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Ep 82 – Racing Towards the Big Screen

Today we have three guests on #OTRonFM. First up is Tony with the latest news on the Dreamfinders documentary that will be screened at the Orlando Film Fest today. Then we have Eddie Hammon of Andretti Indoor Karting & Games and Rick Wilson of Foundry come on to talk about the brand new, flagship Andretti Indoor Karting attraction that broke ground this week on Universal Blvd.

We also cover all the big news this week including new Magic Kingdom parade rumors, KidsTown opens at the Orlando Science Center and the latest Star Wars land rumors.

Hosts

Special Guests

  • Tony Cortese of Dreamfinders
  • Rick Wilson of Foundry
  • Eddie Hammon of Andretti Indoor Racing & Games

Recording Date- Originally aired on WPRK 91.5 Winter Park on Friday, October 21, 2016.

News
  1. With no nighttime parade rumors say MK will run its daytime parade twice a day
  2. Television Hall of Fame display removed from Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  3. Popular event ‘Club Villain’ at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to continue beyond Halloween
  4. The Ark from “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark” is Now at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  5. Rumors regarding the new Star Wars ride seem to point to a multi-part experience where guests disembark from the ride vehicles halfway thru the ride
  6. Le Cellier Steakhouse Merchandise Released at Epcot
  7. Jim Hill reignites the Ratatouille ride rumors on the latest Disney Dish podcast
  8. RUMOR: Destination D Attendees Will Be The First to See Rivers of Light Next Month?
  9. Bus Stop Beverage Test at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
  10. Kitchen Closed at Walt Disney World Swan for Failing Health Inspection; Bugs Found
  11. China’s Wanda hires ex-Disney exec to lead theme park drive
  12. Hard Rock Café Orlando Offers First-Ever Meatless Menu
  13. StarFlyer developer can move forward with permitting
  14. Virgin Cruises Rebrands as Virgin Voyages, Finally Signs Deal for Three Ships
  15. Orlando airport passenger count over 41 million on a yearly basis
  16. KidsTown at Orlando Science Center opens this weekend

 

Important Links

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games

Foundry

Dreamfinders

Orlando Film Fest

WPRK

 

KLStorey

Ken Storey has been blogging about life in Central Florida for the past 12 years. As a 2nd generation Central Floridian he has a passion for and connection with the region. In his spare time he enjoys visiting low budget roadside attractions, Taco Bell, and typically plans road trips with as little interstate time as possible.

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