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Break The Walls Down

The walls surrounding Spaceship Earth at Epcot have finally come down and the attraction is officially open to the public, despite multiple signs noting the official opening still as February 2008. Continue Reading

Hooray for Hollywood

The earful tower at the Disney MGM Studios has had it’s signage removed this week. The new Disney’s Hollywood Studios logo should be placed on the structure sometime in early 2008, as the park changes to the new name on January 7. Continue Reading

Dining Changes for Christmas Week

The following information was given out to cast members this week regarding additional dining choices during the busy holiday season at the Magic Kingdom: Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe will serve breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. daily, December 23- 31. The Tomorrowland Terrace Noodle Station will be open for lunch and dinner as follows:... Continue Reading

It’s Done!

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Epcot’s iconic white sphere, Spaceship Earth, closed for nearly six months, will reopen to the public Friday with a new story line and digital enhancements. The show’s producer Bob Zalk says the new story is about innovations and how they inspire the next generation. The ride features new show scenes,... Continue Reading

Let’s Party!!!

The dates for the 2008 Pirate and Princess Party at the Magic Kingdom are as follows: January: 21, 26, 29 February: 2, 5, 9, 14, 22, 26 March: 1, 6, 11, 14 April: 1, 4, 6, 11, 16, 23, 29 May: 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 21, 26, 31 June: 4 It’s hard to believe,... Continue Reading

Behind The Scenes: Deck The Resort

Back from an extended hiatus is columnist Sparky LD. Good thing too, because our resident Walt Disney World Cast Member is here just in time to talk about the magical holiday season at WDW. So grab some cookies and cocoa, and enjoy another Behind The Secens look from Sparky. Hey there everyone, back again with another Behind... Continue Reading

Everest Death Update

The Orlando Sentinel has the complete story, as well as a recording of the 911 call pertaining to yesterday’s death on Animal Kingdom’s Expedition Everest attraction. The full story and audio can be found at this link. Continue Reading

Attempted Rape At Pop Century

Henry Pierson Curtis | Sentinel Staff Writer 3:59 PM EST, December 18, 2007 A guest staying at Walt Disney World’s Pop Century resort narrowly avoided being raped last Friday evening, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. The woman was walking about 5:50 p.m. on a path when a man pushed and knocked her to... Continue Reading

Man Dies Riding Everest

Scott Powers | Orlando Sentinel Staff Writer 6:06 PM EST, December 18, 2007 A 44-year-old man has died after riding the Expedition Everest roller coaster at Disney’s Animal Kingdom today. Jeffrey Reed, of Navarre, was unconscious and unresponsive when his ride vehicle pulled into the unload area, around 11:25 this morning. Another park guests who... Continue Reading

MGM On It’s Way Out

The famous Disney MGM Studios logo on the animation courtyard archway was removed yesterday. It is believed the new Disney’s Hollywood Studios logo will replace it this week. The Disney MGM Studios will become Disney’s Hollywood Studios on January 7th, 2008. Continue Reading

World’s Finest

Christopher Boyd | Scott Powers and Jason Garcia, Orlando Sentinel Staff Writers December 17, 2007 Walt Disney World, the Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Carnival Corp. and Royal Caribbean International were among scores of winners of World Travel Awards announced recently. Based on thousands of votes online from 167,000 travel agents and tourism professionals... Continue Reading

Football Teams Update

www.mouseplanet.com is reporting the following: We’ve got a lot more information about the Pop Warner fight at the All-Star Music Resort than we had last week. In the incident, the Westport Patriots of Baltimore got into a fight with the Kahalu’u Hei’eia Broncos of Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii and the Waianae Tigers of Waianae, Oahu, Hawaii.... Continue Reading

New Project Tomorrow Game

A brand new game has opened in the Spaceship Earth Project Tomorrow post show area at Epcot. Power Cities is now open in the area and requires guests to do a lot of physical labor. We will have more on this as it becomes available.    Continue Reading

A Look At Tokyo Dining

Here is a look at the interior and some food choices available at Tokyo Dining, a table service dining location in the Japan pavilion at Epcot. The new location opened along with Teppan Edo in October. These pictures are provided by our good friend Adam Roth of wdwcelebrations.com. Enjoy! Continue Reading

New Great Movie Ride Costumes

The cast members on The Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios have received brand new costumes. It appears they are wearing grey jackets and red shirts now, a more modern look compared to the classic theater usher outfits they have been wearing since opening day. We will have pictures of the new costumes as... Continue Reading

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