Best Western Offers Fans A Chance to Meet Stars of The Disney Channel’s “Shake It Up” With Summer Sweepstakes


Best Western Plus River North Hotel Chicago is offering fans of the hit Disney Channel show “Shake It Up” a chance to get up close and personal with two stars of the show, Gunther and Tinka, with their “Chicago Shake Up Sweepstakes”. One grand prize winner will receive a prize package including overnight accommodations at Best Western Plus River North Hotel and 4 VIP meet and greet passes for the celebrity appearance on July 31, 2011 at the Promenade Mall in Bolingbrook, IL.Fans can enter … [Read more...]

Top 5 Places for Disney Pins

If you have been to Disney World in the past ten years or so, you will know that Disney Pins are everywhere! Disney Pins feature characters, parks, attractions, restaurants, resorts, and much more so they make great souvenirs. Also, many of the pins are considered collectibles and trading with Cast Members and other collectors is serious business. Regardless of whether you’re just a fan of Disney pins or a avid collector, Disney pins make for a lot of fun at Disney World. So check out my Top 5 … [Read more...]

A Sweet Adventure at Disney California Adventure Park

There’s nothing ordinary about the treats offered at Disneyland Resort. This summer, join me for a “sweet adventure” as we explore Dulce Aventura now open in the Pacific Wharf area of Disney California Adventure park and the perfect place to add some zest to your sweet quotient.Caramel apples are a definite must, especially the apple pie-inspired creation, which in my estimation is top notch. The combination of apple, caramel, white chocolate and crushed graham crackers elevates these … [Read more...]

Two American Icons Reunite to Salute the Forces of Good


On July 22, two icons of freedom will roll onto the silver screen when Marvel Studios releases Captain America: The First Avenger, who defends freedom and justice for all on a Harley-Davidson® WLA motorcycle.During World War II, Harley-Davidson produced and dispatched approximately 90,000 WLA motorcycles overseas to support the war effort.  The motorcycle was affectionately known as the "Liberator" by U.S. Service Men and Women.To celebrate this reunion, Harley-Davidson Motor Company has … [Read more...]

Steam Park Vinylmation arrives at D-Street

Steam Park Vinylmation on display at D-Street

On July 7, Disney is releasing a new Vinylmation set echoing the SteamPunk ne0-Victorian themes of its earlier Mechanical Kingdom pin sets.  The new limited edition series is composed of six vinylmation figures and will retail for $99 at D-Street stores in both Disneyland and Walt Disney World.The set, displaying a range of gears, handlebar moustaches, and tinted glasses, will be sold in a special themed collector case labeled "Steam Park."  The set taps into the rising interest in … [Read more...]