PHOTOS: Construction Continues on Creations Shop, Club Cool, and More in World Celebration Neighborhood of EPCOT


It’s been a while since we checked in on construction in the center of EPCOT, which will soon be known as the World Celebration neighborhood. What was previously Innoventions East, Electric Umbrella, and MouseGear will eventually be Creations Shop, Club Cool, a Starbucks location plus bakery, and an unnamed quick-service restaurant. Scaffolding fills the breezeway … Read more

WDWNT Daily Recap (5/8/21): ‘Festival of the Lion King’ Returns, Club Cool Floor, Crazy Harmonious Fountain Testing, Digital Tip Boards at Animal Kingdom, and More


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 Saturday, May 8, 2021. Walt Disney World … Read more

PHOTOS: New Steel Beam Juts from Facade of Upcoming World Celebration Restaurant Building at EPCOT


The reimagining of EPCOT keeps moving forward. Construction crews were active today at the site of a future new restaurant offering that is replacing the former Electric Umbrella. A crane was present as work was taking place on a new addition to the structure. What looks like it will be a support beam protrudes from … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: EPCOT 4/11/21 (Storms Close Attractions and Eateries, “Creations Shop” and Club Cool Construction, La Gelateria Nears Completion, and More)

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Welcome to EPCOT! We have, unfortunately, a fairly nasty day in store as we come up against severe thunderstorm warnings as part of a weather system which produced dangerous lightning and hail around the Central Florida area. Despite this, we’ve managed about an hour of ‘dry time’ in the morning to take inventory of the … Read more

PHOTOS: Crews Actively Work Atop Scaffolding on New Creations Shop and Club Cool Locations at EPCOT


Despite the inclement weather in the Orlando area this weekend, construction is carrying on at EPCOT, where MouseGear is becoming “Creations Shop”, Club Cool is returning, and more projects are coming to fruition in the center of the park. We took some of these photos a few days ago, prior to a thunderstorm rolling through … Read more

CONFIRMED: Club Cool Hosted by Coca-Cola Will Return Adjacent to New “Creations Shop” in EPCOT

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Adjacent to the new “Creations Shop” announced this morning, a revitalized Club Cool Hosted by Coca-Cola will also open summer 2021. Disney says the new space will celebrate Coca-Cola in a fresh new way, while keeping the fan-favorite experience that invites you to explore tasty drinks from around the world. This space will also have … Read more

BREAKING: MouseGear Will Become “Creations Shop”, Opening this Summer at EPCOT


This summer will mark another big step in the overhaul of EPCOT with the opening of the new flagship merchandise location, “Creations Shop”. The MouseGear name will come to an end when the current, temporary location closes in the coming months. Creations Shop features “a bold, sleek design that creates a perfect showcase for the rich … Read more

PHOTOS: Work Progresses on Exterior of the New MouseGear EPCOT


There’s something new to see almost every day with EPCOT’s major construction projects. In what will soon be the World Celebration neighborhood, work continues on refurbishing MouseGear. The new facade of Mouse Gear is slowly taking shape. New windows are marked with blue Xs on them while construction continues. As we reported yesterday, the entrance … Read more

PHOTOS: Former Centorium Store Entrance Removed, Sealed Off as New MouseGear Takes Shape at EPCOT

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While much of the roof has been removed from Innoventions West at EPCOT, work is also continuing on the old Innoventions East buildings. More windows were installed on the MouseGear portion of the building, you can see them above marked with x’s. To the right, we see that the old, abandoned Centorium entrance has finally … Read more

PHOTOS: Roof Removed During Innoventions West Demolition, New MouseGear Entrances and Breezeway Ceiling Taking Shape at EPCOT


As of today, most of the roof of Innoventions West has been removed as the building continues to be demolished in EPCOT. Roofing still remains on this portion of the building. But as we walk further, we can see sunlight peeking through the ceiling beams. From the other side of the construction site, the lack … Read more

PHOTOS: Construction Continues on New MouseGear, Club Cool, and More at EPCOT


We’ve come a long way and still have a long way to go with the refurbishment and construction of EPCOT’s new World Celebration neighborhood. Once complete, the neighborhood will house Starbucks, Club Cool, a new quick-service restaurant, and the refurbished Mouse Gear. Windows and additional structural supports are being installed around Mouse Gear’s building. The … Read more

PHOTOS: Innoventions West Demolition Continues, MouseGear and New Restaurant Add Supports & More at EPCOT


As the demolition of Innoventions West continues in EPCOT, more and more of the building is being stripped away. A significant portion of the structure has been torn down from the side that connected Art of Disney to Innoventions West. We may be getting close to the demolition of the main structure now. The windows … Read more

WDWNT Daily Recap (1/25/21): Jungle Cruise Updated for Cultural Sensitivity, Disney+ Removes Titles for Race Depictions, SoCal Stay-at-Home Order Lifted, PeopleMover Cars Crash, and More


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 Monday, January 25, 2021. Walt Disney World … Read more

PHOTOS: Facade of New Club Cool Now Visible; New Support Structures Appear at MouseGear, Former Electric Umbrella at EPCOT


While we’ve been focused on the refurbishment of Mouse Gear, as well as the demolition of Innoventions West, work continues on the expected future Club Cool location as well. Club Cool will be housed directly next to Mouse Gear in this bypass, where there used to be FastPass+ kiosks. The floor to ceiling windows are … Read more

VIDEO: Drake Bell Gives A Personal Tour of His Disney-Themed Home, Featuring an Enchanted Tiki Room (Room), Club 33 Memorabilia, and More

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You may remember a few weeks ago on Club Cool’s debut episode, we got to talk to Drake Bell and the band Lip Candy about our love for Disney and get nostalgic about the parks. During the interview, we ended up getting a personal tour of Drake Bell’s home which features lots and lots of … Read more

WATCH: Drake Bell Talks Disneyland and Gives Us a Tour of His Disney-Inspired Home in WDWNT’s “Club Cool” with Tyler and Alicia; Plus an Interview with Lip Candy Tomorrow at 11:00 AM!

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It’s time to head back to the ’90s with Alicia and Tyler and hang out at WDWNT’s Club Cool!  What is WDWNT’s Club Cool, you might ask? Well, it’s a place for artists, friends, and all creative types to hang out, get nostalgic, and chat. We created this show in honor of our fallen, beloved … Read more