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Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Remembering Disneyland’s House Of The Future

“Tomorrow always holds the promise of something new and exciting, and this strangely graceful old and creative building bears out that promise.” - Monsanto Home of the Future promotional film Photo Copyright Walt Disney Co. The...

Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest a Surprise Hit

Over the past few weeks, we have been bringing you news from Fright Fest 2012 including our Exclusive Walk-Through of Willoughby's Resurrected.  In this update we will outline both the good and frightful of...

$50 Million Dollar Water Park Comes to Las Vegas

Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas will be Nevada's largest water park and home to more than 25 exciting slides and attractions.  The 41-acre park will be located in southwest Las Vegas near the I-215 and Sunset Road....

Famed Disney Animator and Legend Floyd Norman

Scarlett Stahl shares another great adventure with us today. Can you imagine? How would you like to spend a day with Disney Legend Floyd Norman? Floyd is famous for his animation on Walt Disney features...

Queen Mary Dark Harbor Delivers New Scares for Halloween

Three years ago Queen Mary reinvented itself as a major force in the seasonal haunted attraction market.  Nobody suspected that this struggling venue would ever be able to compete alongside Knott's and Universal, but...

New Fantasyland Expansion at Magic Kingdom Nears Completion

Hello, and welcome back to Dateline Disney World! This week, we have a huge Magic Kingdom update for you, with lots of new photos of areas of the new Fantasyland expansion which have just...

Disneyland Resort Busy with Halloween and Refurbishments

While Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort is proving to be a financial success for the resort, something even bigger is just around the bend.  At the moment, there are several projects underway at...

Real Buildings that Inspired Disney MGM Studios, Part 4

A few years ago, Werner Weiss published a three-part series, “Real Buildings that Inspired Disney MGM Studios.” The park is now Disney’s Hollywood Studios, but it was Disney-MGM Studios when these replicas were designed...

Can You Beat or Best the 2013 Disney World Dining Plan?

I know you're busy. You've got meals to make and kids and pets to shuttle around and a job. Somewhere in between all that, you might even be planning a trip to Disney World. ...

The Disney America Story – Part 3

Our tale of a real life American adventure continues this week as we explore the proposed attractions of Disney's America theme park. If you are catching this popular series in the middle, please...

The Blumhouse of Horrors in Los Angeles

As the story goes, many years ago an accident occurred at a theatre known for its eccentric resident magician.  This particular location was renowned as a center for the dark arts and was home...

Win Walt Disney’s Olympic Champ Artwork – Contest Closed

CONTEST NOW CLOSED Congratulations to our lucky winner, Luke Meyer. Your Goofy Giclee is on the way! -------------------------------------- It's contest time again folks! Our friends at Sanders Art Studios are giving away a beautiful Goofy giclee...

SeaWorld Orlando Spooktacular Great Halloween Fun For Kids

With Halloween becoming such a huge success for so many parks, it makes sense that SeaWorld Orlando would get in on the fun. Unlike the offerings at Disney, Busch Gardens, or Universal, SeaWorld Orlando's...

Changes underway in Cars Land as Gay Days brings thousands to Disneyland

The fine-tuning of Cars Land at Disney California Adventure continues as the park's new 12-acre area sees some temporary changes already underway for the upcoming holiday season while one of its gift shops gets...

The Disney’s America Story – Part Two

Last week, we launched ourselves back into Disney history to find the spark which ignited the Disney's America project . . . and Part One of our roller coaster story began. This week, we find ourselves...

Motion Picture Academy Salute to John and Faith Hubley

Scarlett Stahl accompanied Alice Davis to a recent Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences event and shares some photos of this wonderful evening. ~~Rick The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Presents A...

Disney World Update: Epcot Celebrates 30 years and Magic Kingdom grows

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we'll look back on Epcot's 30th Anniversary, which was Monday. We'll also take a gander at the New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom, where more...

Disneyland Resort Update: Prices Rising, Buena Vista Maintenance

Disneyland Resort is in full Fall mode. Halloween Time has begun, and there are the usual smattering of refurbishments and maintenance projects that usually crop up prior to the madness that is the Holiday...

River Country Closed by Brain-Eating Amoeba, Part 2

If you use Google to search for the reason that Disney’s River Country closed, you’ll find the same story over and over. The wording varies, but it’s typically something like this: “New Florida laws required...

The Top Five Walt Disney World Sins.

You see it in the parks all the time: Yelling parents, grumpy guests, and bad manners. So many Disney World "sins" are really just the result of nice people being hot, tired, and spending...