Every Witch Way Weekend set for Universal

    Every Witch Way Weekend set for Universal
    Universal Orlando has revealed the schedule of events for its Every Witch Way Weekend, which feature member of the cast of the Nickelodeon show and screenings. “Every Witch Way” is the continuing story of a teenager who moves to Miami and...
  • Winter is here! Time to visit the parks

    Winter is here! Time to visit the parks
    Winter in Florida is the best time of the year. The cooler weather makes this time ideal for enjoying the outdoors, whether at parks, zoos or playgrounds or in your own backyard.   Winter is also a great time to visit Florida's theme parks. January...
  • Bob's Space Racers founder receives honor

    Bob's Space Racers founder receives honor
    Bob Cassata was inducted into the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions' hall of fame last week during the trade group's attractions expo in Orlando. Cassata founded the Daytona Beach company Bob's Space Racers, perhaps best known...
  • One Direction joy, then 'Today' firing

    One Direction joy, then 'Today' firing
    On the same day that "Today" presented a joyous One Direction concert from Universal Orlando Resort, the program's general manager lost his job. Talk about irony. The morning programs, such as "Today" and ABC's "Good Morning America," try to project a...
  • One Direction gives fans an exclusive concert in Orlando

     One Direction gives fans an exclusive concert in Orlando
    Christmas came early for about 2,000 fans of English-Irish boy band One Direction on Tuesday night as the supergroup performed seven songs for an upcoming television show at an exclusive concert. The faithful braved temperatures that plummeted into...
  • Universal wins three Thea Awards for Harry Potter attractions

    Universal wins three Thea Awards for Harry Potter attractions
    Universal Orlando won three Thea Awards on Tuesday for work based on its new Harry Potter attractions, including the Escape from Gringotts ride, the Hogwarts Express train and its interactive wands. The Thea Awards are presented by the Themed...
  • Lakeland special ed teacher named 'Mister Florida' on Universal-filmed 'Steve Harvey'

    Lakeland special ed teacher named 'Mister Florida' on Universal-filmed 'Steve Harvey'
    The "Steve Harvey" show is being broadcast from Universal Orlando Resort this week from shows recorded earlier this month and Monday's show featured some of Florida's most eligible bachelors.  In the first ever "Men of Florida" pageant, Lakeland special...
  • First look: Justice League ride at IAAPA

    First look: Justice League ride at IAAPA
      The Joker, archenemy of Batman and other DC Comics superheroes, made an early (and animatronic) appearance on the expo floor of IAAPA on Tuesday morning. The bad guy sighting at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions was...