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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Real-Life Hogwart’s Locations

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  So, it was not without some measure of child-like excitement that we flipped through the recently released shots of the soon-to-open Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at the Universal Orlando Resort in Florida. There’s just something about J.K. Rowling’s creation—the books, the movies, the toy wands—that turns even skeptical muggle adults into wide-eyed kiddies. Certainly, the pictures of ... Read More »

Alohomora! Universal Pulls First Look at Hogwarts Theme Park Out of a Hat

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  Over at Jaunted, they’ve got the first images of what promises to be a new Mecca for children and emotionally stunted adults (e.g. us), “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” at the Universal Studios Orlando theme park. Seeing as how Spider-Man his superhero friends from Marvel will soon be heading down the highway to Disney World, there’s now room ... Read More »

The Scene in Six Sounds: Gainesville, Florida

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With a population of just a touch over 100,000, you might not expect Gainesville to be hiding a particularly prolific music scene. You’d be wrong. This small corner of Florida has produced members of the Eagles, featured as “Rock City” in a number of tracks by hometown heroes Less Than Jake and been voted by Blender Magazine as the best ... Read More »

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