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4 Walt Disney World Lands That Need a Signature Dining Restaurant


The recent announcement of a new signature dining restaurant coming to the Japan pavilion in Epcot came as a pleasant surprise to me — probably because I never expected Japan would get ANOTHER restaurant. One of the best food destinations in Disney World, Japan already has amazing restaurants like Katsura Grill, Tokyo Dining and Teppan […]


Flag Retreat Returns to Disneyland Park Today


The Disneyland Resort has confirmed that the afternoon Flag Retreat will return to Disneyland Park this afternoon. It will be the first time the ceremony has been held since January 8th, when construction began on the tracks for the Horse-Drawn Streetcars. Each afternoon, an honor guard lowers the flag at Disneyland Park with great ceremony. […]


Disneyland Moves Construction Walls Revealing New Brickwork, Streetcar Tracks


The Disneyland Resort is right in the middle of a huge construction project on Disneyland Park‘s Main Street U.S.A. where the entire track for the Horse-Drawn Streetcars is being replaced, causing the Main Street Vehicles to be parked for more than two months. The construction is set to continue through mid-March, but according to @Johnny17369 […]


RUMOR: Has the Main Street Theater Project Been Canceled?


At the 2017 D23 Expo, there was an announcement made about a new theater coming to Main Street, U.S.A. inside Magic Kingdom Park. The theater was said to be based on the iconic Willis Wood theater in 1920s Kansas City, where Walt lived after he left Marceline. Additional details were supposed to follow, but we […]


Could Talking Mickey Mouse be Leaving Magic Kingdom Park?


We’re seeing some rumors around the internet that the talking Mickey Mouse in Town Square Theater could be going away as soon as early May 2018. The “word on the street” is that he will be replaced by regular Mickey Mouse after that. Apparently, there has been guest confusion as to why Mickey talks in […]


5 Under the Radar Takeaways from the 2017 D23 Parks and Resorts Panel


The 2017 D23 Expo provided the Disney community with a ton of new exciting information, especially the Parks and Resorts panel that was held the afternoon of Saturday, June 15th.  With so many major announcements; a Guardians of the Galaxy attraction coming to Future World in EPCOT, the Tron coaster coming to Tomorrowland in the Magic […]


Taking a Stroll with Walt: July 4th on Main Street U.S.A.


July 4th, 2016: Main Street U.S.A. was completely packed, people darting here and there throughout the colorful signage and decorated store-front glass. There was an extra air of excitement surrounding events that day, as you could feel a type of warm electricity running through the whole place. What a wonderful way to spend America’s Independence […]


Review: Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party


I can recall standing on Main Street U.S.A. waiting for Wishes to start. I remember thinking to myself this is not what Disney is about. It was complete chaos, from people shoving my mom to the ground so they could walk over the spot we had saved for the parade and fireworks, to a man screaming […]


“Sharing the Magic” bench gone for refurbishment until March, 2017


The iconic statue featuring Roy O. Disney seated next to Minnie Mouse on a park bench in the Town Square at Magic Kingdom Park will be temporarily removed for refurbishment beginning on January 6, 2017. The statue will return to its standard location near the flagpole in Town Square in March. Photo source: ‘wdwowner‘ on […]