Three former Florida A&M University band members who were convicted of manslaughter in the brutal 2011 hazing death of drum major Robert Champion were sentenced Friday to 10 years' supervised probation in Orlando, Fla., reports The Associated Press. They were convicted in April.
John Raoux/APShops on Diagon Alley at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando. Orlando's theme parks have been pretty crowded this summer, once again positioning the country's top tourist destination for another season of record attendance. Show More Summary
Visitors to Orlando, Fla., already home to Walt Disney World, Epcot, the Legoland Florida Resort and Universal Studios Orlando, has three new attractions, including a giant Ferris wheel.
By Robert Niles: The history of the Universal Studios theme parks can be divided into two eras: Before June 18, 2010 and After June 18, 2010. That was the date that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened at Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure theme park... Show More Summary
Wet ‘n’ Wild Orlando is closing in 2016. The Florida amusement park opened in 1977 and is regarded as on of the first water parks in the country. Universal Orlando Resort owns Wet ‘n Wild and is planning to build Volcano Bay to fill the water slide void. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles:...And that is the sound of the other flip-flop dropping. When Universal Orlando last month confirmed plans for its new Volcano Bay water park, many fans wondered if that would mean the end of Wet 'n Wild. Universal obtained...Show More Summary
If you haven’t been to Universal Studios during Halloween, do yourself a favor and save up for that trip. It’s one of the coolest, scariest experiences you could ever have. Universal’s Orlando location will be celebrating Halloween Horror Nights 25 this year … More » The post Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights: Freddy vs Jason appeared first on EveryJoe.
By Robert Niles: We've gotten some additional detail about Universal Orlando's new Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, which will open next summer. Concept art courtesy Universal Orlando Here is the breakdown of the hotel's 1,000 guest rooms:...Show More Summary
While we're probably going to be waiting a long time to see Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees battle it out on the big screen again (if ever), you can watch them duke it out in person this fall at Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror...Show More Summary
Fans will get to visit Elm Street and Camp Crystal Lake The post Freddy & Jason to Duke it Out for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
According to the Orlando Sentinel, the 2015 edition of the Halloween Horror Nights, which takes place at Universal Orlando from September 18th through November 1st, will see a new haunted house themed after the 2003 slasher horror Freddy Vs. Jason. Creative Director of the event Michael Aiello states, “Our goal this year is a nice […]
Universal Studios Orlando is gearing up to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its Halloween Horror Nights and the theme park is calling on two of horror's biggest icons to do it right.The first maze to be announced for the Halloween attraction will be based on the movie "Freddy vs. Show More Summary
Hello Kitty will raise her considerable global profile with new concept retail stores set to open at Universal Orlando Resort this year and Universal Studios Hollywood in the future.
By Robert Niles: Sanrio, the company behind Hello Kitty, today announced a partnership with Universal Parks and Resorts to develop interactive Sanrio retail shops at Universal Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood. Universal already...Show More Summary
A massive child sex sting operation in two Florida counties nabbed a worker at Disney World, as well as employees of other major theme parks in the area, including Sea World anf Universal Studios in Orlando — all places frequented by kids. Show More Summary
The out super scribe talks about the pressures of writing the first comic headlined by a gay male superhero in the DC Universe and the excitement of making LGBT comics history. read more
The network's first eatery will open in Orlando. NBC Sports isn't just a television network anymore; soon it will be a restaurant, too. Universal Orlando Resort has announced plans to open the first NBC Sports Grill & Brew this fall. The massive sports bar, certain to be a destination for bros, will be packed with amenities. Show More Summary
The magical world of witchcraft and wizardry has been slowly integrating into ours for a while now. Starting with The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opening at Universal Studios in Orlando 5 years ago, Japan followed suit with its own WWHP that opened last year. Next year will bring its next stop- Universal Hollywood. During […]
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is expanding: The Universal Studios attraction will open an outpost in Hollywood beginning in spring 2016. The Los Angeles location follows the attraction's booming success in Orlando, where it features two distinct locales from the "Harry Potter" universe: Hogsmeade, and Diagon Alley. Show More Summary
If you spot Harry Potter shopping for bathing suits in Diagon Alley, there's a good reason: things are scheduled to get soaked and soggy over at Universal Orlando Resort. If there?s one thing that theme park kingdom was missing it was a water park, but apparently won't be a problem for much longer. Show More Summary