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  • Disney News
    The 2016 Golden Bricks

    Move over Oscars, Golden Globes, and Carnegie Science Awards, because there’s a new award show in town, and some people are calling it the most coveted prize since the prestigious Charles W. Howard Award. So put on your fanciest Crocs and don your formal fanny pack, because it’s time for the Golden Bricks and all […]

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    Thank You, Cast Members!

    Walt Disney once said, “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” Of the myriad Walt quotes out there, this is the most poignant; the most significant to this day. Every time I see the Casting Agency door on […]

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  • Disney Legend Charlie Ridgway passes away at age 93

    Sadly, the Orlando Sentinel has reported that Disney Legend Charlie Ridgway has passed away in his Longwood home this Christmas Eve. Ridgway is known for his extensive participation with media coverage during the opening of Magic Kingdom back in 1971 including the iconic LIFE Magazine cover showing nearly 3,000 Cast Members in front of Cinderella […]

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    Tips for Celebrating Festivus at Disney

    Irritated by the crash commercialism of Christmas at Walt Disney World? Distracted by all that tinsel? Have you realized there has to be another way while raining blows upon another guest fighting over the last Princess Elena doll? Does the idea of a new holiday scratch you right where you itch? Then it’s time to […]

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    Top 10 Disney World Resorts at Christmas

    Whether you’re trying to determine which hotel at Walt Disney World is the best option for your Christmas stay or just wonder which ones have the best holiday decor, this post is for you. (Plus, we heard in our recent feedback request that a lot of you like listicles…) As we’ve said countless times now, Christmas […]

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  • Disney Store to stop on-call scheduling for shift workers

    Disney Store and five other major retailers have announced that they will stop using on-call shift scheduling. With this way of scheduling, employees have to call into work before a shift to find out if they have to come in, making child care arrangements and other plans difficult. The other companies are Aeropostale, Carter’s, David’s […]

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    Celebrating the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

    Like so many other Walt Disney World fans, the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights was the highlight of a Christmas trip. In this post, we thought we’d pay tribute to the Osborne Lights via photos, their history, and what the display meant to us. We hope you enjoy this jaunt down memory lane. Most […]

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  • christmas
    Celebrating the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

    Like so many other Walt Disney World fans, the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights was the highlight of a Christmas trip. In this post, we thought we’d pay tribute to the Osborne Lights via photos, their history, and what the display meant to us. We hope you enjoy this jaunt down memory lane. Most […]

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    Odds & Ends Update

    It’s been a while since we did a random housekeeping post covering things that don’t really fit elsewhere, and that’s what this is. Nothing exactly exciting or informative–rather, this is mostly about you answering our questions and providing some feedback. (Feedback that could end up saving you money, though, so don’t close the tab just yet…) […]

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    Magic Kingdom to Serve Alcohol at 4 Restaurants

    We’re a little late to the punch on this one, but since this remains (for some reason) a popular news story, we thought we’d share our take on the news that four more Magic Kingdom restaurants will begin serving wine and beer starting December 23, 2016. These restaurants are Tony’s Town Square Restaurant, Liberty Tree Tavern, Jungle Navigation […]

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