Let me take you on a trip down memory lane. About this time last year, I wrote about why I chose the Walt Disney World Marathon for my first marathon. In short, completing a marathon has long been a personal goal of mine. This aspiration, coupled with my love of Disney, made running the WDW [...]
STAR WARS WEEKENDS 2015 Once a year “a galaxy far, far away” comes completely within reach at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. For 5 consecutive weekends, Star Wars Weekends celebrates George Lucas’ tale of intergalactic war and all the characters that exist within that saga. Running successfully for many years, Star Wars Weekends continues to remain among the [...]
Within weeks of Michael Eisner’s arrival as the new CEO and Chairman of the Board at The Walt Disney Company, he put in motion many projects to revitalize the Disney brand that included new theme parks and the expansion of existing ones, new hotels, new film projects and changes to every other division at Disney. [...]
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 [...]
It was cold. It was crowded, and yet it was the best New Year’s Eve that I can recall. Never in my nearly four decades of life have I ever seen a celebration done so appropriately for the closing of a year. The beginning of the day started a bit rough with crowd levels approaching [...]
The holiday season is my favorite time of the year to visit Walt Disney World. There’s just so much to see and do! From the spectacular decorations and displays to the heart-warming entertainment, the Florida parks definitely know how to get you in the Christmas spirit. Here’s a breakdown of this year’s festivities.
Cars Land at Christmas contains a wealth of incredibly clever decorations, all themed around car parts, of course. I visited Cars Land this year in the second week of November but it was a few days before November 13, 2014, the official date for Christmas at Disneyland Resort. If you are in the area, race [...]
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 [...]
This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…more safety features on Sleeping Beauty Castle, a couple of brief (but newsworthy) closures, and we’ve updated the information [...]
This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…the subs are back and the compass rose is gone, plus coverage of Mickey’s Halloween Party.