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Universal Orlando Plans to Hold Disney’s Feet to The Fire

There’s one thing Universal Orlando wants you to know. It is not content playing second fiddle to Disney’s Orlando theme parks. They want to challenge for the lead, well, they at least want to close the gap between them and … Continue reading

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The Simpsons Kang and Kodos’ Twirl ‘N’ Hurl Testing at Universal Studios Florida

Universal Studios Florida has an expansion of its own going on at one of its popular lands based on The Simpsons animated TV show. Sure, it’s not New Fantasyland, but it does make you feel like you’re in the city … Continue reading

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The Simpsons’ Springfield Materializes in Universal Studios Florida

Universal Orlando Resort is intent on continually improving the offerings at its parks. After a few great upgrades to Islands of Adventure, they’re now giving Universal Studios Florida some TLC. They added parade, opened a Despicable Me attraction, and not … Continue reading

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Transformers: The Ride Begins Soft Openings at Universal Studios Florida

Today was the first day Optimus Prime was revealed atop his perch on the new Transformers: The Ride – 3D at Universal Studios Florida. Autobot leader Optimus Prime stands guard at 28 feet tall and weighs nearly nine tons, beckoning … Continue reading

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Universal Orlando Continues to Expand, Grows The Simpsons Area

The Simpsons has been a staple of television animation for over 20 years. There was an profitable animated feature and a second in the works. Since 2008 there’s even been a theme park attraction that takes guests to Krustyland at … Continue reading

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