Disney’s Hollywood Studios name change in the works

What's in a name?

First, we bid adieu to the Sorcerer's Hat, now we are saying sayonara to something else....the name of the park itself, Hollywood Studios!!! Disney CEO, Bob Iger, let it slip that a name change is in the works. It's ok, we've been here before. Anyone remember MGM Studios? I know I do. Waaaaay back then, I had the privilege of being in the Disney College Program. I worked at Aladdin's Restaurant in MGM Studios. Anyone remember Aladdin's? It was in the soundstage where Playhouse Disney is now … [Read more...]


Disneyland Memorabilia sells for $1.7 Million

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An anonymous Disneyland memorabilia collector placed a huge inventory on display at the Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, California last month for viewing before this weekend's auction.   Close to 1,000 items were sold on Saturday, Feb. 28th and Sunday, March 1st,  bringing in $1.7 million from bids around the world.Sold for $153,400 and posted as the top seller was the 1970s animatronic Green Tiki Room bird.  While one of my favorites, 1967 Pirates of the Caribbean skeleton, holding a … [Read more...]


Van Eaton Galleries Auction full of Disneyland Memorabilia

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(photo courtesy of the Van Eaton Galleries site) Van Eaton Galleries will be the host to an incredible auction full of vintage Disneyland Memorabilia.  The Exhibition which begins February 7, 2015 will be available to the public at their Sherman Oaks location - 13613 Ventura Blvd - (818) 788-2357.  The Van Eaton Galleries is open Monday thru Saturday - 10 am to 5 pm from February 7th to the 27th.  Catalogs full of incredible and one of a kind items are available for pre-order by clicking the … [Read more...]


5 Ways to Have a VIP Experience with Adventures by Disney

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Adventures by Disney has amazing destinations where you can vacation like a VIP. Going on an Adventures by Disney vacation means you have private access to popular attractions, behind-the-scenes tours, and front-of-the-line access, all with world-class Disney hospitality. You can go places and have experiences with Adventures by Disney that you might not otherwise get to enjoy. And best of all, it's all planned by Disney.Here are just 5 of the offerings available from Adventures by … [Read more...]


Two very special and affordable events coming to Orlando for Disney fans: Don’t Miss Out!

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Two very special events are coming to Orlando for Disney fans - and you won't believe how affordable they are. Coming VERY soon is The Walt Disney Birthplace: An Evening with Imagineer Bob Gurr. Bob Gurr is an American amusement ride designer and Imagineer. His most famous work was for Walt Disney's Disneyland Park, and its subsequent sister parks. In 1953 he inaugurated R.H. Gurr Industrial Design - a company of one, whose first big job was to consult with the Walt Disney Studios on the design … [Read more...]