I worked in Downtown LA for three years in one of the skyscrapers. My floor had an amazing view of the Disney Hall under construction. I watched it grow from the basic parking lot up to a complete skeleton with the first layers of that… Read More »Disney Hall Hits Sour Note
In 1955 Walt Disney broadcast the famous ‘Disneyland’ TV show on ABC. In large part it was an effort to publicize his upcoming creation of the Disneyland Themepark. One of the lands in Disneyland is Tomorrowland and the ideas and philosophy behind that led to… Read More »Mickey Mouse in Space
Theme Park Insider has announced their reader’s choice awards for the previous year. The parks with the largest visitor numbers would have a natural advantage in reader’s choice polls, and this years winners shows no exceptions to that rule. However, The choice of Disneyland Resort’s… Read More »TPI: Best of Awards
Rumors are again circulating about the demise of one of Disneyland’s most cherished, but least visited, attractions. Yes. The eyes of park management have turned once more toward Great Moments with Mr Lincoln and this time the famous attration’s fate may already be sealed.
What is known is that current announced plans for the celebration surrounding the 50th Anniversary of Disneyland call for Mr Lincoln to take a hiatus for the length of the celebration. Part of what’s leading to the rumors is that ever since Light Magic, The Keel Boats, and the Submarine Voyage (despite Marty Sklar’s famous speed bump on Harbor Blvd speach) all went on ‘hiatus’ and never came back, hiatus has become a Disney codeword for ‘sent out to pasture’ aka retired. Needless to say this revelation is causing the bunching of many a panty.