December 9, 2013 – The Hollywood Minute is back with yet another update. As we all know, Universal is currently undergoing some major changes in preparation for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – but here are a few smaller things that you might have missed.

1 » NBCUniversal Experience Updates
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The NBCUniversal Experience recently added costumes and props from Universal’s newest film The Best Man Holiday and from the British-comedy film Hot Fuzz.
2 » Finlays’ New Menu
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Finlays not only closed to get a new paint job, but also a new menu. Coffee is no longer served from this location, and churros and pretzels are now baked fresh.
3 » New York Tap Dancers
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Universal has been slowly improving their streetmosphere – and it shows! New York street now features a great little 5 minute show featuring some impressive tap dancing.
4 » Evil Minions
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After the massive success of Despicable Me 2, it was only a matter of time till we saw some evil minions in the park. Well, they’re here, and they’re causing quite the commotion!
5 » Grinchmas Merchandising is Here
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With Grinchmas in full swing, Universal has reintroduced some memorable merchandising from Dr. Seuss.
6 » Simpsons Brickwork
Meanwhile, Android’s Dungeon & Baseball Card Shop received some new detailed brickwork on its facade.

That does it for this month’s quick Hollywood Minute. Have a tip? Be sure to comment below and we’ll try to cover it in next month’s update. For now, thanks for reading!

Jonathan Green
Jonathan Green

Jonathan Green is a contributing editor for Inside Universal.

Jonathan has been going to Universal for over 25 years and has developed a deep passion for the theme park and its historic films. He gained his desire and passion from his dad and sister – his father having worked for Universal for over 25 years and helped oversee some projects that were created for Universal Studios Florida. He hopes to one day follow in his father and sister’s footsteps and continue the family tradition.