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Rumor SPOTLIGHT for February 22, 2014: Will Diagon Alley & Hogsmeade Station be delayed until August?

Note from the editor: it’s the 100th installment(!) of our popular series, Rumor Round-Up, and, to celebrate, we’ve got some very special news regarding the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley to go over with you all. So sit back, relax, and prepare to take in the culmination of nearly two years’ worth […]

After the webcast: Six incredible Diagon Alley secrets revealed that weren’t mentioned in the webcast

Yes, it’s only been a few days since last Thursday’s webcast officially announcing many of Diagon Alley’s key features, but that hasn’t stopped a whole slew of further tidbits, clues, and, even, bombshells from falling our way. Thanks to delayed reports, glitching websites (we’re looking at you, Universal Orlando), or some great detective work done […]

After the webcast: Step-by-step guide to EVERYTHING we now know about Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando

After a month of waiting, today was finally the day: Universal held its Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley webcast at 10:30 this morning. The not-quite-30-minute presentation was, in all honesty, a mixed bag, featuring a few Universal personnel (Mark Woodbury and Thierry Coup, the president and senior vice president, respectively, of Universal […]

Countdown to Diagon Alley: How Harry Potter is defining the next-generation theme park experience

On Thursday, January 23, Universal is going to finally blow open its most-anticipated attraction yet, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, in a webcast announcement. To mark the occasion, we here at Orlando Informer are throwing a countdown to the two-years-in-the-making event with this new blog post series, exploring – and celebrating […]

RRU Special Edition: New details on Diagon Alley – story, food, actors, previews & the name of the Gringotts Bank attraction

Gringotts Bank coaster: The attraction’s story & name A week ago today, we lead you on a little tour through the complete Gringotts Bank ride using all of the information that was currently available. Though it was as complete as it could have been, we have to say: what a difference a single week makes! […]

Countdown to Diagon Alley: Four burning questions we still have about the new Wizarding World

On Thursday, January 23, Universal is going to finally blow open its most-anticipated attraction yet, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, in a webcast announcement. To mark the occasion, we here at Orlando Informer are throwing a countdown to the two-years-in-the-making event with this new blog post series, exploring – and celebrating […]

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Countdown to Diagon Alley: Complete telling of the Gringotts Bank ride experience at Universal Orlando

On Thursday, January 23, Universal is going to finally blow open its most-anticipated attraction yet, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, in a webcast announcement. To mark the occasion, we here at Orlando Informer are throwing a countdown to the two-years-in-the-making event with this new blog post series, exploring – and celebrating […]

Countdown to Diagon Alley: Top five vacation planning tips for visiting the Harry Potter expansion at Universal Orlando

If you’re reading this page, you likely know that Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando Resort, scheduled to open summer 2014, will be one of the biggest things to happen in Orlando this decade. You probably know, too, that it will have the Leaky Cauldron, Gringotts Bank, King’s Cross Station, and the Hogwarts Express (among other […]