Break Out Your Training Tiaras For The 2020 Princess Half Marathon Weekend

Break Out Your Training Tiaras For The 2020 Princess Half Marathon Weekend

Lace up your slippers and run the castle in 2020.

Dine At Columbia Harbour House A Magic Kingdom Favorite

Dine At Columbia Harbour House A Magic Kingdom Favorite

Classic foods with healthy options that don't just leave you wanting more.

Fun News From The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Fun News From The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Highlights from the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Get Ready To Step Inside The Epcot Experience

Get Ready To Step Inside The Epcot Experience

A new era of imagination awaits.

Five Free Things To Do At Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival

Five Free Things To Do At Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival

Don't forget to take advantage of these fun festival extras.

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Babycakes NYC Vegan Bakery Opens in Downtown Disney

In a trifecta of deliciousness, three new food locations opened in Downtown Disney this month, replacing the spot vacated by McDonald's after the restaurant's contract expired with Disney last year.

Pollo Campero and Fresh Apeel offer your entrees, while Babycakes NYC -- a starlet New York City bakery that recently expanded to LA and now to Orlando -- offers the primary dessert options.

What makes this place different from any other you'll find in Disney World, however, is what you won't find in its cupcakes, breads, and cookies. The Vegan bakery is also egg-free, gluten-free, casein-free, and refined sugar-free -- perfect for guests with specialty diets!

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas Celebrate 10th Anniversary at Epcot

With Michael Douglas' health issues a constant headline, it was nice to see he and wife of 10 years, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, out and about enjoying a day in the parks.

The celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary in Epcot, with kiddos Dylan (at left, age 10) and Carys (at right, age 7).

While Zeta-Jones and Douglas' anniversary is technically November 18th, the couple was seen in Epcot on the 24th.

Mars Needs Moms Trailer Released

In a new Disney film created by the folks who made A Christmas Carol last year, nine-year-old Milo (voiced by Seth Green) has to stow away on a spaceship to save his mom (voiced by Joan Cusack) from Martians.

Apparently, Mars is low on moms to parent their young and begins stealing moms from Earth. Milo teams up with a tech-savvy earthman named Gribble and a Martian girl called Ki to accomplish his haphazard mission.

Check out the trailer for "Mars Needs Moms" below. The film is scheduled to open in 3D, 2D, and IMAX 3D March 11, 2011.

Disney Dream Lands in Hamburg, Germany

The newest Disney cruise ship, the Disney Dream, arrived in the port of Hamburg, Germany, at 3am local time on November 22nd, 2010. Most recently, the ship has been moving along the River Ems to the North Sea, where it's been undergoing sea trials during the testing phase of its construction process.

It will be held in dry dock this week, and move on next to Bremerhaven where it will be delivered (officially) to Disney on December 9th. There, final supplies will be loaded onto the ship and crew members will join up with the ship for its final sail to Port Canaveral, FL., where it's scheduled to arrive just after the New Year.

Disney Partners With Gowalla

Eat your heart out, Foursquare. Disney's signed up to partner with Gowalla check-ins for now.

The location-based software programs -- where guests can "check in" to different Disney locations via smartphone apps -- have been quickly climbing the charts as popular social networking options, and Disney's choice to partner with location service Gowalla instead of Facebook or Foursquare is big news.

Atlanta Braves Training Schedule at WDW Announced

Did you know that the Atlanta Braves conduct their Spring Training in Disney World?

ESPN's Wide World of Sports hosts the team each Spring for baseball season preparations, and dates for training have been announced for 2011 -- running from the end of February through late March.

Head over to see the Braves take on the New York Yankees on March 8th; play the Cardinals on March 9th and 10th; and the Red Sox on March 16th!

Hyperion Wharf Replaces Pleasure Island

After the closure of several clubs and restaurants at the former Pleasure Island in Disney World's Downtown Disney, grown-up guests were relegated to very few evening entertainment spots. But Disney's just announced the news about a renaissance on the Island, which will now be called Hyperion Wharf.

Several brand new restaurants will be moving into the location, and more dining and shopping opportunities will be brought in as well. The entire project will be completed by 2013.

New Parade Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios; “Block Party Bash” to End January 1

Disney's "Block Party Bash," which has been running since 2008, will end on January 1st. Not to worry, though, Disney is set to introduce a brand new parade. The new parade has yet to be named " but will feature some of Disney-Pixar's most famous characters. Remy and Emile from "Ratatoille" and Carl and Russel from "Up" will be part of the production.

Disney Cast Members Raise $36K for Make-A-Wish Foundation

In true Disney spirit, five hundred cast members and volunteers recently participated in the "Encore! Cast and Orchestra" program donated over 47,000 hours to put together "Dream Our Dreams, A Musical Tribute to the Legacy of Disney." The program was held at EPCOT center's "World Showplace" in early August, and raised over $37K for the "Make-A-Wish Foundation."

Walt Disney World’s “Art of Animation” Resort Set to Open in Summer 2012

It's hard to think of Disney and not think "animation." You may think of some of your favorite movies, Finding Nemo or the Lion King, for example. Some of Disney-Pixar's famous movies are currently being incorporated into the "Art of Animation" Resort, which is slated to open during the Summer of 2012. The Lion King, the Little Mermaid and Cars will also make an appearance. Imagine the chance to experience elements of some of your favorite Disney films first-hand!