Tag: Walt Disney

New Disney Parks Merchandise Continues to Impress

New Disney Parks Merchandise Continues to Impress

| September 25, 2012 | 1 Reply

This summer was big in the world of Disney Parks merchandise. From new Dooney & Bourke bags to a wider variety of items available for purchase to the shocking return of resort specific merchandise, shoppers in both Walt Disney World and Disneyland found themselves reaching into their pockets and walking away with prized treasures. As [...]

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Magic Kingdom No Longer a “Dry” Park Against Walt’s Wishes

Magic Kingdom No Longer a “Dry” Park Against Walt’s Wishes

| September 13, 2012 | 8 Replies

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 [...]

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Imagineers and Executives Chat About Buena Vista Street, Annual Passholders and More

Imagineers and Executives Chat About Buena Vista Street, Annual Passholders and More

| July 29, 2012 | Reply

Following the Grand Re-opening of Disney California Adventure, The DIS, along with other members of the online media, was able to sit down with some of the creative teams that made it happen.  With several conversations going on in the room at once, the audio is not “podcast worthy”, but I’ve been able to sit [...]

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Grand Re-Opening Ceremony of Disney California Adventure

Grand Re-Opening Ceremony of Disney California Adventure

| June 15, 2012 | Reply

Here is a video and photos from the June 15th Grand Re-Opening Ceremony of Disney California Adventure!

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A Walk Down Buena Vista Street

A Walk Down Buena Vista Street

| June 11, 2012 | Reply

Take a trip back in time with me… “It was July 1923.  I packed all of my worldly goods – a pair of trousers, a checkered coat, a lot of drawing materials and the last of the fairy tale reels we had made – in a kind of frayed cardboard suitcase.  And with that wonderful [...]

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Preview Dinner at California Adventure’s Carthay Circle Restaurant

Preview Dinner at California Adventure’s Carthay Circle Restaurant

| June 11, 2012 | 2 Replies

The Carthay Circle Restaurant doesn’t officially open until June 15th (along with the rest of Buena Vista Street), but we were able to take a look around recently and sample of few of their menu items at a special preview dinner.  The restaurant is filled with history, which is only appropriate as the exterior is [...]

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Moments of Reflection – Paying Respects at Walt Disney’s Gravesite

Moments of Reflection – Paying Respects at Walt Disney’s Gravesite

| October 28, 2011 | 1 Reply

Many Disney enthusiasts take time out during their Disneyland Park visits to stand below the fire station, paying their respects to Walt Disney by stopping to view the eternal lamp in the his apartment window.   However, many feel personally led to visit his final resting place in Glendale, California’s Forest Lawn Memorial Park.   I [...]

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