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Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party

November 27, 2014 at 2:30 am | 4 Comments

If one was to look for a story that sums up this time of year for many people, they would not have to go much farther than the novella of Mister Charles Dickens, entitled “A…

Posted in Features, Fun, Roger Colton

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Dining with Food Allergies – House of Blues

November 27, 2014 at 2:04 am | 3 Comments

House of Blues is one of those often overlooked dining treasures at Downtown Disney.  The food is fantastic and the prices aren’t any higher than a typical Disney location.  While the Sunday gospel brunch draws…

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Window to the Magic Podcast – Take a Discovery Stroll in DCA with Bryn

November 27, 2014 at 12:01 am | 1 Comment

Take a stroll around DCA with Bryn as she goes outside of her comfort zone to experience some things she normally doesn’t do… BE SURE TO SEND IN YOUR COMMENTS ABOUT THIS SHOW! Enjoy! *********************************…

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Bob’s True-Life Adventures No.17 – Tivoli Gardens and the Genesis of Disneyland

November 26, 2014 at 3:00 am | 11 Comments

Today’s Wheel of Adventures has stopped at 2007, and off we go. . . In the years leading up to Walt Disney’s construction of Disneyland, Walt did a lot of research on various amusement parks.…

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Gingerbread Holidays at the Walt Disney World Resorts

November 26, 2014 at 2:00 am | 6 Comments

This week, we’re taking a look at 4 of the WDW resorts and how they get all spruced up for the holidays. Well, that’s gonna wrap things up for this week. We got rained out…

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Disney News Round Up: More Christmas Than You Can Shake A Peppermint Stick At

November 26, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

We need a little Christmas, right this very minute!  Actually, the MiceChat Round Up of Disney and theme park news and information is bringing you more Christmas than you can shake a peppermint stick at.…

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Busch Gardens Tampa Christmas Town Sneak Peek

November 25, 2014 at 3:00 am | 5 Comments

Busch Gardens Tampa is putting the finishing touches on this year’s Christmas Town event. Let’s take a look at the holiday trimmings and check in on the critters who call this delightful little park home.…

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OH NO HE DIDN’T – Was Walt Disney on Acid?

November 25, 2014 at 2:00 am | 7 Comments

Before I get to today’s No He Didn’t, I’ve got a quick update on my last article about Walt Disney Serving time in jail. If you take a look at the last post, which involved…

Posted in Disney, Disney History

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It’s A Disneyland Christmas As The Resort Gets Frozen Over

November 24, 2014 at 3:00 am | 65 Comments

Howdy Disney Lovers!  In The Parks is filling in today for Dateline Disneyland today as Andy Castro enjoys D23′s Destination D in Orlando.  There is plenty to take in this week as we traverse the…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 318: Avengers Half Marathon, Star Wars

November 24, 2014 at 12:03 am | No Comments

Dave and Becky report on the Avengers Half Marathon weekend at Disneyland, and describe the inaugural Marvel runs and the courses, costumes and characters they came across during the races, as well as the Expo…

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Queen Mary Improves Chill for Extra Holiday Cheer

November 23, 2014 at 3:00 am | 6 Comments

Christmas has come ashore in Long Beach as the California-style holiday event, CHILL, returns for a third year at The Queen Mary.  Gilded with twinkling lights, the iconic smoke stacks of the luxury ocean liner…

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Orlando has its Eye on you

November 23, 2014 at 2:00 am | No Comments

On Halloween, the Orlando Eye celebrated a major construction milestone with the completion of the spoke installation of the inner wheel. This accomplishment cleared the way for work to begin on the outer wheel, eventually…

Posted in Features

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The Sweep Spot 142 – Disneyland Main Street Projects That Never Happened With Jim Korkis

November 23, 2014 at 12:01 am | 1 Comment

IN this episode we welcome author, Disney historian Jim Korkis. We take a look at the Disneyland Main Street that never was. We look at Liberty Street, International Street, and Edison Square, plus more. www.thesweepspot.com

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Living the Low Life in Death Valley

November 22, 2014 at 3:00 am | 5 Comments

Today Marc Ricketts presents a stunning photographic essay on California’s Death Valley, the lowest, hottest and driest area in North America. Marc posits that Death Valley likely inspired Disney Imagineers on many of their projects…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #116 – News from Around the Universal Globe

November 22, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Hello everyone, we have a news heavy show this week. You can be on the show, all you have to do is record us a little message telling us who you are, where you’re from and…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Who-ing Christmas and Construction Antics

November 21, 2014 at 3:00 am | 28 Comments

It’s time to dive into movie magic today as we explore Universal Studios Hollywood.  There is an insane amount of information to cover this week, not the least of which is the construction of The…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: “Scary Tales”

November 20, 2014 at 10:37 pm | No Comments

Even though the scariest time of the year is over, we still have time for a story or two. Tonight, the Ghost Host and Madame Leota will supply you with more stories to make your…

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Yesterland: Carnation Plaza Gardens

November 20, 2014 at 10:09 pm | 7 Comments

Nestled between a medieval castle and a frontier stockade, Yesterland has an old-fashioned, open-air dance pavilion with a red-and-white canopy roof.   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Carnation Plaza Gardens   When you are…

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Samland 2.0 – A BIG Day for the Walt Disney Company

November 20, 2014 at 3:00 am | 3 Comments

While trolling through the archives, I came upon a treasure trove of press releases from April 1969. It was an important time. The passing of Walt Disney in late 1966 was still in the minds…

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Holidays in Full Swing at Walt Disney World

November 20, 2014 at 2:16 am | 21 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! ‘Tis the season, and Walt Disney World is all decked out for the holidays, and over the next few weeks, we’ll take a look at all of it,…