Here is a video and photos from the June 15th Grand Re-Opening Ceremony of Disney California Adventure!
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Saturday October 1, 2011, Walt Disney World turned 40 years old and celebrated the opening of Florida’s Magic Kingdom. Disney Legend Marty Sklar, retired Executive Vice President and Ambassador for Walt Disney Imagineering, was involved throughout the design, planning and opening of Walt Disney World, and reflected with the DIS Unplugged on his experience. Continue after [...]
As Walt Disney World celebrates the Magic Kingdom’s 40th anniversary of the grand opening on October 1, 1971, Disney released this archival footage of Walt Disney announcing his future plans to the world. Included in the video is a clip from the press conference held on November 15, 1965 in Orlando, FL with Walt Disney, Florida [...]
Part 1: Jack’s Start at Disneyland to Dealing with Walt Disney’s Passing Recently I was able to speak with Jack Lindquist, a Disney Legend who also served as the first-ever President of Disneyland. He started with the Disney Company in 1955, two months after Disneyland opened, as the park’s first advertising manager. Jack worked his way up the [...]