Top Imagineer at Disneyland Retires


Tony Baxter, Senior VP of Creative Development for Walt Disney Imagineering, is stepping down from leading up the team that comes up with all of our favorite rides and attractions. Baxter has had a rich 47 year history with Disneyland from scooping ice cream to creating some of the park’s most famous rides like Big Thunder Mountain. "It has been a wondrous 47 years," Baxter said in a statement. "The Imagineers I have known and shared these times with have provided invaluable experiences not to … [Read more...]

Disney Cancels Suzy Favor Hamilton Half Marathon Appearance After Escort Findings

Disney has cancelled an appearance by three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton for the 2013 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend in August after it was revealed that she was living a double life as a prostitute.Hamilton, 44, is a competitive runner who has won seven U.S. titles.  She admitted that she was a prostitute after the website the Smoking Gun revealed that she had been working for a Las Vegas escort service.Disney had issued a news release stating that Hamilton was scheduled to speak … [Read more...]

Disneyland Halloween Tickets a HOT Item To Get!

You would think getting tickets to the World Series Games (Yeah San Francisco!!!) or a 49er's game would be tough to come by....but Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland???That's right, tickets for Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland are in huge demand this year as the event continues to grow in popularity.  And now online ticket brokers have gotten into the mix trying to resell the tickets at up to 3X their face value.  Tickets normally run $69 per person ($46 for AP holders) but are … [Read more...]

A Plunge Into the Water on The Jungle Cruise Causes Attraction Change

The Disneyland Jungle Cruise attraction has had to make some minor changes to its loading and unloading process after a 5-year-old girl had fallen into the water.Disney added bumpers to the Jungle Cruise boats as well as reduced the gaps that exists between the boats and the dock - thus making it easier for guests to load and unload.  The attraction closed for a week to make the necessary adaptations and reopened in early August.This has not been the first time that someone has fallen … [Read more...]

New show expected in Disneyland Fantasyland

According to the OC Register, Disneyland is making plans to produce a new show in Fantasyland after nearly seven years without a theatrical production.The Princess Fantasy Faire, a meet-and-greet, is set move out of the Fantasyland Theater and re-open next year in a new location that is under construction.The new faire will run where the Carnation Plaza Gardens used to be at the end of Main Street, U.S.A. near Sleeping Beauty Castle. Jon Storbeck, vice president of Disneyland, said that … [Read more...]