Disneyland refurbishment schedule September 2012

If your heading to Disneyland soon be sure to check out the Refurb/Closure list below. Refurbishment information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available on the Disneyland website. CurrentNo current closures.UpcomingHaunted Mansion (Disneyland) closed 8/27/12-9/13/12 for installation of holiday overlay. Stage Door Cafe (Disneyland) closed 8/28/12-8/29/12 for refurbishment. French Market (Disneyland) … [Read more...]

Disney Says Muslim Worker Had Multiple Options


A former Disneyland employee filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the Walt Disney Corporation alleging discrimination based on her religion.Imane Boudlal, 28,  had worked as a restaurant hostess at the Storyteller’s Cafe  at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa for  two years before questioning Disney’s dresscode.The lawsuit alleges Boudlal, who is a Moroccan native but a naturalized U.S. citizen, in 2010, did report to her managers at the Grand Californian Hotel & Spa’s … [Read more...]

So You Think You Can Blog


I am proud to write for such a successful website as Chip & Company. This family of writers is truly a group of regular people who happen to be crazy about all things Disney. Some are a little more fanatical about it than others, but, you know, we love them anyway!Several of us C&C writers run blogs and fan sites of our own, and we are often asked how to go about doing that. So I thought I’d share some tips of the trade, let you in on a few secrets, and maybe inspire you to pixie … [Read more...]

‘The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibition’ Coming to Disneyland California Adventure Park September 14


Calling all you Tim Burton fans! According to the Disney Parks Blog, in addition to Haunted Mansion Holiday, guests will be able to step into another world of award-winning film director Tim Burton when “The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibition” comes to Hollywood Land during Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort. From September 14 – November 5 at Disney California Adventure park, you can see the touring art exhibit, along with a special, extended sneak peek of Tim Burton’s animated feature film, … [Read more...]

Walt Disney Imagineering make significant appointment for upcoming Walt Disney World projects

According to WDWMagic.com, Walt Disney Imagineering has just completed an organizational reshuffle which appears to point to some significant activity at Walt Disney World in the near future.Kathy Magnum, a 30 year plus veteran at WDI who has most recently overseen the Cars Land project at Disneyland Resort, has moved to Florida to become 'Executive Producer, Walt Disney World Portfolio".  In this new role, Kathy becomes the creative producer for Walt Disney World, partnering with Jack … [Read more...]