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    6 Disney World News Stories: Soaps & Stuff

    From hotel room soaps to the demise of Express Transportation, a lot of news has been coming out of Walt Disney World, but not all of it has been worthy of a standalone article, in my estimation. In this post, we’ll round up some of these smaller bits of news from August 2017, and share […]

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  • 8 Disney Restaurants Win Wine Spectator 2017 Awards

    Eight restaurants around Walt Disney World and the Disneyland Resort have been honored by Wine Spectator this year for their exceptional wine selection and service. Each year, the magazine selects restaurants from all 50 states and dozens of countries that display a dedication to wine that effectively complements their cuisine. The “Award of Excellence” was earned by: […]

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    Main Street Electrical Parade at Disneyland

    Main Street Electrical Parade made its Disneyland homecoming earlier this year for what has been billed as a nostalgic, farewell run for the parade that ran down Main Street in Disneyland from 1972 until 1996. The parade was replaced by Light Magic, which quickly became known among fans as “Light Tragic.” (If you’ve never heard […]

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  • Disney Parks Blog to Live Stream ‘Rivers of Light’ on August 22

    The Disney Parks Blog has just announced that they will have a special #DisneyParksLIVE stream of “Rivers of Light” on Tuesday, August 22. If you haven’t seen this gorgeous nighttime show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom yet, you’re in for a real treat as “Rivers of Light” honors animals and nature by blending floating set pieces […]

  • For Now, Disney Wants to Keep ABC Programming on Netflix

    A week ago, The DIS reported that Netflix was in serious talks with Disney to keep their Star Wars and Marvel content on Netflix. This came after Disney announced earlier this month that they would be pulling some of their programming from Netflix to create their own online direct-to-consumer streaming service. Since then, it has […]

  • Disney Executives Receive Contract Extensions and Raises

    Yesterday, Disney extended the job contracts of the chief financial officer, general counsel, and chief strategy officer. Disney also gave a raise to the chief human resources officer. The contract extensions and renegotiations became public through a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Chief Financial Officer Christine McCarthy and Chief Strategy Officer Kevin Mayer […]

  • Disney Springs Saw Its First Day of American Idol Auditions

    American Idol is celebrating its new ABC home by holding auditions for its returning season in Disney Springs, and yesterday was the first day for fans and hopefuls to display their vocal talents. Long lines of prospective contestants gathered in the sweltering Florida heat, joined by some Idol alumni who were there to share their […]