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Thursday, August 17, 2017

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Dateline Universal Orlando: Incredible Hulk Dismantled.

Hello fellow readers and welcome! This week’s Dateline is covering Universal Orlando! We're taking a photo tour of Islands of Adventure to see the progress of the Incredible Hulk refurbishment, Construction at Reign of...

Universal Studios Hollywood Who-ing Christmas and Construction Antics

It's time to dive into movie magic today as we explore Universal Studios Hollywood.  There is an insane amount of information to cover this week, not the least of which is the construction of...

Jebediah Embiggens Springfield and Walkers Invade Universal Orlando Resort

We have some big Halloween Horror Night News as Walkers will be taking over the Universal Orlando resort. But it's not all Halloween today. We also have updates from the Simpson's Springfield USA, Diagon...

Designed to Thrill: IAAPA Attractions Expo 2013

The typical theme park goer has probably never heard of IAAPA, the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions, let alone the annual IAAPA Attractions Expo. I recently visited the IAAPA Expo in Orlando...

Universal Studios Hollywood Brings Christmas in Spring

Universal Studios Hollywood is back again to help bring a little joy to the under privileged families from their community. Last Saturday, Universal Studios Hollywood’s “Discover a Star” foundation gave back to the community by...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #77 – Potter Celebration and News

Time for another dose of UUOP. Join us on this show as we hear a quick wrap up of A Celebration of Harry Potter event by Eric and Darren. It's then time for the latest news...

Fab News: Adventure, Adventure, Adventure

Greetings, Fabanistas! We've got some exciting news from D23 today and something to get you fired up for Civil War, plus a guest post from Jon Nadelberg, with bad photos by me! Destination D: Amazing...

Universal Orlando Resort Photo Report

Things change rapidly at the Universal Orlando Resort. Let's take a look at all the amazing work underway at Universal. That's it for this week from Universal Orlando Resort! Have you experienced Kong yet? Like...

Universal Orlando Transformers The Ride 3D Grand Opens with Star-Filled Event

Universal Orlando Resort officially opened Transformers : The Ride 3-D today, June 20, 2013. We've been reporting on Transformers on Micechat since walls went up around the formers Sound Stage 44 last year (Rumors Abound...

Universal Orlando Resort – Harry Potter Announcement Set and Resort Update

HO HO HO and Happy Holidays!  We are back with the last Universal Orlando update for 2013.  Today, we will take a quick look at the major projects in the resort with a big...

Universal Studios Hollywood and the Harry Potter Project

Universal Studios Hollywood is a flurry of activity as a new attraction opens and another is under major construction. Today, we stroll through SoCal's busiest theme park construction project since DCA 2.0 and see...

Universal Orlando Resort Transformers meet guests

Spring Break crowds have hit the parks, and Megatron has invaded the Universal Orlando Resort, and some old characters have been found wandering the parks.  The countdown to the opening of Transformers: The Ride...

Universal Orlando CityWalk Expansion to Add 8 New Venues in 2014

For fans of the Universal Orlando Resort, it has been a crazy few years.  The world changed in June 2010, when the Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened at Islands of Adventure.  In the...

Universal Studios Hollywood Bringing Harry, Halloween, Hogwarts

Here we are at Universal Studios Hollywood!  This evolving theme park is busier than ever with more to come.  We begin today's update with a look at the construction of the new Entry Plaza...

Universal Orlando Resort Springfield Near, Harry Potter Close, Transformers Imminent

More Harry Potter,  more Transformers, more Simpsons, just more!  The Universal Orlando Resort has continued to meet the wild pace of construction with a nearly complete Transformers attraction in the center of their already...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #139 – The Live Anniversary Show

This was our 4th anniversary show and was broadcast LIVE over at mixlr.com/uuopodcast on Monday the 13th of April. On this show we bring you the latest news which includes Mardi Gras, Metal detectors at...

Disney News with Fab – Dreamers, Doers and Diamonds

Hey there, hi there, ho there! Here's some Disney news to get you through the weekend: Young Dreamers Can Get Creative for Tomorrowland If you're between the ages of 8 and 17 and a creative genius...

Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights Preview

Orlando Parkhopper had the pleasure of attending the opening weekend of one of the country's top haunted attractions.  Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights returns on weekends and select nights until October 31st for its...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #116 – News from Around the Universal Globe

Hello everyone, we have a news heavy show this week. You can be on the show, all you have to do is record us a little message telling us who you are, where you're from...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. Episode 49, The Jeff Heimbuch Interview

Join us, the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast gang, for episode 49. In addition to the latest Universal Studios Resort news and a listener email,  this edition sees us invite fellow MicePod and MiceChat.com contributor Jeff...