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Michelle Snow

Michelle Snow is a huge fan of Disney, Marvel, and Star Wars in films and TV, as well as the Disney parks. She's also an award-winning writer who has written several guidebooks on Orlando. Follow her on Twitter @zengrrl. Her blog, CitySurfing Orlando has covered Orlando and the theme parks since 2010. Her favorite rides at the Disney parks are Star Tours, Big Thunder Mountain, and Indiana Jones Adventure, and she may have cried tears of joy when she first saw the Millenium Falcon at Galaxy's Edge. She collects anything to do with Star Wars original trilogy (she saw 1977's "A New Hope" on opening weekend), Snow White, Grumpy, Tinkerbell, and Stitch.

The Landing at Disney Springs Gets New Boat Dock

Along with the debut of Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar at Disney Springs, another surprise was revealed when the construction walls came down: The Landing has a boat dock again for Disney’s free water transportation. The ramp to the boats sits between Paradiso 37’s outdoor patio,… Read More »The Landing at Disney Springs Gets New Boat Dock

All Nippon Airways Rolls Out R2-D2 Dreamliner Airplane to the Public

Earlier this month, we announced that All Nippon Airways (also known as ANA) was partnering with LucasFilm on a trio of Star Wars-themed airplanes. On September 12, the first of the three, an R2-D2 embellished Dreamliner plane was officially rolled off the Boeing factory line,… Read More »All Nippon Airways Rolls Out R2-D2 Dreamliner Airplane to the Public

Hocus Pocus Villains Spelltacular – Show Director Interview

A Conversation with Denise Case, Show Director of the Hocus Pocus Villains Spelltacular Show at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party has started its 2015 edition, and it’s already proving to be another big hit for Walt Disney World. On a recent outing… Read More »Hocus Pocus Villains Spelltacular – Show Director Interview

IMAX and Disney Set ‘A Beautiful Planet’ 3D Documentary for April 2016 Release

IMAX Corporation has announced an April 29, 2016 theatrical release date for their co-production with Disney, A Beautiful Planet. This IMAX 3D cinematic space adventure from acclaimed filmmaker Toni Myers, is a breathtaking portrait from space. This provides the audience with a unique perspective on… Read More »IMAX and Disney Set ‘A Beautiful Planet’ 3D Documentary for April 2016 Release

Disney launches official Minnie Mouse-inspired Instagram to Coincide with NY and London Fashion Weeks

Disney has announced it is bringing all things Minnie Mouse-inspired to Instagram with the launch of @MinnieStyle, the first time a Disney character is getting their own dedicated Instagram account. @MinnieStyle will showcase Minnie-inspired looks from the global fashion community, every day fashion inspiration, couture… Read More »Disney launches official Minnie Mouse-inspired Instagram to Coincide with NY and London Fashion Weeks

LucasFilm and Funko Pair Up For Star Wars Collector’s Box Subscription Service

Just in time for your holiday dollars, LucasFilm and Funko have joined together for a Star Wars collector’s box subscription service called Smuggler’s Bounty. Like Funko’s previous collaboration with Marvel, this subscription box will ship every two months, and feature exclusive Star Wars-themed Funko collectibles… Read More »LucasFilm and Funko Pair Up For Star Wars Collector’s Box Subscription Service