The “American Idol Experience” to Close Sooner Than Anticipated

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Disney has moved up the end date for the "American Idol Experience" at Hollywood Studios. The last day for the experience will be August 30, 2014.This attraction has been around since 2009. It opened with a blue-carpet event that Ryan Seacrest and a few of the "American Idol" winners. For the first time, all "Idol" champions appeared on the same stage at the same time.Disney has not yet said what they will do with all that empty space, but I am sure they will come up with something even … [Read more...]





PANDORA Jewelry and Disney Announce New Partnership

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PANDORA Jewelry announced a new strategic alliance with The Walt Disney Company that will give the brand a presence in Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, beginning with the sponsorship of the Wishes Nighttime Spectacular at Magic Kingdom Park in Florida this fall.  In addition, PANDORA, in collaboration with Disney Consumer Products, is creating an original collection of beautifully designed Disney-themed jewelry launching at retail locations this fall. “To say that PANDORA is … [Read more...]





Star-Lord and Gamora will Appear at Disney’s “Awesome Mix Tape” Party at the “Villains Unleashed” Event

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“Guardians of the Galaxy” has been very popular. The soundtrack has also become a hit, maybe you heard of “Awesome Mix Vol. 1,” it is a mix tape of retro-1970s gems given to Peter Quill by his mother, it plays a big role in the story of “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Now someone has taken the tape and Peter Quill is on a mission to get it back.We have learned that there will be a “Guardians of the Galaxy”  Awesome Mix Tape Dance Party as part of the “Villains Unleashed” event at Hollywood … [Read more...]





History Of Disney: Would you like some tea?

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This is the first of a weekly column that you will see here at Chip and Co. I will be exploring the history behind the rides of the Disney Theme Parks,  the Resorts, Restaurants and even the Special Events. When trying to decide where to start I had many people say I should start with the "mountains". That seemed to me to be something that would be expected as those are fan favorites. I instead decided I would try to think of a ride that is an icon of the Disney Theme Parks and a ride that is in … [Read more...]





Do you want to go to Captain Cook’s at Disney’s Polynesian?

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The newly remodeled Captain Cook's at Disney Polynesian Village Resort is open for business. You may have heard it first at Diclajia's Disney Dreams because they were the first with the scoop on this story, y'all.This may be the best counter service in all of Walt Disney World! With a menu featuring items such as Tonga Toast and the Aloha Pork Sandwich, there's something for everyone. Captain Cook's will be a stop on my next trip.Stay tuned for more details as they come available. … [Read more...]