Rumors

Permits filed for Hogwarts Express Attraction?

Permits filed for Hogwarts Express Attraction?

New permits filed with the City of Orlando have provided more evidence for the real-life Hogwarts Express attraction that’s rumored to eventually connect the existing Wizarding World of Harry Potter with its expansion, Project 722, taking over the former Amity area of Universal Studios.…

Look Back: Universal’s Silverscreen Resort

Look Back: Universal’s Silverscreen Resort

There have been quite a few rumblings recently about Universal’s plans to build a fourth on-site hotel, so for this week’s look back, we figured we’d take a look at Universal’s Silverscreen Resort, a proposed fourth hotel for Universal that never saw the light of day.…

Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem Facebook Update

Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem Facebook Update

Two photos have been added to our Facebook page detailing new progress on the Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem attraction, new frames and a new color scheme. Be sure to like us on Facebook!…

CityWalk’s New Waterfront Promenade

CityWalk’s New Waterfront Promenade

Changes are on the way to Universal’s CityWalk! Permits filed with the City of Orlando and the South Florida Water Management District over the last two months show off plans to completely renovate the waterfront promenade area of CityWalk with a new series of leveled decks along the hills leading down to the lagoon.…

Hollywood Drive-In Golf to Open by February 29th

Hollywood Drive-In Golf to Open by February 29th

Hollywood Drive-In Golf, the new mini golf venue coming to Universal CityWalk, is expected to open sometime this week. The venue recently launched its very own Facebook fan page, where it confirmed, in response to fan questions, that February 29th “is the latest date that we will open.

Lost Continent Demolition Plans

Lost Continent Demolition Plans

Remember those permits we posted awhile back for the demolition of two Lost Continent buildings? Well, new permits filed today with the South Florida Water Management District reveal the full scope of the demolition, and they paint a pretty clear picture.…

New Kid’s Play Area Coming to Wet ‘n Wild

New Kid’s Play Area Coming to Wet ‘n Wild

A new permit filed on January 23rd, 2012 reveals that Wet ‘n Wild plans on completely renovating their kids play area, likely for the 2012 summer season. From the plans, it looks as if Wet ‘n Wild will be demolishing all of their current kids play area, keeping only the outline of the main pool, its sand castle theming, and two slides,per this note: “Sand castle to remain.

Lost Continent Demolition = Evidence for Hogwarts Express?

Lost Continent Demolition = Evidence for Hogwarts Express?

 

UPDATE 2/17/2012

New permits filed today with the South Florida Water Management District reveal the full scope of the demolition plans for the Lost Continent, and they paint a pretty clear picture.…

Universal Confirms January 25th Announcement

Universal Confirms January 25th Announcement

This morning, Universal sent out invitations to select media outlets inviting them to participate in a January 25th webcast at 10:30am. The webcast promises more information about the new Despicable Me ride, the Spiderman enhancements, and “new and exciting entertainment experiences”.…

Blue Man Group Makeover?

Blue Man Group Makeover?

Could the Blue Man Group show at Universal Orlando be in for a makeover? A reader sent in this screen cap of the show’s performance schedule, where you can see that starting on January 23rd, the show will go dark for 15 days.…