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Ep 99 – The Seth Kubersky Dinner Show

Seth Kubersky stops by the studio and tells stories of his years working in the local dinner theater scene. He talks about how those early years in local dinner theaters helped shape his views of Orlando today.

Then in the second hour we talk about the latest news including new details on OPD’s new headquarters, the Panda Express on I-Drive closing, and a nighttime show at USJ.

Hosts

Special Guest- Seth Kubersky

Recording Date- March 10, 2017 on WPRK 91.5 Winter Park (10AM-Noon)

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Ep 88 – Gorillas and Volcanoes with Seth Kubersky

Seth Kubersky stops by for this Christmas Eve’s eve special 3-hour episode of #OTRonFM. He talks about his new Universal Orlando guidebook, the ever-changing Orlando arts scene, and the fallout from the Christina Grimmie shooting.

Hosts

Special Guest – Seth Kubersky

Recording Date- Dec 23, 2016 – Live on WPRK 91.5 Winter Park

Music- Song 1

Important Links

Seth Kubersky’s Orlando Weekly articles

Seth Kubersky’s books

Unofficial Guide to Universal Studios Orlando 2017

WPRK

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Ep 58 – Seth Goes Off (Property)

Today we have a backlogged episode from the holidays when Seth Kubersky stopped by to talk about his latest Unofficial Guide Series book; Beyond Disney. In this guide Seth and Bob Sehlinger cover all of the great attractions that you would miss if you just stayed on Disney property. The conversation covers security at Disney World, the entertainment at Holy Land Experience, the awe-inspiring displays of Kennedy Space Center and more. Seth gives some history of his time in Central Florida and rabbit trails include chats about Artegon, the future of I-Drive and what makes a good roadside attraction.

Show Notes

Hosts

Date of Recording:  Dec 17, 2015

Song 1

Links for this episode

Beyond Disney 

The Unofficial Guides

Touring Plans

The Holy Land Experience 

Kennedy Space Center

Artegon

Live Active Cultures on Orlando Weekly

He Says, She Says Show

WPRK

 

 

 

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Ep 43 – Kubersky’s Art Night At The Cat Cafe

Seth Kubersky stops by to talk about his new Universal Orlando guidebook. The local art scene, the future of 192, casinos, and California theme parks are all discussed. Plus what type of shoes Seth loves to wear to theme parks and his favorite district in town to go out for a night on the town. During the Punch List we talk about all the new hotel rooms announced for the area (over 2,000 in the past week alone!), our private conversation with the Maglev company, the future of museums in St Pete and Central Florida’s new cat café that’s about to open. News from Tampa, Daytona, Port Canaveral, Skyplex, iSquare, and SeaWorld is also included.

Show Notes

Hosts

Recording Dates: Main Event- Aug 26, 2015 | Punch List- Aug 31, 2015

Punch List Intro

Main Event Intro

Closing Song

 

Punch List

  1. UOR announces 400 more rooms in two new towers.
  2. Rosen announces 1,200-1,500 more rooms, spread across three OCCC area hotels (Shingle Creek, Centre and Plaza)
  3. New 365 room hotel announced for Universal Blvd (beside the Imagine Westin, across OCCC)
  4. Bike lanes, bus lanes discussed at I-Drive meeting
  5. New details on the SLR/I-Drive pedestrian bridge
  6. New renderings of Skyplex released
  7. Maglev chat- Groundbreaking by end of year, Phase 1 is OIA to I-Drive, Phase 2 I-Drive Circulator
  8. iSquare announces first retail tenant…a Subway
  9. Falcon’s to start licensing Turtle Trek for attractions world-wide
  10. Brevard Zoo plans an aquarium
  11. The Florida Aquarium partners with Florida Museum of Photographic Arts on new exhibit
  12. New $75 million western and native American art museum planned for St Pete
  13. Escapology announces a new room
  14. A Cat Café planned for Clermont (near 192/27 interchange)
  15. Daytona Lagoon sold to United Parks, $2 Million upgrade planned

 

The Main Event

 

Events

Magical Dining Month– Now through Sept 30

M.C. Escher at Dali Museum now through Jan 3

The 4th Annual Great Irish Hooley – Sept 4-7 @ Raglan Road

O-Town Mac Down for GKTW – Sept 12

The Pineapple Ball – Oct 17

 

Next Week on OTR – Tim Grassey of WDW Theme Parks and E-Ticket Report

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OTR – Episode 5 – Ground Control to Seth Who Robs Banks

With Diagon Alley officially opening in less than 48 hours these next couple of days will be hard for all of us Potter fans.  We got two of the biggest local names in hospitality journalism together to share their experiences from the media preview of Diagon Alley and Hogwarts Express.  Seth Kubersky of Orlando Weekly and Touring Plans plus Banks Lee of Attractions Magazine joined us for an in-depth discussion into their experiences at Universal’s recent media event.

Show Info

Hosts-

Bob from Pixels at the Parks
Ken
Jake
And OTR’s very own Kyle and Richie

Special Guests-

Banks Lee
Seth Kurbersky

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