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Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue... Review!

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The scheduled refurbishment of Peter Pan's Flight at the Magic Kingdom has been pushed back a few days, and extended in duration. It was originally scheduled to close from 9/28/2013 through 10/31/2013. It will now close from 9/30/2013 to 11/13/2013.

The Magic Kingdom's Main Street U.S.A. is about to undergo a concrete replacement project beginning on 7/23/2013. The first phase of the project will begin on the corner near the Emporium entrance. During the first week, that entrance to the Emporium and the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom portal on that corner will be closed to guests. It is expected that later in the project there will be some disruption to parades.  The entire project is expected to be complete in late September 2013.
Disney's Osprey Ridge golf course will be closing on 8/11/2013.  The Tom Fazio designed course which opened in 1992 was sold to Four Seasons back in 2009 as part of the Golden Oak development. Owned by Four Seasons Management, it is expected that …

Enjoying Disney with Dietary Restrictions

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Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room in the Magic Kingdom is now confirmed to be closing for refurbishment from 7/31/2013 through to 8/28/2013.
The refurbishment of Spaceship Earth that was originally scheduled for 8/18/2013 to 8/25/2013 has been pushed back by a couple of days. The latest closure dates are now 8/22/2013 to 8/27/2013.
The Magic Kingdom is now converting another large section of turnstiles to the new MyMagic+ RFID 'touch-to-enter' system. Only 12 of the conventional turnstiles now remain, and that includes those designated as exits. 
Part of Sid Cahuenga's One-of-a-Kind is set to become a service center for MyMagic+ later this summer.
Each park is being equipped with a Guest Relations staffed service center location to help guests with MyMagic+ and to have access to iPads to enable My Disney Experience access for making FASTPASS+ reservations. The Magic Kingdom location is in Town Square Theater. For Disney's Hollywood Studios, the lobby and porch area of the …

Ears the News with Richard

The Hollywood Brown Derby at Disney's Hollywood Studios is featuring signature lunch specialties through to July 27 2013. They are served daily between 11:30 AM and 3:00 PM.
Here is the menu: Nicoise Salad Seared crusted Ahi Tuna, Lolla Rosa, Arugula, Frisee, Haricot Verts, Potatoes, Sweet Tomatoes, Poached Egg, and Mediterranean Olives with a Citrus Vinaigrette 29.00
“Our Famous Cobb Salad” with Finely Chopped Greens, Turkey Breast, Bacon, Egg, Tomatoes, Crumbled Blue Cheese, Avocado, Chives, and Cobb Dressing 15.00
Noodle Bowl with Wok-fried Coconut Tofu, Soy Beans, Sugar Snap Peas, Bok Choy, and Shiitake Mushrooms in a Red Curry Broth 28.00
Grilled Wagyu Beef Burger with Gruyere Cheese, Pastrami, Heirloom Tomato, Avocado and a fried Egg on a Toasted Brioche with Cognac Mustard Aioli and House-made Fries 22.00
Spice-dusted Maryland Soft Shell Crabs with an Herb Tartar Sauce over a Grilled Ciabatta Bread with Mixed Greens, Crispy Caper, and a Tomato Confit 28.00
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