It was a very hot day at DCA and I wanted a healthy, fresh, and cool treat. Finding myself at Pacific Wharf I went to the Lucky Fortune Cookery and …Read This Post
Daily the Polynesian Resort at Walt Disney World has a brief Tiki-torch lighting ceremony about an hour before sunset. “Auntie” who has been at the resort for over 20 years, …Read This Post
So I’m walking through DCA last November and all of a sudden it’s Phineas and Ferb in their own mini-holiday parade! Just one pick-up truck with the shows cast playing …Read This Post
Well… not really, because the Columbia is tied to the dock!
Before entering the American Adventure theatre, you go up an escalator and see a collection of the flags which have represented the United States during the course of its history. …Read This Post
From September to mid-2013 the Resort will be expanded in phases. During the pool area expansion, much of Waikolohe Valley will remain open including Waikolohe Pool, the lazy river, slides, …Read This Post
This is the “Celebrate a Dream Come True” parade heading up Main Street last April. I have never been big on parades. I always use the time the parades start …Read This Post
“Adventure into the Unknown” by Kevin Crone of Tours Departing Daily. This beautiful photo of the falls at Grizzly River Run is almost “mystical” (no pun intended). I could stand there …Read This Post
D23 Expo 2013 tickets to go on sale August 9. Tickets will be $47 for a one-day adult admission and $37 for children 3-12. Tickets for members of D23 will be …Read This Post
Voted DbM’s “Best Mexican Restaurant” at WDW, the San Angel Inn in the Mexico Pavilion at Epcot is as authentic as it gets. If you can, ask your host if …Read This Post
Here is a just released photo of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Lion King Courtyard. Kinda cool if you ask me! Just remember, “The Lion King” wing opens August 10th, so …Read This Post
The Disney Research team in Zurich, Switzerland have applied for a Physical Face Cloning’ patent (US 2012/0185218). It uses motion capture technology in a unique way to digitize faces and produce ”Skins” that are more …Read This Post
I realized recently that many adults haven’t watched the Disney Channel in awhile. Some didn’t know there were two new channels, Disney XD, and Disney Junior. I felt it was time …Read This Post
Ginny Tyler died July 13 of natural causes at a nursing home in Issaquah, Wash., said her son, Ty Fenton. She was 86. Ginny was hired by Disney in the …
This movie is looking better and better the more I see these shots! I have an earlier post where you can see more and read about the storyline HERE
These colorful balloons almost spring from the head of a cast member at Disneyland. This fun photo courtesy of Nicole.
Here it is… a photo of the Pantages Theater the night of the 26th Academy Awards. Can you name the four Oscars that Disney won that night?
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Way before I worked for Disney my family and I had a special treat. After dinner we would drive from our home in Los Alamitos and do the “$6.75 tour of …Read This Post
Do you think you know long lines? How about a wait time of Four Hundred Minutes! Thats right, Tokyo Disney Sea’s brand new Toy Story Mania rides marquee “wait time calculator” had …Read This Post
In Aulani Resort’s Waikolohe Stream is a giant rockwork whale. At first you don’t notice her, then all of a sudden “Thar She Blows” with a fountain of water that …Read This Post
“Folly” is the first Dapper Day event held off Disney property. Here we find Disney Imagineering legend Bob Gurr (designer of the iconic Disneyland monorail) attending the dress-up event with …Read This Post
Look at what someone shared with me the other day. They are hand drawn maps of WDW Jungle Cruise and Small World. They are produced by Jonah Adkins, aka “The …Read This Post
The following are excerpts from a press release on Disneyland’s first anniversary, July 17, 1956 (thanks to Werner Weiss)
Average expenditure of Disneyland’s guests for the first year was $2.37 per person. This …Read This Post
Disney Cruise Line has announced that Disneyland Annual Passholders can save 25% on Disney Wonder California Coastal sailings! The discount is for Category 4A-11B staterooms and you have to sail 9/16, …Read This Post
DAPPER DAY: An Evening Affair, will happen Saturday September 8, 2012, 4-9p at Disney’s Hollywood Studios park, then 9p-1a at Disney’s Boardwalk Resort, WDW Florida Schedules and meet-up times for …Read This Post
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a ruling, saying Disney now must “consider using or adapting” new technologies to assist the disabled. The LA Times reports that …Read This Post
Disney just announced the Steven Spielberg directed DreamWorks production Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as Honest Abe will get an exclusive release November 9, 2012, and expand nation-wide November 16. Four …Read This Post
Walt Disney’s stock finished Tuesday’s trading session at an all-time closing high of $49.35 after a well-known analyst upgraded the stock and touted the outlook for the entertainment conglomerate. Shares …Read This Post
Word has it that Andrew Stanton will direct the long awaited Pixar sequel. Before you go buying your “Finding Nemo 2″ tickets, note that Pixar nor Disney has not confirmed the news. As …Read This Post
Sometimes pictures speak louder than words!
Mouseketeers on parade during Disneyland’s opening, July 17th, 1955.
I have been thinking long and hard about how I would celebrate Disneyland’s 57th birthday. Since I live in Hawai’i and not …Read This Post
Production is now underway on “Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel,” an animated adventure featuring “Phineas and Ferb” and Marvel’s Super Heroes: Spider-Man and The Avengers. This epic television event, premiering next …Read This Post
Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar at Epcot’s Italy Pavilion is now offering complimentary wine seminars on Mondays and Thursday from 3-4pm. The seminars will showcase regional wines of Italy. These wines …Read This Post
If bad girls have more fun, then life as a Disney villain must be a nonstop party. And here’s one reason for their fans to celebrate: this September, Disney Stores …Read This Post
What a surprise to everyone that he showed up at the Iron Man 3 kids costume contest at Comic-con. You can tell he really enjoyed it!
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In this conservation pool, guests encounter local Stingrays with the guidance of marine biologists, many who have worked previously at Epcot’s Living Seas Pavilion. Reservations are required, and group sizes …Read This Post
What a great day! The last four surviving members of the Nine Old Men plus Disney Legend Ken O’Conner, and Roy Disney Jr. were invited to a ceremony at the new …Read This Post
Comic-Con 2012: Lone Ranger “Wows” at Disney Presentation. There were glimpses of Johnny Depp as Tonto, Armie Hammer as the masked cowboy, and plenty of visual stunners — trains going …Read This Post
Snow White and Pinocchio original art highlight Profiles in History’s July 29 vintage animation auction. These big-ticket items are expected to fetch upwards of $80,000 each.
1953 Disneyland Prospectus, Est. $80,000-$120,000. …Read This Post
Disney’s fantastical adventure “Oz The Great and Powerful,” directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved character, the Wizard of Oz. When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), …Read This Post
What a great shot by Todd Hurley of the Resort and Magic Kingdom monorail lines meeting at the Contemporary Resort. The timing of this is perfect, synchronizing the trains and …Read This Post
Here is WDI’s “Honey, I Shrunk the Audience” creative and production team taking a break during a walk through of the Great Movie Ride. It’s January 1994, and the team …Read This Post