Disney World labor contract negotiations stall

With a contract set to expire on December 11 for 27,000 service workers at Walt Disney World, neither side proposed any plan on Friday to move forward after mediation broke down last week.Commenting on Disney's original offer, Steve Eisenhardt, vice president of Disney Parks and Resorts labor relations, said in a statement: "This is a good deal for our cast members who are clearly being misled by some union leaders."Eisenhardt was referring in part to a documentary published on … [Read more...]

Army Wives: The Complete 4th Season Come to DVD December 14


Duty, service and love go hand in hand for the men and women of Fort Marshall, South Carolina, in Army Wives: The Complete Fourth Season, available on DVD December 14, 2010 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. Five military spouses face personal crises, professional setbacks and the sacrifices demanded by life in the armed forces with courage and grace in the show’s most riveting season yet.  This four-disc set includes all 18 episodes from Season Four of the beloved military drama, plus … [Read more...]

Disney town sees death for 2nd time in a week

Murder in Disney Town

The owner of a failed security business barricaded himself in his soon-to-be foreclosed home, shot at deputies and then killed himself in this well-groomed Central Florida town built by Disney. The 14-hour standoff came just days after the town's first-ever homicide, unsettling residents who moved to the community for its safety and small-town values even though authorities said the two were not connected. Craig Foushee, 52, barricaded himself in his home Thursday for more than 14 hours, … [Read more...]

Date Night Disney: The search for the perfect Date Restaurant

Cinderella's Castle

My sister-in-law Nancy and I are collaborating on a project.  In June, we’ll be taking our families to Disney’s Bay Lake Tower resort for a family vacation – as documented in “Planning the Multi-Generational Family Vacation”.  Since we have nine people in our reservation party, part of the conspiring that Nancy and I are doing is to take our spouses out for an adult dinner – sans children.We do have some prerequisites that we need to take in consideration.  For starters, neither one of us … [Read more...]

ESET’s Disney Tron Sweepstakes Gives Away Electronics & Hundreds of Other Prizes


Enter ESET's Tron Sweepstakes for your chance to win one of three Disney Tron prize packs including a big-screen 3D TV, a laptop, a game console, and more. Hundreds of other prizes will also be awarded. Eligibility: USA, 18+ Start Date: October 06, 2010 End Date: February 28, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. PT Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email. Sweepstakes Prizes: Grand Prizes (3): A Disney TRON Prize Pack including a 46" 3D LED HDTV, a Netbook, a Game Console, a TRON: Evolution Game, … [Read more...]