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Holidays at Walt Disney World and Magic Kingdom

November 09, 2012 at 5:02 am | 13 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World!! This week, we’ll take a look at the Holiday season arriving at the resort, as well as the ongoing construction and refurbishment projects at the Magic Kingdom. Welcome…

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Sounds Dangerous with Drew Carey

November 09, 2012 at 5:00 am | 16 Comments

Go undercover — in complete darkness — with Drew Carey. Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Sounds Dangerous with Drew Carey.   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

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Knotts Berry Farm Prepares for New Attractions and Christmas

November 08, 2012 at 5:03 am | 26 Comments

Knott’s Berry Farm has its hands full on the present, while prepping for the future. They are now in the middle of creating another charming, down-home Christmas celebration for 2012. At the same time, gearing…

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EPCOT’s Biergarten Restaurant Review

November 08, 2012 at 5:01 am | 18 Comments

Biergarten, Epcot’s answer to a traditional German beer hall, is one of those locations that’s got something for everyone: Kids will be entertained by the traditional German folk music, adults will like the food, and…

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Welcome to Mickey’s Toontown

November 08, 2012 at 5:00 am | 16 Comments

I’ll admit that I just love Mickey’s Toontown. It is one of my most favorite immersive environments at Disneyland. This is not to be confused with the Toontown Fair out in Florida. I do not…

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The Disney Jungle Cruise Is No Joke

November 07, 2012 at 5:02 am | 4 Comments

Sorry for the absence of a column last week…I was right in the middle of Hurricane Sandy, and didn’t have power for a few days, and thus, couldn’t get an article written in time for…

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Disney News Update: Holiday Filming, Muppet’s out and more!

November 07, 2012 at 5:01 am | No Comments

Just one week ago we were celebrating Halloween and already the holidays are in full force at the Disney Parks. The Christmas Day Parade was taped last weekend  and the Muppet’s are being moved out…

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The Best of Walt Disney World Fall Treats

November 07, 2012 at 5:00 am | 1 Comment

Fall at Walt Disney World usually means a few things – one of them is a two-month run of Halloween filled with pumpkins and other fun treats.  Disney Chefs offered quite a few options this…

Communicore Weekly – Wreck It Ralph, JB Kaufman, Lucas Film, Maelstrom, Sandy Relief

November 06, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 1 Comment

Welcome to the latest Communicore Weekly, where we have our usual antics, along with a plea for help for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Here’s what you can expect to find: 60 SECOND REVIEW! –…

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Magic Kingdom’s Be Our Guest Restaurant – Photos and Reviews

November 06, 2012 at 5:04 am | 27 Comments

Be Our Guest… and the Iger Sanction Fantasyland is in full-time previews now: passholders, DVC, cast members, D23–pretty much every slice of the population. In general I like this approach, but I wish they had…

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Universal Orlando Gets Festive

November 06, 2012 at 5:02 am | 12 Comments

No sooner had Universal Orlando announced the Transformers ride last week, than Christmas seems to be suddenly sweeping in.  Islands of Adventure’s retail locations are getting the full treatment and being decked to the walls…

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SeaWorld San Diego Gets Ready For Christmas

November 06, 2012 at 5:01 am | 1 Comment

Welcome to another SeaWorld San Diego update! This week, we’ll be taking a look at the preparations being made for the Christmas Celebration event as well as some of the other happenings around the park.…

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Hollywood comes to Disneyland for Christmas Day Parade filming as Earl of Sandwich opens

November 05, 2012 at 5:05 am | 23 Comments

The weekend brought a taste of Hollywood to the Disneyland Resort as the taping for the annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade took place on Main Street, U.S.A. and in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle.…

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Snow White on Her Way to the Walt Disney Family Museum

November 05, 2012 at 5:01 am | 14 Comments

We’d like to welcome Keith Gluck to the MiceChat team. Keith is a blogger for the Walt Disney Family Museum and runs theDisneyProject.com blog. Keith will be writing on a number of historical Disney topics…

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Disney DVD Easter Eggs

November 05, 2012 at 5:00 am | 6 Comments

Disney DVD Easter Eggs came into their own with the introduction of Laserdiscs and DVDs. The ability to pause a scene and carefully check out all of the details led to the discovery of little…

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Disneyland Paris Readies Ratatouille Attraction

November 04, 2012 at 5:00 am | 6 Comments

There are lots of changes happening around the Disneyland Paris Resort and Alain Littaye of the Disney and More Blog has a photo round-up for us. It looks like the Ratatouille attraction at Walt Disney…

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WONDERful Cruise on the Disney Wonder Day Two

November 04, 2012 at 5:00 am | 4 Comments

A cruise on the Disney Wonder was just the ticket for second annual MiceChat cruise. The Disney Wonder traveled from Vancouver, B.C. to Los Angeles. Today we enjoy BC_DisneyGeek’s photos from Day Two of this…

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Walt Disney’s Imagineering Legends and the Genesis of the Disney Theme Park

November 03, 2012 at 5:02 am | 5 Comments

Disneyland, as we know it, would not exist today without the handpicked group of men and women that shaped the nascent theme park. Since their inception with the creation of Disneyland, the Imagineers have always…

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The Reagan Library hosts Margaret “Tinker Bell” Kerry

November 03, 2012 at 5:01 am | 1 Comment

Scarlett Stahl brings us another tale of a magical afternoon with a Disney celebrity. Join us as we travel to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library for lunch with Margaret “Tinker Bell” Kerry. ~~Rick By special…

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Merry Early Christmas at Disneyland, Plus Earl of Sandwich Opens and Construction Updates

November 02, 2012 at 6:48 am | 30 Comments

Welcome to the Disneyland resort edition of In the Parks. Wednesday was Halloween, and by the next morning, we found that Christmas had expanded substantially. We’ve got the photos for you below. But the tasty…