Seven Walt Disney World Downtown Disney Resort Area Hotels are Offering Special Rates During the Epcot Food & Wine Festival

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If you have not yet been to the annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, you should consider adding this to your “must do” list this fall. Offering an impressive array of enticing cuisine inspired by specific regions around the world, the event will feature more than 30 unique global marketplace tasting booths positioned around Epcot’s picturesque World Showcase Lagoon. In addition, the Festival will offer fun and informative culinary … [Read more...]


Il Mulino New York Trattoria and Bluezoo will Take Part in This Year’s Magical Dining Month

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Now throughout September 2015 Il Mulino New York Trattoria and Bluezoo are offering prix fixe dinners for this year's Magical Dining Month. It is $33 plus tax and it includes appetizers, entrees and desserts. That is a very good deal for these tow locations. One dollar from each meal will be donated to the Elevate Orlando charity.Here are your Magical Dining Month options at both restaurants:Il Mulino New York Trattoria 2015Choice of AppetizersPOLPETTE AL FORNO Italian meatballs … [Read more...]


New Luggage Tags to be Shipped with MagicBands

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These are so cute! Starting with reservations arriving on Sept. 29, 2015, most Guests booked on a Walt Disney Travel Company package at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel will receive their luggage tags in the same box as their MagicBands.These new luggage tags feature 7 unique designs each in a color that will correspond to the Guests’ MagicBand. If Guests have not customized their MagicBand color, they will receive a luggage tag in the iconic grey color to match their MagicBand.The … [Read more...]


Disney Settles Discrimination Lawsuit

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Michael Smith was a houskeeping manager at Coronado Springs Resort at the Disney World Resort. In 2013, he sued Disney claiming discrimination. He is white and claims that his African American female supervisor discriminated against him because he had to take time off, under the Family Medical Leave Act, to care for his sick wife. He also claims his supervisor favored other female African American employees over him. He did complain and was fired.A settlement was recently reached but the … [Read more...]


Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side is coming to Walt Disney World Resort!

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runDisney is summoning the Force today to announce another Star Wars-inspired intergalactic journey, this time to the dark side.The “Star Wars Half Marathon – the Dark Side” enters the galaxy April 14-17, 2016, at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and pays homage to the dark side forces of the Star Wars universe. This new race follows the debut of the popular Star Wars-themed race at Disneyland Resort, which will return in January as the “Star Wars Half Marathon – the Light Side”.“Ever … [Read more...]


The “Skippers Cantina” Might Serve Alcohol

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Hiya! Anonymouse here.  Yes, I am back yet again. You can not get rid of me. Why would you want to get rid of me? I bring you amazing Disney Gossip. I am loving what I recently found out. So will Chip, we all know what is really in that "water bottle"! Anyway, I heard that the new "Skippers Cantina" restaurant in Adventureland, will serve alcohol!!I know Magic Kingdom is not known for serving alcohol. Everyone went all crazy when Be our Guest started serving alcohol and see everything is … [Read more...]


Hurry and Get Your Tickets for the Rockin’ Burger Block Party and Yelloween Masquerade at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival

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Tickets are selling out pretty quickly for the events at the popular, Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.Who does not love a good burger? I know I do! If you do check out the Rockin’ Burger Block Party in World ShowPlace. You can pick from more than 12 varieties of sliders. Does a coffee-crusted beef short rib burger topped with smoked Gouda, garlic potato string and sangria ketchup sound good? If not, maybe a spiced lamb burger topped with feta, pickled watermelon rind and za’atar … [Read more...]


Top 11 Quick Service Meals at Walt Disney World Under $11

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Visiting Disney World on a budget is actually easier than it seems at first.  It just takes a little planning (okay, maybe a fair amount of planning) and some money saving tips!One of the easiest ways to save money is on your food choices.  Yes, dining at Walt Disney World can be expensive (Cinderella's Royal Table is a wonderful experience but you do pay for it!) but it doesn't have to be.  There are so many great meals for under $11 at the quick services restaurants throughout the resort.  … [Read more...]


More Details release in fatal Disney World Speedway Crash

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Florida Highway Patrol releases more details in the crash on the speedway where instructor Gary Terry, 36, was killed. He was killed when the driver, Tavon Watson, 24, lost control of the very fast Lamborghini and crashed into the guardrail.  He had just completed a lap going 102 mph when he lost control and the fatal accident occurred.In a 4 page report, investigators say they were going about 100 mph and the decision to drive the cars in the wrong direction was a factor in his death. They … [Read more...]


The ‘Great Irish Hooley’ Comes Back to Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant This Labor Day Weekend

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The “Great Irish Hooley” means that we are getting closer to St. Patrick’s Day, about half way. This year is the fourth year you can celebrate this authentically Irish weekend at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant.In case you have not heard of this or never attended, here is a quick run down of what you can expect. There is top Irish bands, step-dancing, craft beers, stellar Irish cuisine, and Celtic face-painting, all in one weekend.If music is your thing, they have got you … [Read more...]