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Showing posts from February, 2014

Ears the News with Richard

Captain Cook's at Disney Polynesian Resort is scheduled to be closing for a major refurbishment in late March. The quick service restaurant closes on 3/28/2014, and is expected to reopen in the summer of 2014. During the closure, a temporary quick service location will be setup in the Great Ceremonial House. The menu offering will be very similar, but there will be no Dole Whip offering. The temporary location will be operating daily from 6:30 AM to 4:30 AM. The hugely popular Hyperspace Hoopla will not be part of this Star Wars Weekends , but fret not fellow Star Wars fans. Disney announced that Symphony in the Stars fireworks will play each night during Star Wars Weekends 2014 event logo, courtesy Disney Parks Blog ar's There will be a 'nightly curtain call moment featuring Star Wars characters,' but it is not clear what that will involve. Disney also announced that an additional week will be added to this year’s Star Wars Weekends. The full

Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress: A True Classic

Do you overlook the Carousel of Progress? Let me tell you why you shouldn't. It is easy to get lost in thrilling rides like Big Thunder Railroad or Space Mountain while visiting the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World; but if you can take a quick break from all of the flashier attractions, tucked in the back of Tomorrowland is a gem that has been a part of the Magic Kingdom since 1975. The Carousel of Progress has been my favorite “ride” since my age was in single digits. Back then, General Electric sponsored it and I always called it the GE House of Electric. As the ride demonstrates, technology is constantly changing and a quick Google search can confirm this terminology was mine and mine alone.   Regardless of its name, the Carousel of Progress has always been a mandatory stop of mine on any trip to Walt Disney World, and it should be on your trips as well.   This attraction was first introduced to the masses at the 1964 World’s Fair.   From what I have h

Meme Monday

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Art of Animation Pictures

You can see a review of this resort by clicking here. Even more pictures can be found on our Facebook Page.  Finding Nemo The Lion King Cars Little Mermaid Animation Hall and the Big Blue Pool