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Harry Potter Expansion Update: Diagon Alley

Back in January there had been rumors that Universal Studios Orlando had begun construction on a Harry Potter expansion. ThemeParkInsider.com has now confirmed the speculation after they got a look at a few of the new rides and features in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter addition. Not only will there be a Gringotts roller […]

Orlando’s New I-Drive Live

Construction on the new I-Drive Live shopping and entertainment area near the attractions is scheduled to start next month. The $200 million entertainment district will be over 95,000 square feet and feature a variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Up until 2007 the area was home to The Mercado which was one of the […]

More Rumors Of A Harry Potter Expansion At Universal Studios

Months after rumors began to circulate because of construction at Universal Studios Orlando a Harry Potter expansion has still not been confirmed. Most theme park goers are convinced that it is coming but without official word we are still left with just speculation. Photos of Universal Studios still unannounced expansion keep popping up, which have […]

Simpsons Expanding At Universal Studios

The Simpsons ride and themed area opened in 2008 and has been a featured attraction at Universal Studios Orlando since. Lately park goers have noticed construction around The Simpsons ride area, which has people talking about a possible expansion. The most popular rumor is that the new construction will include a Krusty Burger and maybe […]

Antarctica: Empire Of The Penguin – Opens In Spring 2013

Sea World recently introduced its newest and biggest ever, expansion, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin, which looks amazing. The new expansion, set to open in the Spring of 2013, will feature four species of penguins found in the Antarctic and subantarctic. The penguins will be located throughout the attraction in areas designed to mimic and […]

Disney Will Buy Lucasfilms for $4 Billion – Will They Create A New Sci-Fi Theme Park?

On Tuesday the Walt Disney Company announced it had agreed to acquire Lucasfilms for over $4 billion in stocks and cash. This announcement comes a few years after acquiring Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion and 6 years after acquiring Pixar for $7.4 billion. Disney has been very aggressive in acquiring new pieces to add to […]

Watch Out Orlando, The Transformers Are Coming!

There had been rumors for months that a new Transformers ride would be opening at Universal Studios Orlando and those rumors were confirmed by Universal November 1st. The ride will be a 3D experience and opens next Summer. The attraction will be located near the middle of Universal Studios Orland Florida, very close to the […]

Howl-O-Scream 2012 – The Darks Side Of The Gardens

Howl-O-Scream is back at Busch Gardens, Tampa.  This year’s theme is The Dark Side Of The Gardens and features 2 brand new haunted houses, Blood Asylum and Circus of Superstition 3-D, for your scary pleasure! Blood Asylum involves “The Creature” escaping from a holding cell in a high-security asylum for the criminally insane. “The Creature” […]