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Disney’s Best Christmas Movies, TV Specials and Shorts – Part 2

Disney’s Best Christmas Movies, TV Specials and Shorts – Part 2

| December 23, 2014 | Reply

Christmas truly is a special time of year no matter how you celebrate it. Every person and family has different traditions, but one of the most popular is sitting down to watch holiday movies and TV specials. There is something about having classic Christmas programs playing in the background while decorating the house or wrapping [...]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Hilton Garden Inn

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Hilton Garden Inn

| December 23, 2014 | 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 Hilton Garden Inn located at 11777 Harbor Boulevard in Garden Grove. I talk in detail about [...]

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Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/22/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/22/14

| December 22, 2014 | Reply

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…Frozen Fun begins its roll out in both Parks.

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Recap: “Treasures from the Disney Vault” on TCM – 12/21/14

Recap: “Treasures from the Disney Vault” on TCM – 12/21/14

| December 21, 2014 | 2 Replies

Back in November, TCM and Disney announced that they would be partnering up in a mutual relationship. TCM would be working on a new pre-show movie and finale movie for The Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, while Disney would open up its ‘vault’ and allow TCM to air some of Disney’s most classic [...]

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Polynesian Village Resort at Walt Disney World debuts new lobby

Polynesian Village Resort at Walt Disney World debuts new lobby

| December 21, 2014 | 47 Replies

Disney’s Polynesian Village in Walt Disney World took down the construction walls in the lobby recently. This project had a lot of the Disney community upset because they were getting rid of the large waterfall area in the lobby. The lobby has been unveiled but won’t be considered finished until the rest of the construction projects [...]

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Christmas by the Numbers at Walt Disney World

Christmas by the Numbers at Walt Disney World

| December 18, 2014 | 5 Replies

The Christmas season is well underway at the Walt Disney World Resort. Everywhere you turn, you’ll find bows, glitter, and garland adding a bit of holiday cheer. Have you ever wondered just how many decorations are used? Check out the stats below detailing what goes into making this a very special time of year.   [...]

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Diagon Alley is Right up My Alley

Diagon Alley is Right up My Alley

| December 18, 2014 | Reply

The reviews have been glowing.  Guest reaction has been extremely positive.  Universal Orlando’s latest addition to its theme parks has raised the bar for theming, cutting-edge facades, and technology.   It’s easy to walk through the brick wall into Diagon Alley and forget you’re not in Central Florida anymore. Universal Creative did something that hasn’t been [...]

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Disney’s Best Christmas Movies, TV Specials and Shorts – Part 1

Disney’s Best Christmas Movies, TV Specials and Shorts – Part 1

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Reply

Christmas truly is a special time of year no matter how you celebrate it. Every person and family has different traditions, but one of the most popular is sitting down to watch holiday movies and TV specials. There is something about having classic Christmas programs playing in the background while decorating the house or wrapping [...]

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Frozen Welcomes the Hour of Code

Frozen Welcomes the Hour of Code

| December 8, 2014 | Reply

Disney’s animated hit, Frozen, is coming to the screen in a new way. As a part of this week’s Hour of Code initiative, fans can now control Elsa and Anna in a puzzle game that teaches the basics of computer programming. The effort is a part of the celebration of Computer Science Education Week which [...]

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Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/08/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/08/14

| December 8, 2014 | Reply

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 much rumored Frozen Fun is finally announced.

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