Hong Kong Disneyland (new website!) is nearing completion. Training for employees is well underway (500 have already worked at Walt Disney World and will pass that experience along), most of the tiny details that make Disney theme parks so special have been installed, and I must say the park looks great. LaughingPlace.com’s "Tales from the… Read More »Hong Kong Disneyland Main Street Revealed
LaughingPlace.com has just posted some amazing pictures of the new train station outside Hong Kong Disneyland, the esplanade leading up to the entrance, and some eerily familiar photos of the train station that graces the main entrance to the park. Hmmm. Is that Lee and Lindsay taking the photos. Why do you think they’re at… Read More »A Peek at Hong Kong Disneyland
Part of what makes LaughingPlace.com such an amazing internet community is the talent of its membership. Combine that with a bunch of disney oriented fun loving folk and you have a formula for some unique meets. Take the recent opportunity readers of the website had to go inside Disneyland’s famous and exclusive dining establishment –… Read More »Club 33 Scrapbook for Tinker Bell
Tucked in among the July 24th ‘Live‘ photos on Laughingplace.com are a few photos from the world premier of Disney’s Sky High, a PG rated popcorn flick that follows the fortunes of a superhero family as their son enters the High School for superheros, only without any superpowers. Sound like something you’d go see? Well… Read More »Sky High, man
I hope somebody is considering offering all of Bob Gurr’s columns at www.laughingplace.com in some type of limited edition softcover book because Gurr influenced everything with wheels at Disneyland. And how come there hasn’t been a book about Morgan "Bill"Evans and how he transformed landscaping into an artform at Disneyland? As part of the series… Read More »Early Imagineers. Who were they?
Well it appears the day went off fairly well, all things considered. The park was packed at times, but the gates never closed. Here’s a look around the net at some of the coverage. LaughingPlace.com kept sending photos of the event in real time via it’s ‘LIVE‘ cameraphone feature. The official 50th Anniversary Podcasts. The… Read More »Disneyland’s well-wishers
I’m not going to track the happenings at Disneyland minute by minute today. If you’re interested in that I recommend visiting LaughingPlace.com. But I thought it was interesting that reports have already surfaced about there being 20,000 people in line to get into Disneyland by 3AM Pacific Time. They’ve queued them up inside DCA and… Read More »Long Lines at 4AM Disneyland time
I’m quite happy to announced that the third issue of LaughingPlace.com’s Tales from the Laughing Place Disney magazine is now available for purchase. The first two issues were as beautiful and informative as anything published by Disney now or in the past. Issue three will continue to span the empire of Disney bringing us news… Read More »Tales from the Laughing Place, issue 3 for sale