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  • June 30, 2015: It’s a jolly holiday – Here's one not to miss folks. Legends Events Presents an evening with Dick Van Dyke at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel! Thursday, July 16th, 2015! Get Your Tickets HERE Today. The evening is a benefit for the Walt Disney Birthplace restoration! ×0
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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #139 – The Live Anniversary Show

June 02, 2015 at 10:39 am | 1 Comment

This was our 4th anniversary show and was broadcast LIVE over at mixlr.com/uuopodcast on Monday the 13th of April. On this show we bring you the latest news which includes Mardi Gras, Metal detectors at…

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Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration in full swing as summer hits the resort

June 01, 2015 at 5:44 am | 2 Comments

Disneyland‘s huge 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration launched over Memorial Day weekend and now the party is in full swing as the Resort enters the busy summer season. We take a look at even more of…

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The Sweep Spot # 154 Tour Disneyland in 1975

May 31, 2015 at 10:49 am | 3 Comments

The Sweep Spot is two former Disneyland custodial cast members talking Disneyland history, and more. In this episode we take a look at Disneyland in the year 1975. It was an interesting year for Disneyland…

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You’ve Got to be Kidding: An Important Announcement from the National Organization of Amusement Park Scouts

May 30, 2015 at 3:00 am | 3 Comments

“You’ve Got To Be Kidding” is parody. Allow yourself the opportunity to have a little fun . . . For almost 75 years the National Organization of Amusement Park Scouts has allowed children of all…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: Melancholy Melodies

May 30, 2015 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

Among many other pleasures at Gracey Manor like reading, art, and elegance, one might say that music is one of the key delights. Several instruments are scattered throughout various areas of the house including trumpets, tambourines,…

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In The Parks: The 60th Has Arrived at the Disneyland Resort

May 29, 2015 at 9:04 am | 2 Comments

It’s a gigantic Disneyland Resort photo update today for you.  With the 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration now fully underway we can see, mostly, the special treats that were created or held for the occasion.  In this…

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Fab News: Universal’s New Volcano Bay “Theme” Park

May 29, 2015 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

Aloha! I know I usually only serve up the news on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but I’ve got some big theme park news for you that just can’t wait. Volcano Bay Universal has just announced their…

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Busch Gardens Tampa Announces Cobra’s Curse

May 29, 2015 at 1:00 am | 3 Comments

Busch Gardens Tampa is putting a new spin on family thrills. This week, the park announced their newest coaster, Cobra’s Curse, which will be a new take on the spinning coaster genre. The new ride…

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Yesterland: Alpine Gardens

May 28, 2015 at 7:44 pm | 3 Comments

Welcome to Alpine Gardens, a quiet corner of Yesterland. According to your park guide booklet, the name of the souvenir stand here is Souvenir Stand, offering “a large selection of Disneyland mementos.”   Read the…

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Fab News – More Sanderson Sisters and Star Wars

May 28, 2015 at 3:00 am | 2 Comments

Wow! It’s been a really busy week! And a short one, too. Don’t worry, it’s almost over. Here’s some news to help get you through to the weekend: Holidays with the Sanderson Sisters Yesterday, Walt…

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Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Merlot – Alfresco Tasting Terrace at Disney California Adventure

May 28, 2015 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

On a wonderfully quiet Tuesday at the Disneyland Resort, a good friend and I decided to enjoy our day off from work and venture into the parks. Being not only a weekday, but also the…

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Harambe Market Opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and 24 Hours at the Magic Kingdom

May 27, 2015 at 3:00 am | 2 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a quick look at the 24 hour day at the Magic Kingdom and also the opening of the new Harambe Market at Disney’s Animal…

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This Isn’t What it Looks Like. Honest!

May 27, 2015 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

Disneyland Resort  A Celebration of New Magic and Fond Memories Despite having a small Diamond Celebration sticker on its cover, Disneyland Resort A Celebration of New Magic and Fond Memories has nothing to do with…

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Disney News Round Up – 24 Hours is Forever

May 27, 2015 at 1:00 am | 1 Comment

It’s Round Up time again folks. And my how things have changed in one short week. Three new spectaculars have opened at the Dineyland Resort. And Disney isn’t the only one with new attractions; Six…

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Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration dazzles with new decor, entertainment, and attraction enhancements

May 26, 2015 at 5:40 am | 1 Comment

Today we finish up our two-part update on Disneyland‘s big 60th Anniversary celebration kick-off by taking a look at the new daytime entertainment, attraction enhancements and special 60th anniversary decorations in both parks. From fierce…

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Fab News – Everything Disney is Bigger in China

May 26, 2015 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

Is everybody recovered from last weekend’s mayhem? Good! Today’s news column has little to do with that. But it does have to do with some big Disney news, and we know you love that or…

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Terri Hardin 60 YEARS OF MAGIC – Castle Plaque Project

May 25, 2015 at 9:13 pm | 1 Comment

Amazing artist, Terri Hardin-Jackson, is creating a new work of art just for you. The piece is inspired by 60 years of Disneyland and celebrates each decade of your favorite park.  Terri is making the…

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Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration kicks off with a bumpy 24-hour party

May 25, 2015 at 7:28 am | 1 Comment

Disneyland launched its big 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration over the weekend with a big 24-hour party that included the public debuts of three new nighttime shows. The popularity of the 24 hour party combined with…

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A Pretty Fab (No, Really) 24 Hours

May 25, 2015 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

The Fabulous Disney Babe returns from her first 24 hour Disneyland party with a trip report and some personal opinions. Take a look and let us know your own experience. It was my first time…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 344: RegalCon, Disneyland dining, Club 33

May 25, 2015 at 1:32 am | 2 Comments

Mousetalgia visits Storybrooke this week as Jeff goes to RegalCon, a convention for fans of ABC’s “Once Upon a Time.” We compare this convention with other Disney fan cons, discuss the seminars and offerings, and…

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