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Classic Eggs Benedict Back at Carnation Café in Disneyland Park

April 23, 2014
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Classic Eggs Benedict Back at Carnation Café in Disneyland Park

Get ready for some menu changes at crowd-pleasing Carnation Café on Main Street, U.S.A., in Disneyland park. Importantly, an old favorite is returning — eggs Benedict on an English muffin with grilled Canadian bacon, poached eggs and Hollandaise with a side of the café’s breakfast potatoes – now that’s how we do breakfast at...
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All in the Details: Glittering Gems Light Up Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Queue at Magic Kingdom Park

April 22, 2014
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All in the Details: Glittering Gems Light Up Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Queue at Magic Kingdom Park

This week, we’ve received some of our most exciting “sneak peek” photos yet from within Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. As we previously shared, the attraction features an interactive queue with a few different elements guests can look forward to. One interactive opportunity, according to our friends at Walt Disney Imagineering, is the chance to...
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Time-Lapse Video: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Refurbishment at Disneyland Park

April 18, 2014
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Time-Lapse Video: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Refurbishment at Disneyland Park

It’s been one month since the “wildest ride in the wilderness” reopened after an extended refurbishment here at Disneyland park. Since then, our guests have been telling us how impressed they are with the improved track and new effects at Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Today we’ve got a special look at these improvements as...
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Disney offers Obama minimum wage to Florida theme park staff – Chicago Tribune

April 18, 2014
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Disney offers Obama minimum wage to Florida theme park staffChicago TribuneLOS ANGELES — Walt Disney Co. has offered to raise starting pay at its Florida theme parks by 25 percent to $ 10 an hour over two years, almost matching the federal minimum wage sought by President Barack Obama. Disney presented the proposal …Disney World...
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Disney offers Obama minimum wage to Florida theme park staff

April 18, 2014
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LOS ANGELES — Walt Disney Co. has offered to raise starting pay at its Florida theme parks by 25 percent to $ 10 an hour over two years, almost matching the federal minimum wage sought by President Barack Obama. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney offers Obama minimum wage to Florida theme...
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#DisneyKids: First Teacup Spin at Magic Kingdom Park

April 18, 2014
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#DisneyKids: First Teacup Spin at Magic Kingdom Park

Of all the firsts to experience at Disney Parks, rides on favorite attractions may be the most memorable. And for many guests, that special memory happens during a first spin in an oversized teacup at Mad Tea Party. Today, we’re continuing our blog series of different firsts at Disney Parks at the attraction inspired...
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Disney Parks After Dark: A ‘Frozen’ Royal Reception at Disneyland Park

April 17, 2014
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Disney Parks After Dark: A ‘Frozen’ Royal Reception at Disneyland Park

The “Frozen” Royal Reception cottage in Fantasyland at Disneyland park takes on a different feeling in the early morning hours before sunrise. I love the light reflecting off the wet surface that makes the cottage enchanting. In the “Disney Parks After Dark” series, one thing that stands out in the photos from the different...
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Windows on Main Street, U.S.A., at Disneyland Park: Milt Albright

April 17, 2014
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Windows on Main Street, U.S.A., at Disneyland Park: Milt Albright

With the passing of Disney Legend Milt Albright last week, I thought it would be fitting to pay tribute to him and highlight a few of the many successes of his 45-year career with Disney. Milt always said his luckiest day was June 19, 1947 – the day he achieved his goal to work...
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Disney Offers Obama Minimum Wage to Florida Park Workers

April 17, 2014
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Disney presented the proposal yesterday to the Service Trades Council, a consortium of six labor groups, the company and union representatives said. They are scheduled to resume bargaining over a contract on May 28. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney offers Obama minimum wage to Florida theme park staff – Chicago TribuneDisney...
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Rave Reviews for Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland Park

April 15, 2014
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Rave Reviews for Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland Park

I recently asked Disneyland park guests to review the newly refurbished Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. While it was the return of a Frontierland favorite for some and a pioneer trip on the train for others, all passengers agreed it’s still the “wildest ride in the wilderness.” Have you had a chance to take a...
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All in the Details: A Unique Perspective of Belle’s Village at Magic Kingdom Park

April 15, 2014
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All in the Details: A Unique Perspective of Belle’s Village at Magic Kingdom Park

This week’s photo of Seven Dwarfs Mine Train was snapped from a unique angle – as if the Mine Train Cart was rushing down the first drop toward Belle’s Village. What do you think? Will you ride the attraction when it debuts later this spring? For more on Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, read the...
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Eggs-traordinary Art at the Springtime Roundup at Disneyland Park

April 14, 2014
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Eggs-traordinary Art at the Springtime Roundup at Disneyland Park

There are dozens of reasons to visit the Springtime Roundup at Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree in Disneyland park, but seeing egg artisan Ray Brown in action is definitely a fan favorite. Ray is part of an elite team who create ‘eggs’-tra special works of art each day by designing, painting and sculpting the oval...
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Step In Time: The Fun Return of ‘Main Street Electrical Parade’ to Magic Kingdom Park in 1999

April 14, 2014
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Step In Time: The Fun Return of ‘Main Street Electrical Parade’ to Magic Kingdom Park in 1999

If you’re a fan of the “Main Street Electrical Parade,” then this is a video from our archives that you absolutely must see. In May 1999, a few weeks before “Main Street Electrical Parade” made it’s return to Magic Kingdom Park, the parade floats were taken out of the park for a rare overnight...
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Finding Special Friends at Springtime Roundup at Disneyland Park

April 11, 2014
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Finding Special Friends at Springtime Roundup at Disneyland Park

Last week, Shannon gave us a peek inside the Springtime Roundup, going on right now in Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree at Disneyland park. Springtime Roundup features singing, dancing, egg decoration in addition to opportunities to meet special Disney friends. I love Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in their springtime outfits – don’t you? And...
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Easter Is On Its Way – To Magic Kingdom Park

April 11, 2014
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Easter Is On Its Way – To Magic Kingdom Park

Easter is fast approaching – and so is the Easter Bunny! Our long-eared friend will greet guests in the Town Square area of Magic Kingdom Park from April 13-20. In addition, Mr. Bunny will also make a special pre-parade appearance on April 19 and 20, along with other springtime characters and dancers, and the...
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All in the Details: Dopey Drops By Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Magic Kingdom Park

April 10, 2014
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All in the Details: Dopey Drops By Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Magic Kingdom Park

Look who just stopped by New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park to check on the progress of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train attraction – it’s Dopey! The attraction, which is still under construction, tells the story of “Seven Dwarfs Mine Train” from the perspectives of the Dwarfs. Positioned just behind Dopey in this photo,...
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All in the Details: Check Out a CGI Ride-Through of Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Magic Kingdom Park

April 9, 2014
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All in the Details: Check Out a CGI Ride-Through of Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Magic Kingdom Park

This week’s look inside Seven Dwarfs Mine Train comes to us from Yellow Shoes Creative Group, a team that is currently working on some of the advertising for Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. This week, the team sent us a full version of a CGI video that takes you on a colorful ride through part...
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Preparing ‘it’s a small world’ Dolls for Voyage from Disneyland Park to Good Morning America

April 8, 2014
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Preparing ‘it’s a small world’ Dolls for Voyage from Disneyland Park to Good Morning America

As we learned yesterday, “it’s a small world” has journeyed from California to New York and back again, and now some of its iconic dolls are making the voyage once again. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the attraction’s opening at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair, these dolls will appear on ABC’s...
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Step in Time: ‘Magical Moments Parade’ Debuts at Magic Kingdom Park

April 7, 2014
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Step in Time: ‘Magical Moments Parade’ Debuts at Magic Kingdom Park

Last week, we took a look at debut of the popular “Remember the Magic” parade at Magic Kingdom Park. When the 25th anniversary celebration concluded, a new parade, the “Magical Moments Parade”, debuted February 1, 1998. The parade was a variation of the “Remember the Magic” parade that ran through September 30, 2001. The...
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Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Celebrates Five Magical Years at Disneyland Park

April 4, 2014
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Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Celebrates Five Magical Years at Disneyland Park

It’s hard to believe it’s been five years since Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique opened in Fantasyland at Disneyland park. I can still remember standing outside the location on a chilly April day, before the doors opened, watching the ribbon cutting ceremony and I knew then, that we were about to create more magic for our...
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‘Egg’-citement Awaits at the Springtime Roundup at Disneyland Park

April 4, 2014
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‘Egg’-citement Awaits at the Springtime Roundup at Disneyland Park

Mr. Easter Bunny has been spotted and he’s at the Springtime Roundup at Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree in Disneyland park! Other rare hare sightings include Br’er Rabbit, White Rabbit, Thumper and more. So bunny hop your way down and check the furry fun now now through April 20. Splash Mountain is my favorite attraction...
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Walt Disney World to allow unlimited Fastpass+ reservations – Theme Park Insider

April 4, 2014
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Walt Disney World to allow unlimited Fastpass+ reservations – Theme Park Insider

Yahoo News Canada (blog) Walt Disney World to allow unlimited Fastpass+ reservationsTheme Park InsiderWalt Disney World this week opened its Fastpass+ advance reservation system to all park guests. Previously, only visitors staying at Disney hotels and selected annual pass holders could make reservations in advance of their visit using Fastpass+.A Billion-Dollar Bracelet Is the...
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Windows on Main Street, U.S.A., at Disneyland Park: Frank Wells

April 3, 2014
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Windows on Main Street, U.S.A., at Disneyland Park: Frank Wells

Frank Wells joined The Walt Disney Company as president and chief operating officer in September 1984. He was known throughout the company as a friendly, kind soul who was always approachable and open to ideas. He and Michael Eisner, chairman and chief executive at the time, were a great team. Their working relationship is...
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A Billion-Dollar Bracelet Is the Key to a Disney Park – Yahoo News Canada (blog)

April 3, 2014
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A Billion-Dollar Bracelet Is the Key to a Disney Park – Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Yahoo News Canada (blog) A Billion-Dollar Bracelet Is the Key to a Disney ParkYahoo News Canada (blog)ORLANDO, Fla. — Walt Disney World has spent more than a year rolling out a $ 1 billion system that changes how visitors do everything from enter their hotel rooms to ride Space Mountain. But a few weeks...
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A Billion-Dollar Bracelet Is the Key to a Disney Park

April 3, 2014
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Disney is counting on its multifaceted reservation system to ease the way to visit Mickey Mouse and company. Disney – Yahoo News Search Results Related Posts:Disney offers Obama minimum wage to Florida theme park staff – Chicago TribuneDisney offers Obama minimum wage to Florida theme park staffDisney Parks After Dark: A ‘Frozen’ Royal Reception...
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All in the Details: Jewel Sorting & More Inside Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Queue at Magic Kingdom Park

April 3, 2014
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All in the Details: Jewel Sorting & More Inside Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Queue at Magic Kingdom Park

Today’s look inside Seven Dwarfs Mine Train takes a peek into an area we haven’t shared much about yet – the attraction’s queue, which features a few interactive opportunities for guests. According to our friends from Walt Disney Imagineering, first up inside the interactive queue is a jewel sorting station. As the jewels flow...
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Taste of Disney: Herb Panko-Crusted Rack of Lamb from Blue Bayou Restaurant in Disneyland Park

April 2, 2014
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Taste of Disney: Herb Panko-Crusted Rack of Lamb from Blue Bayou Restaurant in Disneyland Park

Next in our Taste of Disney series: a delectable lamb dish from Blue Bayou Restaurant at Disneyland park. Chef Jesse Tiscareno shows us the steps, starting with a rich rosemary jus made with red wine, then a hearty white-bean stove-top cassoulet, the perfect pairing with the rich lamb. For springtime, the panko-crusted lamb goes...
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All in the Details: The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Cottage Close Up at Magic Kingdom Park

April 2, 2014
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All in the Details: The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Cottage Close Up at Magic Kingdom Park

This week’s look Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in New Fantasyland offers a close look at the Dwarfs’ cottage. According to our friends at Imagineering, guests aboard the Mine Train will whisk past the cottage just after the first big drop out of the mine scene. The look of the cottage was inspired by the...
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It’s National Sourdough Bread Day – Head to Disney California Adventure Park for the Real Deal

April 1, 2014
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It’s National Sourdough Bread Day – Head to Disney California Adventure Park for the Real Deal

We don’t really need an excuse, but National Sourdough Bread Day is a good reason to head to The Bakery Tour, hosted by Boudin Bakery at Disney California Adventure park, where just the aroma of freshly baked sourdough makes us happy – 10,000 to 15,000 loaves are baked here every day. Guests at Disney...
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It’s National Sourdough Bread Day – Head to Disney California Adventure Park for the Real Deal

April 1, 2014
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It’s National Sourdough Bread Day – Head to Disney California Adventure Park for the Real Deal

We don’t really need an excuse, but National Sourdough Bread Day is a good reason to head to The Bakery Tour, hosted by Boudin Bakery at Disney California Adventure park, where just the aroma of freshly baked sourdough makes us happy – 10,000 to 15,000 loaves are baked here every day. Guests at Disney...
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