Category: Disneyland

Dave Bossert Remembers Roy E. Disney

Dave Bossert Remembers Roy E. Disney

| November 11, 2013 | 1 Reply

On January 10, 2010, at Roy Edward Disney’s memorial service at the El Capitan Theatre, Roy’s widow, Leslie DeMeuse Disney said, “You couldn’t help but love Roy. He was all of us. He was so much like us. He never put anybody below him. He was always your equal no matter what you did with [...]

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Exhibit Review: Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

Exhibit Review: Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

| October 17, 2013 | 3 Replies

Post by David Zanolla I grew up in the Chicago suburbs, so our family visited the Museum of Science and Industry quite often.  Over the years, we enjoyed many special touring exhibits revolving around subjects such as The Muppets and artifacts of the Titanic.  Needless to say, when D23 contacted The DIS/wdwinfo.com and asked if [...]

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Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt 2013

Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt 2013

| October 7, 2013 | 1 Reply

Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt debuted on October 26, 1973, as a three-night event in the Ghost Town section. Now celebrating its 41st year, the month-long Haunt is the largest Halloween event of any theme park and has expanded throughout the entire park. Mary Jo Mellado Willey and I attended the Knott’s Haunt 2013 on [...]

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Disney Parks To ‘Unleash The Villains’ On Friday The 13th For Limited Time Magic

Disney Parks To ‘Unleash The Villains’ On Friday The 13th For Limited Time Magic

| September 13, 2013 | Reply

As part of this year’s Limited Time Magic campaign, Disney Parks will ‘Unleash The Villains‘ for Friday the 13th in parks on both coasts. Beginning tonight at 8pm EDT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be taken over by popular villains from Walt Disney Animated features, including Hades, Maleficent, Dr. Facilier, the Evil Queen, Cruella De Vil, [...]

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A visit with Susan Disney Lord at her restaurant, the Bel Air Bar and Grill

A visit with Susan Disney Lord at her restaurant, the Bel Air Bar and Grill

| September 6, 2013 | 1 Reply

Susan Disney Lord is the granddaughter of Roy O. Disney (Walt Disney’s brother), and the eldest daughter of Roy E. and Patricia Disney.  She is also a wife, and the mother of five children. I had the opportunity to chat with her at her restaurant, The Bel Air Bar and Grill.  You can hear more [...]

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Blue Sky Cellar Sneak Peek of the New Main Street Market House

Blue Sky Cellar Sneak Peek of the New Main Street Market House

| August 30, 2013 | Reply

Recently, at Disney California Adventure, the Blue Sky Cellar unveiled a sneak peek at the renovated Market House on Main Street at Disneyland.  Many fans have been concerned about the advent of Starbucks and what that might mean to the classic Main Street that we all know and love. You can hear more details about [...]

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Summer Never Ends: Neon Merchandise at Disney Parks

Summer Never Ends: Neon Merchandise at Disney Parks

| August 22, 2013 | 5 Replies

Even though the air is getting cooler and school buses are once again driving down the streets, summertime is still in full swing at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. As a part of the Monstrous Summer campaign, Sulley and Mike Wazowski, two quirky characters from Monsters University, are brightening up the days at the parks. [...]

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Bringing the Island Home: Enchanted Tiki Room Merchandise from Disney Parks

Bringing the Island Home: Enchanted Tiki Room Merchandise from Disney Parks

| August 18, 2013 | 1 Reply

This summer marked the 50th anniversary of the world’s first Audio-Animatronic show: Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room, an attraction that lets birds and flowers sing together in a tropical paradise in Disneyland park. Using pure Disney Imagineering magic and a bit of pixie dust, guests find themselves transported from Adventureland to the Seven Seas and are [...]

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D23 Expo 2013 – Day 3 Recap

D23 Expo 2013 – Day 3 Recap

| August 12, 2013 | Reply

After an incredible Day 2 of the 2013 D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, Day 3 had a lot to overcome in order to match the quality of panels and excitement that Day 2 offered. Sunday, August 11, 2013 had one important thing to offer that the first two days did not: five Imagineering presentations in [...]

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D23 Expo 2013 – Day 2 Recap

D23 Expo 2013 – Day 2 Recap

| August 11, 2013 | Reply

Anyone who ever said that the D23 Expo is not worth traveling for or there is nothing that the expo offers that makes it a definite must-do trip, hasn’t ever been through Day 2 of the 2013 D23 Expo. Saturday, August 10 was all about Walt Disney Studios Live Action Films, Disney Legends, more Disney [...]

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