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Move Over Horizons…

Another Epcot Future World pavilion has been put to rest today. Well, sort of. Confirming what we had reported a few weeks ago, Body Wars, Cranium Command, The Making of Me, and all of the attractions that made up the Wonders of Life are now history. The only part of the pavilion that will remain in use... Continue Reading

Construction Express

The Wolfgang Puck Express dining location in the Downtown Disney marketplace is currently going through huge renovations. It is scheduled to re-open in Spring 2008, but it is unclear if there will be any menu changes in addition to the complete remodeling going on right now. I hate to inject my opinions into a news... Continue Reading

Wasn’t That in October?

Yet another Epcot 25th anniversary pin will soon be for sale at Epcot: This pin is scheduled to be released on March 13, 2008 at a retail price of $15.00 and is limited to only 500 pins. More anniversary pins are scheduled to be released before October 2008, when Epcot will turn 26 years old. Continue Reading

New Playhouse Disney Show Debuts

Laughingplace.com has some excellent pictures and video from the revised Playhouse Disney Live on Stage show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Check out their coverage at this link. The completely new version of the show that has been performing at the Studios for about 6 years, now features characters from Playhouse Disney shows such as Mickey Mouse Clubhouse,... Continue Reading

Imagination Clarification

According to some of our sources here at WDW News Today, the permit filed for “Imagination Demolition” is only part of the routine refurbishment now going on inside Epcot’s Imagination pavilion. However, we are still hearing that some of the folks from Walt Disney Imagineering are using this opportunity to survey and plan future attraction development inside the building. While... Continue Reading

Spaceship Tierra???

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 28 PRNewswire- Spaceship Earth, the iconic centerpiece of Epcot, relaunches in February with changes and refinements installed during more than seven months of construction and detailing. Presented by Siemens, the relaunched Spaceship Earth looks on the outside like it did when Epcot opened a quarter century ago. But on the... Continue Reading

Imagine This

We may have seen the end of the  Journey Into Imagination with Figment attraction at Epcot according to a shocking new permit filed recently. The permit is for “Imagination Demolition”; take the name for what its worth. The scheduled one month refurbishment of the attraction that started today, may be something much bigger. We may finally... Continue Reading

News From Around the World

Random news from around the Walt Disney World resort: -The new Monsters Inc. meet and greet location near the Backlot Tour is now open. The former location behind the ABC Theater has been stripped of all Monsters Inc. signage. -Mater and Lightning McQueen from Cars are now appearing in front of the Pixar Place construction... Continue Reading

Open and Close

While Tony’s Town Square Restaurant at the Magic Kingdom and the new and improved Playhouse Disney Live! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios re-opened today, some other attractions have been shuttered for refurbishment. Among the latest attractions to close for refurbishment are Journey Into Imagination with Figment at Epcot, Imageworks at Epcot, and Snow White’s Scary Adventures at the... Continue Reading

Expedition Everest Challenge

In the spirit of the new and popular annual Tower of Terror 13k run at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom has a new endurance event debuting in 2008: THE COURSE: MYSTERIOUS Race through the dark, exotic terrain of Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park on a thrilling 5K trek in the shadows of the Forbidden Mountain. THE... Continue Reading

Hollywood Studios Update

Our good friend Epcot Servo has some great pictures up from yesterday on his new site and here are some pictures of interest: The often unused area near the AFI showcase at the exit to the Backlot Tour is being converted over to a new Monsters Inc. meet and greet area. Picture here. Speaker towers... Continue Reading

Podcast Episode 27 Now Available for Download

To subscribe to the WDW News Today podcast on Itunes, go to this link. If you do not have Itunes, visit our podcast page to download our latest shows Join host Tom Corless and a cast including Jason Diffendal, John Corigliano, Nick McLamb, and John Rick for a show that “Bridges the Gaps Between you and the World”.... Continue Reading

Classic Epcot Revisited

Here is a special look at some upcoming pins on disneypins.com: As you may know, Epcot® is in the midst of celebrating 25 years of discovery. We released several pins on October 1, 2007 to commemorate this milestone. Well, we have a couple more pins planned for 2008 (since their 26th year won’t be celebrated... Continue Reading

WDWCelebrations Update

Our friend Jim Hill has posted an excellent article about WDWCelebrations and how the idea all began in preperation for Epcot’s 25th Anniversary in October 2007. Be sure to read the article HERE and stay tuned to the WDW News Today website and podcast for more updates on the upcoming event titled “A Wild Decade“. Continue Reading

“Flame Out”

Staff photographer Jose Eber is reporting that the new Reedy Creek fire department is now operating on Maple Road, just west of the Magic Kingdom’s Splash Mountain attraction. Here is a picture taken earlier today: Continue Reading

Project Tomorrow, Today!

The new interactive game in the Spaceship Earth: Project Tomorrow post show area, named Innervision, is now open. We do not have any idea at the moment what this new Siemens sponsored game at Epcot entails, but we will inform you as more about it becomes available.  Continue Reading

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