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Five Reasons Why We’re Not Seeing “Planes: Fire & Rescue” in Theaters

Five Reasons Why We’re Not Seeing “Planes: Fire & Rescue” in Theaters

and | July 19, 2014 | 27 Replies

Let’s start off by stating the obvious – we are not the target demographic for Planes: Fire & Rescue. We are not between the ages of 4 – 10 and we don’t have any children. However, after watching 2013′s Planes, there is no way that we could sit through this sequel that was given the green [...]

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Disneyland celebrates 59 and looks forward to 60

Disneyland celebrates 59 and looks forward to 60

| July 18, 2014 | 2 Replies

Disneyland Park celebrated its 59th Birthday yesterday with a little bit of fanfare, a whole lot of confetti, and a small…make that VERY small..teaser of what’s to come for the 60th.

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July 2014 Magic Kingdom Construction Update

July 2014 Magic Kingdom Construction Update

| July 17, 2014 | 23 Replies

Just when you thought all the construction was done at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World, there is a new project going on. Walt Disney World recently announced that they are enlarging the Hub area in front of Cinderella Castle.  Keep reading for photos of the construction related to this project.  

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Disney Responds to Disability Access Service Lawsuit

Disney Responds to Disability Access Service Lawsuit

| July 13, 2014 | 36 Replies

Disney’s response to the lawsuit alleging Disney’s Disability Access Service (DAS) discriminates against individuals who have some degree of cognitive impairments essentially asserts that the lawsuit has no merit and should be dismissed.  But to be honest, the response is mostly boring, though that isn’t a bad thing, legally.  

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Like This at Walt Disney World? Try That at Universal Orlando.

Like This at Walt Disney World? Try That at Universal Orlando.

| July 10, 2014 | 24 Replies

A big criticism Disney fans have towards Universal is that the park down the street has nothing interesting enough to make them want to make the trip across town. Yes, Universal Orlando is known for thrill rides and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, but there is a lot more happening at the resort than [...]

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Some Dos and Don’ts of Frozen Summer Fun

Some Dos and Don’ts of Frozen Summer Fun

| July 8, 2014 | 6 Replies

Unless you’ve been living in Siberia, you know that Disney’s film, Frozen, has taken the world by snowstorm. For this reason, it’s not shocking that Disney has created an event around the popularity of the story. Disney’s Hollywood Studio’s event, Frozen Summer Fun, began running on July 6 and will continue to run daily (with [...]

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UPDATE: I Just Spent $20 on FastPasses! Would You?

UPDATE: I Just Spent $20 on FastPasses! Would You?

| July 7, 2014 | 46 Replies

For quite some time now, Disney Parks fans have been discussing the possibility of purchasing FastPasses to attractions and entertainment experiences. Rumors have circulated for years that this would be the next direction Disney would go in whether it be done directly by buying an allotment of passes or indirectly based on the hotel tier [...]

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Ride Technology and Storytelling Advance at Universal Creative

Ride Technology and Storytelling Advance at Universal Creative

| July 3, 2014 | Reply

There once was a day when Universal Studios Florida was just an ordinary movie theme park.  I still recall walking into what is now the back of Universal Studios Florida to enter the theme park.  Now we have Universal Orlando, which includes 2 theme parks and a shopping, dining, and entertainment district.  Let’s not forget [...]

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Making the Most Out of a Summer Trip to Walt Disney World

Making the Most Out of a Summer Trip to Walt Disney World

| June 30, 2014 | 6 Replies

For many, visiting Walt Disney World during the summer is their only option. Whether you have work obligations or prefer not to take your children out of school, you may find yourself planning a trip during some of the hottest and busiest months of the year. As someone who falls into that category quite often, [...]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Anabella Hotel

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Anabella Hotel

| June 27, 2014 | 8 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 Anabella Hotel located at 1030 West Katella Avenue. I talk in detail about my stay there [...]

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