• Archive for December, 2012

    5 millionth Butterbeer marks popularity of Harry Potter land at Universal Orlando

    by  • December 13, 2012 • Universal Orlando

    Butterbeer

    Yesterday Islands of Adventure sold its five-millionth cup of Butterbeer – the delicous themed beverage sold within The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. One thousand guests were given complimentary Butterbeers to mark the moment, with many of them sporting “Butterbeer mustaches.” The continued popularity of anything Harry Potter is good news for the Universal...

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    1939 World’s Fair Vintage Images

    by  • December 5, 2012 • History

    world's fair 1939

    Although the writing on this visual history blog post is in Cyrillic, these color photos are unmistakably the 1939 World’s Fair. The 1939–40 New York World’s Fair, was held at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, NY. At 1,216 acres it was the second largest American world’s fair of all time. Only the St. Louis’s...

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