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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Attraction Poster T-shirt

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is really the attraction that started the modern era of themed entertainment at Disney’s theme parks. It’s pretty cool to see this retro look at the attractions original poster now available on a t-Shirt. Jim Michaelson, Rudy Lord, and Greg Paul… Read More »Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Attraction Poster T-shirt

Magic Kingdom Merchandise Update – October 2014

If you follow me on my regular path through the Magic Kingdom, you’ll observe that I spend a lot of time in the stores. I love to see what new merchandise is available for guests. Sometimes there are hits, and sometimes misses. But lately the… Read More »Magic Kingdom Merchandise Update – October 2014

Disney has a Times Square Problem

When you think of Disney in Times Square, NYC. the company wants you to think of this

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and this

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and this

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But what a large portion of the 1.4 million tourists that pass through Times Square see every week is this

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and this

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It’s not a good situation. A half-decade or so ago in New York, there was just an occasional Mickey Mouse hanging out near the ABC studios trying not to look bored, a few years ago Elmo joined in the fun, but now there’s dozens of these costumed characters (often many duplicates of the same characters) just hanging out hoping that someone will give them a tip after posing for a picture with them.

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Disney Store to add Apple Pay NFC mobile payments

Disney continues to rollout its new concept Disney Store with the latest opening in Syracuse, NY and one in Rome, Italy. It also made news recently by agreeing to accept Apple Pay at some Disney Store locations (as well as Walt Disney World). This NFC… Read More »Disney Store to add Apple Pay NFC mobile payments

New Batch of Attraction Poster T-Shirts at Disney Store

Two new batches of Disney attraction poster based t-shirts have just been announced. The previous Space Mountain shirts, were very popular, so I’m glad to see they’ve decided to continue the series. Like Space Mountain shirts, these Poster Tee Series shirts are only available for… Read More »New Batch of Attraction Poster T-Shirts at Disney Store