Jurassic Park Expansion for 2015?

Jurassic Park Expansion for 2015?

There have been rumors for the past few months about a new attraction (or possibly even attractions) coming to the Jurassic Park section of Islands of Adventure. So far the only apparent additions coming to the island are new themed games, much like the ones added to The Simpson’s area last year.…

Transformers Gift Shop Opening Soon?

Transformers Gift Shop Opening Soon?

A new permit filed today with the City of Orlando hints that the Transformers gift shop could be opening in the very near future. The permit calls for a TCO (Temporary Certificate of Occupancy) for the retail space that’s part of Project 609.…

Mardi Gras 2013 Lineup

Mardi Gras 2013 Lineup

2013 Lineup:

  • February 9th, 2013 – Lifehouse
  • February 16th, 2013 – Steve Miller Band
  • February 17th, 2013 – Boys Like Girls
  • February 23rd, 2013 – Trey Songz
  • March 2nd, 2013 – Demi Lovato
  • March 9th, 2013 – Montgomery Gentry
  • March 15th, 2013 – Sean Kingston
  • March 16th, 2013 – Matchbox Twenty
  • March 22nd, 2013 – Austin Mahone
  • March 23rd, 2013 – Phillip Phillips
  • March 30th, 2013 – Pat Benatar
  • April 6th, 2013 – Kool & The Gang
  • April 13th, 2013 – Pitbull
  • April 20th, 2013 – The All-American Rejects
First Look at Cabana Bay Resort Layout

First Look at Cabana Bay Resort Layout

A new document filed with the Orange County Comptroller today shows off a master plan view of Universal’s 4th hotel, Cabana Bay Beach Resort. While the scan of the plans isn’t very detailed, it still gives us an excellent overview of the resort’s layout.…

Project 609 Updates

Project 609 Updates

A lot has changed since we first reported on “Project 609″ being the codename for the attraction replacing Building 44. For starters, it seems the address for the staging area for 609 was incorrectly recorded, placing it on the wrong side of the road.…

Universal Announces New On-Site Hotel

Universal Announces New On-Site Hotel

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT ANNOUNCES A NEW SPECTACULARLY THEMED ON-SITE HOTEL DEVELOPMENT

New Hotel Will Add 1,800 On-Site Suites and Standard Rooms

ORLANDO, Fla. (July 9, 2012) – Universal Parks & Resorts and Loews Hotels & Resorts will build a new hotel development at Universal Orlando that will add high-quality, high-value options for families wanting an affordable on-site experience.…

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.…

Universal to Build Theme Park in Russia

Universal to Build Theme Park in Russia

Universal announced today it’s involvement in a massive indoor sports-and-entertainment complex to be built in Russia. The complex, called called “Galactica Park” will feature an indoor Universal Studios theme park, water park and CityWalk shopping and dining district.…

Look Back: The HHN Rumor Machine

Look Back: The HHN Rumor Machine

This week’s look back is a bit different than our previous ones, because instead of ‘looking back’ at a specific park, event, or attraction, we’ll be taking a look into the where, when, and how of Halloween Horror Nights rumors and information.…

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.