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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Watch How Imagineers Create the Sounds of the Disney Parks (Video)

By Keith Mahne




The vision and showmanship of Walt Disney has touched more corners of the world and hearts through his many films and theme parks. Since opening Disneyland on July 17, 1955, Walt and his team of dream makers, better known as Imagineers, have created magical destinations around the world. Today we'll have a chance to peak behind the curtain and see how the incredibly talented Imagineers create the sounds and music of the Disney Parks...

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Walt Disney’s Dreams Grow and Change But to What End?

By Ron Baxley




Come explore some of the changes coming to the Disney Parks that were recently announced at the D23 Expo and find out how these changes may affect areas that nostalgic fans of the parks may or may not like. We will also discuss how this relates to Walt Disney’s vision for the parks and the company he and his brother Roy founded in today's new article by contributing writer Ron Baxley…

Friday, July 21, 2017

Remembering The Disney Afternoon

By Brittany Bell




If you were a child of the 90s then consider yourself lucky. This was the prime age for watching children’s television when Disney cartoon shows reached what many believe to be their peak. The Disney Afternoon began as a television programming block and brought some of the most iconic and popular Disney cartoons to date. Though all of the shows that aired during The Disney Afternoon had wrapped at the turn of the century, the shows that aired pack a Disney nostalgia punch reminiscent of the Renaissance-era films of the same era. Join us today as we remember The Disney Afternoon

Saturday, July 15, 2017

A Musical Tribute To Disneyland's 62nd Anniversary

By Chris Lyndon




We all know the story of Walt one day sitting on a park bench watching his daughters delight in riding a merry-go-round. Legend says this was the first time he imagined a place where kids and their parents could have fun together. It's no secret that 62 years ago—as a result of his musings that fateful day—Walt opened the gates to a whole new world of entertainment, a place where the cares of the world melt away in lands of adventure, fantasy, and tomorrow. In celebration of Disneyland's 62nd anniversary, we are pleased to present a collection of songs in tribute to the most beloved theme park in the world. Join us today on this musical tribute tour as we celebrate the opening of Walt Disney's original Magic Kingdom...

Friday, July 14, 2017

How Walt Disney World Found Its Home in Florida

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The most exciting and challenging project ever tackled by Walt Disney Productions, now The Walt Disney Company, started out quietly and under a shroud of secrecy. Join us today as we take a detailed look back in time at those crucial and exciting days when Walt Disney was acquiring the land that would become home to the most popular vacation destination on earth, Walt Disney World...

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Remembering the Empress Lilly

By Keith Mahne




Beginning in the late 1970s, if you happened to be in Central Florida and wanted a truly special meal, there was one place to go: the Empress Lilly. For 18 years, the regally appointed ship beckoned diners with one of the finest menus at Walt Disney World. Gourmets, park lovers, romantics agreed: The Lilly – named in honor of Walt's first lady, Lillian Bounds Disney – was always a delicious experience. Join us as we remember the Empress Lilly riverboat in today's new article...