Sir Patrick Stewart Slated to Appear at Hilton Walt Disney World Convention


Set for Halloween weekend and with more than a dozen confirmed stars, artists, and authors, this weekend-long sci-fi convention presented by Vulcan Events promises to be the sci-fi event of the year. Sir Patrick Stewart—also known as the serene Professor X from the X-Men films and the commanding Captain Jean-Luc Picard from Star Trek: The Next Generation TV show and films—joins Jewel Staite of Firefly/Serenity and Stargate: Atlantis fame. They will be available all weekend for autographs and … [Read more...]

Key to the Kingdom Cel Release and Artist Signing at Walt Disney World


Event: Key to the Kingdom Ink and Paint Cel Premiere Special Guests: Disney Design Group Artist, Costa Alavezos and Ink & Paint Artists, James Bonserio, Erin Magill, Theodora M. DeLaney, David Rippberger, Lynn Rippberger, Sharon K. Vincent Event Date: Saturday, September 3, 2011 Event Times: 10:00am -1:00pm & 2:00pm - 5:00pm Event Location: Studios Animation Gallery, Disney's Hollywood Studios™Celebrate 40 Magical years with the newest commemorative release from the Disney … [Read more...]

Chiquita and Walt Disney World Resort Announce Multi-Year Alliance


Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB) and Walt Disney World Resort announced an agreement today that will bring premium, healthy fresh Chiquita® and Fresh Express® products to a number of retail points at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. and Disney Cruise Line.  This new strategic alliance represents the commitment of both companies to provide consumers with healthy food options.“We are pleased to work with Disney to offer healthy, nutritious Chiquita and Fresh Express … [Read more...]

Ridemakerz to move in with Team Mickey


With the announcement of Splitsville, an upscale bowling and billiards venue, taking over the 50,000 square feet originally occupied by the Virgin Megastore, the fate of the venues current tenant, Ridemakerz has been in question.  In the official Splitsville announcement, Disney indicated that Ridemakerz would be housed in the Marketplace area, but no specifics were mentioned.Ridemakerz will be sharing space in the Team Mickey store.  Disney evidently feels that the RC car customization shop … [Read more...]

Small Fire Breaks out at Cinderella’s Castle in Walt Disney World


Today I was making my rounds in the Forums at WDW Magic and found this interesting article/video from Tuesday, July 19th, 2011. The poster was able to whip out his camera and get some video of a small fire on one of the Spires of Cinderella Castle.It looks like from the video nobody was hurt and was dealt with immediately. Just goes to show you that pyrotechnics are dangerous and HOT STUFF!Personally I tend to stay back from anything flammable and electrical no matter where I am. I … [Read more...]