Saturday, November 28, 2015

Christmas Time on Disney Avenue

By Keith Mahne

Friends, it's finally the most wonderful time of the year again here on Disney Avenue. I wanted to wish everyone a joyous Holiday Season and also fill you in on some fun, holiday traditions that occur each December here on the site. Please join me after the page break and I'll fill you in on all the holiday excitement that is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit...

Friday, November 27, 2015

A Walk in the Park: Disneyland Edition - The Holidays and Star Wars Come to Disneyland

By Daisy Sparks

The holidays are in full swing at the Disneyland resort and it's one of the most beautiful, and crowded, times of the year to visit. For this edition of A Walk in the Park, let's check out all the amazing Star Wars additions in Tomorrowland and see some seasonal offerings around the Park because, after all, it is the most wonderful time of the year. Ready?! Let's get walking around Disneyland...

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Wonderful World of Disney - 40 Years of Television Magic

By Keith Mahne

I have something very special to share with you today. Something we really don't get to see on television any longer. I'm referring to those special Disney broadcasts that allowed us to reminisce on the good ol' days. I'd like to share something that is sure to bring you joy and will have you wrapped up in a blanket of nostalgia. It's called The Wonderful World of Disney - 40 Years of Television Magic and it's a television special that aired on ABC on December 10, 1994. So if you're ready, let's go back to those simply days when television had only three channels, the picture was black and white, and Sunday night meant Disney...

Monday, November 23, 2015

Remembering Disney's River Country

By Keith Mahne

Disney's River Country was the first water park at Walt Disney World. It opened on June 20, 1976 and ceased operations on September 30th, 2001. On January 20, 2005, The Walt Disney Company announced that River Country would remain closed permanently. Along with Discovery Island, it is one of only two Disney parks in history to close permanently and both parks were abandoned rather than demolished. Let' take a look back at Walt Disney World's very first water park as we remember River Country in today's featured article...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The History of Disney's Cruise Line

By Kevin Faux

The Disney Cruise Line is more than just another cruise company. Disney designed its ships to be innovative, offering unique facilities and programs, each with Disney's hallmark, first class service. People were surprised when the Disney company announced the launch of a cruise line. Would the Disney company find success on the high seas? Could the company famous for inventing modern theme parks reinvent the cruise line business? Disney decided to find out, and so will we in today's new article on the history of the Disney Cruise Line by Kevin Faux...

Monday, November 16, 2015

Delta Dreamflight - A Walt Disney World Classic Remembered

By Keith Mahne

Delta Dreamflight was an attraction located in Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom inside Walt Disney World, and was sponsored by Delta Air Lines. While usually a line-free experience, Dreamflight remains a classic Disney attraction that was dedicated to the magic of air travel. Dreamflight also replaced an attraction called If You Had Wings, another WDW classic that was sponsored by Eastern Air Lines. Now, let's revisit this old Tomorrowland treasure by covering its history, listening to its fantastic theme song, and even taking a ride through as we remember Delta Dreamflight in today's new article...

Thursday, November 12, 2015

A Walk in the Park: Disneyland Edition - Club 33

By Daisy Sparks

Tucked away in New Orleans Square in Disneyland is a simple door. It blends in well, barely noticeable, except for the large plaque brandishing the number 33 marking its address, 33 Royal Street. Yet behind that simple door lies the most exclusive club in America, housing priceless Disney artifacts and an experience that does have a price…and it is hefty. Let's take a look around this beautiful Disneyland treasure in this week's Walk in the Park article...