On the newest episode of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast, we have all the recent Halloween Horror Nights news, as well as more information from behind the scenes at the new Cabana Bay Hotel and Springfield area.

Halloween Horror Nights information has begun to leak out very early this year and we share everything we know on Darren’s new segment “Dead Mans’ Die-Gest”

Many of you, who regularly read Eric Davis’ Orlando park Hopper article’s, will know that Universal Orlando is deep in their continued development of the Resort. They have just opened Transformers The Ride 3D and are making real headway in the construction of the second phase of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with the Diagon Alley expansion.

As part of all this construction, Universal are building a fourth onsite hotel, the Cabana Bay Beach Resort, join us on this show as we share more details of this new expansion to Universal array of onsite facilities, as well as audio from the media event and some interviews.

Also, the new Springfield area is coming along by leaps and bounds, most of the eateries on “Fast Food Boulevard” are open, but Universal is continuing to theme the area and add even more detail.

Click on the link below and find out even more about the creation of the area, as well as the details of the creation of the food available at such places as Cletus’ Chicken Shack and the infamous Krusty Burger.

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Many of you listeners will have heard us talk about the first ever “Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast Meet”, that will be taking place in Universal Studios Florida on August 23rd 2013. We will be spending time in the park riding rides and sampling food and drink before heading over to the Hard Rock Hotel’s Kitchen Restaurant to take on their new “Kitchen Sink Challenge”.

We’d love you to join us, head over to https://www.facebook.com/unofficialuniversalpodcast#!/events/371271519648774/ or email us at [email protected] to let us know you are coming and to find out more about the event, but we are confirming all the places, so if you want to come along let us know ASAP.

See you there.