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Major Changes Coming to the Central Hub of the Magic Kingdom

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re talking about some major changes coming to the Hub at the Magic Kingdom, as well as the typical round of news. Let’s go! Welcome to the Magic Kingdom! Sidewalk work is still happening on Main Street, as well as exterior work near the Confectionary. Casey’s Corner is open again, but some bad...

Disafterdark Series 2, Episode 11 – Logan’s Fun

Welcome back to the Mouses Head pub and thank you for the download. Joining us in the Mouses Head this week is Logan Sekulow, Director of “As Dreamers Do” http://www.facebook.com/waltmovie We chat at some length with Logan about his movie and cover the latest Disney news. Direct Download Thats about it really. See you all in a short while. Thanks for listening. www.disafterdark.com www.micechat.com facebook.com/disafterdark [email protected] @disafterdark

Aladdin Returns to Disney California Adventure and Disneyland’s Mechanical Kingdoms

Your wish has been granted. . . the Aladdin Musical has returned to Disney California Adventure to entrain once again with its proven mix of pop culture and production numbers. Elsewhere in the parks, the tulips are blooming and the bees are buzzing with springtime in bloom.  In Disneyland the new Mechanical Kingdoms exhibit opened up at the Disney...

Season Pass Podcast: Give Kids The World with Neal McCord

The Season Pass Podcast is in Kissimmee, Florida to check out the unbelievable family-stay village Give Kids The World. Doug Barnes and Robert Coker are joined by Jeff Kober (Disney At Work) and Lon Smart (Disney) to discuss the special get-away village for families with very ill children.  Also, a discussion with the Director of Risk Management for Give Kids the World, Neal McCord, on...

Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure

On The Amazing Race, a reality television show, contestants solve puzzles and perform tasks, often going to more than a half dozen countries, such as to Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Japan, France, and the UK. Yesterland has something similar...   Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure.    When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Planning a runDisney Vacation

The runDisney announcement of yet another awesome race event earlier this week just solidifies the trend of runners' vacations at the Disney Parks.  With eight weekends now spanning the year on both coasts, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in a runDisney event. Pick A Weekend If you're planning to run on the left coast, make note of the...

Welcome the Dedicated to Disneyland Paris Podcast to the MicePod

Let me introduce to you the newest member to the Micepod family, Dedicated to Disneyland Paris!  Make sure to check out the Micechat.com introduction episode. A Word from the Creators of Dedicated to Disneyland: Hey - it's us Steve and Mark! Oh yeah, you've never heard of us. Well we are two guys from the UK who live a short drive, flight or...

Window to the Magic: Pirate Railroad Adventures

WTTM #410: Pirate Railroad Adventures On this show, Paul makes a solo visit to Disneyland on Saturday night and enjoys a few attractions. Featured are Pirates of the Caribbean & the Disneyland Railroad. ...Enjoy! Direct Link | iTunes Link THE WTTM PODCAST APPLICATIONS for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch & now for Android & Kindle Fire Mobile access to the shows, and MUCH more! The WindowtotheMagic Podcast...

Disney News Round Up: Price Hikes, Make a Splash, and New Podcasts

Prices have gone up again at Walt Disney World and our readers have lots of opinions. For one fun day, Disneyland's dress code was dapper.   Plus, this week we introduce a brand new podcast starring former Disneyland cast members; please help us welcome The Sweep Spot to the MicePod.  We also have a brand new MiceChat Podcast for...

Welcome to the MicePod “The Sweep Spot!”

Micepod Listeners and MiceChat Readers, I'm excited to introduce you to the newest member of the MicePod family, THE SWEEP SPOT!   The Sweep Spot podcast is hosted by former Disneyland cast members (the Founder, Lynn Barron, is a former Custodial Cast Member) discussing Disneyland history, stories and exclusive interviews. For the Micehat.com introduction, The Sweep Spot features some of the...

SeaWorld 50th Special MiceChat Event and Park Update

A major milestone for SeaWorld is just weeks away and we've got some special news to announce. This week, we have a hard hat tour at Aquatica as we take a look at the new attraction being added this summer.  We also have a new episode of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcas.  So put on your wetsuit, and let's dive...

Disney Raises Ticket Prices; Many Rides Static

Like clockwork, Disney has raised the price of admission to its WDW parks: it's now $94 per park, except the Magic Kingdom, which now costs $99/adult. The $100 mark will be breached the next time Disney raises ticket prices (most likely right after summer season 2014), so we're looking at the LAST set of sub-$100 prices. The announcement of the...

Universal Orlando Resort Mardi Gras Fun

We are back with another great update from around the Universal Orlando Resort. This week we take a closer look at the floats and characters in the annual Mardi Gras parade, and we'll update you on some of the construction projects going on around the resort. Mardi Gras Characters Last year Universal introduced new floats and characters from some of the...

Mousetalgia 279: Fantasia

This week, Team Mousetalgia takes a look at various aspects of Walt Disney's Fantasia, the classic animated feature that was a great leap forward for the Walt Disney Studio in terms of technical accomplishment and artistic endeavor, but didn't achieve great commercial success upon its release. We discuss Fantasound, Leopold Stokowski, Fred Moore and Mickey Mouse, and some of...

The Disney Gallery explores Mechanical Kingdoms as Dapper Day comes to Disneyland

Disneyland guests arrived in style over the weekend as part of the increasingly popular Dapper Day events that encourage guests to visit the parks in their Sunday's best. Meanwhile, The Disney Gallery unveiled its latest exhibit on Saturday, exploring Disney's steampunk-style attractions and experiences around the world. Elsewhere around the parks, refurbishments, Cal/OSHA additions, and construction projects...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #79 – Beetlejuice, Mardi Gras and News

Welcome to the UUOP. We review the new Beetlejuice show at Universal Studios Florida as well as this year's Mardi Gras event and then bring you up to date with the latest Universal Studios news. The brand new, updated Beetlejuice show, "Beetlejuice Graveyard Mashup," made its debut at Universal Studios Florida on February 8th and Darren was there to see....

Hong Kong Disneyland Posts Profitable Year, Plans New Hotel and Attraction

The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort is chugging away as "the little park that could." Park management announced its second profitable year a row and celebrated with plans for a third 750-room hotel to accommodate an expected uptick in attendance. Add the new Iron Man Experience attraction, and you have a success story in the making. Alain Littaye of the...

Falcon’s Fury progress at Busch Gardens Tampa

Time for another Busch Gardens Tampa update! Come along as we have a cheetah birthday party, get the latest on Bands Brew & BBQ and check on the progress of Falcon’s Fury and Pantopia! Cheetah Birthday Kasi the cheetah recently turned 3 years old and Busch Gardens threw a party fit for a king… or a cheetah at least. His trainers...

The Haunted Mansion Show: Tales from Beyond the Grave

"Creepies and crawlies, toads in a pond, Let there be ghost tales from regions beyond!" Madame Leota has finally become part of The Haunted Mansion Show! In her debut appearance, she will tell the scariest tales that have been told around many campfires, couches, and coffins. Can your hearts take the fright? In other news, The Haunted Mansion Show has a...

Ratatouille Presentation Wows Disneyland Paris Stockholders

Excitement at the Disneyland Paris Resort is ramping up as the opening of the new Ratatouille attraction grows closer. At their recent annual meeting, stockholders were treated to a presentation on the attraction from Walt Disney Imagineering's Executive Vice President Tom Fitzgerald. Thanks to Alain Littaye, we have photos and video of the meeting. ~~Rick Ratatouille Presentation Wows Disneyland Paris...