Tag: featured

The Good and Bad of the “Muppets Most Wanted” Blu-ray

The Good and Bad of the “Muppets Most Wanted” Blu-ray

| August 17, 2014 | Reply

Well, Muppets Most Wanted is finally out on Blu-ray after a not-so stellar run in theaters. 2011′s The Muppets was made for $45 million dollars and domestically grossed over $88 million, whereas Muppets Most Wanted only managed to pull in $51 million on a $50 million dollar budget. The sequel just didn’t have the heart [...]

Read More

New Golden Oak Outpost Menu is Waffle Fry Heaven

New Golden Oak Outpost Menu is Waffle Fry Heaven

and | August 15, 2014 | 2 Replies

Golden Oak Outpost has a relatively short history compared to other quick-service dining locations at the Magic Kingdom. Back in the ancient year of 2009, Golden Oak Outpost opened, replacing a frontier wagon-themed stand that sold McDonald’s french fries from 1997 to 2007 as part of an alliance between the two companies. Since opening, the [...]

Read More

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Camelot Inn

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Camelot Inn

| August 15, 2014 | 2 Replies

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 Camelot Inn and Suites located at 1520 South Harbor Boulevard. I talk in detail about my [...]

Read More

Polynesian Resort’s Capt. Cook’s quick service restaurant reopens after refurbishment

Polynesian Resort’s Capt. Cook’s quick service restaurant reopens after refurbishment

| August 14, 2014 | 5 Replies

Amid the expansive construction taking place at Disney’s Polynesian Resort, the first byproduct of the work has been revealed. Capt. Cook’s quick service restaurant, which has been operating out of a temporary location for the past several months, has now reopened in its original location. With a modified menu featuring a few new additions, brand [...]

Read More

Disneyland Weekly Update – 08/11/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 08/11/14

| August 11, 2014 | Reply

This NEW weekly blog will feature Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and maybe even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites.  Enjoy! This week…..the Haunted Mansion reached a milestone and ticket info was released for Knott’s Scary Farm AND the D23 [...]

Read More

Haunted Mansion Merchandise Continues to Materialize

Haunted Mansion Merchandise Continues to Materialize

| August 10, 2014 | 3 Replies

“When the crypt doors creak and the tombstones quake, spooks come out for a swinging wake! Happy haunts materialize and begin to vocalize. Grim Grinning Ghosts come out to socialize!” Happy anniversary to Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion! It’s hard to believe that it has been 45 years since this classic attraction began spooking guests of all [...]

Read More

New Disney Parks Inspired Coffees from Joffrey’s

New Disney Parks Inspired Coffees from Joffrey’s

| August 4, 2014 | 7 Replies

Back in December, I brought to you the news of Disney’s partnership with Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company. The company replaced Nescafe in resort rooms and introduced a line of brews inspired by favorite restaurants in both Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Announced this morning, Joffrey’s is expanding this collection with nine new blends created [...]

Read More

Review: “Guardians of the Galaxy” combines humor, action, and a stellar cast to become the perfect summer blockbuster

Review: “Guardians of the Galaxy” combines humor, action, and a stellar cast to become the perfect summer blockbuster

and | August 1, 2014 | 8 Replies

Guardians of the Galaxy is the first film produced by Marvel Studios to abandon the Avengers characters, which have become so incredibly popular, and expand upon the Marvel Universe. It would’ve been easy for Marvel and Disney to continue making hit movies based on Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and the rest, but instead they decided [...]

Read More

I Can Go The Distance: Deciding is one thing, registering is another

I Can Go The Distance: Deciding is one thing, registering is another

| July 23, 2014 | 3 Replies

I recently wrote explaining my decision to run a Walt Disney World (WDW) Marathon, one of the many events available as part of the runDisney program and one of the many events occurring during the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.  Many people think that there’s only the training aspect to consider when planning for a [...]

Read More

Sneak Preview of What’s Coming to the 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Sneak Preview of What’s Coming to the 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

| July 20, 2014 | 6 Replies

This weekend we had the opportunity to try out some of the new dishes coming to this year’s Epcot International Food & Wine Festival! On Saturday night, Tables in Wonderland hosted “Taste your Way Around the World” at Epcot’s World Show Place and it was the perfect chance to get a sneak peek of what’s [...]

Read More