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Caribbean Beach Resort Guests Notified of Impacts from Upcoming Construction Project

Late last week we shared the news that two of Disney's moderate resorts - Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach - are scheduled for major refurbishment projects. Now we're hearing what that construction project means for guests at Caribbean Beach Resort.

Disney News Round-up: DisneyQuest Closing in July, Disney Files New Ride Patent, and More

Happy first day of February! We made it! In today's Disney news round-up we have a variety of things to check out including the announcement that DisneyQuest is closing for good this summer, and a new patent has been filed by Disney. Let's check it out.

Disney News Round-Up: Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Merchandise, Disney Parks Holiday News, and More

And just like that Halloween is over and it's all about Christmas and the holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort! The jack-o-lanterns have been replaced with garland and toy soldiers, and the first Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is November 7. Let's check out today's holiday-themed news round-up.

Disney and Pixar Win Big at the Annie Awards

The Walt Disney Studios and Pixar were the big winners at this year's International Animated Film Society's Annie Awards. Overall, Disney and its related companies picked up 17 Annie Awards. The Annie is the animation industry's equivalent of an Academy Award.

Bob Weis Named President of Walt Disney Imagineering

The Walt Disney Company announced late last week that Bob Weis would be taking over as president of Walt Disney Imagineering, replacing Bruce Vaughn. Weis was instrumental in the makeover of Disney California Adventure and was in charge of the Shanghai Disney project.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Breaks Global Box Office Records in Opening Weekend

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is still dominating the global box office following its record-breaking opening weekend. The film earned an all-time industry-high $248 million at the domestic box office last weekend and had an all-time record global box office of $529 million.

Brothers Create Life-Size Version of Andy’s Room from 'Toy Story 3'

While most Disney fans are content with some subtle decor or collections to represent their love of all things Disney, two brothers recently took "design by Disney" to a whole new level. The brothers, Morgan and Mason McGrew, created a life-size version of Andy's room from Disney/Pixar's Toy Story 3.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Opening Night Event at Walt Disney World Resort is Sold Out

Earlier this week Disney announced a special event for the opening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The "Opening Night Event" is planned for December 17 and includes a showing of the new film followed by a private after-hours party at Disney's Hollywood Studios. And as of today, the event is completely sold out.

Mary Blair’s House is On the Market for a Cool $1.6 Million

If you're looking to move to the West Coast and you happen to have a spare $1.6 million, you could own a piece of Disney-related history. The one-time residence of famed Disney artist Mary Blair is on the market in Los Angeles.

Disney and The American Red Cross Renew Commitment to The Pillowcase Project for National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and Disney and The American Red Cross have recently renewed their commitment to the Pillowcase Project. This initiative supports in-school and after-school curriculum for children in third through fifth grade to learn how to prepare and cope with emergencies.

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TRON Attraction At The Magic Kingdom

We Disney fans have become pretty used to construction walls over the past few years. I don't think any of us like them, but we usually love what's there when they come down! Over at the Magic Kingdom Park Tomorrowland is getting ready for a pretty exciting addition the new TRON attraction is now under construction.

Disney Halloween-themed Food Novelty Souvenirs

Disney-themed food novelties are some of the most popular souvenirs for Guests of Disney Parks. As we move into the fabulous fall festivities, we're hearing news of a whole new set of spooky novelty items for you to enjoy! You'll find these cute food filled takeaways at select points across the Walt Disney World property.

5 New Things You Have To Try At The 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

The countdown clock is ticking away to the August 30th opening of The 23rd Epcot International Food and Wine Festival! More than 30 global marketplaces will serve up edible delights for a whopping 75 day long festival. The annual Disney culinary tour features celebrity chefs, culinary demos, beverage tastings and nightly Eat to the Beat concerts. Running from August 30th through November 12th, 2018 is a fan favorite that draws crowds year after year. Read on to find out what five new things you just have to try.

Disney Expands Its Commitment To A Sustainable Planet

The Walt Disney Company's has always had a strong commitment to the environment with stewardship practices going back more than 60 years. Walt Disney believed that "conservation isn't just the business of a few people. It's a matter that concerns all of us." Today the corporation that bears his name continues to strive to meet ideals set out by its founder.

Exciting New Venues For Disney Destination Weddings

Did you know that the percentage of guests that say they will attend your destination wedding is significantly higher when you plan to have it at Walt Disney World? It's true! Each year the professionals with Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings host 4,000 weddings globally. If you are looking for wedding magic, there's no better place to go.

Watch Fourth of July Fireworks #DisneyParksLIVE Tonight!

Happy Independence Day U.S.A.! It's a star-spangled holiday all across the country, and the Disney Parks are no different. If you're stuck at home (like me) instead of touring the Magic Kingdom this year #DisneyParksLIVE has got you covered for fireworks!

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy Planned For Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The Incredible Sumer has brought Disney fans a wealth of things to be excited about at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Disney's Hollywood Studios has been especially super with the highly anticipated opening of Toy Story Land.

5 Fin-tastic Finds Every Modern Mermaid Needs This Summer

Mermaids are all the rage right now, but we Disney fans have always know that there is something special under the water. And - Oh My Disney! This gear is good.

Five Tasty Tidbits Of Disney Foodie Fun

Theme Park Food isn't something that usually makes your taste buds water, unless of course you are talking about a Walt Disney World Theme Park. The Chefs of the Food & Beverage department are always coming up with creative new products to give their guests some of the most trendy and delicious and trendy they can imagine. Today I've got five tasty tidbits of Disney foodie fun for you to try this Summer.

Modern BBQ Is Being Served Up Daily At The Polite Pig In Disney Springs

When it comes to a hearty meal that evokes the spirit of Summer, there are just a few things on my list, and at the very top is barbecue. The Walt Disney World Resort has its fair share of places to indulge in this traditional American fare, but the very best just may be from the new kid on the block. The Polite Pig is dominating the quick service scene at Disney Springs with deep smoke, rich flavors and exciting sides.