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[9 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Food Truck Park Opens at Downtown Disney Westside

Guests looking for the Disney-owned food trucks can now find them in their permanent home, Exposition Park located in Downtown Disney’s Westside.
The Exposition Park area is located between Bongo’s Cuban Café and Starbucks.
The four Disney food trucks – Namaste Café, Superstar Catering, Fantasy Fare, and World Showcase of Flavors – might also be joined from time to time by local, Orlando-area food trucks.
In addition to the food trucks, guests will also find seating including tall tables and some lower tables with chairs. Guests will also have a great view of …

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[7 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Characters in Flight to be Grounded Indefinitely

As we first reported earlier this week, the Characters in Flight attraction at Walt Disney World’s Downtown Disney was recently closed abruptly for an unscheduled inspection.  Now, word comes from the tethered balloon’s operators that rides on the attraction will be suspended indefinitely.
The ride was first closed suddenly after a the balloon’s operator, Aerophile, experienced a mishap at their location in Hong Kong with a similar balloon.  In the accident, the Hong Kong balloon sprang a leak and plunged more than 180 feet.  Five people were injured in the accident …

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[1 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Progress Underway on Hyperion Wharf at Downtown Disney

As visitors to Walt Disney World walk through Downtown Disney’s Marketplace, through the area once known as Pleasure Island, and onto Westside, many have wondered if work on the former nightlife attraction, now shuttered, would ever begin.
The answer is yes!
While most of what is taking place at this point is the dismantling of the old clubs and nightlife hotspots, it is progress, and it signals the beginning of what will eventually become Hyperion Wharf.  The work, which is scheduled to be completed in phases, is currently underway on what will …