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(062) Inside Universal Podcast – March 22, 2017 – Universal Studios Hollywood

In this episode, Brian Glenn and Jon Fu discuss the upcoming Inside Universal/Orlando United merger. Brian is then joined by Chris Glass, Tyler Crouch and Jonathan Green to discuss the new additions to CityWalk...

(017) Inside Universal Podcast – October 11, 2014

October 12, 2014 - In this episode, Jonathan Green, Chris Glass and Jon Fu discuss the ongoing work on Universal's Lankershim entrance, Soundstage 28 and Halloween Horror Nights. Audio Direct download: October 11, 2014 PodcastiTunes link:...

Inside Universal Video Cast – June 1, 2013 – Member Meetup, Transformers, Despicable Me

June 1, 2013 - The entire gang is back with this month's video cast! In this edition, the crew talk about Universal Plaza, Transformers, Simpsons and more. One important note about the member meetup:...

The Closing of Shrek 4D – A 42-year history of past and present attractions;...

This is part 2 of our look at the history of Shrek 4D and its predecessors. To check out part 1 of our feature, please click here. While Shrek 4D has been a mainstay at...

Voodoo Doughnut soft opens at CityWalk Hollywood

Voodoo Doughnut has officially soft opened to the public at Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Inside Universal has learned. This soft opening period will be used to train staff and to make sure everything is in...

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt soft opens at CityWalk Hollywood

Following the recent opening of Voodoo Doughnut and Margaritaville, Menchie's Frozen Yogurt has soft opened as a welcomed addition inside Citywalk Hollywood. In November of 2016, Yogurtland, which originally occupied this space, closed down. Because...

The Parting of the Red Sea and Park Lake has closed at Universal Studios...

Edit: November 11, 2016: After a week of inactivity, the Red Sea is likely to have closed permanently on November 3. ... Edit: November 4, 2016: The Red Sea was not open today. We'll continue to...

Hogwarts Express Upcharge Photo Op to end in the Wizarding World at Universal Studios...

Inside Universal has learned that the Hogwarts Express upcharge cabin photo op will have its last day of operation today at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios Hollywood. It will undergo construction...

Universal Studios Hollywood shares more details on Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest

Universal Studios Hollywood is getting ready for Summer 2018 for the debut of the all-new DreamWorks Theatre presenting the premier attraction, “Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest”. Inspired by the popular DreamWorks franchise, Universal says...

Photo Update: November 21, 2014 – Grinchmas, Springfield and Wizarding World

November 23, 2014 - Christmas is here, and Universal has slowly been preparing the park for its always-popular Grinchmas event (which - if you haven't heard - runs from December 6 to January 3...

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First-Look at the magical creatures featured in Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure coaster

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