Disneyland‘s summer season is starting to wind down as the park begins to gear up for the popular Halloween Time season. As summer wraps up, refurbishments continue from Main Street, U.S.A. to Tomorrowland and the Grand Californian Hotel. Meanwhile, the Disneyana shop unveiled a new exhibit of Haunted Mansion art and collectibles to celebrate the attraction’s 45th anniversary. Today, we fill you in on the latest goings-on with Disneyland’s various refurbishments and take a look at the new Haunted Mansion art.

Don’t miss your weekly Disneyland Resort crowd forecast — provided by our friends at MouseAddict — in the Weekly News and Information Roundup at the end of today’s update!

Get a closer look at today’s update! Click on any photo in today’s blog to see a larger, high-resolution version.

Before we get started, I’d like to wish a very happy birthday to our very own Al Lutz, who celebrated his special day over the weekend at Disneyland! Here’s to many more, Al! Let’s get started!

Welcome to Disneyland!

Disneyland’s pretty quiet 2014 summer season is beginning to wrap up as Annual Passholders begin to return as the park is gearing up for the start of the popular Halloween Time season.

At the end of Main Street, the Jolly Holiday Bakery recently got nearly an entirely new selection of pastries.

New oversized Mickey macarons

Lemon-honey cupcake and red velvet whoopie pies

Blueberry cheesecake and mini pineapple upside down bundt cakes.

Chocolate mousse cake and Meyer lemon and strawberry torte

New banana eclairs and “signature” chocolate eclairs

Orange creme brûlée

The current seasonal cupcake is Olaf-inspired.

The current food menu, including the pastrami reuben that was added earlier this spring.

A look at wait times Sunday afternoon


Over at California Adventure, Buena Vista Street is as beautiful as ever as summer winds down…

Wait times Sunday afternoon

Refurbishment Roundup


[center]Main Street Makeovers[/center]
Back at Disneyland, the main entrance turnstiles continue their rolling refurbishment with the section that was behind tarps last week now uncovered and looking fresh and shiny.

The final section is now behind walls…

On Main Street, work continues on the new Guest Flow Corridors behind Main Street, USA, which should open sometime this fall.

The scaffolding and tarps at the permanent First Aid facility at the end of Main Street has been pushed further out. An entry point for the Guest Flow Corridors will be located in this area along with an expanded First Aid facility.

The facade refurbishment at the Chester Drawer’s and Castle Bros. has wrapped up and it all looks shiny and new again.

Too bad this groan-worthy shop name wasn’t changed.

This silly 90s-era sign is still here.

The Castle Bros. sign isn’t back up yet…

Next door, the Crystal Arts shop looks like it’ll be next to get some work done… the window has been replaced with a faux window print-out for now…

Signage has been removed and it looks like work is underway already

[center]Finishing Up the French Quarter[/center]
Back in New Orleans Square, we keep being told to wait and see as Disney is reportedly still working on finishing up work on the major changes to the facades following the Club 33 expansion project. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like much else is being done to help the poorly reworked facades better blend in with what was Disneyland’s most exquisitely-themed land.

Nothing has changed here and at this point, what could really be done to help this off-center and oversized window look appropriate on the forced-perspective building?

No changes at the new bridge, which still seems severely lacking in the rich, authentic detail that characterized the original New Orleans Square.

Walls have come down at the side entrance to Mlle. Antoinette’s Parfumerie.

The doorway received a new facade, which is pushed out from the rest of the facade, likely due to structural changes from Club 33’s new overhead bridge. While this particular facade is probably the best in terms of the facades that were reworked as part of the Club 33 project, it’s definitely not perfect. It mimics the rest of the perfume shop’s facade in an effort to blend in, but lacks the details found on the existing facade. It’s a nice effort, but not good enough – the new facade just doesn’t match. While it might look fine at first glance, it falls apart upon closer inspection.

From the Daveland archives, a look at the facade as it appeared in the early 1970s, just a few short years after New Orleans Square opened.

And the facade in 2011:

The shop’s sign was moved due to the facade changes

No further changes on the rest of the altered New Orleans Square facades. Wait and see…?

Over on Royal Street, the pathway from Club 33 emergency exit stairs behind the portrait artists area continues to be kept clear with some barricades. If this a permanent change, hopefully some night wrought-iron fencing or something can be installed to replace the temporary railing.

Elsewhere in New Orleans Square, this is the final week to enjoy Haunted Mansion in its traditional format until next year. The attraction, fresh off its 45th anniversary, will close to install its holiday overlay starting next Monday.

[center]Finding Refurbishment[/center]
Over in Tomorrowland, the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage’s refurbishment continues as it gets closer to its late-September reopening.

Nearby, the Guardians of the Galaxy preview was originally schedule to close for a quick 2-day removal over the weekend but it remained open through the weekend. The venue for the preview, the Magic Eye Theater, is now on the calendar to close for two weeks starting September 12 for refurbishment.

[center]Grand Refurbishments[/center]
Over at the Grand Californian Hotel, work on a large portion of the park-facing facade is still behind tarps for refurbishment.

Inside the hotel, the Hearthstone Lounge is open again after its recent refurbishment.

The bar menu is largely unchanged.

Meanwhile the excellent Napa Rose is now closed for refurbishment.

A sign on the door notes a September reopening.

Ghostly Materials

Back on Main Street, the Disneyana shop celebrated the Haunted Mansion’s 45th anniversary with a special art and collectible release Saturday morning.

Lots of new art available…

One-of-a-kind stained glass pieces sold right away on Saturday.

A one-of-a-kind 36″ bust of Ezra the Hitchhiking Ghost was also already sold by Saturday, along with a small run of mini bronzed versions.

New collectibles also available, including a full-size replica of the Haunted Mansion plaque

A tapestry

A couple special posters ($30 each) available…

Mini versions of the busts that were added a few years ago in the Walt Disney World Haunted Mansion queue.

The really special collectible available is a full-size replica of gargoyle from the Haunted Mansion’s stretching portrait gallery. The piece is a special-order item and comes in at a whopping $2,900.

A seriously amazing piece at an outrageous price.

If expensive art pieces are out of your budget, more of the huge new collection of Haunted Mansion merchandise continues to slowly roll out…

The special 45th Anniversary t-shirt is still available as well.

This and That

If you haven’t listened to the latest episode of the Season Pass Podcast, be sure to check it out as they visit Tony Baxter’s home and talk candidly with him about some of his most recognizable projects including Disneyland’s 1983 Fantasyland makeover and Indiana Jones Adventure!

And finally, back in Big Thunder Ranch, we’re hearing the Music of Nashville show won’t run past its summer engagement and a new show will debut alongside the Halloween overlay, meet-and-greets and pumpkin carving in Big Thunder Ranch this fall.

The Nashville show continues to play to small crowds, despite solid performances from the Kelly Rae Band.


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Weekly News & Information Round-Up
Weekly Theme Park Hours
August 18-24, 2014
[B]Disneyland Park[/B] [B]California Adventure[/B]
Mon.-Fri.: 9 am – 12 am
Saturday: 9 am – 11 pm
Sunday: 8 am – 12 am
Mon.-Sat. 9 am – 10 pm
Sunday: 8 am – 10 pm
[CENTER]For a complete listing of theme park hours,
visit the Disneyland.com Theme Park Calendar
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[center]Closure and Refurbishment Schedule[/center]
[b][center]Disneyland Park[/center][/b]
  • [B]Haunted Mansion:[/B] Closed August 25-September 11 to install Haunted Mansion Holiday overlay.
  • [B]Sailing Ship Columbia:[/B] Closed August 26-28 for refurbishment.
  • [B]Big Thunder Ranch:[/B] Closed September 1-11 to install Halloween overlay.
  • [B]Jungle Cruise:[/B] Closed September 2-4 for refurbishment.
  • [B]Main Street Photo Supply Co.:[/B] Closed September 2-23 for refurbishment.
  • [B]Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island:[/B] Closed September 3 and 4 for refurbishment.
  • [B]Hose-Drawn Streetcar:[/B] Closed starting September 3, re-opening not yet known.
  • [B]Mark Twain Riverboat:[/B] Closed starting September 5, re-opening not yet known.
  • [B]Space Mountain:[/B] Closed September 8-11 for Ghost Galaxy installation.
  • [B]Magic Eye Theater:[/B] Closed September 12-25 for refurbishment.
  • [B]Mickey’s House:[/B] Closed September 15, 2014 for refurbishment.
  • [B]Indiana Jones Adventure:[/B] Closed September 16-18 for refurbishment.
  • [B]Matterhorn Bobsleds:[/B] Closed starting September 22-24 for refurbishment.
  • [B]Silhouette Studio and China Closet:[/B] Closed September 24-26 for refurbishment.
  • Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage: Reopens September 27, 2014.
[b][center]Disney California Adventure[/center][/b]
  • [B]Blue Sky Cellar:[/B] Closed indefinitely.
  • [B]California Screamin’:[/B] Closed September 10 and 11 for refurbishment.
[b][center]Downtown Disney and Disneyland Resort Hotels[/center][/b]
  • Napa Rose Restaurant: Closed for kitchen renovation, reopening date not yet announced.
  • Disney Studio 365: Closed August 25-September 12.
Tomorrowplan Crowd Estimates for Disneyland Resort from Mouseaddict

August 18—24

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Tue
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Thu
Fri
Sat
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  • The summer blockouts are over, but thanks to school schedules we don’t expect heavy passholder crowds to materialize this week – at least, during the days. There may be slight upticks in the late afternoons and evenings.
  • For a look at Labor Day, check out the premium Tomorrowplan feature in Mouseaddict, which provides two weeks of projections.

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[center]Headline Roundup
A quick look at noteworthy Disney theme park headlines from around the web.[/center]
  • Academy-Award winner, comedy icon, and Disney Legend Robin Williams has died at age 63. (Entertainment Weekly)
  • Disneyland Annual Passholders with passes expiring between October 1, 2014 and December 5, 2014 can register for an after-hours party at Disney California Adventure on September 2. (Disneyland)
  • Special Matterhorn Bobsleds and WDW Monorail t-shirts available online for a limited time starting today. (Disney Parks Blog)
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  • thejonesman

    The new Antoinette’s looks gorgeous, the rest of New Orleans Square looks just fine. Can’t wait to see it in person.

  • Susan Hughes

    The Guest Flow Corridor project seems to be coming along nicely. Lots and lots of construction going on backstage. It’s definitely not going to be just a simple fix for overflow crowds. I have a feeling it’s going to look pretty cool when it’s done.
    As part of the construction, Main Street Photo Supply will close on the 29th for three weeks. The Photopass viewing stations will relocate to the stroller rentals outside the Disneyland main entrance.
    And of course, I can’t help but bring up this point…starting today the day all Cast Members have been dreading has arrived. The civilized and pleasant atmosphere of the summer comes to an end as the Annual Passholes return to the parks. The horror…the horror!

    • Ravjay12

      Why do you continue to call them “passholes”? Is it just to get a reaction from the annual pass holders on this site? Did you have one bad experience with one and you now have labeled them all?

      • Susan Hughes

        Scroll to 2:51 of this video for someone else’s opinion about Passholders/Passholes:

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=811dtzWSIWI

        And again, I point out that the term “Annual Passholes” is one used by Cast Members. They’re the ones who deal with them daily. The majority of them were blocked out most of the summer, and it was pure bliss at the parks. It ends today.

      • dizneedoll

        I’m sick of this too. I’ve been an annual pass HOLDER for over 15 years now and I’ve only ever encountered one or two really rude guests and I have no idea if they were passholders or not. If you want rude guests, go to Disney World. Last time I was there I encountered more rude, pushy guests in one week then I have in 15 years at Disneyland. And CM shouldn’t be calling them that either. CM’s of today aren’t exactly the magical-guest-first friendly folks of yesteryear either ya know.

      • Ravjay12

        I was a cast member and never called them that. The cast members calling them that are out of line and shouldn’t be working there. Even if some guests are difficult, cast members should be the better people. Your’re saying that they’re all “Passholes”. That’s just not true and it’s in bad taste. Are you a cast member?

      • gimackenzie

        The Passholes/Passholders debate aside, I never want to see that link again. That girl has one of the most annoying voices, and deliveries, I have ever encountered. She looks like she’s in her twenties, but acts like she’s twelve!

      • jood34d

        Agreed, wow annoying video, poor delivery of information.

        And indeed, there’s a difference between Disney fans who come frequently enough to use an annual pass and enjoy the parks, and some California residents who get relatively cheap annual passes, come and go as they please throwing off crowd expectations and management.

        Don’t dump everyone into an inane category.

      • ZedIzDead

        How DARE AP’s who have lower tier passes want to visit. What nerve…

      • daveyjones

        yea, that’s sarah. she does a lot of video blogging for the site now. i agree; i can’t listen to her. yikes.

      • SarahSnitch

        Hey everyone! Thanks for the lovely comments.

        I’m sure you’re all quite pleased to know I’m not a Cast Member anymore, but may I say – kindly – calm down about this. “Passholes” is a termed used IN PRIVATE by a lot of CM’s. Never to be said in front of guests. Never to be used in a seriously malicious way. Flat out – there are a lot of rude Annual Passholders. No one ever said all AP’s were rude. This isn’t a big deal.

        Thanks for the constructive criticism on my vids. I’ll try to change my voice for the next video I do.

    • FixitKronk

      plus susan continually uses the “that’s what the employees call them” excuse to post derogatory messages about pass holders.

    • Freddie Freelance

      I hope the Guest Flow Corridors have nice theming, more than just “slap a coat of beige or brown paint on it, and add green or white trim”. I’m still hoping for a Main Street-era appropriate residential street.

      • Susan Hughes

        With the amount of construction (and destruction) going on, I just can’t see it being something cheap and simple to handle overflow crowds. I can’t wait to see the finished product.

    • Diznehound

      Sounds to me like you expected WAY too many perks and were hocked off when you didn’t get them! If you can’t be imbued with the magic and fantasy, it’s good that you don’t work for the company any more- and one more thing- The “I think I’m to cute for words” that you project in your video is kinda sickening. Go back to working at Walmart or McDonald’s, that’s where you belong.

  • CaptainAction

    Now here comes Westsider defending the changes at New Orleans Square telling us we don’t see what we think we see and no one at Disney listens to us anyway.
    Me think he dost protest too much (for some reason?!?).
    The covered bridges above New Orleans Square remind me of mobile home trailers lifted up and turned into hallways. Not really the theme, is it?

    • WDWfanBoston

      Thanks for my morning chuckle. You, of all people, accusing someone of “protesting too much” and having an agenda?

      Oh, that’s a funny one. I almost spit out my coffee!

    • WDWfanBoston

      Thanks for my morning chuckle. You, of all people, accusing someone of “protesting too much” and having an agenda?

      Oh, that’s a funny one. I almost spit out my coffee!

      • WDWfanBoston

        Apparently so funny I spit my coffee out twice 😉

      • WDWfanBoston

        Apparently so funny I spit my coffee out twice 😉

    • martinjbell1986

      I think New Orleans looks “OK”. Disney has often fixed these things after the fact. I mean they painted the bridge in California Adventure like 10 times before they got it right.

  • rstar

    It seems that if they put a balcony arround that off-center window it might be less noticable…..

    • gimackenzie

      Agreed. The window is FUBAR, but could be minimized with a New Orleans iron balcony. Good suggestion!

    • houseofmouse722

      Agree completely. A balcony, add in some potted plants, etc.

  • Larry Parker

    Hopefully improvements will continue to be made to the Club 33 exteriors. I hope we continue to highlite the “on-the-cheap’ exterior workmanship so that the fire is kept under corporate Disney to act. Yesterday I talked of the issue with guest services at Disneyland. Cast members in general seem sympathetic to the issue, including the closing of the Court of Angels. If you haven’t already, make your concerns known at: https://disneyland.disney.go.com/help/email/

  • vnormth

    Most important though, be sure to keep up the scorn and insults of Club 33 members themselves for all these changes.

    Separately, it looks like the new Guest Flow Corridors behind Main Street, USA will take less long to build than the Paradise Pier gazebos.

    • M69

      Ha! Good one. 🙂

  • amyuilani

    I think it is way too early to start putting in Haunted Mansion Holiday. It’s by far and away my favorite holiday offering in the park, but September 12 is too early. I think first weekend in October, as it used to be, is just right. At least wait for the autumnal equinox to pass.

    • CCS

      I agree with that timing for Nightmare Before Christmas HM, too. I definitely don’t think the conversion should ever take place before Labor Day Weekend!

    • houseofmouse722

      I’m with you. September 12th through the first weekend in January means that HM is decorated for Halloween/Christmas for nearly four months out of the year! That’s ridiculous.

    • Haven

      I am in total agreement. I have a trip planned this Sept 2nd to the 5th and when I booked it back in May, I never anticipated the Mansion would be closed that early for the Halloween overlay. Our family will be missing one of our favorite attractions (it’s been 6 years since we rode it last). Disney seems to have a knack lately for celebrating “anniversary” events around major classic attractions and then promptly shuttering them within weeks of the word getting out. The Small World 50th and now the Haunted Mansion 45th. Who’s gonna buy all that 45th anniversary merchandise over the next 3 weeks with it closed? I know, I know…the fans, but what about the casual guest?

  • a-mad

    The new offerings at Jolly Holiday look good… but please don’t say they’ve taken away the Matterhorn Macaroon – it was a big hit with my wife, and I know she’s planning on consuming a few when we head down again in a few weeks… 🙂

  • garyman

    As with any public site, we should be the better person and change how it is presented. I would just say the Annual Pass holders have returned making the park more crowded. I am an annual pass holder myself. Yes, I have seen some silly things people do, but whether they are pass holder or not. I don’t know. We always treat the CM’s and others with respect as they do not deserve the grief they get sometimes. Every CM I have interacted with has always been nice and courteous. My hat is off to them.

  • Algernon

    The DCA sidewalks look so much better than the ones on Main Street, with those horrible paving stones. DCA looks brighter, too.

    They should be glad the annual pass holders are back. It looks like the regular tourists are falling off.

  • Disney Analyst

    It’s shocking to me to see how low the waits are at Disneyland! 15 minute for big thunder? 50 for splash?! At Magic Kingdom it would be 90 for Splash and 70 for BTMR. And DCA has consistently seemed to have more rides with higher waits. Is it just lack of ride capacity?

  • martinjbell1986

    I think we need another MICEAGE article soon. I’m anxious to hear Bob Iger’s announcement in 2015 about Star Wars in the parks.

  • Internitty

    “Nothing has changed here and at this point, what could really be done to help this off-center and oversized window look appropriate on the forced-perspective building?”

    Maybe they could put a wrought iron balcony or something like that, like the two buildings either side of it just to hide the unbalanced window.

  • Ken Goldenberg

    Great update Andy!
    The Hearthstone Lounge looks great and makes want to sit back and have a Manhattan!

    As for Mlle. Antoinette’s Parfumerie, a more logical approach would have been to reverse the door opening to where the display window is now (and has been), and then under the C33 bridge they could have made that into a larger, and possible curved, display window. That would have kept the doorway out in the open (and sunlight) rather then under a darkened area.

    It’s worth noting that after your last report you put a link to the actual Disneyland comment site so we could comment on the NOS changes. I did just that and posted that after really looking around myself I had to agree that the exterior design changes were mostly horrible.
    Well, the next day a rep from Disneyland called me directly to talk about my comments and thoughts! They are well aware of the negativity to all this. My point was, I understand expanding Club 33, but the exterior changes look like something Six Flags would do – not Disney designers.
    She was very nice and you could tell was taking our conversation all in. We talked for about 5 minutes.
    So who knows? Maybe some of this will get better!

  • gimackenzie

    Thank you again for the great update and the lovely pics of the park! My Mondays are always brightened when I get to take a break to admire the fantastic Dateline photography. Your work is truly appreciated!

    I love beyond description the Mansion merchandise! How I wish I had the extra cash to grab a few of those great items. I hope that response is great and they are encouraged to keep giving us actual Disneyland specific product like this. The generic stuff is nice, but bland. I like Disneyland items best.

    I continue to mourn for the loss of innocence in New Orleans Square. When not enjoying an attraction, my favorite way to enjoy Disneyland is to visit the French Market, listen to the band and munch a beignet, or just to stroll the “streets” in the area and admire the rich detail and perfection of the theming. This part of Disneyland is truly a gem among the theme park industry and a cultural landmark, and the marring of it to expand Club 33 is tragic. I don’t blame club members, none of whom asked for any of this and most of whom are as in love with the park as the rest of us (Why else wait fifteen years for the luxury of paying $10K to be a member?) but I do wish a pox on every manager and designer who pitched this, greenlit it, guided it, and executed it. It’s an abysmal, tacky and lazy bit of design and all involved should be embarrassed by the shoddiness of their efforts. Truly a pity.

  • msjstricker

    Great update. The only thing that bugged me this week and I have no idea why… what’s wrong with the name “Chester Drawer’s”?? I’ve always thought it was cute and cheeky!

    No? Just me then? Ok 🙂

    I think I’ll make a stop at the Gallery tomorrow. That HM plaque is calling to me!

    • TodAZ1

      I agree with you. Walt always loved the corny, groan-inducing pun/joke/etc. This shop’s name is right up his alley.

    • unclemike

      Maybe the name should be changed to something much classier: Wizard of Bras?

      No, never mind. Disney would have never allowed anything that crass in his park. 😉

      http://www.yesterland.com/wizard.html

  • JiminyCricketFan

    I loved the update, Andy. I am disappointed in the Club 33 changes. Clearly the money was spent inside not outside. The minimal, modern theming is just not matching the standards of Walt’s original. The window is not only off center but too large and rounded at the top. That does not fit the style of the period. To point out these things, is not anti-Disney, but just pointing out the truth of the matter. Clearly, this change to NOS reduces the believability of the area being New Orleans of the middle to late 19th century, but also display’s Disney’s priority given to wealthy guests over the average person entering the park. This is making some people more important than others.

    This could have easily been fixed if a greater sensitivity was given to what the average guest would see. The original Club 33 was truly hidden because the average guest had priority in the design so that nothing of the original club was overly displayed. If Disney had spend more money on the exterior and reduced the number of huge, ugly windows, all the complaints would have be muted.

  • Skimbob

    Thanks for the update. I am still waiting and fear it is going to be a long wait if at all to see some improvement to NOS. It sickens me to see it each week on here. I have defended Disney on other projects that ended up turning out great but this project is still a disaster and Disney is on their own on this one. As for passholders I am a Premier passholder and I treat every CM and guest with respect and I have received respect back. In fact I even joke with CMs when they are trying to do crowd control and look frustrated. It usually makes them laugh. There are people who can be a challenge for CMs and guests alike but they are not all passholders.

  • 4Apples4Disney

    I’m a bit disappointed that some of the quality 45th anniversary mansion pieces aren’t sold more often. Why is it so hard to create quality pieces in every price range?

  • jodishumway

    I was in Disneyland on Friday, August 15. Imagine my surprise when I saw Billy (from Billy Hill and the Hillbillies) standing in the fast pass line for Thunder Mountain Railroad playing his guitar. I thought he might just be visiting, but he was wearing a name badge and you could tell he was working as he was trying to get people to talk about the Frontierland game. I thought the group was working at Knotts Berry Farm. Any ideas if they will be returning?

  • silentcmh

    Andy, you mention that Matterhorn is “starting” refurbishment Sept 22-24. Does that mean it will be closed just those days or it will start sometime on those days? A few weeks ago I saw on other blogs that it would be down for 3+ months in the fall, but those blogs no longer have those dates. Now I’m seeing the 22-24 dates like you have, but you’re saying it’s “starting” those days.

    I’ll be in the parks for the first time in 8+ years Oct 10-11 so I’m curious about any and all refurb at that time. I can live without Matterhorn, just please no Indy or Splash being down! Thanks

  • ghosty4

    CLEARLY I need to visit the Jolly Holiday Bakery more often than I currently do! All of those new desserts looks SO GOOD!

  • muppetaz

    Yesterday I noticed some new animations added to the Splash Mountain Photo viewing areas (Brer Bear on the ride and Brer Rabbit and the Boot Hill Boys at the exit) plus the option to have the picture sent to your mobile device. A cast member I asked said they were just added this week.