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Yesterland presents Disneyland Signs, Part 2: Since 2000

Arriving at Disneyland Park used to be simple and consistent. Part 1 of this 2-part article looked at 1955 to 1999. In the 21st Century, things became much more complicated.   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Disneyland Signs, Part 2: Since 2000   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Eating with Allergies: Delicious Dining at Disney – Tonyʼs Town Square

We stopped into Tonyʼs on our way out of the Magic Kingdom recently and were able to snag a walk-up reservation for our family. My son was selected to help sing the song with the cast members at the opening of the dinner time seating. The cast members all hold up signs to help the guests sing along about Tonyʼs to the...

A Yesterland-Style Adventure in Walt’s Park

This week, Paul, joined by Calvin & Clay, visit a theme park owned by a man named Walt, and we ride a mine train, see a show featuring the peppers ghost effect & then enjoy a performance by Krazy Kirk & the Hillbillies! Truly A Yesterland-Style Adventure in Walt's Park! Walter KNOTT, that is... Enjoy! Direct Link | iTunes Link ********************************* THE WTTM...

Big Changes Coming to Epcot Entertainment

It's time to take in the sights of Epcot. This week, there is lots of entertainment related news out of the experimental prototype community of tomorrow.  I sinkhole near the Imagination Pavilion has forced Disney management to wall off a section of the park in hopes of repairing the area.  Frozen seems like an inevitable overlay for the neglected...

Bob’s True-Life Adventures – No.11 Safari – Banoka Part Two

Today's Wheel of Adventures stopped at 2014, so here we go. This is part two of a four part series about an African safari. You can get caught up with Banoka Part One HERE. Part one introduced Camp Banoka and described what a typical game drive day was like, and showed a variety of some of the larger wildlife. Part...

Disney News Round Up: Oswald and Halloween

Hey everybody, Oswald is back! We have the full story of the lucky rabbit's return to Disney California Adventure.  We also share the less-than-perfect review for the Frozen Summer Fun event at Disney Hollywood Studios in Florida.  It's not all bad news though.  The Disneyland Half Marathon brings us a lovely report from Joe along with a recap of...

Legends of Frontierland: Get In The Game

It’s been a very hot and awfully long summer since we posted our first look at Legends of Frontierland, so we thought we would go in and take a look at what’s happened with the experience since it first launched. The past few weeks have seen changes to the game revealing how deep the planning on this experience really...

Frozen Summer Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Yoohoo, big summer blowout! If you're a fan of Disney's "Frozen", Disney's Hollywood Studios is hosting "Frozen Summer Fun" from now until September 28th. The event is based on Disney's popular film "Frozen" and features all of your favorite characters from the film hosting various events, activities, and merchandise locations, a Royal Processional featuring Anna and Elsa, a DJ Dance Party,...

Disneyland Half-Marathon races through Anaheim over the busy Labor Day Holiday weekend

Happy Labor Day! Officially marking the end of the summer season, the busy holiday weekend also brought along a weekend of RunDisney events to the Resort, including the annual Disneyland Half-Marathon and Health and Fitness Expo. Inside the parks, Halloween Time continues to move in as the last bit of summer fades away. In Adventureland, the summer...

Mousetalgia Podcast 306: Le Salon Nouveau at Club 33, listener email

Mousetalgia Becky takes us on a tour of Le Salon Nouveau at Club 33, giving us a peek at the animatronic vulture, changing portraits, French lift booth, beautiful mural and more new details from the recently renovated club. Plus, we discuss more park impressions, including Dooney and Burke purses and breakfast at Steakhouse 55, where the scent of red...

LA Haunted Hayride Prepares New Scares for Griffith Park

On a sweltering August afternoon in an average industrial park in Glendale, California, a nefarious plan to scare the bejesus out of people was underway.  Early for a meeting, I entered the building and found a bohemian group of creatives deep in conversation. They were on a conference call, discussing details for this years edition of the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride,...

Disneyland Resort runDisney Races for Kids

This past weekend was the annual Half Marathon at Disneyland Resort, and this year our family participated in our very first RunDisney event . . . the one for toddlers. We started with something easy since we are all novice runners and enrolled Fat Baby (the affectionate name by which many folks know our toddler) in the Kids’ Races....

The Sweep Spot Episode 136 – Stores on Main Street Part 1

In this episode, we take a look at the stores on the East side of Main Street over the years. If you'd like to learn some of the interesting facts and history about these shops, we invite you to listen along:

Knott’s Berry Farm Labor Day Weekend Fun

It will be a big party on the farm this weekend as Knott's Berry Farm will hold it's annual Labor Day Weekend BBQ and party.  From now through to Monday, September 1st, Knott's Berry Farm is offering   live entertainment, made-to-order BBQ in Calico Square, and signature attractions. Knott’s Soak City will also join in on the weekend celebration...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #105 – News, Rumors and LeakyCon AND Halloween Horror Nights

Welcome to another jam-packed Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. We begin this one with another listener ButterBeer preference, this one comes from the Brown Family,  you can record us a little message telling us who you are, where you're from and whether you prefer Frozen or Regular Butterbeer for our Butterbeer taste test, email them to us at [email protected] or go to www.speakpipe.com/uuopodcast and record us...

Disneyland Resort Update – New Boo For You

It's time to jump into fun at the Disneyland resort as we traverse Disneyland and Disney California Adventure in a search for news you can use.  Yes, Halloween is beginning to creep into the park, with the first signs showing un in the shops on Main Street U.S.A.  Next we see that the Haunted Mansion has closed its doors...

The MiceChat Podcast – Walking Walt’s Footsteps in Disneyland

  The Disney dudes return to Disneyland to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Haunted Mansion and ponder the upcoming enhancements to the Fantasyland dark rides. As Disneyland prepares to celebrate its 60th anniversary, there's lots for us to talk and speculate about. So, join Doug, David and Dusty as we take you for a walk in the park. It's an...

Yesterland presents Disneyland Signs, Part 1: 1955 to 1999

When you think of the Disneyland sign, what do you visualize? It probably depends on when you first visited Disneyland or became aware of its sign.   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Disneyland Signs, Part 1: 1955 to 1999   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Six Flags Announces Twisted Colossus Hybrid Coaster – Includes Video

Six Flags Magic Mountain has announced its future plans for the iconic Colossus coaster. The self proclaimed “Thrill Capital of the World” is planning to converting the classic woody into  Twisted Colossus, a world–record–breaking hybrid coaster with a four–minute journey through nearly 5,000 feet of track and two lift hills. Twisted Colossus is the next generation of the beloved wooden roller coaster that...

5 Ways to Ruin Your Disney Vacation

I write in a positive voice more often than not, sharing my thoughts on what you can do to have a magical Disney vacation. But let's face it, there's some stuff you just shouldn't do.  This stuff makes your crew cranky and probably stresses you out, too.  While I love spouting ideas for things you can add to your...