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[14 Apr 2015 | 2 Comments | ]
The Boathouse: Great Food, Waterfront Dining, Dream Boats Opens at The Landing in Downtown Disney

The newest signature dining location is now open at The Landing in Downtown Disney.
The BOATHOUSE: Great Food, Waterfront Dining, Dream Boats officially opened on April 13 and features a menu that focuses on steaks, seafood, and chops.
The upscale, signature dining menu includes a raw bar that serves up to five varieties of oysters and Anastasia Gold caviar sourced from a farm in Pierson, Florida.
Other items include the BOATHOUSE Lobster cocktail with a pound and a quarter of lobster, a rotisserie chicken, a 28-ounce Porterhouse steak, and the already almost-famous $115 …

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[10 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Two new Dooney & Bourke Collections to Debut at Marketplace Co-Op

Two new Disney Dooney & Bourke collections are debuting this month at Cherry Tree Lane in the Marketplace Co-Op at Downtown Disney.
The first collection is called ‘Runway Princess’ and features Disney Princesses. The design is similar to the purple collection sold at this year’s Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend.
The new Runway Princess collection features full-color princesses on a black background and includes a zip satchel for $228, a wallet for $198, a Pouchette for $148, a letter carrier for $178, and a shopper tote for $268.
The second new collection is …

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[7 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Boathouse is Opening Soon at Downtown Disney

As the transformation of Downtown Disney into Disney Springs continues, one of the new signature dining locations is set to open sometime this month.
The Boathouse is located at The Landing – the former home of Pleasure Island – and will be serving up steaks and seafood.
The menu features items including Filet Mignon, New York Strip Steak, a Porterhouse for two, and a Tomahawk Long Bone Rib Chop for two. The prices are what you’d expect for a signature restaurant – that Tomahawk Long Bone Rib Chop will set you back …

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[1 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
April Merchandise Events Announced for Walt Disney World Resort

It’s April and we’re not foolin’ – there’s a whole month of great merchandise events planned for the Walt Disney World Resort.
Starting today, April 1, and running through April 5 artist Greg McCullough will be at the Art of Disney in the Downtown Disney Marketplace from 1-9 p.m. He’ll return on April 15-19 and then Greg will be at the Art of Disney in Epcot from April 29 through May 3.
Artist David E. Doss will be showcasing his latest work from April 6-14 at the Art of Disney in the …

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[29 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: Epcot Attraction News, Possible New Restaurant at the Magic Kingdom, and a New Itinerary for Disney Cruise Line

We’ve almost made it through the month of March and once again it’s been a week full of exciting Disney news! Let’s dive in!
Another attraction at Epcot is closing. Innoventions West in Future World will close in May for a refurbishment – which means they’re taking out the current attractions and replacing them with new ones. Say goodbye to the Great Piggy Bank Adventure.
The new film Tomorrowland opens in theaters on May 22 but starting next month guests at Epcot (and Disneyland) can get an extended preview of the film. …

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[28 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
D23 Announces Special Events for Members at Walt Disney World Resort

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club recently announced a slate of special member events at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The first event is planned for Saturday, April 18 when Gold and Silver D23 members can enjoy the animated classic Sleeping Beauty on the big screen. This event takes place at the AMC 24 Theaters in Downtown Disney and includes special guest, animator and Walt Disney World Creative Designer Lon Smart.
All members will also receive a special journal that looks like the ornate storybook shown at the start of the film.
On …

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[27 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Pedestrian Bridge to Open Soon at Downtown Disney

If you have ever visited Downtown Disney you know how difficult it can be to cross Buena Vista Drive – but now there’s a new pedestrian bridge to ease your travels.
The new pedestrian walkway towers over Buena Vista Drive and is located near Team Disney and will give guests easier and safer access to the still-being-renovated Downtown Disney.
The bride was developed by Reedy Creek Improvement District, Walt Disney Imagineering, and Disney Springs Project team and is expected to be opened later this spring.
A second pedestrian walkway will be installed near …

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[1 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Ticket Price Increase, Flower and Garden News, and Lots of New Merchandise!

It’s March! And this can only mean one thing – the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival starts this week!
This year’s festival includes all-new Frozen topiaries, new menu items at the Outdoor Kitchens, and for the first time ever, free cooking demos from Disney chefs!
These demos are scheduled to take place every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during the Flower and Garden Festival.
If you’re planning on attending the Flower and Garden Festival this year – or if you’re buying theme parks tickets just to visit the parks – you’re going to …

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[26 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
WonderGround Gallery Expanding at Marketplace Co-Op

The WonderGround Gallery is set to expand at Downtown Disney’s Marketplace Co-Op.
When the Marketplace Co-Op opened there was a small fixture area near the front of the store where items from WonderGround Gallery were for sale. The new location for the Gallery will be in the former home of Beautifully Disney.
The Marketplace Co-Op was designed to showcase new and unique Disney merchandise, so the move is part of the plan for the store.
To celebrate the new location of the WonderGround Gallery the Marketplace Co-Op is hosting a grand opening event …

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[31 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces Merchandise Events for February 2015

We’ve almost made it to February! And a new month means a new schedule of special merchandise events at the Walt Disney World Resort.
From February 5-23 guests can meet representatives from Precious Moments at Once Upon a Toy in the Downtown Disney Marketplace and celebrate the release of the Valentine’s Day collection. Doll creator Linda Rick will be at Once Upon a Toy on February 20-22.
Popular artist Greg McCullough will make a special appearance at the Art of Disney in Epcot from February 9-15. And Larry Dotson will be on …