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Today is Walt Disney’s Birthday!

On this day in 1901, Walter Elias Disney, one of America’s greatest entrepeneurs and modern geniuses, was born. On what would be his 120th birthday, we honor his creations, on which his vast empire has continued to grow many years after his passing. He was… Read More »Today is Walt Disney’s Birthday!

Artist rendering of new Walt Disney statue coming to EPCOT

New Walt Disney Statue to Be Placed at EPCOT

Among the many quick tidbits of news dropped at Destination D23 was the reveal of a new statue of Walt Disney that soon will have a home at EPCOT. As part of the historic transformation of EPCOT, there will be a new location near Spaceship… Read More »New Walt Disney Statue to Be Placed at EPCOT

Original Plans for Walt Disney’s Backyard Railroad up for auction

Some lucky Disneyana collector, or hopefully a museum or fan club like The Carolwood Society, will soon be the sole owner of the original plans for Walt Disney’s Backyard Railroad. The historic lot is going up for auction next month on Heritage Auctions. Walt Disney’s… Read More »Original Plans for Walt Disney’s Backyard Railroad up for auction

The Park: Disneyland, Anaheim, 1963

When Walt visited the Park, he always created quite a stir behind the scenes. As soon as he drove through the back gate, the offices were abuzz. Phones would ring “Walt’s in the Park! “, “Who’s he talking to?” “Where is he now??” To us,… Read More »The Park: Disneyland, Anaheim, 1963

Eat Disney at home! Blue Bayou’s Monte Cristo Sandwich recipe

If there’s one dish that is synonymous with the Blue Bayou restaurant inside Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, it’s the Monte Cristo Sandwich. The southern classic is perfectly themed to the stately mansion that looks out over the Louisiana bayou set in a constant… Read More »Eat Disney at home! Blue Bayou’s Monte Cristo Sandwich recipe