Taken purely as a concert experience, the music component at Universal’s Mardi Gras isn’t enough to justify all that theme-park aggravation: the parking, the walking, the crowds. Even an A-list roster of acts, including Saturday’s headliner Kelly Clarkson, requires beads, beer and a lap on the Simpsons to make it worthwhile. Not that the original [...]
Archive | March, 2009
Giant topiaries don’t grow on trees — not even at Walt Disney World. That sure would make things simpler than the current system, a months-long process that involves metal frames, specialized irrigation, meticulous trimming, thousands of hair pins and mounds of moss. The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, which begins March 18, will gather [...]
This month, we have great pleasure in welcoming the Magically Speaking newsletter to the Travelears family. We are very pleased to announce that the Travelears Podcast has formally partnered with this great publication and the Travelears podcast will now be featured in each edition of Magically Speaking via the new “Disney Travelears Tips” section of the newsletter.
Splash your way through the Disney Water Parks* and soak up the summer fun during the Wonderful Weeks of Disney! These weeks of summer provide good values, lighter crowds, expanded Theme Park hours and cool outdoor recreation at Walt Disney WorldÂ® Resort. Summer Wonderful Weeks: August 12-August 31, 2008; September 30, 2008 Run to the [...]
Walt Disney World history….the year 1980
Busch Gardens in Tampa is celebrating its 50th anniversary. August A. Busch Jr. officially dedicated the park on March 31, 1959, and Busch Gardens is marking its anniversary with a commemorative display. Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio contributed to the park’s memory wall Monday by adding a 1974 photo of herself taken the day she started [...]
The government will look to a new type of secret agent to help protect the planet this summer – an elite force of guinea pigs. Disney Interactive Studios today announced it will publish the G-Force video game, inspired by the upcoming feature film “G-Force” from Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. G-Force is scheduled [...]
The Walt Disney Company and Google Inc’s YouTube said on Monday they have reached a pact to offer consumers advertising supported premium short-form content on the hugely popular video-sharing site from next month. The deal will see videos from sports network ESPN in April and the Disney/ABC Television networks such as ABC Entertainment and SoapNet [...]
From D23′s Twilight Bark: Return to Big Thunder Pumpkin and Pecan, the turkeys given a Thanksgiving pardon by former President Bush, have returned to Big Thunder Ranch, and can be visited at select times during the day. Disneyland Carrousel to Close for a Day King Arthur Carrousel will be closed for a planned refurbishment on [...]
Disney Cruise LineÂ® has announced plans to reposition the Disney WonderÂ® Cruise Ship from its base in Port Canaveral, Fla., to the West Coast in 2011.