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  • Soft-Serve Butterbeer, Bangers and Mash on Menu at Wizarding World of Harry Potter's Diagon Alley

    First frothy mugs of Butterbeer, now Chocolate Chili, Bangers and Mash and Sticky Toffee Pudding will be on the menu at Diagon Alley when Universal Studios Florida opens the expansion of its Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in June. Universal...
  • 10 novelties to try in Central Florida this summer

    10 novelties to try in Central Florida this summer
    Like a magician who pulls out one bunny after another from his top hat to amaze his audience, Central Florida rolls out new attractions and novel resorts for visitors each spring and summer. Here are 10 new things -- in no particular order -- you may wish...
  • Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Extends Contract By a Year

    Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts has extended his contract at the cable giant by a year, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. His new contract will expire on June 30, 2015 and continues the media executive's habit of...
  • Florida's Fourth: Plenty of options to declare your independence

    Florida's Fourth: Plenty of options to declare your independence
    With July 4 landing very conveniently on a Friday this year, it is easy to declare your independence and put together a three-day getaway to celebrate our nation’s freedom –and our own. If the idea of a mini-vacation in Florida to take in...
  • A double dose of Harry Potter coming to Universal Orlando

    A double dose of Harry Potter coming to Universal Orlando
    The much-anticipated expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando is expected to be unveiled in late June with a dark ride through the cavernous vaults of Gringotts Bank, a virtual journey on the Hogwarts Express train and a...
  • First Look at 'Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts' Ride in Orlando

    Universal Orlando Resort has provided a more detailed look at its "Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts" ride inside Diagon Alley, the expanded portion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park that will open this summer. The ride is one of...
  • Universal offers Harry Potter hotel deal for Florida residents starting June 29

    Universal offers Harry Potter hotel deal for Florida residents starting June 29
    While Universal Orlando has yet to officially announce an opening date for the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley, it is now offering a deal to Florida residents that will allow special access to the park expansion beginning June 29. From...
  • Universal Studios: Harry Potter webcasts will preview Diagon Alley

    Universal Studios: Harry Potter webcasts will preview Diagon Alley
    Universal Orlando will produce a handful of webcasts this week that will preview the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley at Universal Studios. The productions -- set for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday -- roughly coincide with VIP and media...
  • 77-year-old Snow White, dwarfs get tech lift in new Disney ride

    77-year-old Snow White, dwarfs get tech lift in new Disney ride
    Tourists crowding onto Walt Disney World's new Seven Dwarfs Mine Train attraction this week in Florida got a glimpse of a new direction for theme parks looking to upgrade old technology. Walt Disney Co. has removed classic attractions such as Mr. Toad's...
  • Diagon Alley Opening July 8 at Universal Studios Florida

    Universal Orlando Resort will officially open Diagon Alley, the expansion of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, on July 8. The new themed land is inside Universal Studios Florida, while Wizarding World opened in Islands of Adventure on June 18, 2010....
  • Diagon Alley Premieres at Universal Studios Florida with 'Harry Potter' Stars

    On the same day it opened The Wizarding World of Harry Potter four years ago, Universal Orlando Resort conjured up more magic to premiere its newest themed world, Diagon Alley, which opens July 8. A red carpet event took place in front of the London...