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Universal’s lagoon to light up in horror for Halloween Horror Nights

SOURCE: ORLANDO, Fla – Universal Orlando’s lagoon will light up in fear during Halloween Horror Nights in the all-new show, “Halloween Marathon of Mayhem.” The theme park announced the lagoon, in the middle of the park, will feature giant water screens, more than 100 fountains, lasers, electro-music and awesome special effects. Universal said the show will be… Keep Reading

Dark Horizon announces Orlando haunted houses

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel Florida’s history is coming back to haunt us through pop-up Halloween attraction Dark Horizon: Point of No Return. The event announced its three haunted houses — Ghostship, Murder Island and Vodou — in a press release. “We really like to dive into local legends and history,” said Charity Hill, co-producer for Dark… Keep Reading

BREAKING NEWS: Universal Announces New Orlando Theme Park – “Epic Universe”

SOURCE: ORLANDO, Fla. – After months of speculation following the company’s repurchase of a hefty plot of land, Universal announced plans Thursday to launch a new theme park called Epic Universe. During an announcement at the Orange County Convention Center on Thursday morning, Comcast NBCUniversal Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts said that the park could be the… Keep Reading

Universal Orlando parking garages reopen following search, police say

SOURCE: ORLANDO, Fla. – Parking garages at Universal Orlando were temporarily shut down Saturday night after authorities received a report about a person possibly with a rifle, according to the Orlando Police Department.​ Authorities responded to Universal Orlando at 6000 Universal Blvd. at about 8:38 p.m. regarding a suspicious incident. Police said a person traveling on I-4… Keep Reading

Seven rescued from amusement park ride in Orlando

SOURCE: ORLANDO, Fla. — Firefighters in Florida rescued seven passengers from an amusement park ride. The Orlando Fire Department tweeted that the agency’s “high angle” team rescued the passengers at the Fun Spot America amusement park in the heart of Orlando’s tourist district after the park’s “Screamer” ride became stuck Saturday afternoon. No injuries… Keep Reading

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