• Disney Day Madness!

    For the first time ever, both the Magic Kingdom Park and Disneyland Park is open for 24 hours straight as part of a bi-coastal salute called “One More Disney Day.” From 6 a.m., February 29 to 6 a.m., March 1, 2012, local time. Mickey and Minnie in their PJ’s welcome guests at the Magic Kingdom. […]

  • Fantasy Arrives in New York for Tomorrows Christening

    Disney Fantasy, the newest ship of Disney Cruise Line, sails past the Statue of Liberty after traveling across the Atlantic from Germany, where it was built. The 4,000-passenger ship will be christened in New York Thursday, then sail to its new home in Port Canaveral, Fla. Tweet

  • Breaking News: Extra Disney Day Canceled!

    Burbank 2-27-12: Today it was announced that the heavily promoted “Extra Disney Day” has been canceled. A spokesman for the company stated “After a two month long promotion it has become apparent that no one really wants to come!” Citing the fact that leap year day falls on a Wednesday, so soon after Presidents Day that […]

  • Tomorrowland 1967

    Tomorrowland had a major face-lift in 1966-1967. This photo shows it just after Adventure Through Inner Space opened on August 5th. If you look hard you can find three corporate logos, a space couple, and a balloon man dressed in Main Street attire. Here is a list of what changed. Closed in 1966: Flying Saucers […]

  • Habit Heroes Closes Indefinitely

    Habit Heroes, an attraction at Innoventions East closed today. Disney says the promoted opening several weeks ago was just in a “soft opening” meant to collect feedback from visitors. The attraction will be closed indefinitely while “refinements” to the experience are implemented. Our story on its opening can be found here: Innoventions Newest Attraction “Habit Heroes” On the flip […]

  • Kidcot Fun Stops

    Kidcot Fun Stops are craft stations for kids 3 to 6. Located in World Showcase pavilions it is a fun way to “travel the world” while drawing, writing, and stamping too. Kids get to meet Cast Members from different countries and learn about their customs. Kidcot Fun Stops are at: Mexico Pavilion (near Animales Fantasticos) Norway Pavilion (The Puffin’s Roost) […]

  • Ernie McLean – Disneyland Legend Passes Away

    Veteran Disneyland performer Ernie McLean passed away on the 22nd. “Ernie was the last of his breed here at Disneyland,” remembered Stan Freese, Disneyland Resort talent booking director and friend of Ernie’s. “He was a blues and rock legend. He was a kind, classy gentleman who never spoke badly about anyone or anything. He loved […]

  • Suzanne Palmiter 1992 Disneyland Ambassador

    This was Suzanne Palmiter’s 1992 Disneyland Ambassador business card! I first met Suzanne in the Disneyland international offices preparing for her trip to Tokyo Disneyland. She was on a break between orientation meetings while I was there for another meeting concerning TDL. We chatted for about five minutes and found her very excited about her […]

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    Oscars Awarded to Walt Disney

    Well it’s Oscar season again! This year the Disney Studios have been nominated for 13! They include, The Help, Best Picture and Best Actress, Viola Davis and Best Supporting Actress’s, Octavia Spencer and Jessica Chastain; War Horse, Best Picture; The Muppets, Original Song; La Luna, Best Animated Short Film. Did you know that Walt Disney […]

  • Art of Animation Resort Marquee Erected!

    Some perfectly posed Imagineers put the finishing touches on the new resort’s marquee. Measuring in at 46 feet, six inches, the resort’s sign now holds the record as the largest freestanding marquee at Walt Disney World Resort, and it’s 18 inches taller than the famous “HOLLYWOOD” sign in Los Angeles. The photo, supplied by WDI, shows […]