I like the playground area. Its such a great area to have my kids release some pent up anxiety. WDW can be overwhelming and this area always helps for them to run free for a bit after a day of standing on long lines.
They cant do that where will mickey live?! that's his home..... homeless mickey
Rumor is they're moving his location to the Walt Disney Story theater in the Exposition Hall. Nothing official, just Internet talk, but seems the likeliest place, unless the plans for FLE have changed that (which I doubt.)
Rumors I've seen is after the holidays the demolition begins, but again nothing concrete just rumors...