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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Disneyland Resort Update: Hub Revealed and Black Panther

Welcome back to the Disneyland Resort where today we will look at all the changes happening to Downtown Disney and California Adventure, PLUS a little update from Disneyland where the Hub has JUST come out from behind wraps. You can see yesterday's Disneyland and the Mickey & Friends Parking Structure update Here. Hubba Hubba While it takes time to shoot and write...

Disneyland Update: Open Despite Appearances

Disneyland Resort is a frenzy of activity. But that also means walls . . . lots and lots of construction walls from one end of the park to the other. There's also another must-have craze going on that has us shaking our heads in disbelief. Is this one a step too far? Let's take a look around at all...

Mousetalgia Podcast 487: Disneyland Q&A, “Pocket Full of Colors”

Character artist Brigette Barrager discussed her work at a recent talk at the Walt Disney Family Museum, and she talked about her research on Mary Blair and the Walt Disney Studios in order to create her latest book, "Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair." She talked about the process, the story, and the importance of...

Universal Studios – Lunar New Year and Things to Come

It's been a while since we've brought you an update from Universal Studios Hollywood. This one has a bit of news, rumor and conjecture. The big story this week is Universal's Lunar New Year celebration.  All the parks seem to be attempting this holiday these days, we'll show you Universal's effort.  Plus, construction on two big projects on the...

Yesterland: L.A. Cinema Storage

L.A. Cinema Storage isn’t a storage warehouse, but it’s themed as one. Old movie props line the higher parts of the walls and hang from the roof supports. But where you can reach things, it’s a store. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: L.A. Cinema Storage When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Disneyland Paris Under a Magical Blanket of Snow

Disneyland Paris Covered In Snow Paris had some heavy snowfalls recently and that means . . . BEAUTIFUL Disneyland Paris photos! Cast and crew did their best to keep the show running and we braved the elements to bring you photos and video of this wintery wonderland. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dn8SUuZl9WM] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxGxLPx9Gus] Main Street All Main Street was missing was a snow day off of school and...

MiceChat Podcast: Star Wars Lands and Disney Parks News

2018 is starting off with a bang. A flurry of news from the theme parks was fueled by the recent D23 Expo in Japan, where the heads of Disney theme parks revealed some new news! Plus, what are all those walls popping up all over the Disneyland Resort? We bring on a special guest, and OC Register columnist, Marla Jo Fisher to...

Fab News: Be Mine!

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Today's Fab News is full of legends and cupids and helping hearts, kind wonders, cool couture, promising tech, and a panda with a penchant for potions. Working With Walt Disney: An Evening with Disney Legend Bob Gurr If you're going to be in Celebration, Florida on the evening of April 28, you're in for a real treat! Bob Gurr is going to be...

Mousetalgia Podcast 485: Eat Like Walt, Disneyland’s Castle

This week, Team Mousetalgia reports on a recent talk at the Walt Disney Family Museum by author Marcy Carriker Smothers on her new book "Eat Like Walt," an emphatically researched book about Walt Disney and food, and how he and his company viewed the dining experience at his studio, his theme park, and in his personal life. Smothers talks...

Disneyland Update – Price Jump, New Vyloos, Confirmations

It's been quite a weekend. Disneyland raised prices again yesterday. It was a big jump too, but it isn't enough to prepare the resort for Star Wars mania which will hit with the power of a thousand suns in summer of 2019. Which means that even more changes will soon be on the way. Speaking of change, there's something...

Big Price Increase Takes Effect Today at Disney Parks

Disney Parks and Resorts increased prices on Annual Passes and single day tickets today. While last year's increase was considered moderate (the high-end passes didn't change in price at all last year), this year's bump is more dramatic and reflects the big increase in attendance over the past year and the expected demand for the parks next year when...

The Sweep Spot # 228 Top Jani Retired Custodial Manager Ray Sidejas Part 3

In this episode we welcome back retired Disneyland Custodial Manager. This is Part 3 of our interview. Ray started at Disneyland in 1963 and worked his way up the ranks to finally become in charge of all of Disneyland Custodial. Ray was the second Custodial manager ever at Disneyland. Chuck Boyajian was hired by Walt Disney to start the...

MiceChat Anniversary Weekend Photos and Gumball Rally Results

MiceAge/MiceChat's 15th anniversary and Gumball Rally are now in the history books, and what an amazing celebration it was! If you were able to join us for the cocktail reception, Gumball Rally and/or Disneyland Day of Play, or even if you just followed along online, we sincerely thank you. Where has the time gone? It seems like only yesterday...

Disneyland Resort Update – Balls, Walls, and Pancakes

Nothing says breakfast like Mickey-shaped pancakes . . . which now have a new home at Disneyland. . . if you can find them through all the construction walls. But worry not, we'll fill you in so you can fill up. And if you are looking for a little old-school excitement, Splitsville is open in Downtown Disney. We take a...

Yesterland: Eureka! – The California Adventure Parade

Eureka! - The California Adventure Parade brings the diverse ethnicity and cultures of California to you at Yester California Adventure. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Eureka! - The California Adventure Parade When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Dateline Universal Orlando – Celebration of Harry Potter

Dateline takes you to Universal Orlando this week as we look back at the Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort. We were lucky enough to attend this magical event and have some stunning photos to share. This celebration is always one of the best weekends of the year at the resort. It is...

Fab News is For Lovers

Hello to all of you! I'm on the tail end of a horrific cold, but I've been bundled up, with a bunch of DVDs and games, my attentive daughter making sure I have way too many fluids and a very bossy cat nagging me every time I get out of bed. I NEED to see The Last Jedi a...

Disneyland Photo Update – Wally World

We are catching you on the flip side of the epic MiceChat Rallyversary. What's that? We just celebrated our 15th anniversary with a full 3 day weekend of Meets, events, celebrities AND a massive Gumball Rally.  But we still kept you in mind and have a couple Disneyland Updates on your way this week. Today's article is a little...

MiceAge/MiceChat Anniversary -Join Us February 4th at Disneyland

It's Almost Here! It's time to celebrate MiceChat/MiceAge Anniversary (our 15th) with another amazing Disneyland Day of Play - February 4th! Meet up with old friends or make new ones as we eat Mickey Mouse pancakes, ride the river and rails, give away prizes, and enjoy the day like the big kids at heart we all are. Please visit the event page...

You’ve Got To Be Kidding: Sun Tzu’s Art of Visiting Disneyland

You've Got To Be Kidding is inspired by the Gumball Rally today. Surely you have some additional mantras to assist with a Disney visit . . . The Gumball Rally is today and, like everyone else, I am busily constructing a sure-fire strategy for success. (The difference is that mine is the only one that will be successful. As Bullwinkle...