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[3 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Employee Finds Hand Grenades at Downtown Disney

On Wednesday, a Walt Disney World employee found three hand grenades in a trash can in Downtown Disney.
A law enforcement official with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said a janitor found the hand grenades, but that no one was injured. According to official investigative reports, the hollowed-out grenades would not have posed a threat to anyone, but they planned to blow the grenades up so they could be properly disposed of.
The grenades were discovered by the Disney employee around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening, and investigators removed the grenades around 10 p.m. Kathleen …

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[10 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

A few days ago, we let you know that Splitsville, a new bowling alley and entertainment venue, will be making its debut at Walt Disney World’s Downtown Disney this month. Now, we have an official debut date to share with you, as Splitsville and Disney have announced that the new location will officially celebrate its grand opening on December 19.
While Splitsville currently has four other locations around the country, with two floors and 50,000 square feet of space, the Walt Disney World location will be their largest location. In addition …

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[28 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Never Land Pirate Band to Perform at Downtown Disney August 3-12

Fans of the hit show Jake and the Neverland Pirates who are heading to Walt Disney World this August are in for a treat. Disney recently announced that the Never Land Pirate Band will be performing at Walt Disney World’s Downtown Disney August 3-12.
Guests will be able to enjoy Sharky and Bones’ performance at Downtown Disney’s Waterside Stage, where they will perform each day at 2:00, 3:00, and 5:00 PM. The band will perform some of their hit songs from the popular Disney Junior show, including “Roll Up the Map,” …

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[1 Jul 2012 | One Comment | ]
Characters In Flight Balloon Closes for Inspection in Downtown Disney

This weekend, a familiar sight from Walt Disney World’s Downtown Disney disappeared, as the Characters in Flight hot air balloon closed for inspections. The closure comes after a similar balloon in Hong Kong suffered an accident last Thursday.
Paris-based company Aerophile, which operates the attraction, made the decision to remove the hot air balloon until further notice. A similar attraction in Disneyland Paris, also owned by Aerophile, has closed as well.
The accident in Hong Kong occurred after the hot air balloon sprung a leak. The balloon plunged to the ground from …