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Posts about Universal Orlando resort.

Orlando Parkhopper – Grinchmas arrives and Red Oven Pizza Bakery Opens

We are back with a big update from Universal Orlando Resort. Grinchmas has popped up at Islands of Adventure and a brand new restaurant has opened in CityWalk, plus we have a resort-wide photo...

Orlando Parkhopper: Universal Orlando Resort Gets Extra Exciting

Construction continues at a rapid pace at the Universal Orlando Resort. Today, we'll show you what's new and hypothesize on a potential new lagoon show for Islands of Adventure. Cabana Beach Resort Construction Universal Orlando has...

Universal Orlando Prepares For Transformers

We return to the Universal Orlando Resort to check on the progress of what we have identified as a new Transformers ride. Since last week, The CBS affiliate in Orlando ran the Transformers story and...

Universal Orlando In The Middle Of Massive Expansion

Universal Orlando Resort is hopping with activity in preparation for things to come both soon and further into the future. Of course, the big news that everyone is talking about at the moment is...

Universal Orlando Update – Cabana Bay Beach Resort and Resort Update

Here we are back at the Universal Orlando Resort for a check on their progress as they prepare to open massive new projects in time for summer. In this update, we take you to...

Dateline Universal Orlando – Halloween Horror Nights 26

Hello, and welcome to a special edition of Dateline Universal Orlando! We attended opening night for Halloween Horror Nights 26 and we can't wait to tell you all about it. We have some photography...

Skull Island, Hulk & Sapphire Falls Open at Universal Orlando Resort

Exciting days at Universal Orlando Resort, where a brand new King Kong ride and new hotel are now open. AND, as if that wasn't enough, the Incredible Hulk coaster is just about to reopen...

The Disney EAR in Review – A Look Back at the First HALF of...

This week, Ricky Brigante (Inside the Magic) joins Paul Barrie (WindowtotheMagic) for our twice yearly discussion of EVERYTHING (literally) that has happened in the world of Disney.  This 3-HOUR LONG yap-a-thon shows just how...

Universal Orlando Podcast #107 – News, Rumors AND Horror Nights

On this episode we read a listener trip report email before delving into the news. We'll look at new Annual Passholder benefits, early access to Horror Nights houses, discount on Cabana Bay rooms, a...

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...

2013 Disney HALF Ear in Review – Part 2

Paul Barrie and Ricky Brigante (from Inside the Magic) talk your ear off with the second half of their annual discussion of everything that happened throughout the wonderful world of Disney during 2013. Here's the...

Window to the Magic: Struck, Twisted and Summed Up

This week, Jeremiah takes you to Walt Disney Worls and to USF to enjoy a few weather themed attractions and ends with a custom thrill ride.  Included in this show are complete ride-throughs on...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #150 – Planning Universal Studios Florida with Sam Gennawey

On this episode we welcome Sam author Sam Gennawey back on to the show to talk about the story behind the creation of Universal Studios Florida and how the park is designed and laid...

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...

Universal Orlando Resort Refurbs and Construction Update

January used to be 'off season' in Orlando, but thanks to an increase in international visitors, and growth in domestic travel, all the parks in Orlando have been experiencing record January crowds.  Even with...

Universal Orlando Unleashes Minion Mayhem

DESPICABLE ME: MINION MAYHEM GRAND OPENING On July 2nd, 2012 Universal Orlando officially opened Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, bringing a great new family attraction to the Universal Orlando Resort! http://youtu.be/UShInCeeHQU CITYWALK PROMENADE NEARS COMPLETION The surprise project the...

Orlando Parkhopper: Springfield USA Revealed at the Universal Orlando Resort

While Orlando's attention this past Friday was on the grand opening of Antarctica: Empire of the Penguins at SeaWorld, Universal finally unveiled an extra treat for people planning to visit the parks this summer...SPRINGFIELD...

Universal Update – Diagon Alley Scaffolding Comes down and Harry Potter Celebration

We are back this week with a jam packed look at Universal Orlando Resort. Scaffolding has finally come down from around the new Harry Potter London facades. This year's Mardi Gras Concert lineup has...

Universal Orlando Gets Festive

No sooner had Universal Orlando announced the Transformers ride last week, than Christmas seems to be suddenly sweeping in.  Islands of Adventure's retail locations are getting the full treatment and being decked to the...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #123 – Christmas and Outtakes

On this show we go over some news from 2014 and what we have coming up for UUOP in the new year. We bring you a live yuletide "On Location" from Universal Studios Hollywood from...