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  1. Award Winners announced, Jaw-less Universal, Disney's "big" announcement, and more!

    by , 01-02-2012 at 11:43 PM

    2011 has come and gone and Central Florida has seen a lot of things come and go this past year, including the Orlando Parkhopper column itself. This week, we take a look at some of the things we say goodbye to in 2011, as well as some construction that will create some new attractions in 2011. So, this week fasten your seat belt as we bid a fond farewell to Jaws, take a look at the construction progress at the ...

    Updated 01-03-2012 at 09:47 AM by Orlando Parkhopper

  2. Ringing in 2012, One More Disney Day, Buena Vista Street progress, Hotel work +MORE!

    by , 01-02-2012 at 02:58 AM
    Heavy fog blocked out the view of Disneyland's New Year's Eve fireworks, but that didn't stop big crowds from celebrating in both parks until the early hours of the New Year morning. As crowds packed the park to count down to 2012, Disney announced plans for a 24-hour Leap Day party this February 29 at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Nearby, the finishing touches are going up at the new Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe at the end of Main Street, U.S.A. as it gets ready to open this Thursday. Meanwhile, ...
  3. Walt Disney World Year in Review; More Disneyland Paris; Holiday Post Cards

    by , 12-30-2011 at 08:26 PM

    Can you believe that a new year is upon us? Where does the time go? (Spoken like a true old guy!)

    What a MiceChat year it has been for MickeyMaxx and I! We started the year with our best ever MiceChat Sixth Anniversary Celebration. I had breakfast with Jack Lindquist and George Kalogridis! A few months later we helped out with the Gumball Rally ...

    Updated 12-31-2011 at 06:24 AM by Weekend Update

  4. In the Parks - MiceChat SoCal Theme Park Awards, Disneyland, Knott's, DCA

    by , 12-29-2011 at 09:32 PM

    2011 turned out to be a pretty amazing year. Nearly all of the major Southern California parks gained new rides, shows, or eateries. The Little Mermaid, Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, The Green Lantern, Superman: Escape From Krypton, Roadrunner Express, Legoland's Star Wars Miniland, San Diego Zoo's expanded Panda Trek exhibit, SeaWorld's Turtle Reef and Riptide Rescue, there was more than enough to

    Updated 12-29-2011 at 10:23 PM by In the Parks

  5. Scott - A Character's Best Friend!

    by , 12-27-2011 at 08:35 AM (From The Mouth Of The Mouse)

    [SIZE=3][FONT=verdana]Hello, and welcome to this week's [B]'From The Mouth Of The Mouse!'[/B]

    Each week, we spotlight a different Cast Member story to give you more insight into some of your favorite attractions, resorts, and ...