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July 2009 - Posts

Potential ride names emerge for Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter
A sleuth over at the IOACentral message boards has unearthed a dozen recent trademark applications made by Warner Bros. Entertainment that appear to be for rides, shops and restaurants that will be part of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Read More...
Open House in Emerald Island on Sunday August 2nd
August 2009 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 Emerald Island, Kissimmee - We invite everyone to visit our open house at 8607 Sunrise Key Drive on August Read More...
Universal Studios' Rip Ride Rockit closer to launch
Here are the latest developments on the Rip Ride Rockit coaster at Universal Studios. It's been quiet on the Rockit front lately, but at last we have more rumblings to share about the new roller coaster coming to Universal Studios . Here are developments Read More...
Price Reduced on 2804 Lido Key Court in Emerald Island
Emerald Island, Kissimmee - Announcing a price reduction on 2804 Lido Key Court, a 2,881 sq. ft., 6 bath, 6 bdrm 2 story. Was $449,000 - Now MLS® $424,900 - . Property information Read More...
Price Reduced on 2767 Lido Key Drive in Emerald Island
Emerald Island, Kissimmee - Announcing a price reduction on 2767 Lido Key Drive, a 2,881 sq. ft., 5 bath, 7 bdrm 2 story. Was $469,900 - Now MLS® $439,900 - . Property information Read More...
Single Story, 5 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Pool Home For Sale in Formosa Gardens
Very Private Pool Area with Hot Tub! • 2,449 sq. ft., 3 bath, 5 bdrm single story - MLS® $399,000 Formosa Gardens, Kissimmee - Formosa Gardens Estates is one of the closest Gated Communities near Disney and well known to repeat Disney Vacationers Read More...
New SeaWorld Tour features Photo Ops with Shamu and other Animal Stars
Is Shamu ready for his closeup? Are you? SeaWorld Orlando is introducing a new tour called Animal Show and Photos Experience, which will enable guests to have priority, reserved seating for shows -- including the Shamu show "Believe," the dolphin Read More...
Open House in Emerald Island on Sunday July 26th
July 2009 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Emerald Island, Kissimmee - We invite everyone to visit our open house at 2767 Lido Key Drive on July 26 from 11:00 Read More...
Now at Downtown Disney: A peek into Princess Diana's world
"Diana -- The People's Princess" is now open to the public at Downtown Disney, in the giant space where Virgin Megastore previously operated. On view are hundreds of artifacts -- it's not just dresses, guys. The items are arranged chronologically Read More...
No Legoland in Florida — for now
Is Legoland looking to open a theme park in Central Florida? The chain's operator says no, at least not any time soon. Rumors that the chain, inspired by Lego building blocks for children, was considering the Orlando area for a second U.S. theme park Read More...
'American Idol': Close to 10,000 come out to audition in Orlando
The hopefuls auditioning for "American Idol" this morning in Orlando surpassed the show's expectations. Close to 10,000 filled the Amway Arena parking lot. "I really expected 5000 - 6,000 tops," supervising producer Patrick Lynn Read More...
Your Central Florida Home's true worth: Who can tell these days?
One of the biggest mysteries in the region's tumultuous housing market these days is: How much is that house worth? Appraisers, real-estate agents, buyers and sellers across Central Florida are in a quandary about whether to include bargain-basement Read More...
Universal announces Rockit playlist featuring Beasties, Peas, KC
Universal Studios has revealed the playlist of music available for its upcoming roller coaster, Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, which is set to open sometime this summer. Individual riders will pick a song that will play right in their ears -- but not in the Read More...
Hail to the chief: Obama makes Disney debut at Hall of Presidents
The animatronic version of Barack Obama debuts at Magic Kingdom's revamped Hall of Presidents this week. Obama's figure stands front and center at the attraction, which has been under renovation since November. Although last-minute tinkering continues, Read More...
Shrouded in secrecy, Harry Potter-themed "Wizarding World" project takes shape at Universal Orlando
Each of Orlando's theme-park resorts is promoting new attractions this year, but it's something that won't open until next year that really has people talking. "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter ," the $200million-plus "theme Read More...
SeaWorld's mimes — silent but silly fun!
SeaWorld Orlando features whales, dolphins, stingrays, penguins, sharks, Clydesdales and more. But the rarest of its animals is the enjoyable, downright lovable mime. Every day, before performances of the "Clyde and Seamore Take Pirate Island" Read More...
MickeyHomes.com the one and only Website!
Back on February 20th I blogged about us actually having 2 websites, MickeyHomes.com and MickeyHomesFlorida.com. The time has come to only have one site! Now you can reach this website by typing www.mickeyhomesflorida.com or www.mickeyhomes.com. Therefore, Read More...
Theme Parks set Fireworks, Festivities for the 4th (and 3rd)
Fireworks and other festivities are on tap for Independence Day celebrations at Central Florida theme parks this weekend, some beginning as early as Friday. Remember, these events require regular theme-park admission. Take a gander ... + Universal Studios' Read More...
Looking for Legoland? How far would you go?
Lots of buzz about the possibility of Legoland coming to Central Florida. It all spins out of a survey of local folks' interest and reports of potential locations: First the old Florida Splendid China site, then talk of near Cypress Gardens down in Read More...