Archive for: June 2015

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DisneyQuest Closing to Make Way for NBA Experience
Jun 30, 2015
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DisneyQuest Closing to Make Way for NBA Experience
As predicted by our writer, Dan Compte, in his story about the NBA leaving Universal of Disney, DisneyQuest will now be a piece of Disney history. Disney announced today that sometime in 2016 DisneyQuest will close its doors forever and be replaced by the new NBA Experience. Not much is known about the new experience […]
Attractions Universal Universal Studios
Universal Orlando Updates: NBC Media Center and Twister
Jun 25, 2015
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Major undertakings are starting to take place on opposite ends of the Universal Studios Florida park as seen this week by visitors and those that use social media about changes that will take place. Let’s start out with the rumor I have been waiting a long time for. Twister: Ride It Out Universal Orlando filed a […]
Food Restaurants
Where to Eat: I-Drive
Jun 24, 2015
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Where to Eat: I-Drive
I often get asked where to eat in certain areas of Orlando. Recently, with the opening of all of the new attractions in the area, it has been I-Drive that has been on the mouths of many. I-drive is filled with chains so it’s next to impossible to find a good local place actually on […]
Attractions Universal Wet & Wild
Wet n’ Wild Closing at End of 2016
Jun 17, 2015
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Wet n’ Wild Closing at End of 2016
After 40 years of water fun, Universal has announced the closing of Wet n’ Wild which it has owned since 1998. One of our writers, Dan Compte, wrote an article back in February about the possible closing of the park as well as what might be next for the area. Here is the release from […]
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Extra Magic Hours Disappearing for 2016?
Jun 16, 2015
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Extra Magic Hours Disappearing for 2016?
Big rumor news came out on June 16th regarding the “Extra Magic Hours” benefit for 2016. The provisional operating hours schedule distributed to travel agents ahead of the publication to the Disney World website does not have the hours listed for any park. These times are provisional and times are frequently updated throughout the year, […]
Food Restaurants
It’s All a Little Greek to Me
Jun 6, 2015
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It’s All a Little Greek to Me
Before Little Greek opened, I had the concept explained to me as Chipotle goes Greek. I pictured pitas with different meats and toppings where you walk down the line and select them as you go. Although you can pick your meats and toppings if you decide on a gyro of some kind, it’s so much […]
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NBA Taking Its Talents to Disney World
Jun 6, 2015
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NBA Taking Its Talents to Disney World
“I’m taking my talents to…” would be a great modified quote from NBA superstar LeBron James to make at a press conference on the first day of the new “The NBA Experience at Walt Disney World Resort” coming to Disney Springs, currently known as Downtown Disney. In the official Disney Parks blog, the Resort announced […]