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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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Yesterland: Maelstrom

With the opening of Frozen Ever After at Epcot on Tuesday, June 21, Yesterland’s Maelstrom article (originally published a year ago) gets an update. After all, “You are not the first to pass this way,...

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: Fashion, Festivities, Creativity and Comics

Hello Fabanistas and MiceChatters! I'm trying a different way of doing things, because stories have been piling up. I'm giving you the information as I get it, with my commentary following it, for the...

Fab News: Inside Tokyo Disney and Frozen

Greetings Fabbers. We have Disney news from around the world for you today . . . including the icy realm of Arendelle. We'll take a look at the new live-action Beauty and the Beast,...

Dateline Disney World – Epcot News and Photos

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're taking a look at Epcot's preparations for the summer season. Lots of photos, so let's go!     More news from the Disney World: Disney's Hollywood Studios just...

Fab News: Freemakers, Record-Breakers, Kid-Trackers, and Emoji

Hello my MiceChatters and Fabanistas! May is here and it's almost Gumball Rally Time! Are you getting excited? Do you want to sign up? Do Pasta? Volunteer? - Sign up for Gumball Rally HERE - Sign up for...

Fab News: Summer Awakens at Walt Disney World

Last week, Walt Disney World hosted a bevy of bloggers and plethora of podcasters to give a little bit of a sneak preview of what to expect this summer and beyond, calling the event...

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Fun at Walt Disney World

Beautiful spring days bring with them the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival! This celebration is one of my favorite times to visit Walt Disney World. With all the extra fun at Epcot from gorgeous...

Dateline Disney World – Flowers & The Dark Side

We have a double feature for you today on Dateline Disney World! We'll bring you photos from both Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios, where all sorts of things are in bloom.     Now, let's journey to...

Yesterland: Flowers & Food

Werner Weiss reports from the opening day of the 2016 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival. With all the food and beverage kiosks around World Showcase Lagoon, it has become like a “Spring Edition of...

Dateline Disney World – More Flowers, Star Wars and Fireworks

Epcot is beginning to bloom for Flower and Garden Festival. We'll take a quick look at the colorful happenings as well as news from Hollywood Studios, where Star Wars is taking over the park....

Yesterland: Epcot Wish List – Part 3, World Showcase

It was the 1970s. If national governments were willing to build pavilions at temporary world’s fairs, surely they would jump at the chance to promote their culture, commerce, and tourism using Disney showmanship at...

Yesterland: Epcot Wish List – Part 2, Future World Pavilions

By the late 1970s, planning for EPCOT, Walt Disney’s grandest vision, was seriously underway—sort of. It would no longer be Walt’s actual city where innovative companies would showcase ways to improve how people live. With... Read...

Dateline Disney World – Blooms Prepped for Epcot Flower and Garden Fest

Things are about to bloom at Epcot as the park prepares for the annual Flower and Garden Festival. Black History month is being celebrated throughout the month of February at the American Adventure Pavilion at...

Yesterland: Epcot Wish List – Part 1, Innoventions Plaza

Future World was meant to inspire. The magnificent sphere of Spaceship Earth set the stage for the grandeur that carried through to all of Future World. In the center of Future World, the CommuniCore...

Fab News: Good News for Walt Disney Imagineering

This is the week, for a decade or so, that me and my family would pack up and make the long, long flight from Honolulu to (usually) Chicago and then to Florida for ten...

Yesterland: Future World, Then, and Then and Now, Part 2

Yesterland presents part 2 of a 2-part article comparing photos of Future World in the early 2000s, 2008, and 2015 (based on a Yesterland article from 2008). Do you like the changes? Read the YESTERLAND...

Yesterland: Future World, Then and Then and Now, Part 1

Yesterland presents part 1 of a 2-part article comparing photos of Future World in the early 2000s, 2008, and 2015 (based on a Yesterland article from 2008). Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Yesterland: Future World,...

Epcot Rings In 2016 With Changes and Challenges

Dateline Disney World kicks off 2016 at Epcot! There are some big changes coming to Walt Disney World's 2nd park. Let's go! That does it for this week's column. How do you feel about Soarin'...

Yesterland: Off Kilter at Epcot

Welcome to the Yester-Epcot Canada pavilion. Your park guidemap indicates that the attraction here is O’ Canada in Circle-Vision 360, but the real attraction is on your show schedule. It’s Off Kilter—playing high-energy Celtic...