Fantasyland Expansion Timeline Update!

We all know Fantasyland is expanding and we’re anxious to start our countdown clocks for the new experiences...if only we knew when they were going to open!Announcements were made at the D23 expo and a better idea of the timeline is out of the bag. Here are the projected completion dates/openings for the new and improved Fantasyland!Early 2012: Half of Storybook circus with Double Dumbo, Great Goofini coaster, Fantasyland Train Station and Casey Jr.Late 2012: Under the … [Read more...]

ESPN Wide World of Sports will host 2012 World Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships


USA Gymnastics and the International GymnasticsFederation (FIG) announced today that the 2012 World Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships, along with the World Age-Group Competition, will be held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex’s HP Field House at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla. More than 600 gymnasts total are expected to participate in the World Championships, scheduled for April 16-18, and the World Age-Group Competition, set for April 20-22. “USA Gymnastics is honored to … [Read more...]

Disney – The Champions Of ‘Underpromise’ And ‘Overdeliver’


First of all, these are my personal opinions and you may or may not agree. Regular visitors to any of the Disney venues already know what I'm talking about in the article's title. Disney regularly tells you what they are going to do, they do exactly what they promise and then as Walt Disney himself insisted on for everything offered by his company, they 'Plus It'. In other words, they do just a little bit extra to make the experience that much more memorable. I'm not going to lay out a bunch of … [Read more...]

“Strong as a Rock,” Disney’s Baby Elephant Receives Swahili Name


With a birth weight of 311 pounds, the most recent elephant born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom has been fittingly named Jabali, or “strong as a rock” in Swahili. According to zoological managers, the masculine name is well-suited for a baby elephant that could grow to an adult weight of more than 10,000 pounds.Jabali was welcomed into the African elephant group last week by his 25-year-old mother Vasha, 10 herd members and a team of animal care professionals assisting with the birth. He’s also … [Read more...]

Sorcerer Radio Preview (Week of 8/29)

Greetings Disney fans! Here's the latest from the team of the Sorcerer Radio Network!The Sorcerer Radio Network, a global leader in fan-based Disney internet radio and programming, “All Disney Music, All Day Long,” provides you 24 hours of Disney Magic. From its stellar Disney music selections, interactive community boards, celebrity interviews, Disney news, podcasts, vidcasts, cell phone apps, Live Disney coverage, travel, and more.Sorcerer Radio Brings YOU a NEW SHOW - Mouse … [Read more...]