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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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Introducing Peru Alto Maya From Joffery's Coffee And Disney

Disney fans can be pretty dedicated to their coffee, and whether they prefer Starbucks or Joffery's you don't want to get between them and their caffeine fix. Yesterday, Disney announced a brand new brew that not only provides support to fans looking for a great cuppa joe, but supports their mission of conservation around the world.

A Few Drinks At Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar

My 22 year old son and I have a running "argument" over which one of us drank more on our last Disney trip. He's sure it was him, but I think he just didn't want to have to tell his friends that is was totally his Mom. Regardless of who downed more delicious Disney cocktails on the trip - we started it all off with rounds at the fantastically fun Indiana Jones themed location at Disney Springs - Jock Lindey's Hangar Bar.

Souvenir Sensation: Lucky Bamboo

Mombasa Marketplace in Harambe Village at Disney's Animal Kingdom offers a plethora of delightful souvenirs. Here guests can find everything from plushies to dishes, and dumbecks to jewelry, whatever lovely African inspired things tickle their fancy. Amongst the treasures, guest can also make a purchase that allows them to go home with something to help the Disney Park's mission grow.

10 Ideas For Valentines At Walt Disney World That Don’t Add Extra Expense

We all know that Disney vacations don't come cheap, and extra experiences can add a cost that not everyone can manage. Never fear Valentines Walt Disney World is full of romantic opportunities just waiting to be taken advantage of. Last year we posted a list of 5 Romantic Things To Do At Disney For Free, this year we've come up with even more ideas to add a bit of romance to your Disney vacation without adding extra expense.

Guest Review: Express Transportation At Walt Disney World Parks

Disney is offering a new service to get you quickly from park to park called Express Transportation. My husband and I had the chance to try it out over the weekend and loved it!

Start Your Day of Adventure At Creature Comforts In Disney's Animal Kingdom

I'm one of those girls that needs her morning coffee, and when I'm headed out for a day at a Disney Park, the first thing I do is figure out where the Starbucks is. At Disney's Animal Kingdom, you can be sure that I'll be making my way to Creature Comforts... because that's exactly what I need.

My Five Favorite Things About The Disney Cruise Line

I've been dreaming of going back to sea, as tends to happen this time of year. If like me you yearn to slow down and relax while soaking up some serious tropical sun, maybe it's time you take a Disney Cruise. Leaving from Port Canaveral (and other Ports around the world) the Disney Cruise Line offers an escape beyond compare, and I thought I would let you in on the five things that I love most.

Sunny For Springtime Minnie Mouse Rocks The Dots

As the cold wind blow across the majority of the country, winter weary folks turn their thoughts to a sunny springtime attitude. If you need a little help perking up your wardrobe Minnie Mouse has just the thing you need with this bright and cheerful collection of stylish merchandise rocking those classic dots.

The Boathouse at Disney Springs Offers Lunch & Launch

The BOATHOUSE at Disney Spring is one of many fabulous eateries that are taking the shopping, dining, and entertainment complex to another level. The massive Boathouse complex holds three bars, several dining rooms that seat a total of 600 people, a museum quality collection of rare boats, a gift shop, and the launch for one of the most unique experiences anywhere - Vintage Amphicar Tours of Disney Springs.

Grab A Quick Bite At Sunshine Seasons In Epcot

There's one restaurant at Epcot that I never plan on eating at, but somehow always end up at - Sunshine Seasons. Located on the lower level of Epcot's Land Pavilion, Sunshine Seasons is a food court style quick serve location that is always bustling with energy. Whether you're looking for a hearty lunch, or just a quick snack to grab and go, there's sure to be something waiting for you at Sunshine Seasons.