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Universal alters course with Volcano Bay, an all-new water park in 2017

Posted on May 28, 2015 at 2:06 pm

By Peter Covino A&E Editor The Universe is about to change again. Universal Orlando, which already has several new announced projects, just added one more for 2017: Volcano Bay, a new water park which park officials will be unlike any other in the world. Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort promises to be more than just a water park, according to Universal officials, but the resorts third major attraction.  

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  • Make some room in the hall. Astronaut Hall of Fame inducts four more, May 30

    Posted on May 27, 2015 at 3:29 pm

          The Astronaut Hall of Fame is about to expand by four new members. Veteran space shuttle astronauts John Grunsfeld, Steve Lindsey, Kent Rominger and Rhea Seddon will be honored for their contributions to NASA and the space industry when they are inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame May 30. The public induction ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. at Space Shuttle Atlantis at the

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  • Kong is king at Universal, plus Pitbull live on Saturday

    Posted on May 27, 2015 at 3:17 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Universal Orlando Resort is celebrating its 25th anniversary year with a series of concerts, now through June 20. On select nights, Universal Studios will host a diverse lineup of award-winning musical guests. The next guest in the series will be internationally-renowned artist Pitbull – whose global hit single, “Timber,” reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100. Pitbull will perform live Saturday, May 30. Also coming

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  • LEGOLAND has got unique lodging pegged, new hotel created out of 2 million LEGO Bricks

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 11:33 am

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor The newest hotel in Central Florida also is one of the most unique. The LEGOLAND Hotel had its grand opening Friday and the new Lego-themed lodge, should be a big hit with kids. The hotel opened with much fanfare as thousands of parachuting LEGO mini figures were blasted out of cannons from atop the hotel, and parachuted down the five-story building. The hotel

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  • Up all night with Mickey, 24-Hours of Disney begins at 6 a.m. Friday

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 10:56 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor And you thought roosters got up early. Disney fans by the hundreds will be gathering long before the sun comes up Friday morning to wait for the gates to open at the Magic Kingdom for that almost new annual event, 24-hours of Disney. Memorial Day weekend is the official kick-off of summer at Walt Disney World, and Disney fans make the most of it by

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  • Club seating is the icing on the cake for a hockey playoff

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 2:31 pm

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you are going to go to a hockey game, you may as well cut right to the chaff. Why bother with that 82 game schedule that starts in early October, when you can skip right ahead to the Stanley Cup playoffs? And why bother with coach, when you can go first-class. This was not only my first venture into pro hockey

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  • The Orlando Eye finally awakens. Giant wheel officially opens

    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 11:54 am

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor Eye see you, or more to the point, from the Eye, you can see a whole lot of Central Florida. Already identified with the city and it officially opened just a few days ago, the Orlando Eye, should give tourism a big shot in the arm, after all the publicity the new attraction received last week on TV thanks to Nik

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