Series Highlights Organizations That Make A Difference

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From packing boxes of food for Second Harvest and building KABOOM! playgrounds for children, to collecting items for Toys For Tots, Disney VoluntEARS work with numerous nonprofit organizations in Central Florida all year long that share Disney’s commitment to improve the lives of children and families in the local community.During these uncertain economic times, many of these organizations are experiencing a record demand for their services. The holidays provide an opportunity for Walt … [Read more...]





Capturing Disney in Pictures: The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

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 Every photo has a story.I do believe this is what Clark Griswold used for inspiration when he decorated his home in "Christmas Vacation."The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios was created by Jennings Osborne.  A successful Arkansas businessman, Jennings and his wife bought a large estate in the middle of Little Rock in the mid-70's. When their six-year-old daughter, "Breezy,"  made a simple request for Christmas decorations in 1986, … [Read more...]





Disneyland Refurbishment Schedule December 2011

Refurbishment information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available on the Disneyland Website.CurrentToy Story Midway Mania (DCA) closed through 11/17/11 for refurbishment. Blue Bayou Restaurant (Disneyland) closed through 11/23/11 for refurbishment. Pirates of the Caribbean (Disneyland) closed through 11/23/11 for refurbishment. Court des ANGES (Disneyland) closed through 11/30/11 for … [Read more...]





Disney World Refurbishment Schedule December 2011

Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available at the Disney World Website.CurrentMagnolia Bend Leisure Pool near Buildings 90/95 (Port Orleans-Riverside Resort) closed through 11/19/11 for refurbishment. Swiss Family Treehouse (Magic Kingdom) closed through 11/19/11 for refurbishment. Osprey Ridge Golf Course closed through 11/23/11 and on 12/25/11 for refurbishment. Blizzard … [Read more...]





Inside Blue Sky Cellar at Disney California Adventure Park

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Manyreaders already know that Blue Sky Cellar is the place to get a behind-the-scenes peek at what’s coming to Disney California Adventure park. The space is periodically updated with new photos, videos and models – the latest refresh, which was installed in September, focuses on Buena Vista Street which will be completed next year. The video below, from Walt Disney Imagineering, takes you inside Blue Sky Cellar for a look at the latest updates. If you haven’t been yet, check it out!Inside … [Read more...]