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The Simpsons Ride: A must-do for hardcore fans of the series

With over 600 episodes, hardcore fans of “The Simpsons” can easily rattle off 100 major and minor characters that have found their way through Springfield, U.S.A. When The Simpsons Ride opened in 2008 at Universal Studios Florida and Hollywood, the area around the ride was turned into a living embodiment of the town that borders

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Universal Studios Hollywood to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2017

Universal Studios Hollywood looks to be the number one place in the United States to celebrate Chinese New Year. The event is included in the price of theme park admission and will take place from Saturday, Jan. 21 to Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. In what has become a tradition in the park for years, Megatron

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Should Universal Orlando Stop Selling Alcohol at Halloween Horror Nights?

Several employees of Universal Orlando have recently made the news about the kind of abuse they receive from guests while working as scare actors at Halloween Horror Nights. William Gallit, 27, was working in a haunted house when a guest reportedly kicked him in the face. Orange County Police was called to the scene and

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This Is The End Movie to be Turned Into Haunt for Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights 2015

In what may be one of the most bizarre choices for a haunted house theme of all time, Universal Studios Hollywood is turning the hit film This Is The End starring James Franco and Jonah Hill into a haunted house for their 2015 Halloween Horror Nights. This Is The End became a surprise summer hit

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Disney To Close Studio Backlot Tour And How To #SaveWDW

On September 19, 2014 Cast Members at the Studio Backlot Tour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios were  told that the attraction will be closing on September 27, 2014 and some will be assigned new roles within the company as a result. Even though it has gone through some major changes/neutering over the years, this was one

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Do All Rides Need To Accommodate All Guests With Disabilities?

Recently, an article on another theme park website got me thinking. ThemeParkInsider.com posted an article written by a gentleman who is wheelchair bound. He decided to take it upon himself to assume that the new attractions located in the forthcoming Avatar section of Disney’s Animal Kingdom “may not” allow riders to stay in their wheelchair if

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