By Robert Niles: Shutterbutton's has a new home in Universal Studios Florida's Diagon Alley. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter's photo-op store has moved across the Alley into the space next to Madam Malkin?s Robes for All Occasions, formerly occupied by the owlery. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Reports have been circulating around the Internet that Swiss roller coaster manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard - the original builder of Universal Orlando's Incredible Hulk Coaster - is not involved in the rebuild ofShow More Summary
In the latest edition of Theme Park Bits, we take a look at the following: Universal Studios Japan announces new Jurassic Park ride Find out when Star Wars Season of the Force will take place in Disney’s Hollywood Studios in OrlandoShow More Summary
By Robert Niles: Universal Orlando Resort this week matched Walt Disney World's parking-price increase, now charging $20 per vehicle per day to park at the resort. Many publications also are reporting that Universal has increased its...Show More Summary
Following up on my previous post: Orlando Sentinel, Three Finalists Chosen for Dean at FAMU Law School: The search for the next Florida A&M University Law School dean has been narrowed down to three finalists, according to the school. They are: Angela Felecia Epps, a law professor at University of...
Here's a horrible way to motivate your fanbase -- University of Central Florida's football team is winless, and if the streak continues its fans will enjoy FREE BEER!! A sports bar near the UCF campus called The Basement Orlando is offering free…
Get drunk in your team's miseries. The University of Central Florida's football team is 0-4, and just really bad at the moment. So bad, that a local bar in Orlando is giving out free beer during games until the team gets their first win this season... Show More Summary
It was the road sign that made it real. Josh Venkataraman was returning to the University of Florida, where he is a senior, from Orlando earlier this year when he saw it. "Groveland," it said. He had read what happened there in Gilbert King's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Devil in the Grove," for...
I love Halloween more than any other holiday, and not just because of the perfect Fall weather and fun festivities that come along with it. No, I like the hardcore scary stuff - I marathon horror movies, I search for the scariest haunted houses in my area, and I love the eeriest aspects of the holiday more than anything else. Show More Summary
The Holy Land Experience in Orlando, Florida. (All Photos: Dan Cronin) Just four miles from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida is the Holy Land Experience, a theme park that turns Biblical stories into elaborate performances. Describing...Show More Summary
By Jeff Siegal: Jack IS back, and he is scarier than ever. At 25 years and still going strong, Universal Orlando?s Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) returns this year with nine haunted houses, five scare zones, and two live shows. This is by far the most entertaining horror event anyone can attend. Show More Summary
Film director and producer John Landis (An American Werewolf in London) dropped some major (and majorly unexpected) news last night at the 25th annual Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando! The subject of Landis’ big reveal? Star Wars. Empire has reported: “At a Q&A tonight John Landis dropped that Disney are finally going to re-release […]
For the 25th anniversary of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Orlando, the creative team decided to bring back one of their most popular mazes ever: An American Werewolf in London. They first did this maze in 2013 and it became one of their top three houses of all time. Back then, the designers had […]
The family of Robert Champion, the Florida A&M University drum major killed in a hazing ritual, has settled a lawsuit against FAMU, accepting $1.1 million and an apology for his death, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
Jamal James takes on Juan Carlos Abreu and Erickson Lubin faces Orlando Lora tonight from Full Sail University in Florida. Tonight at 9:00 pm EST on Bounce TV and streaming on BounceTV.com, Premier Boxing Champions is back with its "Next...Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Both Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando will be live-streaming highlights from their Halloween events Friday night, for fans who can't make it out to the parks. At Walt Disney World, the Disney Parks Blog will live-stream...Show More Summary
Just a bit of advice to all your Green Bay Packers fans out there: On the heels of yesterday's season opener (when the Packers traveled to Chicago's historic Soldier Field (and then beat the Bears 31 to 23), you're probably feeling pretty proud right about now. Show More Summary
Today Universal Studios’ Islands of Adventure officially closed The Incredible Hulk Coaster, one of the rides that was part of the Universal Orlando Resort park when it first opened on May 28th 1999. The ride will go through a major make-over, which includes new ride vehicles, new themeing and more. Show More Summary
Universal Orlando transforms itself into a murderous, terrifying gothic wonderland every fall. This year is the 25th anniversary of Halloween Horror Nights, and it’s filled with iconic scenes from horror history that make the guests victims in their personal horror movies. Here’s how they build their elaborate horror houses. Read more...
By Robert Niles: Universal Orlando Resort this week set up a Facebook group for its annual passholders. Universal pitched the group as an opportunity to connect with other passholders and get news from the resort. Well, one day in and Universal's passholders are connecting, all right. Show More Summary