Disney World Refurbishment Schedule May 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.CurrentWilderness Swimmin' Pool (Fort Wilderness) closed through 4/22/11 for refurbishment. The Meadow Swimmin' Pool will be open during this time. Star Tours (Hollywood Studios) closed through 5/19/11 for refurbishment. Primeval Whirl (Animal Kingdom) closed through 6/1/11 for refurbishment. Paddock … [Read more...]




Dreamworks: I Am Number Four on Blu-ray & DVD 5/24

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Just in time for summer break comes the ultimate action-packed, thriller I AM NUMBER FOUR, on Blu-ray, DVD, Movie Download and On-Demand May 24th. Starring sensation Dianna Agron (TV’s “Glee”) and heartthrobs Alex Pettyfer (Beastly) and Timothy Olyphant (TV’s “Justified”), I AM NUMBER FOUR will be available to own as either a 3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy), a 1-Disc Blu-ray, and/or 1-Disc DVD that comes packaged complete with never-before-seen bonus features, including … [Read more...]




It’s ‘Time to Add the Magic!’ at New Disney Hawaii Resort Aulani

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Today, in a ceremony on the lagoon fronting the site of Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, Hawai'i, local crew members from Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, Inc., joined with Disney cast members (employees) to celebrate the completion of major structural work on the Disney resort and the beginning of Disney’s “time to add the magic.”The event was a symbolic representation of the shared efforts of Disney and Hawaiian Dredging in building the new resort, which will welcome its … [Read more...]




Character Dining at Walt Disney World, Part Two

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In yesterday's post, we looked at character dining at the Walt Disney World parks.  Today we are going to look character dining at the resorts.  There are a high number of resorts where you can get a great character dining experience, so let's take a look at them separately.1900 Park Fare – Located over at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, 1900 Park Fare is a character haven all day long.  You’ve got the Supercalifragilistic Breakfast and the Wonderland Tea Party, featuring characters … [Read more...]




Disney Gives $120K to Support Needy Local Children

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Several organizations that provide essentials such as food and shelter for local families in need got an unexpected boost in support from Walt Disney World Resort this morning.As part of a 40-day celebration across Central Florida to shine a spotlight on organizations that improve the lives of children, Mickey Mouse made a surprise visit to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida to recognize and reward their efforts. The impromptu moment also set the stage for a special gift … [Read more...]