• Downtown Disney
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    The One Million Dollar Disney Pitching Contest

    Disney is “pitching” a new publicity event designed to promote their upcoming film, Million Dollar Arm and it could land someone could win $1 million dollars! Baseball pitchers, both male and female, are invited to compete to see who has the fastest pitch. If anyone can hurl a 100-mile-per-hour fastball, they may win a $1 million dollar grand prize. Rules for […]

  • Dining Reviews
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    Dining Review: ESPN Zone at Downtown Disney

    This dining review includes a tour of Disney’s ESPN Zone at Downtown Disney. Let’s take the tour first so we can work up an appetite! The two story entrance gives guests access to two dining rooms, the Bristol Suite, a gift shop and a full video arcade upstairs. Table reservations are made in the central […]

  • Dining Reviews
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    Dining Review: Earl of Sandwich at Downtown Disney

    Review by Mark Hickson: The Earl of Sandwich at Disneyland Resort’s Downtown Disney opened a few months ago with great fanfare. It’s a chain of 25 fast food franchise restaurants with most locations in Florida, Texas, and on the east coast. Five of their locations are in airports, one at a casino, and three on […]

  • California Adventure
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    Six Disney Valentine’s Day Treats

    Well, it’s that time of year again. The first commercial holiday of the year, Valentine’s Day! If you’re like me, you’ve whittled the “list” down to your significant other, but I remember the days my Valentine’s list was pretty long (but that’s another story). So whatcha gonna to do? I have some suggestions for you […]

  • Disney World Resort Hotels
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    DbM Scuttlebutt – Senses and Citricos

    Saturday, the 15th marked the 46th anniversary of Walt Disney’s passing. Considering the tragedy that happened the day before, I decided not to post a story about it. Senses, a Disney Spa at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, re-opened today after a multi-month refurbishment. The newly remodeled spa, now owned and operated by Disney, blends Grand Floridian […]

  • Downtown Disney Opens Ice Rink

    Disneyland Resort’s Downtown Disney ice rinks cost: $15 for skating, $3 for skate rental. (Toddler cost: $12 for skating and double-blade skate rental, sizes 2T to 12T). Hours: 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Holiday hours vary. Sessions last 60 minutes! photo: Ana Venegas, […]

  • Are the Mavericks of Mayhem Going to Far?

    Here is the official description of this new line of apparel to be sold at D Street in Downtown Disney District. “Designed by Noah and presented by Disney Consumer Products, this edgy new lifestyle apparel line “Mavericks of Mayhem” depicts this group of charismatic characters, like never before. Whether racing for Hot Rod pink slips […]

  • WonderGround Gallery

    The new WonderGround Art Gallery in the Disneyland Resort’s Downtown Disney District will have it’s Grand Opening next Saturday, June 9th. Described as “Distinctive, eclectic and uncommon,” the WonderGround Gallery will showcase artwork inspired by Disney-Pixar films, as well as paying tribute to Mickey Mouse. More than 25 local and domestic up-and-coming artists will be […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt

    Today at 9:30 a.m. (Hawaii time), The Disney Store will celebrate the “Grand Opening” of the refurbished Ala Moana store. From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. a meet and greet with Mickey and Minnie Mouse will take place at the malls center stage. The first 500 guests to attend will receive free Mickey Mouse ears. […]

  • Attractions
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    DbM Scuttlebutt

    Compass Books and Cafe in Downtown Disney (CA) closed for good yesterday. The Earl of Sandwich will take it’s place. The Frontierland Shooting Exposition in Disneyland is scheduled to close April 30 to May 25 for routine maintenance. Ariel’s Grotto restaurant in Disney California Adventure is scheduled to close April 30 to May 3 for […]