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No, it's not the latest attraction dreamed up by Disney Imagineers. Businesses like this have been in existance for many years, most notably just off the strip in Las Vegas, NV. A company called Sky Venture has just opened an indoor skydiving experience in Orlando (and are rumored to be considering somewhere near Anaheim as
The San Diego Tribune reports on a possible buyer for Disney's Mighty Ducks. If the deal goes through that would take Disney completely out of the sports franchise ownership field and leave them as purely broadcasters. Expect to see ties between Anaheim's professional teams and Disneyland continue (it's a good deal for both sides).
On SaveDisney.com Cam Miller provides a lengthy detailed retrospective on Disney's short lived ownership of the Anaheim Angels, the reasons Eisner bought in, and the reasons Eisner wanted out in the end. One of Mr. Eisner's goals was to increase attendance at Disneyland via the Angels games. If the attendance figures from 1996-2001 were any
Word is out from Garden Grove that they intend to sell or lease a prime piece of real estate to a California Indian tribe with the goal of building a casino resort. Steve Wynn, Las Vegas uber-mogul, has been mentioned as a possible developer. Garden Grove borders Anaheim about 2 miles south of Disneyland on
Business Week Magazine does some analysis of the revenue machine that is The Mouse. Frolicking kids and free-spending parents will make Disney's theme parks the biggest growth driver this year, figure most analysts I don't know what oracle those analysts have been consulting, but the word I hear is that attendance is light at the
Disneyland was built as the Googie architecture craze was coming into it's own in Southern California. So much of the surrounding areas of Anaheim that arose with the success of Disneyland featured the Googie style. My favorite Googie site is Space Age City. I just found this link to Synthetrix's "Photos of the Forgotten" and