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Thursday, July 27, 2017

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David Koenig Exclusive: What’s Hopping on Tom Sawyer Island

A peek at Disneyland’s refurbished Tom Sawyer Island - David Koenig The refurbishment of Tom Sawyer Island is nearly complete and the attraction appears ready to reopen any day now, according to cast members...

Yesterland: 1962 Seattle World’s Fair Alweg Monorail

The year is 1962. You’re in downtown Seattle. You want to visit the World’s Fair, a mile away. You could walk, but there’s a faster way. Hop on the futuristic Monorail, built by Alweg...

Dateline Disney World – Toy Story and Star Wars Land Construction at Disney’s Hollywood...

We're heading to Hollywood Studios today to check on the progress of both Toy Story Land and Star Wars Land, as well as everything else happening at the park. Let's go! More news from Walt...

Disneyland Resort Photo Update: Summer of Marvel

Welcome back to the Disneyland Resort as we continue our Welcome to Summer coverage from the resort. Today we will be covering the Summer of Heroes and other offerings around California Adventure and Downtown...

Disneyland Photo Update: Summer Has Arrived at the Happiest Place on Earth

Welcome back to the Disneyland Resort as we start the summer here in Southern California. Let's look at Walt's park and all the little changes happening. Also, be sure to come back tomorrow as...

110 Years of Boardwalk Fun in Santa Cruz

Two weeks before Memorial Day weekend I was in Santa Cruz, and this was the state of their entrance rebuild. s Seemed that they were probably at least a month from completion, so with...

You’ve Got To Be Kidding: The Most Interesting Disneyland Fan in the World –...

Just a little over two years ago I introduced you to an amazing man…the most interesting Disneyland fan in the world.  Let’s revisit this extraordinary individual and remind ourselves what it is that makes him...

Capturing the Magic: Fireworks at Disneyland

Fireworks are a magical experience at any Disney Park. The fireworks show at Disneyland dates back to Walt Disney, who wanted to leave guests with a "kiss goodnight," a tradition that has continued to...

Yesterland: C A L I F O R N I A

The letters have the magical ability to accept promotional and seasonal overlays. They were gold with a crackle pattern when the park opened, but could be any color and pattern when you visit. Read the...

Dateline Disney World – The Bioluminescence of Pandora at Night

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! It's been a busy few weeks for us here with both Pandora previewing and Volcano Bay opening at Universal, so this week, we have a short update...

Disneyland Photo Update – You Are Clear For Launch

Guardians taking over the Tower may be the big news this week, but Disneyland had a very interesting weekend as well. After weeks of horrible overcrowding, you might have expected this past holiday weekend...

Pandora at night sparkles and amazes, but mostly in photos

Much digital ink has been spilled about Pandora and its two rides. Let me be the first to reiterate what I said last week: Avatar--Flight of Passage is not only good, it's transcendent. It...

DCA Photo & Rumor Update – Guardians and Heroes

We generally lead with Disneyland on Monday, but today is different. With the huge new Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT! finally open to guests, we have a lot to see and discuss....

Bay Area Parks Update – Wonder Woman and Red, White and Brews

It seems that big things are happening in theme parks all over the country this weekend, and amidst these feasts of Volcano Bays, Guardians of the Galaxy Mission Breakouts and Pandoras, a few crumbs...

Mission Complete – Guardians Breakout at Disney California Adventure

How long does it take to remove a beloved attraction and turn it into something else? Five months. That's the length of time it took Imagineers to strip the Tower of Terror of its...

Yesterland: America the Beautiful in Circarama

This presentation puts you “in the middle of everything.” Eleven movie screens form a circle above your head. Eleven perfectly synchronized projectors show eleven 16mm films, surrounding you with a 360-degree travelogue. Read the YESTERLAND...

Volcano Bay – New Water Theme Park Now Open at Universal Orlando Resort

Welcome to a special edition of Dateline Universal Orlando. We were lucky enough to be invited to a preview of Volcano Bay, Universal's brand new water theme park, yesterday. It grand opens to the...

David Koenig: Disneyland Resort News Bites

Disneyland cast members have been dropping me bits and pieces of news this week, on the return of the steam trains, Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout, and WiFi finally coming to Disneyland. D23 weekend,...

Disneyland Update – Mission: GRIDLOCKED!

We are on the cusp of insanity at Disneyland. The coming week brings the first public previews of Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: Breakout to the Disneyland Resort. That, in turn, will bring...

Star Wars Land News: Seasons Change

As we say goodbye to the Season Of The Force in Tomorrowland (again) we’ll take a look at what’s leaving, the idea behind The Grey Jedi and some photos of the newest developments in...