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  • January 26, 2015: Walt for Disneyland’s 60th –
    The 60th Anniversary media party and announcement is Wednesday night, even if TDA suits are still under strict orders to not talk about it and pretend it's only a Frozen Fun media event. Walt Disney will be used very purposely for the Diamond Celebration, in a way that will even surpass his use for the 50th Anniversary. Much will be revealed on Wednesday!
    • MICECHAT 10th ANNIVERSARY INFORMATION AND TICKETS POSTED (February 6, 7, 8 at the Disneyland Resort): Space is VERY limited for the three ticketed events.  Don't miss out, read all about it on the MiceChat Meets and Events Page - HERE.
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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…

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Day Three at Sea on the Disney Wonder

November 11, 2012 at 5:01 am | 7 Comments

We join our intrepid MiceChat cruisers as they enjoy Day Three at Sea on the Disney Wonder. Today was their appointed Character Breakfast day on the cruise. They also dined at Animator’s Palate and ended…

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Starbucks Coming to Walt Disney World

November 10, 2012 at 5:03 am | 21 Comments

Fellow Mice Munchers, we’ve known for a while that Starbucks is coming to Walt Disney World, but we’ve never had a firm date or location. Until now! Two locations at Walt Disney World will see the addition…

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Scarlett’s Adventures In China

November 10, 2012 at 5:02 am | 6 Comments

Scarlett Stahl and her friend decided to take a trip to Beijing, China, but unlike most U.S. tourists, these two adventurous ladies decided to take their own self-guided tour. It’s a good thing they were…

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Brave and the Muppets Christmas Carol on Blu-Ray, Are They Worth Bringing Home?

November 10, 2012 at 5:01 am | 4 Comments

Jeff and George bring us a review of two very different films. Let’s see what they think of the Blu-Rays for Disney-Pixar’s Brave and the Muppets Christmas Carol. We both saw Brave in the theater…

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It’s a Cars Land Christmas at Disneyland Resort

November 09, 2012 at 5:04 am | 27 Comments

There’s no denying it, the Holidays have arrived at the Disneyland Resort. Some of it is wonderful and some a bit disappointing. But there’s one real standout as Christmas zooms into California Adventure’s Cars Land.…

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Walt Returns to Disneyland for Filming of Saving Mr. Banks

November 09, 2012 at 5:03 am | 36 Comments

FILMING SAVING MR. BANKS AT DISNEYLAND This week the film production Saving Mr. Banks moved in and began filming in various locations throughout Disneyland park. The film tells the behind the scenes story of how…

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Holidays at Walt Disney World and Magic Kingdom

November 09, 2012 at 5:02 am | 13 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World!! This week, we’ll take a look at the Holiday season arriving at the resort, as well as the ongoing construction and refurbishment projects at the Magic Kingdom. Welcome…

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Sounds Dangerous with Drew Carey

November 09, 2012 at 5:00 am | 16 Comments

Go undercover — in complete darkness — with Drew Carey. Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Sounds Dangerous with Drew Carey.   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

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Knotts Berry Farm Prepares for New Attractions and Christmas

November 08, 2012 at 5:03 am | 26 Comments

Knott’s Berry Farm has its hands full on the present, while prepping for the future. They are now in the middle of creating another charming, down-home Christmas celebration for 2012. At the same time, gearing…

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EPCOT’s Biergarten Restaurant Review

November 08, 2012 at 5:01 am | 18 Comments

Biergarten, Epcot’s answer to a traditional German beer hall, is one of those locations that’s got something for everyone: Kids will be entertained by the traditional German folk music, adults will like the food, and…

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Welcome to Mickey’s Toontown

November 08, 2012 at 5:00 am | 16 Comments

I’ll admit that I just love Mickey’s Toontown. It is one of my most favorite immersive environments at Disneyland. This is not to be confused with the Toontown Fair out in Florida. I do not…

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The Disney Jungle Cruise Is No Joke

November 07, 2012 at 5:02 am | 4 Comments

Sorry for the absence of a column last week…I was right in the middle of Hurricane Sandy, and didn’t have power for a few days, and thus, couldn’t get an article written in time for…

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Disney News Update: Holiday Filming, Muppet’s out and more!

November 07, 2012 at 5:01 am | No Comments

Just one week ago we were celebrating Halloween and already the holidays are in full force at the Disney Parks. The Christmas Day Parade was taped last weekend  and the Muppet’s are being moved out…

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The Best of Walt Disney World Fall Treats

November 07, 2012 at 5:00 am | 1 Comment

Fall at Walt Disney World usually means a few things – one of them is a two-month run of Halloween filled with pumpkins and other fun treats.  Disney Chefs offered quite a few options this…

Communicore Weekly – Wreck It Ralph, JB Kaufman, Lucas Film, Maelstrom, Sandy Relief

November 06, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 1 Comment

Welcome to the latest Communicore Weekly, where we have our usual antics, along with a plea for help for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Here’s what you can expect to find: 60 SECOND REVIEW! –…

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Magic Kingdom’s Be Our Guest Restaurant – Photos and Reviews

November 06, 2012 at 5:04 am | 27 Comments

Be Our Guest… and the Iger Sanction Fantasyland is in full-time previews now: passholders, DVC, cast members, D23–pretty much every slice of the population. In general I like this approach, but I wish they had…

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Universal Orlando Gets Festive

November 06, 2012 at 5:02 am | 12 Comments

No sooner had Universal Orlando announced the Transformers ride last week, than Christmas seems to be suddenly sweeping in.  Islands of Adventure’s retail locations are getting the full treatment and being decked to the walls…

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SeaWorld San Diego Gets Ready For Christmas

November 06, 2012 at 5:01 am | 1 Comment

Welcome to another SeaWorld San Diego update! This week, we’ll be taking a look at the preparations being made for the Christmas Celebration event as well as some of the other happenings around the park.…