Category Archives: Disney Springs

Dirk Wallen’s 5/13-5/20/13 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen has been all over the Walt Disney World theme parks over the last week and has a ton of newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: We begin at Downtown Disney To Pleasure Island while it is still a thing… While nothing is going on at Adventurer’s... Continue Reading

Disney Officially Announces “Disney Springs”

Well, after we broke the story about Disney Springs a few weeks ago and the rumors aired on nearly every local news outlet in Central Florida, Disney finally officially announced Disney Springs to replace Downtown Disney today: LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 14, 2013 – Walt Disney World Resort today announced the multi-year transformation of... Continue Reading

Bulldozers Turning the Island into the Wharf

Demolition work has now begun on the former Pleasure Island at Downtown Disney as Hyperion Wharf is slated for completion in 2013. WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth was visiting what was left of the Island during the holidays and took the following photos, so keep in mind these were taken a few weeks ago: Most of... Continue Reading

More Details on Hyperion Wharf

We have a few updates of the Hyperion Wharf project replacing Pleasure Island. First, a few new pieces of concept art floating around the web: As well, Orlando Attraction Magazine has gathered the following information: • More than 1,500 new restaurant seats will expand dining options by more than 25 percent. • The new design makes... Continue Reading

Goodbye Pleasure Island, Hello Hyperion Wharf!

Huge announcement from the Disney Parks Blog today: How about that? New dining, shopping and entertainment experiences are in the works for Downtown Disneyand today we’re sharing a first look at what to expect in the future for the 120-acre complex. Look closely and you’ll see that Pleasure Island will evolve into a vibrant waterfront district called... Continue Reading

World of Gaming at Once Upon a Toy Opens 10/23/10

From the Disney Parks Blog: On Saturday, October 23, 2010, at Downtown Disney Marketplace inside the Once Upon A Toy, Disney Interactive Studios is proud to present the grand opening of the newest gaming destination at Walt Disney World Resort – The Wonderful World of Gaming. This amazing location is the ultimate family gaming destination at Walt Disney... Continue Reading

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