If seeing all the unique Disney sites in Southern California is on your Disneyland vacation agenda, there’s a new addition to the list – Disney baby in Glendale’s Americana at Brand. This beautiful, upscale shopping venue, near Walt Disney Imagineering in Glendale, CA, provides an idyllic setting for the Disney Store’s newest concept – celebrating [...]
When Walt Disney first designed the Magic Kingdom, he made it clear that alcohol was not to be sold. The concept for the park was to be “family oriented” with children and their parents enjoying time together. Much unlike what happens at some carnivals, state fairs, or non-Disney theme parks, an adult member of the [...]
In 2010, the DIS Unplugged Podcast put forth a challenge to its listeners and their communities. The premise was simple: help us raise a million dollars for Give Kids the World (GKTW). Wait a second…a MILLION dollars? That’s simple?! Yes, you heard it right! Pete Werner, host of the DIS Unplugged, proposed this scenario: find [...]
It’s the top award for theme park and amusement parks worldwide. Each year, ‘Amusement Today’ magazine hands out its Golden Ticket Awards for the best of the best in several amusement park categories. On September 7th & 8th, several amusement and theme park officials and fans gathered at the Dollywood Resort in Pigeon Forge, TN [...]
Early yesterday morning I headed over to Magic Kingdom to check out the progress of some of the construction – and I took some photos along the way! With New Fantasyland nearing completion and some of the smaller projects around the park, there was plenty to see.
This fall, Disney brings to life the tale of a boy on a mission to save man’s best friend. Using stop-motion animation and a story written by Tim Burton over 25 years ago, Frankenweenie will entertain and inspire as it travels across the globe, into Disney parks, and theaters. Image: The story of a boy [...]
Some of us are born to be bad, but that doesn’t mean we have to like it. Walt Disney Animation Studios and Emmy-winning director Rich Moore (The Simpsons and Futurama) have teamed up to create an exciting new film called Wreck-It Ralph, which will take viewers on a video-game-hopping journey this fall. Image: Wreck-It Ralph tells the [...]