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DIS Unplugged Podcast – 02/27/14 – Disneyland Show

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 02/27/14 – Disneyland Show

| February 27, 2014 | Reply

In this week’s show, the team discusses this week’s Disneyland news, plus Nancy talks about Main Street USA in her new series focusing on shopping and Mary Jo leads a discussion about the newest Disney Gallery exhibit, Mechanical Kingdoms: Steam-driven Visions of a Victorian Future, plus the art and artists it inspired. To get in [...]

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Prepping for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Prepping for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

| January 8, 2013 | 2 Replies

The grand-daddy of them all is just around the corner.  This weekend tens of thousands of runners from all over the world will descend on Walt Disney World for runDisney’s biggest event of the year, Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.  Comprised of several races, a huge health and fitness expo, and a number of running [...]

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Starbucks to Replace the Main Street Bakery at Magic Kingdom

Starbucks to Replace the Main Street Bakery at Magic Kingdom

| November 9, 2012 | 27 Replies

That’s right, folks, you read the headline correctly. Tonight Disney Parks announced that the first ever Starbucks inside Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom will replace the iconic Main Street Bakery. As an avid lover of both Disney and Starbucks, I’m both conflicted and shocked at this news. It’s time that I weigh in.   Image: The [...]

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Unique Sweet Spots at Walt Disney World: Scoops, Sprinkles, & Cones at the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor

Unique Sweet Spots at Walt Disney World: Scoops, Sprinkles, & Cones at the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor

| August 2, 2012 | Reply

Until the 1960s, it was quite common for Americans and their families to enjoy carbonated beverages and sugary treats at their local soda fountain or ice cream saloon. Milkshakes, malts, egg cream, and various flavors of ice cream brought smiles to faces young and old. Parlors were typically attached to town pharmacies and served as [...]

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Magic Kingdom Construction Update July 2012

Magic Kingdom Construction Update July 2012

| July 28, 2012 | 1 Reply

I promised everyone construction updates on Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.  Finally the scrim is down on Main Street USA.  You can get the picture postcard photo of Cinderella Castle as you look down the street again.

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Have you noticed Disneyland Main Street USA?

Have you noticed Disneyland Main Street USA?

| May 5, 2012 | 6 Replies

When most of us arrive at Disneyland, we get through the turnstiles, take a picture at the Mickey flower bed, head through the tunnel under the tracks, make our way up Main Street and are on our way as quickly as possible.  We go from attraction to attraction, having tons of fun to be sure, [...]

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Swing Dancers say goodbye to Carnation Plaza Gardens

Swing Dancers say goodbye to Carnation Plaza Gardens

| April 30, 2012 | 1 Reply

Saturday, April 28th marked the final night of swing dancing at the Carnation Plaza Gardens at Disneyland.  Soon this area will close to make room for the Fantasy Faire, where you’ll be able to meet your favorite princess.  Disneyland has promised that swing dancing will return to the area, but dancers weren’t taking any chances [...]

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