Editor’s Note:
  • October 30, 2014: Let the freezing begin - MuppetVision at DCA will be closing this Sunday. The attraction will then begin a seven week transformation into the Frozen stage show opening with the rest of the Frozen offerings that should debut on Saturday, December 20th. TDA is in no rush to announce their Frozen plans, and they're now planning to wait until after Thanksgiving before they say anything. But the Frozen related closures around Hollywood Land will soon be very noticeable. ×1
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An Enchanted Christmas at Disneyland Paris

November 17, 2012 at 5:02 am | 6 Comments

Alain Littaye of the Disney and More blog shares these wonderful photos of the private Disney Enchanted Christmas event at Disneyland Paris. In Part One, we get to see the decorations at the park entrance…

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Scarlett Stahl’s Big China Adventure Continues

November 17, 2012 at 5:01 am | 2 Comments

Last week, Scarlett Stahl shared Part One of her adventure as she and her friend toured Beijing, China on their own. Today we join them as they visit the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, and…

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In The Parks: Disneyland Resort Christmas Cheer By Day And Night

November 16, 2012 at 5:04 am | 22 Comments

The unequivocal master of theme park Christmas, the Disneyland resort, wows guests once again with style and copious holiday cheer.  This week we share more of the Christmas offerings at Disneyland and California Adventure by…

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Test Track Approaches, Epcot Holidays and Osborne Lights

November 16, 2012 at 5:02 am | 8 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we will look at the installation of holidays decor at Epcot as well as a Test Track update. We’ll also take a swing by the Osborne…

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Epcot Food and Wine Festival Photos – Double Feature

November 16, 2012 at 5:01 am | 2 Comments

There are two Yesterland photo essays today. The 2012 Epcot Food & Wine Festival is now over. Whether you were there or you missed it, take a photo tour… Read the full article HERE: Food & Wine…

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Top 10 Questions About Visiting Walt Disney World

November 15, 2012 at 5:03 am | 20 Comments

As a Disney blogger and a travel agent, I get a lot of questions, everything from “Can I spread my Grandfather’s ashes in the Haunted Mansion (no),” to “Will Disney give me a refund if…

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Disneyland’s Front Porch For The Wizard Of Bras

November 15, 2012 at 5:01 am | 6 Comments

When we discover a space that has a higher degree of life, how do we explain how it got there to others? What language do we use? That is the problem that Christopher Alexander tried…

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Epcot Origins: Part II – The Global Village

November 15, 2012 at 5:00 am | 1 Comment

Recently, on WEDWay Radio, we discussed Walt Disney and his vision for the “Global Village.” The following is a summary of our discussion. At the end of the article, we provide a link for you…

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Disney News Update: Holidays in full force, WDW Attendance Down and more!

November 14, 2012 at 5:03 am | 1 Comment

It’s another big news week for Disney fans. Walt Disney was back at Disneyland last week as Tom Hanks filmed his role in the upcoming motion picture, Saving Mr. Banks.  Starbucks is on the way…

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Meet Disney Author Ridley Pearson

November 14, 2012 at 5:01 am | 1 Comment

This week, we talk to author Ridley Pearson about the hit Broadway show Peter & The Starcatcher. While Ridley is probably best known for his Kingdom Keeper series, he also co-wrote (along with Dave Barry)…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Getting Grinchy

November 14, 2012 at 5:01 am | 7 Comments

Universal Studios Hollywood has finally shed the horror filled persona it is known for during Halloween and is slowly reemerging as a festive holiday wonderland. Yes, it’s nearly Grinchmas time for all good Who girls…

Communicore Weekly – The Hub, Imagineering Legends, New Fantasyland Bathrooms, Yak and Yeti

November 13, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 3 Comments

Welcome to the latest Communicore Weekly, where we have our usual antics, chatting this week about The Hub, Imagineering Legends, New Fantasyland Bathrooms, and Yak and Yeti! IT’S TIME FOR DISNEY HISTORY! – Jeff and…

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Orlando ICE, Snow and more…

November 13, 2012 at 5:06 am | 3 Comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Decorations are going up around the various parks, and they are also fully in place at Downtown Disney already. At the Magic Kingdom, the upcharge Very Merry…

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Universal Orlando Prepares To Get Wicked

November 13, 2012 at 5:04 am | 14 Comments

Just when you thought we had heard enough from Universal Orlando there is some exciting new info leaking out.  Lots more in fact. Rumors are swirling internally about the Blue Man Group’s ultimate demise and…

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Who Liked Disneyland’s Rocket Rods?

November 13, 2012 at 5:03 am | 43 Comments

The Rocket Rods attraction launched its last XPR (experimental prototype rocket) through the skies of Tomorrowland in September of 2000, just 28 months after it opened as part of the land’s “re-imagining” in 1998. The…

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Christmas comes to Disneyland with unique new holiday offerings in Cars Land and Buena Vista Street

November 12, 2012 at 5:05 am | 359 Comments

Happy Holidays! We’ve got a huge update for you this week as Disneyland kicks off its annual holidays season with all-new offerings across the Resort! New this year are spectacular seasonal decorations and entertainment in…

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Ice at the Gaylord Palms Resort is a Frigid Success

November 12, 2012 at 5:02 am | 6 Comments

A tropical 9 degrees! Ice at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, is an amazing ice festival which has become a Christmas tradition over the past 10 years in central Florida.  Last year Gaylord Palms licensed characters from DreamWorks and…

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Imaginerding Vintage Walt Disney World Photo Finds

November 12, 2012 at 5:01 am | 8 Comments

Doing Disney historical research means lots of different things. Sometimes it’s interviewing a Disney Legend, scouring Disney maps or leafing through older Disney publications. Recently, I was perusing my collection of Disney News and I…

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Designing Phantom Manor at Disneyland Paris

November 11, 2012 at 5:03 am | 9 Comments

Phantom Manor at Disneyland Paris is similar to the Haunted Mansion attractions in the U.S. and Tokyo Disney parks but with a “darker” tone and a scarier soundtrack. Today Alain Littaye of the Disney and…

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Christmas is on its way at Busch Gardens Tampa

November 11, 2012 at 5:02 am | 3 Comments

When visiting Orlando, many forget that there is an amazing park just an hour away.  Busch Gardens Tampa is a 335 acre theme park and zoo that offers high entertainment value year round.  One event that…