• Disneyland to build new luxury hotel

    Papers have been filed in Orange County, CA to start work on a new 700-room luxury hotel at the Disneyland Resort. The Orange County Register was the first to report that the hotel will be situated on 10 acres where the Downtown Disney short term parking lot currently exists. The…

  • Disneyland gives half-million to Anaheim to plus public parks

    While some may complain that Disneyland, with its fireworks and heavy traffic, isn’t a real community player in Anaheim. But when you consider the taxes they generate and the donations they make to local non-profits and schools, there’s little doubt to the company’s commitment. Then you throw in the hours…

  • House of Blues at Disneyland closing date announced

    When Disneyland opened its Downtown Disney shopping and entertainment district it was a bit of a controversial move to include a House of Blues restaurant and concert venue. The types of acts that could be booked there were limited (Disney could veto if they weren’t family friendly enough) and the…

  • Peyton Manning Super Bowl 50 Champion feted at Disneyland

    There’s a tradition that follows nearly every Super Bowl. The victory sealed, confetti still in the air, a question is asked “What’s Next?”, and someone declares, “I’m going to Disneyland!” While Denver Broncos Linebacker Von Miller may have been selected the Most Valuable Player of this year’s Super Bowl, it…

  • Why Disney Should Bring D23 Expo to East Coast

    Three years ago I wrote a piece on why Disney should build a third theme park in North America—in Toronto to be specific. Alas, that hasn’t transpired—and I’m not exactly holding my breath—although it’s great to see Disney expanding the existing parks with exciting new lands and attractions. But there…

  • Disneyland makes more strategic land purchases

    Just a few months ago Disneyland bought the Carousel Inn hotel (in green). It’s rare that a Harbor Blvd hotel comes up for purchase and good news that Disneyland was willing to make the purchase. Word was that Disneyland was looking to make more purchases in the area and now…

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