Universal Studios Hollywood HHN 2014 Inspired By Classic TV and Film, Preview


 Halloween Horror Nights creative director John Murdy has the coolest job in Tinseltown.Murdy gets to collaborate with the creatives of the most iconic films and TV series in the horror genre and reimagine and interpret them for an immersive maze/house experience directing a crack crew of craftsmen, engineers, electricians, carpenters, scareactors and art department types […]

Los Angeles Spotlight: Festive Scottish Heritage at Tam O’Shanter, Glenmorangie Scotch Dinner, Sept. 25


Travel Spotlight: Los Angeles celebrates fall 2014 with the festive Scottish Heritage celebration at the historic restaurant Tam O’Shanter with Glenmorangie Scotch at a special Dinner, September 25.Tam O’Shanter, a member of the Lawry’s family of restaurants and one of the oldest restaurants in Los Angeles, is hosting a fall Scotch dinner event featuring unique […]

Michael Myers At Halloween Horror Nights 24, Universal Orlando Resort


Theme Park Spotlight for Fall 2014:  Orlando, Florida sees Universal Orlando Resort bring horror icon Michael Myers to Halloween Horror Nights 24 !Monsters and Critics will be there live reporting from the Scarezones, make sure to follow our theme park reporter @Kieran_JohnM and @monstersandcrit for updates and features, interviews and reviews of HHN14!Michael Myers is […]

¡Viva México! Festival Los Angeles September 13 and 14


Travel spotlight: Promoting a mosaic of Mexico’s rich culture by developing an international appreciation, ¡Viva México! Festival has arrived to Los Angeles September 13 and 14 La Plaza de Cultura y Artes and Grand Performances.The¡Viva México! Festival, has established itself as one of the international festivals that showcases the richness and cultural diversity of Mexico, […]

Slash Composes Original Score for Clowns 3D Maze at Halloween Horror Nights


Grammy Award-winning musician, Slash, hailed as one of the 10 best electric guitar players of all time by Time magazine, is joining forces with Universal Studios Hollywood to compose an original score for the theme park’s hypnotizing new 3D maze, “Clowns 3D Music by SLASH” at “Halloween Horror Nights,” beginning Friday, September 19, 2014.While partnering […]

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights Stay Game Plan


It’s time, make the reservations now so you aren’t scrambling last minute for the best vacation packages for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 24!The Nation’s Premier Halloween Event – 8 Terrifying Haunted Houses – Multiple Spine-Chilling Street Experiences – Outrageous Live Shows Special Offer Vacation Packages And Tickets for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 24 […]

Las Vegas Star Stalking: Where The Cool People Hang Out

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You save up and plan your vacation, and you want to know: Where DOES Brad Garrett go when he wants to get his nosh on?Understandable.Or where does David Copperfield go to order some Fois Gras and chillax, and not conjugate anything for a few?We get it. You want to see the Vegas stars in relaxed […]

Chez Bon Bon Back In Business At Fontainebleau Miami Beach


Everything old is new again in Miami, as Magic City rolls out the delectable food porn of yesteryear as Chez Bon Bon’s sweet seductive re-launch at Fontainebleau Miami Beach is officially here!The reinvention of the hotel’s original coffee and patisserie shop pays homage to the golden era that the iconic hotel is known for in […]

‘An American Werewolf in London’ HHN Universal Studios Hollywood, Details!


Fall is coming, and that means Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios, here in Hollywood and for the East coast people, Universal Studios Orlando too!“An American Werewolf in London” Takes A Bite Out Of “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood In An All-New Sinister Maze Inspired By Universal Pictures’ Academy Award Winning FilmUniversal Pictures’ […]

Universal Orlando Celebrates One Million Riders on the Hogwarts Express


Today, Universal Orlando Resort celebrated its one millionth rider on the Hogwarts Express – the iconic steam locomotive found at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.The destination theme park celebrated this major milestone with nearly two hundred park guests, and they shared the photos resulting from this moment.Cheers from guests filled the air at Hogsmeade […]

Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley Open For Business!

Universal Orlando Resort officially opened The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Ð Diagon Alley today, July 8, at Universal Studios Florida.

Travel destination Orlando! July 8th officially opens The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley to the public!Harry Potter is a stone cold hit in a hot state! Each of the seven books by author J.K. Rowling has broken sales records, with the series to date having sold over 450 million copies worldwide and […]

Destination Arizona 2014: Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare, Details


Destination: ArizonaEvent: Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare: Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare has announced additional onsite experiences for the ultimate Halloween horror event, this year held at WestWorld Of Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona for select nights from September 19-November 1, 2014.Of late, Rob Zombie has become an impressive impresario in the haunted Halloween experience. He […]

Doreen Taylor’s Love Song To The USA’s National Parks VIDEO


Planning a family summer vacation and don’t know where to go?Sure you can go to a theme park and spend most of your time waiting in long lines or trying to avoid the obstacle course of strollers and rascals.Then there is option #2, take the whole family to Europe, which includes the headache of international […]

The “Weasley Family” Visits The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley

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Theme Park Spotlight: Universal Studios Orlando, where The “Weasley Family” got a sneak peek of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley!On June 5, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps and Bonnie Wright from the popular Harry Potter film series enjoyed a sneak peek of the highly anticipated, spectacularly themed environment, The Wizarding World of […]

Destination Long Beach, CA: Queen Mary Celebrates the 4th With Fireworks Spectacular

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Travel destination for July: Long Beach, California – The Queen Mary Celebrates the 4th With An Entertainment Voyage and Fireworks Spectacular AND Active Military Personnel Admitted FreeSouthern California’s historic maritime landmark is befitting of an exceptional July 4th celebration.The Queen Mary will celebrate 2014’s national holiday with an entertainment voyage across the decades accompanied by […]

WeHo’s Sunset Strip Craft Beer Market Set For Thursdays Starting May 22


Travel Picks for Los Angeles: Destination Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, as the Sunset Strip Craft Beer Market is back!Sunset Strip Craft Beer Market coming to West Hollywood (8755 Sunset Blvd.) every Thursday beginning on May 22.  This event is organized by the Sunset Strip Business Association, Calamigos Ranch and RNDM. The freshly revamped Sunset […]

National Tap Dance Day Tap Attack in New York City On Sunday, May 25


National Tap Dance Day was signed into law by President George W. Bush in November, 1989. National Tap Dance Day falls on May 25 of each year, selected to mark the birthday of tap dance legend Bill “Bojangles” Robinson (1878-1949).National Tap Dance Day is celebrated throughout the United States, but holds special resonance in New […]

Party Like A Grantham- Downton Abbey Cruise and Details


Party Like A Grantham- Downton Abbey Cruise and DetailsObsession with All Things Downton Abbey Leads to One-of a Kind Tour to the UK Created by and For Show Enthusiasts – ‘DOWNTON ABBEY’ SEVEN-DAY IMMERSION TOUR RETURNS BACK BY POPULAR“Perfect for ‘The Downton Abbey’ viewer determined to live like a Crawley” -Vanity FairAs Downtown Abbey returns […]