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Fastpass+ continues to move in as the Skyway Chalet gets ready for demolition at Disneyland

May 16, 2016 at 3:30 am | No Comments

Disneyland‘s long-abandoned Skyway Chalet in Fantasyland will soon be moving to Yesterland. Disney has officially filed the necessary permit for its demolition, thus removing the structure which has sat unused for over two decades. The…

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Mousetalgia Episode 395: Van Eaton “Collecting Disney” auction; Tinker Bell Half Marathon

May 16, 2016 at 3:13 am | No Comments

Dave and Becky report on their recent experience at the Disneyland Tinker Bell Half Marathon and discuss the state of runDisney, the Tink race experience and routes, the switch to PhotoPass for Disney’s half marathon…

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DoomBuggies Spook Show 16: Imagineer Patrick Romandy-Simmons, Ghost Post subscriptions

May 13, 2016 at 3:27 am | No Comments

In this special Friday the 13th episode, Jeff welcomes Imagineer Patrick Romandy-Simmons to the show to talk about the anniversary of the reappearance of the Hat Box Ghost in Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion. Patrick sculpted the…

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Yesterland: Golden Gate Bridge at DCA

May 12, 2016 at 4:28 pm | No Comments

Perhaps the most famous and iconic bridge in the world is the Golden Gate Bridge. But you don’t have to go to San Francisco to see it. At Yester California Adventure, the Golden Gate Bridge…

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Fab News: Infinity Ends, Shanghai Begins and Stories Continue

May 12, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

This week has been breathtaking, news-wise. Amazing videos from China and heartbreaking news from the world of Disney Interactive, and further developments ever on the horizon. Let’s jump right in! Oh – and don’t forget…

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Star Wars News: The Show, Star Tours and Construction

May 12, 2016 at 12:29 am | No Comments

This week we look at some of the latest news on the Star Wars movies and peek over the wall at Star Wars Mountain growing in Disneyland. The Star Wars Show The official Star Wars…

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Dateline Disney World – Epcot News and Photos

May 11, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a look at Epcot’s preparations for the summer season. Lots of photos, so let’s go!     More news from the Disney World: Disney’s…

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Disney News Round Up: Disneyland Cuts as Shanghai Prepares to Open

May 11, 2016 at 12:58 am | No Comments

MiceChat Round Up This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of the MiceChat Gumball Rally. Though the traditional gift for a tenth anniversary is metal or tin, instead may we suggest a wonderful and adventure filled…

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Fab News: Women, Queens and Challenges

May 10, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello MiceChatters and Fabanistas! Today’s Fab News is a little bit of everything. I want to know what you think, so don’t be afraid to comment. I don’t bite – very hard. Disney Animation Studios…

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Universal Hollywood Celebrates Christmas in Spring at M.E.N.D.

May 10, 2016 at 1:38 am | No Comments

Every year Universal Studios Hollywood’s gets into the spirit of giving with their annual “Christmas in Spring” event. Held at M.E.N.D (Meet Each Need with Dignity) in Pacoima, the event gives low income families a chance to…

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Disneyland suffers from budget cuts this spring as Jungle Cruise reopens with new safety changes

May 09, 2016 at 4:30 am | No Comments

Disneyland‘s classic Jungle Cruise reopened with new safety enhancements that make the experience safety for guests and Cast Members alike. The changes improve the loading and unloading procedures at the attraction but most guests won’t…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 394: A career as an Imagineer; Disneyland with toddlers

May 09, 2016 at 12:01 am | No Comments

A team of Imagineers recently spoke about the ins and outs of starting a career as an Imagineer, and Jeff reports on the panel discussion. Hosted at the Walt Disney Family Museum, Imagineers Marty Sklar,…

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Joker Construction

May 08, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

I started this column for MiceChat with no book to sell or podcast to promote, but figured that I’d perhaps get to go on one of those cool roller coaster hard hat construction tours one…

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The Sweep Spot #182 A Musical Tour of Disneyland

May 08, 2016 at 1:00 am | No Comments

In this episode we play and discuss some of Disneyland’s music you can hear in the different lands. We will discuss each track and talk about maybe a memory we had in that land with…

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You’ve Got to be Kidding: The New Disney CEO IS . . .

May 07, 2016 at 3:00 am | 1 Comment

The biggest race that you may not be following closely is who will replace Tom Staggs as the heir apparent of Disney CEO Bob Iger. But you won’t get a straight answer in this column.…

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LEGOLAND California’s New NINJAGO World and Ride

May 07, 2016 at 12:10 am | No Comments

Matt is a long time MiceChatter and father of two adorable theme park loving kids. His daughter Laura reviewed LEGOLAND California’s newest attraction for us today as well HERE. Here’s Matt’s version of the new…

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Ninjago World at Legoland California Through the Eyes of a Child

May 07, 2016 at 12:05 am | No Comments

We have a very special father and daughter review of Legoland California’s newest attraction which opens this weekend. This article is by Laura Hamand, an enthusiastic 7 year old theme park lover. Be sure to…

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Disneyland Star Wars Day: Merch, Trivia and Celebration

May 06, 2016 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Star Wars attire filled the park as passionate fans celebrated Star Wars Day (May the 4th) at Disneyland. Some brought costumes in backpacks and changed in the restrooms while others donned their favorite Star Wars…

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SeaWorld San Diego Seven Seas Food Festival a Treat

May 06, 2016 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Spring is apparently the time for theme park food festivals. Knott’s Berry Farm had the Boysenberry Festival. Disney California Adventure had the Food and Wine Festival. Starting on May 7th and continuing every weekend until…

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Yesterland: Autopia, presented by Chevron

May 05, 2016 at 4:09 pm | No Comments

Yesterland now has the first 21st century version of Autopia—the one that opened at Disneyland on June 29, 2000. This Autopia is better than ever, thanks to Chevron, the California-based energy company known for all…