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[30 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Köstlich! EPCOT’s German Pavilion in Walt Disney World Opens its New Caramel Kitchen!

The air was just a little sweeter in Walt Disney World today! “Karamell Kuche” – or Caramel Kitchen – opened to the public today in the festive German pavilion inside EPCOT’s World Showcase. Replacing the old glass & porcelain shop, “Karamell Kuche” features undeniably sweet treats like caramel apples, milk chocolate covered apples, caramel fudge, caramel popcorn, vanilla & chocolate caramel cupcakes, marshmallow & caramel cream rolls, and a variety of other irresistible goodies.
Our friends at the Disney Food Blog were there to catch the opening day action, where …

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[30 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney’s “Magic Kingdom” Coming to a Big Screen Near You?

Development is in the works for a new kind of Disney movie to be featured on the big screen. Instead of adapting popular Disney Park attractions into movies – like “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “The Haunted Mansion” – it looks like this time creative execs may be setting their sights on adapting a whole park! Similar to the popular Ridley Pearson’s “Kingdom Keepers” book series for kids “Magic Kingdom” the movie may feature a fictional family adventure through the park, showcasing some classic Disney characters like Mickey Mouse.
Ronald …

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[30 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Star is Disney’s New Healthy Living Initiative

The Walt Disney Company announced a new healthy living initiative called “Disney Magic of Healthy Living” today, designed to inspire parents in their quest to raise healthy, happy kids. First Lady Michelle Obama will star in public service announcements associated with the new initiative as well as some famous Disney Channel stars, like Nick Jonas from “JONAS L.A.” and “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.” Stressing the idea that healthy living practices can be woven into the fabric of everyday life, “Disney Magic of Healthy Living” intends to use the …

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[29 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” Suite at the Disneyland Hotel

Not too long ago we featured the “Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Suite” at the Disneyland Hotel which boasts custom details sure to thrill any guest interested in submerging themselves in the more luxurious side of the “Wildest Ride in the Wilderness!” This time, another unique suite is being made available to guests and instead of the Wild West this suite takes guests on a swashbuckling adventure inside the “Pirates of the Caribbean.”
Featuring old world carpeting, dark-stained hardwood floors, a custom doorbell that sings “Yo Ho, Yo Ho, A Pirate’s …

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[29 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
“LASERMAN” Coming to Disneyland’s New “ElecTRONica” Dance Party!

Starting on October 8 a new electrifying nighttime event at California Adventure will thrill guests and emerge party-goers in an interactive electronic experience. “ElecTRONica,” invites you to “step into the grid” and into the world of “TRON: LEGACY” as you party to infectious beats & technological special effects. Today, Disney announced another element coming to “ElecTRONica” sure to amaze party-goers; “LASERMAN!”
Demonstrating his unique art and skill in a show combining elements of music, lights, and lasers “LASERMAN” defies expectations in a stunning futuristic display of talent. “ElecTRONica” will transform Disney …

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[29 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Luxury Home Builders Announced for Walt Disney World’s Upcoming “Golden Oak” Community

Several months ago we brought you the news about an ultra-exclusive community coming to Walt Disney World, “Golden Oak.” In the plans are custom built homes ranging from 1.5 – 8 million dollars & lots of priceless perks for residents of the luxury community. Today Disney released more information about the project including which luxury home builders will be constructing the pricey estates.
Goehring & Morgan Construction Inc., CAHILL, Issa Homes, Derrick Builders Inc., Jones-Clayton Construction, J. Richard Watson Construction Company Inc., and Ray Coudriet Builder Inc. will all feature …

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[28 Sep 2010 | One Comment | ]
Alfred Angelo & Disney Team up for Princess-Inspired Wedding Collection

Brides-to-be who have always dreamed of looking like a Disney princess on their wedding day now have a sophisticated line of affordable designer gowns to look forward to. The popular designer & Disney have teamed up to debut their first collection of bridal gowns, “Disney Fairy Tale Weddings by Alfred Angelo.” Expected to appear in boutiques in 2011 the gown designs were inspired by seven iconic Disney Princess characters: Ariel, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Snow White and Tiana.
Not only will the line appeal to a variety of budgets, …

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[27 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
“Ultimate Disney Trivia Tournament” Announced for 2011 D23 Expo

Disney trivia buffs have a little less than a year to warm up their mental engines if they want to compete in the “Ultimate Disney Trivia Tournament.” Announced to take place during the next D23 Expo – August 19–21 in Anaheim – the tournament will challenge competitors in their knowledge of park attractions, shows and parades, past and present; films and TV shows through the years; consumer products, games, company history, as well as Walt and his family. The eccentric professorial Ludwig Von Drake will be hosting the event.
“D23 …

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[26 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Disney Stars Dominate Billboard’s Top 21 Under 21

Billboard Magazine has included quite a few of our favorite Disney starlets in their recent Top 21 Under 21 list. As described by Billboard, the list is “selected not only for their tender age but also for their potential to rule the pop culture zeitgeist over the next 12 months.”
In the list’s top 10, you’ll find several names that have skyrocketed to the top thanks to the Disney pop star factory.
10. Miley Cyrus
9. Greyson Chance
8. Demi Lovato
7. Williow Smith
6. Nick Jonas
5. Soulja Boy
4. Charice
3. Selena Gomez
2. Justin Bieber
1. Taylor Swift
Clearly …

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[25 Sep 2010 | One Comment | ]
Disney Parks’ ‘big announcement’ is ‘Let the Memories Begin’ 2011 campaign

Disney Parks unveiled its 2011 marketing campaign this week. While many are excited about the concept, others expressed disappointed at how Disney Parks handled the announcement, or at the campaign itself. What’s your take?