We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
Walt Disney World
- With the holiday weekend over, construction and demolition have picked back up in the World Celebration neighborhood of EPCOT. Paneling was recently removed from the old Art of Disney section of Innoventions West
- Walt Disney Imagineering has filed a permit for a new popcorn kiosk in the upcoming World Celebration neighborhood of EPCOT
- We came to EPCOT to check out what new things we could find at the park, but also to check in on the many construction projects here, to bring you this most recent photo report from the park
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
- Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been blocked out for Cast Members due to high demand since Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance opened in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge but now for the first time in a year, Cast Members can visit with their Main Entrance Pass as the park has been unblocked on select January weekdays
- It’s been a while since we visited Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill in Disney Springs, so we thought we’d try out some items and bring you this full review
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- The Cast Members at the BoardWalk Bakery in Walt Disney World have a new Dumbo-inspired costume featuring a white button-up shirt with blue accents, blue pants, a blue hat, and an apron that looks like a circus tent with Dumbo flying inside
- It’s often been said that blondes have more fun, but does that also apply to desserts? We thought we’d test that theory with a new caramel blondie at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
- While we wait for more glimpses of the Moana-themed rooms coming to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, refurbishment continues on the Great Ceremonial House and the resort’s Monorail station, which had its entire roof removed recently
Other Walt Disney World News
- Work has begun on the makeover of yet another entrance to Walt Disney World — this time it’s Osceola Parkway
- When Avengers Campus opens at the Disneyland Resort, you will see a very familiar face inside the Worldwide Engineering Brigade — Tom Holland reprises his role as Peter Parker for WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure, and we have your first look here
- Also in that sneak peek video, we get our first look at the 3D glasses, the pre-show video, and the web slinging action on WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure Ride for Avengers Campus
- Due to a high wind warning issued for Orange County, the Disneyland COVID-19 vaccine Super POD site will close today, January 19 and any guests with appointments at the site will be notified and their appointment rescheduled
- Disney nuiMOs plush and accessories — the tiny posable, dressable plush that have been so successful in overseas parks that they’ve come to America — are now available at Walt Disney World
- One Hundred and One Dalmatians is celebrating its 60th anniversary on January 25 and to celebrate, three new limited edition pins are now available at Walt Disney World
- The Valentine’s Day Minnie Mouse ear headband that we learned about a week ago is now available at Walt Disney World, just under a month before the romantic holiday
- Walt Disney World has been releasing some new merchandise exclusively for their Annual Passholders but if those sequined Minnie Mouse ears aren’t your style, then there’s a new baseball cap instead
- We’re still waiting for the return of a full-size Starbucks location at EPCOT but until then, guests can get their daily coffee at The Traveler’s Cafe or any other Walt Disney World Starbucks with this new four park icon themed cup
- Kate Spade has released a new collection of bags and accessories at Disney Springs, mostly centered on Minnie Mouse, but there are a couple of items featuring Clarabelle Cow to celebrate the Year of the Ox
- If you’re looking for a cute bag to decorate with pins, shopDisney has you covered with the new “flair” collection, full of bags, pins, and charms of favorite characters from Toy Story, Up, and more
- We spotted some brand new items celebrating the Lunar New Year and merchandise featuring Star Wars, Up, and Mickey Mouse at Disney California Adventure Park that can give you some ideas for how to use your Annual Passholder 30%-off merchandise discount
- If those new items at the Disneyland Resort aren’t your cup of tea, there’s plenty more available for shoppers, like this new Marie backpack, a 2021 snow globe, a Chinese New Year statue and more
Entertainment and Media
- In a much anticipated announcement today it was revealed that all five seasons of “The Muppet Show” are coming to Disney+ on February 19
- A new series of Pixar shorts is coming to Disney+ this month in honor of National Popcorn Day, with these “bite-sized” shorts being called Pixar Popcorn
- Each month we have even more to look forward to on Disney+ and in February 2021, we’ll be able to watch the next four episodes of Marvel’s “WandaVision”, plus old favorites like “The Muppet Show” and more, so we rounded up everything that’s coming to the streaming service next month
The Walt Disney Company
- Due to the immense hit to the entertainment industry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, some Disney executives saw major hits to their annual incomes as reported in the 2020 Executive Compensation Numbers released today
WDW News Today
- Tonight at 10pm ET, tune in for another battle of the bloggers on “Tom vs. Josh” as our own Tom Corless will do battle with Josh of easyWDW for 60 minutes of fierce conversations covering favorite WDW bathrooms, building a better Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the perfect family hotel, ‘should FastPass return?’ and more!
- This week on Deep in the Plus, join us for a discussion of the original 1979 Jim Henson classic, “The Muppet Movie” to hear the history, the details, give our review, and tell you if it’s worth your time
Disney+ Review | The Muppet Movie | Deep in the Plus
Cosmic Reid Live (01/18/2021) – Favorite Pre-shows at Walt Disney World!
Eating Adorable Baymax Food with Spencer – Tokyo Disneyland
🔴 LIVE: SKYLINER PARK HOPPING! DHS & EPCOT WITH PETE!
Tom vs. Josh – Episode 3 (1/19/21)
That’s it for today, we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!