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Marvel World at Stan Lee’s Comikaze 2013

Hello, readers!  I’ve been hard at work editing my husband’s new graphic novel, Monster Elementary.  I have had to balance my time more frugally lately.  But, your patience is rewarded!  Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo...

Magic Kingdom and Epcot News

This week's Dateline Disney World takes us to both Epcot and the Magic Kingdom! Let’s take a look and see what's new and how the Christmas season is chiming in. If you'd like to support...

In The Parks Disneyland Resort Update: Candlelight Nights and Skyway Memories

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Holidays at the Disneyland Resort.  This is the time of  pageantry, spectacle and this weekend it will also be a time of reverence.  The Candlelight Processional returns for...

Restoring Walt Disney’s Birthplace

This brings us to the festivities of December 5, 2013. The well-organized hour began with remarks by local officials, restoration specialists, and by owners Brent Young and Dina Benadon. Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Restoring Walt...

Help Us Save Walt Disney’s Birthplace

Our good friends Dina Benadon and Brent Young of design company Super 78 have embarked on a remarkable journey to save the home that Walt Disney was born in. So many of the important...

To Surprise or Not to Surprise the Kids with a Trip to Disney

For many families the big Christmas gift to their families will be a trip to Disney. We're giving a Disney Cruise for Christmas this year. Shhh! Don't tell! Some parents, though, have visions of...

Selections from the Library of Samland

Today Sam Gennawey delivers a collection of reviews, just in time for the holidays. There's something for every taste here including the special treat of streaming Mickey Mouse cartoons! FROM DREAMER TO DREAMFINDER Ron Schneider Remember the...

Christmas at Disneyland #1 – The Jingle Cruise

This week, Paul takes you to Disneyland to experience the resort's newest holiday overlay, The Jingle Cruise. It's interesting, to be sure.  But first, we stop by the PA system in the queue to...

Knotts Berry Farm Loses Windseeker, Gains Santa and the Billies

Welcome to Knotts Berry Farm! Which at this time of year is a MERRY Farm loaded with yule-tide cheer.  We've got all the details on the Christmas time festivities and what will be coming...

SeaWorld San Antonio Becoming Multiday Destination with Aquatica Expansion

When SeaWorld San Antonio opened in 1988 it was the largest SeaWorld park built at over 250 acres. Located on the outskirts of San Antonio, it was originally envisioned to become a multi-day destination In...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast: Episode 70 – Armchair Themepark Creating & A Short Story

Welcome to episode 70 of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast with Lee, Tracey, Darren and Hunter! For your listening pleasure, we'll bring you a live report from Jessie in her own inimitable way; a...

Disneyland gets ready for Candlelight as the busy holiday season continues

The holidays are in full swing at Disneyland as the park gets ready to host its annual Candlelight Processional in Town Square this upcoming weekend. The decades-long holiday tradition was hosted for an...

Cast Blast: Future of the Old West

Welcome back to the Cast Blast, humorous stories from the front line folks who really make the magic. You Must be THIS Tall to Read This Blog! Submitted by: Mountaineer Years ago I was working at Mountain...

CHILL: An Icy Wonderland at the Queen Mary

The Queen Mary in Long Beach California is certainly becoming an interesting destination to visit. Throughout the year it is an historic destination offering tours, restaurants, shopping and world-class hotel.  But now, they have...

New York City Dreams Tour with Adventures By Disney

Weekend Update reader and contributor igrules recently visited New York City on the inaugural New York City Dreams Tour with Adventures By Disney. She was kind enough to share her trip with us. ~~Rick Adventures...

9 Theme Park News Nuggets and Wakefield Report Episode 55

Now that I've moved back to the Midwest, I find myself anxiously awaiting the start of the regional theme park season. As the cold fall air smacks my face as I walk between Indianapolis...

In The Parks Holiday Edition: What Are We Thankful For

It was a rather busy week at the Disneyland Resort.  The holidays are in full swing with hoards of guests clogging the parks, but it was also business as usual for a resort accustomed...

The Holidays Have Arrived at Epcot

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and thank you for stopping by our column to catch up on what's new at Walt Disney World. This week,...

Defunct Magic Kingdom Attractions “Then and Now”

In 2009, Yesterland visited former Magic Kingdom attractions that were still visible to guests, despite being defunct. Now Yesterland returns to the same locations to see what has changed. Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Defunct Magic...

Top Ten Things I’m Thankful for at Walt Disney World

Happy Thanksgiving, MiceChatters! Our family has so much to be thankful for, but I’m taking this column to list my Walt Disney World gratitude, then I want to know yours in the comments below! 1....