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Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from White House Advisory Council

Fri, 2017-06-02 02:02

Disney’s Chair and CEO Bob Iger has joined what is sure to be a long list of corporate leaders, it already includes Tesla and Space X head Elon Musk, in withdrawing from the White House Advisory Councils he sits on. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from an international agreement to...

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Disney Cruise Line highlights energy efficiency

Thu, 2017-06-01 11:16

Let’s be honest, it takes a lot of energy to propel a 4,000 passenger cruise ship around the Atlantic. All that energy comes from fuel the ship carries and fuel costs money, so it is in the best interest of the Disney Cruise Line to conserve energy as much as...

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Savannah Bee Company moving to permanent location at Disney Springs

Thu, 2017-06-01 02:47

A few months ago we were wandering through The Landing area of Disney Springs near Paddlefish restaurant looking for a place to escape a light rain. We stepped into a medium sized kiosk full of products all made from honey. The Savannah Bee Company location was staffed by a very...

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Food Trucks return to Disney Springs Friday and Saturday

Thu, 2017-06-01 01:47

Disney Springs tried a few Food Truck events a couple years ago to what I thought was great success. The food trucks were becoming very popular in Orlando and locals came out to enjoy some of their favorite trucks then spent some time wandering Disney Springs. Once construction on the...

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Premium Parking comes to Disney Springs

Thu, 2017-06-01 01:25

If you want to park at Disney Springs and keep your vehicle close at hand, you can now park in one of two preferred parking lots for a fee of $10 (Disney says ‘only’ $10). The parking will take over two lots that had been largely used by Valet parking...

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Disney Movie Magic adds night time sparkle to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Wed, 2017-05-31 15:43

Memorial Day Weekend brought the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, but two new additions to Disney’s Hollywood Studios should also be on your radar. In addition to the previously announced The Music of Pixar Live concert, there was a surprise addition to the...

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Disney Springs adding even more dining in 2018

Wed, 2017-05-31 11:39

With all the amazing new dining added in its recent expansion, Disney Springs has become a favorite hangout for locals and travelers alike. Two new restaurants have just been announced that promise to elevate the culinary scene even higher. Chef José Andrés is opening a Jaleo and Wolfgang Puck will...

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How Disney movie magic Dan Stevens transformed into the Beast

Wed, 2017-05-31 02:42

I had an idea in my head what Dan Stevens’ motion capture suit would look like for his work as “The Beast” in Disney’s live-action remake of the animated classic “Beauty and the Beast,” but it was nothing like this. Check out those springy lifts on his feet to give...

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New concept art shows interior of Wine Bar George coming to Disney Springs

Tue, 2017-05-30 11:49

Although the Disney Springs expansion was officially dedicated more than a year ago, there are still a few locations that have yet to open with new tenants. Most anticipated by me is Wine Bar George, which will open adjacent to Raglan Road and across from the Hangar Bar in The...

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Disneyland rolls out wifi, but it’s not park wide

Tue, 2017-05-30 11:23

Disneyland is making the switch to complimentary wifi for guests. Enabling a park wide network will be important if they wish guests to rely more on mobile apps for fastpass reservations, mobile ordering for food, and more. Last week, with the busy Memorial Day Weekend nearing, Disney rolled out wifi...

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Father’s Day means Free Beer for Dads at Morimoto Asia

Tue, 2017-05-30 11:07

Lately, when we want to celebrate at Disney Springs, Morimoto Asia has been our go to destination. From Dim Sum to Sushi and a glorious menu of entree options, there’s something everyone in our family loves. With Father’s Day coming up we wanted to share their special promotion. Celebrate dad...

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New projection show debuting at Disney’s Hollywood Studios tonight

Fri, 2017-05-26 23:23

We’re hearing from guests visiting Disney’s Hollywood Studios today that a new digital mapping projection show has been announced for tonight at 9pm. It’s called Disney Movie Magic and it will feature songs and scenes from some of your favorite live-action Disney movies like: Beauty and the Beast, Pirates of...

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Disney plans $1 Million donation to restore wildlife habitats to celebrate opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar

Fri, 2017-05-26 12:48

Walt Disney World is celebrating the grand opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar by partnering with the Disney Conservation Fund for a new program that will donate up to $1 million to help protect and restore habitats critical to 10 at-risk animals. The Connect to Protect program levels...

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Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! welcomes film’s stars to grand opening ceremony

Fri, 2017-05-26 12:44

Last night marked the official grand opening celebration for Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! a thrill filled attraction that takes guests on a rescue mission to save the original Guardians of the Galaxy. The attraction replaced the forner Twilight Zone: Tower of Terror attraction completely transforming it inside...

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Powerful a capella rendition of “How Far I’ll Go” from Disney’s Moana released by Voctave

Fri, 2017-05-26 12:24

Whether singing Christmas classics, Disney tunes, or love songs, the superstar A Capella group Voctave consistently wows with their powerful arrangements and awesome voices. Disney fans will recognize many of the crew from their roles in “Voices of Liberty” inside the America Adventure pavilion at EPCOT. The group features the...

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The world-wide roll out of latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie made a big splash

Thu, 2017-05-25 10:38

The Pirates of the Caribbean series is back for one final adventure. The global tour to promote the film is highlighted on a new short documentary from Disney called “Pirate’s Life.” The movie’s producers really wanted to give the fans from around the globe one last big party. I think...

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The Edison at Disney Springs Invites You to Join the 1901 Club

Thu, 2017-05-25 10:27

The Edison at Disney Springs is set to open Fall 2017, but they’re inviting you to join their 1901 Club today for free. The venue will be a steampunk themed bar and eatery with a menu similar to the brand’s other location in Los Angeles. It is said it will...

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Social Media may help you land dream Disney job

Thu, 2017-05-25 10:17

It’s a question that many Disney Imagineers and artists/animators throughout the global company frequently hear when they participate in a public program: How can I land a dream job like yours? The typical response includes going to school, honing your skills, building a portfolio and then applying. Those things are...

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Daniel Suárez brings Cars 3 race car to Boys & Girls Club of Charlotte

Wed, 2017-05-24 04:19

Daniel Suárez, Subway ambassador and Joe Gibbs Racing driver, met children at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Greater Charlotte. Subway has partnered with Disney and Pixar to celebrate the upcoming release of Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3,” by hosting a special after-school event where Suarez fired up his specially...

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Laura Marano helps launch “Love Tribe” Disney Princess Clothing at Macy’s

Wed, 2017-05-24 03:58

Hybrid Apparel has partnered with Disney for a Disney Princess-themed line of clothing for young women available exclusively at Macy’s nationwide. Called Love Tribe, the fashion line features inspiration from the classic Disney Princesses with slogans such as, “Princess Squad,” and “Happily Ever After Only Exists in Books.” Clothing ranges...

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