Category: Disneyland

Disneyland Small World ADA Lawsuit Finally Sails

Disneyland Small World ADA Lawsuit Finally Sails

| November 10, 2015 | Reply

Remember the widely publicized lawsuit by the fellow (Martinez) who sued Disneyland after getting stuck on It’s a Small World at Disneyland?  (I wrote a blog about Disney’s response to the lawsuit.)  After almost four years of litigation, the federal court of appeals in San Francisco has finally sunk Martinez’s unhappy cruise. The district court’s […]

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Review & Thoughts on Two New Books from Disney Editions

Review & Thoughts on Two New Books from Disney Editions

| October 18, 2015 | Reply

There are numerous biographies about Walt Disney including a recently aired four-hour PBS documentary, “American Experience: Walt Disney”. Just when you thought there was nothing else you could learn about him or those in The Walt Disney Company, Disney Editions comes out with two books – Before Ever After: The Lost Lectures of Walt Disney’s […]

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The Little Man of Disneyland

The Little Man of Disneyland

| September 4, 2015 | Reply

Recently, I visited the Disneyland Resort with my daughter Kelly and my nephews. While there, I decided to look for evidence of the Little Man of Disneyland. Wait… you haven’t heard of the Little Man of Disneyland? Let me tell you a little about him. (I also talk about him on our DIS Unplugged-Disneyland Edition […]

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Disneyland 60th Anniversary Merchandise “Sparkles” in Stores

Disneyland 60th Anniversary Merchandise “Sparkles” in Stores

| May 23, 2015 | 10 Replies

Now that Disneyland’s 60th anniversary celebration is officially underway, guests should not be surprised to see an abundance of merchandise in shops to commemorate this special event. Over 500 items have been created including collectibles, apparel, jewelry, accessories, home decor, art, and even toys. Whether you’re a first time visitor or a seasoned guest, there’s […]

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Judge fools all, banning Frozen from theme parks and agreeing with “Frozen is my life story” author

Judge fools all, banning Frozen from theme parks and agreeing with “Frozen is my life story” author

| April 1, 2015 | 21 Replies

In an unbelievable decision, one that completely fooled Disney’s lawyers, newly hired magistrate judge Fullstendig Lure (of Norwegian heritage) reversed the dismissal of the “Frozen is my life story” author’s lawsuit and, inconceivably, has recommended the court order Disney to cease all Frozen-related theme park construction and ban Anna, Elsa and Olaf from all Disney theme […]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Best Western Park Place Inn

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Best Western Park Place Inn

| March 12, 2015 | Reply

This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort collectively known as Good Neighbor Hotels. This time, I take a look at the Best Western Plus Park Place Inn & Mini Suites located at 1544 South Harbor Boulevard. I […]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Desert Palms Hotel & Suites

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Desert Palms Hotel & Suites

| February 4, 2015 | 1 Reply

This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort collectively known as Good Neighbor Hotels. This time, I take a look at the Desert Palms Hotel & Suites located at 631 West Katella Avenue. I talk in detail about […]

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Ready, Set, Bid! Disneyland Memorabilia Exhibit and Auction

Ready, Set, Bid! Disneyland Memorabilia Exhibit and Auction

| February 3, 2015 | 1 Reply

Van Eaton Galleries, one of the world’s premier animation artwork and collectible galleries located in Sherman Oaks, California has announced The Story of Disneyland Collection exhibit and auction to take place February 28th and March 1st at Van Eaton Galleries, 13613 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, California.  Image: Van Eaton Gallery Just in time to celebrate the […]

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Disneyland announces Diamond Celebration details

Disneyland announces Diamond Celebration details

| January 29, 2015 | 4 Replies

The Disneyland Resort has finally released some details of its upcoming Diamond Celebration.  The celebration will be resort wide, including some new offerings and some updates to existing offerings and is scheduled to begin on May 22, 2015. At Disney California Adventure, Carthay Circle Restaurant will receive a diamond makeover. Over on Paradise Pier, World […]

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Disney & Starbucks Bring New Mug Collection to Stores

Disney & Starbucks Bring New Mug Collection to Stores

| January 19, 2015 | 61 Replies

It’s difficult to believe that the very first East Coast Disney Park Starbucks location opened a few years ago in the Magic Kingdom. Despite the controversy surrounding its replacing the Main Street Bakery, guests have welcomed the cafe as noted by busy crowds at all hours of the day. Now, Disney and Starbucks are launching […]

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