Lush at CityWalk Hollywood to close on March 23

Lush Cosmetics at CityWalk Hollywood is set to close on March 23, Inside Universal has learned. Lush is an eco-friendly body care store that started in the United Kingdom in 1995. The Hollywood location -...

2018 New Year’s Eve Celebration coming to Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at CityWalk Hollywood

New Year's is around the corner, and Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Universal CityWalk Hollywood plans to celebrate as it rings in 2018 with its premier New Year’s Eve celebration featuring a telecast of Jimmy Buffett’s Nashville concert,...

Photo Update: September 3, 2016 – Halloween Horror Nights, Lankershim Drive, and the Universal...

It's time for another photo update! In this month's installment, we'll be looking at ongoing construction for Halloween Horror Nights, new posters on Lankershim Drive, an update on Universal Studios' 5-year plan and more. So...

Antojitos Mexican Restaurant coming to CityWalk in Hollywood

It is official! Antojitos Mexican Restaurant will be replacing Camacho's Cantina at CityWalk Hollywood. No opening date has been announced. Camacho's recently closed on Sept 4th after being a part of CityWalk since its inception. Antojitos is...

(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...

Vivo Italian Kitchen coming to CityWalk at Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood is finally getting one of the popular original restaurants from Universal Orlando. Vivo Italian Kitchen is headed to CityWalk, replacing Wolfgang Puck Bistro. The Bistro just closed last week. The official description from Universal...

Photo Update: October 8, 2016 – Grinchmas, Springfield, and the Universal Backlot

We're back for the next installment of our photo update series with a broad view of the latest projects occurring at Universal Studios Hollywood. In this update, we'll be looking at the first signs...

Snow Monster coming to Citywalk Hollywood

Snow Monster, a Southern California chain of cafés known for custom-made macaron ice cream sandwiches, will be opening their sixth location in CityWalk soon according to a listing on their official website. While no specific...

Saddle Ranch Chop House at Universal CityWalk Hollywood set to close Jan 2

UPDATE: Saddle Ranch Chop House is set to close on Jan 2, 2018. After 14 years of mechanical bull riding action, Saddle Ranch Chop House will soon be packing up and hitting the dusty trail...

Are Stumptown Coffee and Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt coming to CityWalk Hollywood?

According to a job posting on NBCUniversal’s job board, CityWalk Hollywood is currently looking for a supervisor to oversee “the operation of the Voodoo branded restaurant, Stumptown Coffee and Menchies.” While we’ve already detailed...

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