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Why For are the ride vehicles for Luigi's Flying Tires being retooled
Pirate Pete wrote in this weekend to say: Have you been following what's been going on with the Luigi's Flying Tires ride at DCA 's Cars Land ? Why exactly did they remove the balls from that attraction? Was it a safety issue? Photo by Paul Hiffmeyer. Copyright Disneyland. All rights reserved...
3 Sep 2012
Electrical Parade” unplugged, sent back East as DCA preps for “Disney’s World of Color”
It was kind of interesting hearing the reaction yesterday when Meg Crofton , president of The Walt Disney World Resort , revealed that the “ Main Street Electrical Parade ” would be returning to the Magic Kingdom this summer. When Ms. Crofton initially made this announcement at WDW’s “What’s New, What...
11 Feb 2010
How it came to snow on Main Street USA
During the 11 years she spent at The Walt Disney Company, Cynthia Harriss worked on an amazing array of projects. She helped grow The Disney Store chain from just 140 stores in North America to over 400. She also guided the Disneyland Resort through its $1.4 billion transformation, when this Southern...
23 Dec 2009
Let George Do It: One-time WDW busboy becomes Disneyland’s newest president
What with that $1.1 billion worth of construction that’s currently going on at Disney’s California Adventure (not to mention that $100+ milllion redo of the Disneyland Hotel that just got underway), the next three years are going to be a particularly tough time for the Disneyland Resort . Walt Disney...
13 Oct 2009
Cars Land construction continues, Golden Vine Winery to close in January
Greetings from the 11 th floor of the Sheraton right across the Disneyland Resort. Which offers this view of Disney’s California Adventure. Photo by Angela Ragno Yep, the hotel room that Angela & I have been using as our base of operations at the D23 EXPO features a primo view of all 10 acres of...
14 Sep 2009
Monday Mouse Watch : Vegas veteran wades in on “Disney’s World of Color”
Construction continue on “ Disney’s World of Color ,” that $40 million fountain show which is supposed to be up & running at DCA in the Spring of 2010. Photo by Shelly Smith For months now, Disneyana fans have been looking on as 1200 nozzles (each with its own individual LED lighting unit) were installed...
6 Jul 2009
Summer Nightastic! brings an exciting new look to some old Disneyland Resort favorites
"Don't throw the past away You might need it some rainy day Dreams can come true again When everything old is new again" That Peter Allen tune kept running through my head this past Thursday night as Alice and I took part in the Summer Nightastic! press event. Where we wandered from Disneyland over to...
15 Jun 2009
Monday Mouse Watch : Get ready for WDW's monstrous new coaster
Judging by the long lines at " Toy Story Mania " as well as the brisk business that "Hey Howdy Hey!" & the gift shop across the way have been doing, it would appear that Pixar Place has already proven to be a very popular addition to Disney's Hollywood Studios . The only problem with the studio theme...
21 Jul 2008
Monday Mouse Watch : Why WDI is looking for a few good freelancers
Remember back in October of last year, when the Walt Disney Company announced that it would be spending over a billion dollars to redo California Adventure ? The word coming out of Burbank then was that -- as soon as the Christmas decorations came down at the Disneyland Resort -- the bulldozers would...
11 May 2008
"Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue!" includes a tribute to a certain well-known website? Well, ain't that cool?
When " Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue! " re-opened last month after a three month long rehab, Disneyana fans were hoping that some significant changes would have been made to this DCA dark ride. But with the exception of some new safety gates that had been added to this attraction's load...
10 Mar 2008
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