Tag: World Showcase

Walt Disney World Rags to Riches

Walt Disney World Rags to Riches

| October 23, 2011 | Reply

Up, up, up and away!  People love to reach higher levels.  This is true in life, but not necessarily with physical heights.  Raise your hand if you’re afraid of heights.  Okay, back on point.  This is a Disney blog after all.  One of the questions many Disney park enthusiasts ask themselves months before a Disney [...]

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Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2011

Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2011

| March 2, 2011 | 5 Replies

The 18th Annual  Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival debuted today at Epcot in Walt Disney World.  To me this signals Spring in Florida. The dates this year are March 2- May 15, 2011. It seems many were excited for the opening of the Festival as it was quite crowded this morning in Future World. [...]

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Around the World, Disney Dollars and More with Jack Lindquist

Around the World, Disney Dollars and More with Jack Lindquist

| February 17, 2011 | 3 Replies

Interview with Jack Lindquist, Disneyland’s First President, Part 2 Jack Lindquist is a Disney Legend whose Disney career began in 1955 as the initial advertising manager for the new theme park.  He worked in the public relations office alongside future head of Walt Disney Imagineering Marty Sklar.  In Part 1 of the interview, Lindquist discussed his early years at Disneyland, [...]

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Disney’s Wine & Dine Race Weekend Update

Disney’s Wine & Dine Race Weekend Update

| February 10, 2011 | 5 Replies

Run Disney released an update to this fall’s Wine & Dine race weekend.  A letter from Ken Potrock, Disney’s SVP of Sports Enterprises, discusses two major modifications for this year’s Wine & Dine race weekend.  As someone who participated in last year’s race weekend and post race party these changes are very welcomed and should improve the [...]

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Via Napoli Press Event at Epcot

Via Napoli Press Event at Epcot

| August 11, 2010 | 4 Replies

The DISUnplugged was invited to attend the media/press event for the new Via Napoli restaurant in Epcot in the Walt Disney World Resort, Florida. Usually Pete Werner and/or Corey Martin will go to these media events and cover them for the DISUnplugged blog and podcast, but since this one was one ’food related’ it was decided that Kevin [...]

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Epcot’s Rose and Crown Pub & Dining Room Review

Epcot’s Rose and Crown Pub & Dining Room Review

| March 23, 2010 | 15 Replies

Review by Kevin Klose We recently visited the Rose and Crown Pub, located in the United Kingdom area of Epcot’s World Showcase. As it was not a busy time at Disney, we were able to secure a same day advanced dining reservation for 3 pm. As we hit very little traffic, we made great time [...]

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Why World Traveler Samantha Brown Still Loves Disney Parks

Why World Traveler Samantha Brown Still Loves Disney Parks

| February 6, 2010 | 6 Replies

Samantha Brown, host of “Samantha Brown’s Great Weekends” on the Travel Channel, is a favorite of DIS Unplugged listeners and readers.  This is in part because she is a self-proclaimed Disney fan, and has filmed numerous episodes at the Disney parks and resorts.  Samantha is celebrating her Tenth Anniversary on the Travel Channel with four [...]

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