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Book Review: The Disney Story: Chronicling The Man, The Mouse & The Park

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 01.11.2017 | Books
Chuck Mirarchi

THE DISNEY STORY Chronicling The Man, The Mouse & The Parks By Adam H. Goldberg 211 pp. Quaker Scribe Publishing. $15.95. There are many books writte...

"Let It Go" gets the LEGO treatment as a whole new Disney Frozen story unfolds across books, TV & digital with "Frozen Northern Lights"

Jim Hill | Posted 06.21.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

What with "Frozen - Live at the Hyperion" opening in late May at Disney California Adventure Park and Epcot's "Frozen Ever After" attraction opening i...

Josh Gad Looks Back at Angry Birds, Ahead to Live-action Beauty and the Beast & Frozen 2

Jim Hill | Posted 05.31.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Never mistake an actor for a role that they've played and/or a character that they've voiced. That's an especially smart thing to remember when talking with Josh Gad.

5 Disney World Food Hacks With Kids

Mitch Chaitin | Posted 03.09.2016 | Travel
Mitch Chaitin

Disney vacations are work: you are out all day, walking for miles, and navigating crowds. All of this is tougher on children, so be thoughtful and rem...

Want To Be An Imagineer? Marty Sklar Shares Path In "One Little Spark"

Dave Parfitt | Posted 12.18.2016 | Entertainment
Dave Parfitt

Marty Sklar's fifty-plus year career at Disney included writing speeches for Walt Disney himself.  He's the ultimate insider knowing the ins and outs...

A Guide To Drinking Around The World at Disney's Epcot

Visit Florida | Posted 09.28.2016 | Travel
Visit Florida

Think Walt Disney World is just kiddie rides and princesses? Think again. Epcot is home to the World Showcase, which consists of 11 pavilions representing countries from around the world, including Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Morocco, Japan, the United States, Italy, Germany, China, Norway and Mexico.

Disney Removes Confederate Flag From Walt Disney World's Epcot Theme Park

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business

Disney has removed a version of the Confederate flag from the Epcot theme park at Walt Disney World in Florida, according to multiple reports. The fl...

What Are Some Disney Park Rides and Attractions That No Longer Exist?

Quora | Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel
Quora

Disney's scary "alone in the dark" attraction proved too intense for their audience and was redressed as a humorous Stitch attraction.

Ode to Maelstrom: An Open Letter to EPCOT's Norway Ride

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Danielle Tumminio

You see, Maelstrom, I had to make this pilgrimage to pay you my last respects. You deserved that, for you not only entertained me, but you also made me curious about another place on this vast and varied planet.

Disney Looks to Avoid the Mistakes That It Made With 'The Little Mermaid' as It Expands Its 'Frozen' Empire

Jim Hill | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you dropped by your local Disney Store during the 1989 holiday season looking to purchase some The Little Mermaid -themed merchandise, you'd have learned that what little had been ordered in advance had long since been sold out. Most likely, the only item that would have been left in stock was an Ariel doll with long blonde hair.

Ready to Let Go of "Let It Go" ? Disney Isn't. Mouse has Five Year Plan for Frozen Franchise

Jim Hill | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So while you personally may be ready to let go of Let It Go, The Walt Disney Company certainly isn't. So you should probably look for the Mouse to seek out all sorts of new ways to extend Frozen's current hot streak.

Wait, It Costs HOW MUCH To Get Into Disney World Now???

Posted 02.24.2014 | Travel

Magic doesn't come cheap these days. Admission fees at Walt Disney World in Florida have jumped for the second time in less than a year, with a si...

See how the magic is made backstage at Disney (PHOTOS)

Visit Florida | Posted 09.22.2013 | Travel
Visit Florida

Who can ever forget their child's shouts of delight when Mickey or Minnie or Donald or Goofy come into view? It's all part of the magic of Disney Worl...

Top Five Questions to Ask When Choosing a Walt Disney World Resort

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 06.24.2013 | Travel
Chuck Mirarchi

Even though there are a number of Disney resorts to choose from, picking one should not overwhelm you. Just like being at the resort itself, choosing a resort for me has become part of the excitement of the vacation.

PHOTOS: How Epcot Is Bringing Disney Characters To Life

Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel

The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival has arrived at Walt Disney World for spring 2013. The event, celebrating its 20th anniversary this ye...

Tina Fey Hits Disney World

Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel

After "30 Rock" ended its seven-year run last month, Tina Fey deserved a quick breather. And she got one...at the happiest place on earth. Fey was ...

Disney Festival Takes Diners Around The Globe

Rebecca Dolan | Posted 12.04.2012 | Travel
Rebecca Dolan

Whoever said Walt Disney World was just for kids clearly never visited during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.

PHOTOS: Happy 30th Birthday Epcot!

Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel

When the turnstiles first clicked at Walt Disney World's Epcot on October 1, 1982, Ronald Reagan was in office, the U.S. had just experienced a Tyleno...

What Was It Like at Walt Disney World on 9/11

Jim Hill | Posted 11.07.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

In several of the books that have since been written about 9/11, it's noted that the Walt Disney Company quickly closed its stateside theme parks that day. Reportedly out of concern that the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts might also be on the terrorists' target list.

Taking Refuge from Unhealthy Park Food at Epcot

Carolyn Scott | Posted 10.10.2011 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Those looking to stay healthy on their visit to Orlando should head to Epcot center, where so many global foods are on offer that there is always something healthy at hand.

Mickey Mans Up: Is It A Disney Trend?

Val Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Val Brown

Disney, perhaps belatedly realizing that it needs to get a little edgier to appeal to today's kids, announced last week that they will be launching a ...