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  • Universal's new Harry Potter ride will have big cars, Gringotts Bank story

    Universal's new Harry Potter ride will have big cars, Gringotts Bank story
    The signature ride at Universal Orlando's new Diagon Alley will have big vehicles that can whisk 12 people through a Harry Potter story featuring villains, dragons and goblins, a Universal executive said Monday. One goal for the new Harry Potter and the...
  • Universal's Cabana Bay goes for nostalgia

    Universal's Cabana Bay goes for nostalgia
    Universal Orlando has gone nostalgic with the opening of its fourth hotel, Cabana Bay Beach Resort. "It reminds me of my childhood," said Lisa Schenning of Lexington, Ky. She and her 16-year-old son, Adam, sat poolside Monday at the start of their...
  • Harry Potter watch: Universal gives peek inside Gringotts Banks

    Harry Potter watch: Universal gives peek inside Gringotts Banks
    Universal Orlando has posted a brief video that includes a look at goblins inside Gringotts Bank, a major feature of the under-construction Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley at Universal Studios theme park. The 30-second clip includes...
  • 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...
  • 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: Diagon Alley entertainment will include Celestina Warbeck, Beedle the Bard shows

    Universal: Diagon Alley entertainment will include Celestina Warbeck, Beedle the Bard shows
    Entertainment will line the streets of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley when it opens this summer at Universal Studios, the theme park announced Wednesday. Guests will be able to watch "The Tales of Beedle the Bard," a four-person...
  • Coming to Diagon Alley: Butterbeer ice cream, fishy green ale, other edibles

    Coming to Diagon Alley: Butterbeer ice cream, fishy green ale, other edibles
    Did someone say butterbeer ice cream? Visitors to Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley will be able to lick that right up when the attraction opens at Universal Studios theme park this summer. On Friday, Universal Orlando revealed...
  • Potterwatch: There be dragon at Universal

    Potterwatch: There be dragon at Universal
    Things are falling into place for Universal Studios' Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley, and in some cases, they're being lifted into place. Over the weekend, a crane put a 60-foot dragon atop the area's centerpiece attraction, Harry Potter...
  • 'Harry Potter' stars help debut Universal Orlando ride

    'Harry Potter' stars help debut Universal Orlando ride
    Stars of the "Harry Potter" franchise hit the red carpet at the much-anticipated expansion of Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter on Wednesday, ahead of the opening of the new attraction on July 8. The addition of Diagon Alley to the...
  • 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...
  • Jimmy Fallon salutes 'enthusiastic' Orlando

    Jimmy Fallon salutes 'enthusiastic' Orlando
    Jimmy Fallon closed his visit to Orlando saying "it had been an unbelievably great week" and thanking "everyone in Florida for making us feel so welcome." The studio audience for "The Tonight Show" greeted him with thunderous applause Thursday, when...