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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Disney Springs construction update as of March 2016
    You can see all the underwater features

    It’s time for another major update from Disney Springs. As it moves closer to a completion date later this year, the pace of construction is winding down. Almost every new building has completed vertical construction (with one of the major exceptions being The Edison (formerly Adventurers Club)). Earlier this month,…

  • 30 new tenants announced for Disney Springs

    We’ve been covering the transformation of Downtown Disney to Disney Springs since the first closure at Pleasure Island, through the failed Hyperion Wharf idea, to the current concept – a small Florida city that grew up aroun a beautiful springs. As the city grew it spread out in different districts…

  • Disney Springs construction update – January 2016

    2016 is shaping up to be the year of continual construction at Walt Disney World. Near the top of that list is Disney Springs, the shopping, dining, and entertainment district formerly known as Downtown Disney. This is our first look at some areas of Disney Springs construction we haven’t really…

  • Disney Springs Construction Mini-Update

    The holiday season gets so crazy at Walt Disney World, at times it can seem like wall-to-wall people. However, ever you arrive really early, you can sometimes find yourself pretty much alone. That was our situation as we showed up for an early screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens…

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