| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season. Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Universal Orlando has released the dates for this year's edition of Halloween Horror Nights.
According to the event's official Facebook page, Horror Nights will happen 27 select nights: Sept. 20-21, 26-29, Oct. 3-6, 10-13, 16-20, 23-27, and 31-Nov. 2....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Expect a crowd if you're braving the theme parks heading into Easter. But there are some special events for your consideration.
+ This month's Velvet Sessions concert is Thursday and features Taylor Dayne ("Tell It to My Heart," "Love Will Lead You...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Universal Orlando announced the grand-opening date for its Transformers: The Ride -- 3D in a big way Thursday. The new attraction will open to guests on June 20, according to signage on the side of a downtown Orlando office tower.
On Wednesday, a...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The Fixx is in again. The English new wave band returns to perform at Velvet Sessions, a monthly lobby concert/cocktail party hybrid at Universal Orlando's Hard Rock Hotel on May 30.
The group is best known for the hit "One Thing Leads to Another,"...
| May 10, 2013
| 7:26 AM
If you've stared at the new rendering for Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley, you probably noted a dragon, a fire-breathing one, perched atop what looks like the Gringbotts Wizarding Bank, high above the tourists visiting the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Universal Orlando has introduced a buy-one-get-one deal for Florida residents. Floridians who buy a one-day ticket to either Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure at regular price get a second day for free.
These tickets must be purchased through...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Cleaning out my notebook of various Universal Orlando facts culled from media previews and observations this week.
+ I think the visual that will to stick with me from Thursday's grand opening of Transformers: The Ride -- 3D is the Black Diamond Jet...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Universal Orlando officials have shared more details about the still-under-construction portions of its Springfield project, an area within Universal Studios theme park that brings to life the hometown of "The Simpsons" animated TV series.
| May 10, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Now that Universal Orlando has shared some details about its Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion at Universal Studios, how about a little love for under-construction area across the lagoon?
Previously, there was an eatery called International Food...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:19 AM
The Orange County Regional History Center will play host to a stilt-walking demonstration and Q&A in conjunction with the team from Universal Orlando on Saturday.
The event, hosted by Universal production manager Jeff Hobot, is the first of a series...