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Upcoming Dooney & Bourke Releases at Walt Disney World

Upcoming Dooney & Bourke Releases at Walt Disney World

| February 10, 2015 | 6 Replies

Just in time to blow away those “winter blues,” Dooney & Bourke and Disney Merchandise have announced details of two new patterns that will be featured on bags starting this February and March. I’ve been a bit underwhelmed with the most recent releases, but these are quite fun. In keeping with the spirit of the [...]

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios Construction Update Part II

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Construction Update Part II

| February 4, 2015 | 1 Reply

Today I am happy to report that the Trolley Car Cafe  has opened in Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World.  This new Starbucks location opened 2/3/2015. You can’t miss it on your right as you are strolling down Hollywood Boulevard after you enter the park in a building that used to house a retail shop. [...]

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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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Discovering “The Bare Necessities” of Disney Life Between Disney Vacations

Discovering “The Bare Necessities” of Disney Life Between Disney Vacations

| January 30, 2015 | 3 Replies

I’m not sure if this happens to you but it always happens to me.  I spend months planning for my visit to Walt Disney World.  Looking forward to my upcoming adventure, I think back fondly of prior Disney trips and memories.  And, I look forward to the new memories made with my family with 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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Do You Own the Space Above You in a Theme Park?

Do You Own the Space Above You in a Theme Park?

| January 26, 2015 | 34 Replies

A while back we took a look at parade viewing etiquette.  At the time it seemed to be a topic which needed to be discussed and critiqued.  Even today there are still common-sense rules which are broken by guests who view a parade or even a show.   During a recent visit to Walt Disney World and [...]

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INTERVIEW – Billy Magnussen: The ‘Other Prince’ in Into The Woods

INTERVIEW – Billy Magnussen: The ‘Other Prince’ in Into The Woods

| January 25, 2015 | 1 Reply

If Disney ever decided to do a live action version of Winnie the Pooh, Billy Magnussen would be a great Tigger. His natural enthusiasm and boundless amounts of energy is infectious and was perfect for his role as The Other Prince in Disney’s latest film, Into the Woods. Like the movie, you don’t always get [...]

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios Construction Update

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Construction Update

| January 22, 2015 | 24 Replies

It seems everywhere you go at Walt Disney World these days you will find construction walls. Walt Disney’s philosophy was that his theme parks would never be finished. He said that they will “continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.” Walt Disney World is changing daily with some new [...]

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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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