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Video: Halloween Horror Nights 24 highlights & HHN25 teaser

October 31, 2014
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  Is there any better way to kick off Halloween weekend than with a mysterious bloodstained package from Universal Orlando? This morning I awoke to a FedEx delivery of a grimy, twine-wrapped envelope: Inside the envelope were strands of orange hair, and a USB drive containing the following video:   As you can see,...
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Do me, Orlando: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Extravaganza with the Rich Weirdoes

October 30, 2014
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Do me, Orlando: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Extravaganza with the Rich Weirdoes

Friday is your last chance to catch the Rich Weirdoes' Halloween show of Rocky Horror Picture Show, until next year that is.
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10 Craigslist ads that prove that Orlando theme parks are almost as good as Grindr

October 14, 2014
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10 Craigslist ads that prove that Orlando theme parks are almost as good as Grindr

Waiting in lines at the theme parks may seem boring, however one look at Craigslist tells us that the drops on the rides aren't the only things going down.
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MAP: Guess which brand Floridians Google the most

September 24, 2014
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MAP: Guess which brand Floridians Google the most

Direct Capital analyzed Google Trends to find out which brand each state Googled the most and Florida's is not a surprise.
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Video: First Look at Universal’s Animatronic Gringotts Goblins

May 8, 2014
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Video: First Look at Universal’s Animatronic Gringotts Goblins

We are now likely only weeks away from the first guests getting a “soft opening” preview of Diagon Alley and Universal Orlando’s newly expanded Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which means that details from inside the attractions are starting to slip out. Today, Universal released this short video featuring the stunning animatronic Gringotts goblins...
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Orlando is the most visited city in the United States

April 24, 2014
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Orlando is the most visited city in the United States

In 2013, Orlando was the most visited city in the United States, beating out New York City.
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Universal Orlando CityWalk Cold Stone Creamery and Starbucks open this week

March 11, 2014
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Universal Orlando CityWalk Cold Stone Creamery and Starbucks open this week

Tourists with a craving for caffeine and sugar have two new options for filling up on their way to and from Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter, as the new CityWalk Cold Stone Creamery and Starbucks Coffee open this week. Cold Stone Creamery specializes in hard-packed ice cream hand-blended with a variety of...
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Police Beat: Shenanigans at Universal Studios

March 3, 2014
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This morning’s weekend crime reports from the Orlando Police Department included the usual assortment of random criminal activity – accidental shootings, robberies, break-ins – and also this one: On March 1, 2014, at approximately 1907 hours, units responded to 6000 Universal Blvd (Universal Studios) reference a suspicious incident. A white male was observed handwriting...
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Kelly Rowland, The Roots complete Universal’s Mardi Gras 2014 concert lineup

February 11, 2014
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Kelly Rowland, The Roots complete Universal’s Mardi Gras 2014 concert lineup

Universal Orlando quietly updated their Mardi Gras 2014 concert lineup web page today, filling in the final two blanks on their performance schedule with Kelly Rowland and The Roots. Kelly Rowland, a former member of Destiny's Child and current solo artist, performs on March 28. The Roots, an experimental hip-hop collective turned Jimmy Fallon...
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