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Fab News: Finding Happiness

What a horrible week it's been in Orlando. And what a thing to see, how people pull together, bringing their service dogs across the country, writing notes to a grieving Abuela on a JetBlue...

The Hotels of Disneyland and New One on the Way

Disney has finally announced that they will build a new luxury hotel to open in 2021. The hotel will be built on a plot of land between the current Disneyland Hotel and the Mickey...

How to Stop and Smell the Roses at a Disney Park

In the midst of tragedy, I'll admit my heart was not in penning Disney tips for this week's Park Wise. My mind kept wandering to the brevity of our time. I'm reminded to be...

A Theme Park Designer Look at Shanghai Disneyland

Please enjoy some thoughts on Shanghai Disneyland from theme park designers who were able to visit during “Trial Operations” of the newest Disney park. Several attractions were not operating at the time (Roaring Rapids)...

Fab Disney News: All That Glitters

I'm going to be at E3 this week, so expect some gaming stories in the near future. I'm also going to be very, very tired, so expect many, many typos as well. A Sparkly Surprise,...

Summer and Star Wars continue at Disneyland

News slows to a trickle as the summer heats up and crowds continue to hit the parks. While most refurbishment projects are done for the season, Disneyland's massive 14-acre Star Wars expansion project...

Mousetalgia Podcast 399: Skipping Disney’s latest films

This week, the Team Mousetalgia doctor is in to dispense a little therapy related to Disney's latest crop of live action films. For various reasons, we haven't been hitting every film on opening weekend...

Magic Kingdom News and Photos – It’s Speak Like a Whale Day

Dateline Disney World returns with more Magic Kingdom news and photos. Summer season is well under way and Speak Like a Whale Day is today. Let's see how the park is looking for the...

Star Wars News: Darkness, Cookies and Dirt

This week we take you to the Dark Side! …well…night. We have a look at The Season of the Force after dark, some Tsum’s, and the latest on the progress of Star Wars land...

Yesterland: Skyway to Fantasyland

Three weeks ago, Yesterland featured the Skyway to Tomorrowland, with its Swiss chalet station in Fantasyland. The response was huge. In a major update to an article first published in 1995, Yesterland is back...

Fab News: UPDATED! NEW DISNEYLAND HOTEL COMING

UPDATED: New Disneyland Luxury Hotel Disneyland has filed a proposal to build a new 700-room 4-diamond luxury hotel on its property adjoining Downtown Disney:   Mark Eades, you are THE BEST. Thank you! Also, I think they...

Star Wars expansion construction continues as summer heats up at Disneyland

Summer has arrived as temperatures rise and crowds hit Disneyland. Behind the scenes, heavy work continues on prepping the site for the upcoming 14-acre Star Wars expansion and rerouting the Rivers of America...

Opinion: The Color-Blind Casting of Disney’s Frozen Live

EDITORS NOTE: We have a very interesting opinion piece today about the color-blind casting of Disney's new Frozen Live at the Hyperion. RJ looks at the noble quest by Disney to increase diversity in...

Yesterland: Pizza Oom Mow Mow

“At this wacky, beachcomber restaurant next to Reboundo Beach, they serve up great pizza—like the Big Kahuna Hawaiian, Awesome Pepperoni and Wipe Out Cheese—pasta, salad, beverages, and more…and good vibrations at no extra charge....

Fab News: Alive with Magic – Updated!

Magic dear readers, I offer you magic . . . and the melted helmet of Darth Vader . . . and the return of Mary Poppins, and . . . well . . ....

Dateline Disney World – Old Soarin’ Returns as Flower and Garden Wraps Up at...

We're headed to Epcot this week to check out the last of the Flower and Garden Festival and to say farewell to the old version of Soarin'. Along the way we'll check out the...

Fab News: Holograms, Holidays, Art Days and Par-tays

Hello MiceChatters and Fabanistas! How are you? I'm doing very well! I've been recording! If you have a "Dear Fabby," speak now or hold your peace until...um...month after next or so! STAR WARS: The Force...

“Frozen – Live at the Hyperion” opens the door to new magic at Disney...

Disney California Adventure kicked off summer this Memorial Day weekend with the debut of its big new Frozen — Live at the Hyperion musical stage show. With limited showtimes and high demand, the...

Mousetalgia Podcast 397: The Art of Pinocchio, Walt Disney on WWII

Mousetalgia reports on "Wish Upon a Star: The Art of Pinocchio," the latest special exhibition at the Walt Disney Family Museum. First, Jeff reports on a talk by animation historian John Canemaker in a...

Disneyland Star Wars News: Birthday, Celebration and Summer

This week’s Disneyland Star Wars update brings some celebrations, a peek at some new characters, a visit to the Season of the Force and a look at what’s happening in Star Wars Land. Let’s...