Tag Archives: Walt Disney World

First Look at Artist Rendering for Refurbished Portobello Country Italian Trattoria at Disney Springs

You may remember us reporting last month that Portobello Country Italian Trattoria in The Landing area of Disney Springs was going under refurbishment beginning April 23rd. Levy Restaurants has already begun renovations for a new concept that Chef Tony Mantuano is developing and we’re sharing the first artist rendering showing the new design concept. According to Levy […]

Sneak Peek at the Merchandise for Pandora – The World of Avatar

Earlier today, the Disney Parks Blog released the first look at some of the new merchandise that will be available when Pandora – The World of Avatar opens on May 27, 2017. Co-Production Designer of the Avatar sequels, Dylan Cole, created a series of merchandise inspired by the new attraction, the Na’vi River Journey. He […]

Disney’s Fireworks Causing an Increase in Brush Fires

According to the Orlando Sentinel, the Reedy Creek Fire & Rescue IAFF Local 2117 president Tim Stromsnes has stated that the emergency workers have been putting out more brush fires than usual due to the fireworks. Walt Disney World is controlled by Reedy Creek, which is the taxing district that “provides government services to the […]

The Case for a New Disney Resort in Texas

Full disclosure: I live in Austin, Texas. With that out of the way… Anyone who has gone to Disneyland or Disney World in the past year knows that park attendance is through the roof. What used to be down times in September and January are no longer ghost towns at the parks. Recently, Disney announced […]

Disney Rumor Round Up April 2017

Welcome to another edition of Disney Rumor Round Up! Disney has been swarming us with news lately, so lets get right down to the newest rumors. You can check out the March installment here. Disclaimer: none of the things mentioned in this article are official, and may not ever happen. Magic Kingdom The Tomorrowland re-imagining […]

New Quick Service Dining Card Available at a Discount When You Book a Walt Disney World Vacation Package

Guests who book a Walt Disney World vacation package at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels, Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels or a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor Hotel with a minimum 3-day ticket with travel dates from now through December 31, 2017, can […]

UNIQLO at Disney Springs Introduces New “Minnie Mouse Loves Dots” Collection

A brand new collection to include graphic t-shirts and accessories featuring Minnie Mouse’s signature polka dots has been released at the popular UNIQLO store at Disney Springs. The collection was created by designer Olympia Le-Tan and was inspired by “Minnie Mouse’s trademark dots, classic vintage dress motif, and an imagined fantasy-filled story of Minnie Mouse […]

New Interactive iCan Robot Experience in the Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland

Step aside, Push the Talking Trash Can; there is a new interactive robot in Tomorrowland. On February 10, 2014, Push the Talking Trash Can retired, but now there is a new robotic in town. This new robot named iCan makes its way around the Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland as it talks to guests. iCan has a comprehensive […]

Spend an Evening with Chef Rick Bayless at Frontera Cocina

All you foodies out there might be happy to know that Chef Rick Bayless will personally bring his bold flavors to Frontera Cocina at Disney Springs for a private dinner on Monday, May 8th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the dining room. Take a look at the four-course menu: Opening Cocktail Sparkling Margarita Petite bites Toasted […]

Disney Announces Information on the 700 Jobs Introduced for Pandora

Pandora – The World of Avatar opens on May 27, 2017, and as we get closer to the opening of the new land the Disney fan community is receiving more information about what we can expect. According to the Orlando Sentinel, Pandora – The World of Avatar will bring 700 employees to the new land. […]