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Fantasyland Expansion Getting Greener, Art of Animation, and MORE!!

Welcome to Dateline Disney World on the all new and beautiful MiceChat! This week, we saw lots of work going on in the New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom, particularly in the Storybook Circus area. Disney also opened up a brand new (sort of!) resort called Art of Animation. We've got a big update for you this week, so...

SAMLAND, The “E” Ticket, Learn the back story about the wonderful E Ticket Magazine here

Leon and Jack Janzen grew up in the San Fernando Valley. Their first visit to Disneyland was in 1958. The brothers were hooked. The became frequent visitors to the Park and began to collect souvenirs, photos, and memories. Many years later, in the Spring of 1985, they read a Disney News article about Disneyland collectibles by former Disney Chief Archivist David R....

Parkwise, Visiting with a toddler

Are you planning a visit to one of the Disney parks with a toddler?  What are you thinking???  Okay, but seriously, If you are Chris Wood of Park Wise has a great travel planning guide for you.  When should you visit? Should I bring a stroller?  Where are the baby care centers?  It's all here.  We also cover how...

Higher Prices at the Happiest Place, Brave, Cars Monorails, DCA previews +MORE!

The Happiest Place on Earth just got more expensive as Disneyland made considerable increases in their admission prices over the weekend. The biggest price hike is a $150 jump for Premium Annual Passholders, a pricing change that will help deter some Passholders from renewing this summer as Disney re-launches a newly renovated and expanded Disney California Adventure park. The new additions at California Adventure will...

A Story With Bite – Remembering the California Alligator Farm

Sam is joined by historian, Richard Harris, this week as they examine the history of the California Alligator Farm.  You may not know it, but this slithery story began in Arkansas of all places in 1906.  Later on the exhibit was moved to Los Angeles California, before finally settling in Buena Park California, near Knott's Berry  Farm.  This colorful...

Samland talks to Billy Hill and the Hillbillies

The magic that Disney delivers is comes in many forms.  None has more impact than the interaction of live performers with their audience.  Billy Hill and the Hillbillies have been performing in Disneyland's Golden Horseshoe since 1994 and have grown a very loyal following.  What makes this classic Disneyland act tick?  Sam talks to Kirk Wall, of the Hillbillies,...