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Extensive Changes Coming to Exclusive Club 33 at Disneyland

September 03, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 79 Comments

We first ran this article on July 30th, 2013, at the time we heard that construction on Club 33 would start at some point after the beginning of the Fiscal year (which starts in the…

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Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights Decorations and Park Update

September 03, 2013 at 3:00 am | 12 Comments

As the Labor Day weekend comes to a close, summer officially ends for the Orlando parks. Crowds quickly disappear and Universal begins gearing up for its seasonal fall events and major expansion plans for 2014…

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SeaWorld Orlando Phased Openings

September 03, 2013 at 2:00 am | 11 Comments

After last week’s article about SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment’s tough summer, we have a follow up article about changes being made at SeaWorld Orlando, and some updates around the park, along with some new babies.…

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Summer comes to an end as Halloween continues to creep in at Disneyland

September 02, 2013 at 4:11 am | 38 Comments

Happy Labor Day! The holiday brought Disneyland‘s busy summer season to an end over the weekend with high temperatures and events and changes across the resort. Despite the heat, over 25,000 runners turned out for…

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9 Theme Park News Nuggets and Wakefield Report – Episode 45

September 02, 2013 at 12:26 am | No Comments

It’s getting downright difficult now, counting down the days to my next Southern California trip. There is so much to look forward to on this 8 day trip. Knotts Berry Farm, Universal Hollywood and of…

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Breakdown Mountains – Disneyland Paris Suffers in Summer Heat

September 01, 2013 at 1:01 am | 12 Comments

It seems that Disneyland Paris is suffering from a spate of mechanical breakdowns recently. What was supposed to be an uneventful day for Disney and More blog reporter “Max” turned out to be a day…

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Catching Up With Busch Gardens Tampa

September 01, 2013 at 12:30 am | 16 Comments

We have lots of news for you today from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, including construction on new attractions, Halloween and more. Falcon’s Fury Construction Progress Not too much visible progress has been made yet since…

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A Visit to the San Diego Zoo Australian Outback

August 31, 2013 at 3:01 am | 16 Comments

The San Diego Zoo easily ranks as one of the finest zoos in the world and is considered by many to be the best there is. Gone are the days of chain link cubicles with…

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Scarlett Stahl’s Adventures in Russia Part Two

August 31, 2013 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

Here’s Part Two of Scarlett Stahl’s madcap Adventures in Russia! You can check out Part One (the one with a CSI connection) [HERE]. ~~Rick Scarlett Stahl’s Adventures in Russia Part Two As we continued our…

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More Mara Changes at Disneyland and Starbucks Spy Pics

August 30, 2013 at 3:00 am | 71 Comments

Main Street USA is already littered with pumpkins as Halloween is very much the new season at the Disneyland Resort. We also share our reader suggestions for the rather bland display inside Disney Showcase and…

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Epcot Starbucks and Magic Kingdom Halloween

August 30, 2013 at 2:00 am | 24 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’ll take a look at a few tidbits in Epcot, as well as Halloween time arriving at the Magic Kingdom! Let’s do it! If you’d like…

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Mulan’s Chinese New Year Greetings

August 30, 2013 at 12:19 am | 2 Comments

The year is 2004. It’s more than a meet-and-greet. It’s less than a parade. Perhaps you should think of it as a “mini-parade” with autographs. It’s “Mulan’s Chinese New Year Greetings.” Read the full YESTERLAND…

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Six Flags Announcements – 2014 Expansion Plans

August 29, 2013 at 10:52 am | 18 Comments

This Morning, Six Flags CEO Jim Reid Anderson, took to the internet to share the new attractions coming to Six Flags parks nationwide. The attractions range from the thrilling (new coasters and drop towers), new…

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Samland Grabbag, LA History Museum and Book Reviews

August 29, 2013 at 2:10 am | 4 Comments

BECOMING LA – LA COUNTY MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY For those familiar with Charles Phoenix, I believe one of his great contributions to humanity was linking downtown Los Angeles to Disneyland. Whatever exists behind the…

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Focusing on the Magic: What Camera is Best for Theme Parks

August 29, 2013 at 2:00 am | 34 Comments

Disneyland and Walt Disney World could very possibly be the two most photographed locales on the planet. Pictures have long been an important way of remembering a vacation. But these days, they’re also showing up…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Previews Halloween Horror Nights

August 29, 2013 at 1:00 am | 8 Comments

Universal Studios Hollywood invited us up to the park this week to see first hand what horrific things are in store for their annual Halloween Horror Nights event.  This year, Halloween Horror Nights will run…

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MiceAge Disney News Round Up: Legends and Pumpkins

August 28, 2013 at 12:01 am | No Comments

You might think it’s too early, but Halloween is creeping into all of the parks we cover, including Knotts Berry Farm, Universal Studios Hollywood and Orlando, Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Speaking of Halloween, Ticket…

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The Disney Empire Strikes Back

August 27, 2013 at 3:00 am | 155 Comments

Universal has been on such a tear lately, it’s easy to say that they have momentum on their side in Orlando for perhaps the first time ever. But Disney can come roaring back, and there…

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Universal Orlando Resort Update with Extra MicePod Magic

August 27, 2013 at 2:00 am | 7 Comments

This past week, the Universal Orlando Resort was invaded by MiceChatters and fans of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. They took on in park challenges for charity, and were treated to special guest speaker Russ…

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Long Lost Friends return as Disneyland play tests new interactive fun in Frontierland

August 26, 2013 at 5:19 am | 47 Comments

This weekend’s Labor Day holiday weekend will bring Disneyland’s traditional summer season to an end. The theme parks have already begun transitioning into the short fall off-season while preparing for the the popular Halloween Time…