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Newsies Merchandise Now For Sale Online

Are you a Newsies fan, but can’t make it to New York City to pickup some merchandise at the show? You’ll be happy to know that you can now pick up some Newsies on Broadway merchandise at the Disney Store online. Plus, six other Newsies… Read More »Newsies Merchandise Now For Sale Online

Castle 4-14 Recap: The Blue Butterfly

When I first heard that Castle was going to do a tribute to film noir episode, I was a little worried about how it would turn out. Two mysteries from two different time periods don’t always work.

I shouldn’t have worried.

While not my favorite episode of the season, it was a blast from start to finish.Read More »Castle 4-14 Recap: The Blue Butterfly

Disney in Times Square, New York City

Disney has been invading New York City’s Times Square ever since Beauty and the Beast opened at the Palace Theater in 1994. With the closure of Tarzan and Little Mermaid, it may appear Disney’s influence is on the ebb, but with my visit yesterday, I found that to be anything but true.

The whole area has been turned into a metropolitan version of Main Street U.S.A. complete with pedestrians walking in the middle of the street, a giant emporium, amusement attractions and, it wouldn’t be Time Square without it, millions of glowing light bulbs. (I’d hate to be the person responsible for replacing those that burn out.)

The ‘Disneyfication’ of New York is astounding and nearly complete. There are still some rough edges, but that’s to be expected in New York. It’s part of the city’s charm. Either way, the tourists didn’t seem to mind, I half expected to see a band marching around or some walk-around characters… Turns out, I wasn’t disappointed.

Join me  below the jump and let’s go on a little walking tour and see for ourselves.

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