If you were a collector of things Disney in the late 1990s then you could not have missed the Beanie Baby craze. If you collected them at all, there is a good chance you still have shopping bags full of them in your storage space (guilty as charged!). The LA Times has a great article
No worries about Garden Grove building that Casino. Orange County's board has nixed the idea. Council members said Tuesday that a casino would not fit into the city's family oriented vision and would face strong community opposition. "It is very clear to me that there is widespread opposition to gambling in Orange County," Councilman Mark
With the Disney owned The Disney Stores waning away the door is opened for Mom and Pop stores to pick up the slack and impart a little Disney magic on their own. "Where the Magic Begins" is a new store in California's Bay Area attempting to do just that. If you're in or around Livermore,
Disneyland's celebrated Monorail fleet has served the park well since 1959. We're currently on the Mark V, the third version to be used at Disneyland. Mark VI is currently in use at WDW. But the years have taken their toll on the fleet and its time for another upgrade to the system. Last year the
The ABC weatherman said the storm would hit WDW with full force at 8:16 pm. 8:10 pm: The storm hit us with full force. The ABC guy was only off by 6 minutes! Yet another fascinating tale of living through the wrath of Hurricane Charley. This time from one of AllEarsNet.com's WDW experts. [After Charley]
I've got 4 Gmail Invites to give away. Post your favorite Disney Themepark and explain why in the comments below and I'll send out Gmail invites to the best. (Best being purely subjective with me as the final and sole judge, of course.)
WDWMagic reports that Disney World's Electrical Water Pageant is back up and running after repairs were made to the floats damaged by Hurricane Charley. The water parade was not scheduled to be up and running until the end of August, so it looks like repairs were completed quicker than the original estimates. Good for Disney.
Cg-Char has a discussion board based interview with Doug Bennett where the board members get to ask the questions. Doug is currently a Supervising Animator at Disney Feature Animation on Chicken Little, the first totally CG animated film from Disney. His previous work includes Disney's Treasure Planet, Fantasia2000, and the Care Bears animated TV show.