Smashburger to Replace Tommy’s in CityWalk

March 28, 2015 - Smashburger will be replacing Original Tommy’s in CityWalk, Inside Universal has learned. This follows the closure of Original Tommy’s earlier this month. In a Facebook post on March 18, Original...

Johnny Rockets at Universal CityWalk Hollywood has closed for refurbishment

UPDATE: Inside Universal has learned that the closure of Johnny Rockets is for a refurbishment. The restaurant should open up in a month. After close to a decade of offering up burgers and shakes, Johnny...

CityWalk Hollywood celebrates the opening of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

A small event celebrating the release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was held in Universal CityWalk yesterday evening. Props from the movie including a massive model of a Tyrannosaurus Rex alongside the iconic Gyrosphere, which...

Jody Maroni’s Sausage Kingdom Has Closed; LudoBird Coming to CityWalk Hollywood

November 6, 2015 - Longtime hot dog restaurant Jody Maroni's Sausage Kingdom has closed and will be replaced by LudoBird, Inside Universal has learned. Serving a variety of hot dogs, fries, burgers and drinks,...

Universal Hosts Screening, Movie-Marathon, Props and Wardrobe To Promote Furious 7

March 26, 2015 - In an effort to promote the studio's latest release in the popular Fast and Furious franchise, Universal Studios Hollywood will be hosting a series of special promotions and events centered...

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...

Magnet Max shop set to close at Universal CityWalk Hollywood

Inside Universal has learned that Magnet Max, a souvenir magnet shop, is set to close at the end of the month at Universal CityWalk Hollywood. The store is currently clearing out its entire inventory by...

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...

Things From Another World Relocating to Former Game Stop Location

September 29, 2014 - Inside Universal has learned that Things From Another World will be relocating to the former Game Stop location. According to store employees, Things From Another World could close their current store...

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 -...

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