Category: Disney

Frozen Welcomes the Hour of Code

Frozen Welcomes the Hour of Code

| December 8, 2014 | Reply

Disney’s animated hit, Frozen, is coming to the screen in a new way. As a part of this week’s Hour of Code initiative, fans can now control Elsa and Anna in a puzzle game that teaches the basics of computer programming. The effort is a part of the celebration of Computer Science Education Week which [...]

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“Grand New” Gingerbread House at Disneyland’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa

“Grand New” Gingerbread House at Disneyland’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa

| November 28, 2014 | Reply

The Disneyland Resort has hosted the tradition of making holiday gingerbread sculptures in the past, ranging from the small creations that were displayed in Storytellers Cafe to the larger piece done last year at the entrance to the Disneyland Hotel.  This year, however, the tide of size and scope has turned and the newest sculpture [...]

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Frozen Ice Palace Debuts at Malls Across the Country

Frozen Ice Palace Debuts at Malls Across the Country

| November 6, 2014 | 16 Replies

Today marked the debut of a new Disney experience that fans can now find in their neighborhoods: the opening of the Frozen Ice Palace. Thanks to a partnership between Disney and Taubman Centers, the management company for several shopping outlets in the U.S. and Asia, the magical world of Elsa, Anna, and that lovable snowman [...]

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Mickey’s Halloween Party vs. Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Halloween Party vs. Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

| October 30, 2014 | 9 Replies

The allure Disneyland holds for me is far greater than that of any other theme park I’ve ever been to. It could easily come down to the fact that Walt actually had a presence in the park. Regardless, Disneyland has some sort of magic that I feel is completely lacking in Walt Disney World except [...]

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Book Review: Walt Disney: Drawn from Imagination

Book Review: Walt Disney: Drawn from Imagination

| October 11, 2014 | 1 Reply

Parents are always looking for ways to create wonderful memories for themselves and their children. Taking them to Walt Disney World or Disneyland is one of the best and most popular ways of doing just that. Unfortunately, many kids do not know who Walt Disney was and what is even more alarming, many kids do [...]

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Disney Details: The Animated, Illustrated Window Displays of Disneyland’s World of Disney Store

Disney Details: The Animated, Illustrated Window Displays of Disneyland’s World of Disney Store

| October 10, 2014 | Reply

One of the most unique things about Disneyland Resort in California is the fact that both theme parks and Downtown Disney are located so close together. As someone who grew up around Walt Disney World, the notion of walking from Disneyland Park to California Adventure and then through Downtown Disney just seemed so bizarre since [...]

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What to Expect at Disney’s D23 Destination D Event this November

What to Expect at Disney’s D23 Destination D Event this November

| September 17, 2014 | 2 Replies

Once again, D23 – The Official Disney Fan Club, will present D23 Destination D: Attraction Rewind on November 22 – 23 at Walt Disney World’s Contemporary Resort Hotel. Unlike the D23 Expo, which is open to the general public, as well as D23 members, Destination D is only open to D23 members. Destination D was created to [...]

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Apple Pay is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort – What does it mean for the average Disney guest?

Apple Pay is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort – What does it mean for the average Disney guest?

| September 16, 2014 | 6 Replies

At its iPhone event last week, Apple announced Apple Pay, a mobile wallet system that will allow users to pay for purchases with the simple tap of either their new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, or eventually their Apple Watch, which was also announced. Apple Pay will work with NFC technology, or Near Field Communication, [...]

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Disney Opposes “Inflammatory” Amended Complaint in DAS Lawsuit

Disney Opposes “Inflammatory” Amended Complaint in DAS Lawsuit

| September 16, 2014 | 56 Replies

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts (the subsidiary that operates the Theme Parks) just filed its short (nine pages) brief opposing the DAS plaintiffs‘ attempt to add an additional 69 plaintiffs and expand the original complaint to one that, combined, exceeds 500 pages and 2,000 separate paragraphs.  While we generally like to think of Disney as [...]

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“Villains Unleashed” needs leashing up – Disney’s overcrowded hard ticket event leaves guests in long lines most of the night

“Villains Unleashed” needs leashing up – Disney’s overcrowded hard ticket event leaves guests in long lines most of the night

| August 24, 2014 | 53 Replies

After last year’s Limited Time Magic “Unleash The Villains” mess of an event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney decided to hold it again this year, rename it, and charge guests $70 a person to attend. One would hope that with these changes – especially the new price tag, the new Villains Unleashed hard ticket party [...]

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