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  • Art Smith’s Homecoming Florida Kitchen and Southern Shine to open July 12

    The newest restaurant at Disney Springs, Homecoming Florida Kitchen and Southern Shine, will open July 12. The restaurant is from Art Smith, known from his time as Oprah’s private chef and a judge on the show BBQ Pitmasters.  Smith also runs Table fifty-two in Chicago, Art and Soul in D.C., Southern Art & Bourbon Bar […]

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    BoardWalk Bakery Review

    BoardWalk Bakery is a counter service restaurant and bakery at BoardWalk Inn at Walt Disney World. Located along the boardwalk itself, it’s an easy spot to grab breakfast on the way to Epcot, or–as we often do–dinner when walking from Epcot to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This review features food photos both the baked goods and sandwiches, […]

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  • Disneyland releases new look at Star Wars-themed land

    The Disneyland Resort recently added a new concept image on one of the construction fences surrounding the 14-acres that will eventually become a Star War-themed land. The image shows rock structures throughout the land, plus the locations of marketplaces and various buildings, including the cargo bay where guests will be able to fly the Millennium […]

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    Exploring Disney Vacation Club Resale and Direct Purchase

    The Disney Vacation Club has announced they would no longer be offering Membership Extras to those members who purchased their ownership points through the resale market. This topic was discussed on the Dis Unplugged weekly show on April 12, 2016 and got me thinking about how this will affect the resale market. So, I broke […]

  • Disney News
    Why I’m (Not) Going Mirrorless: Volume II

    Hi, my name is Tom, and I have GAS. No, not that kind of gas. Gear Acquisition Syndrome. I love toys, but (unfortunately) I’m a little too old for more Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures. Instead, my insatiable thirst for new toys results in me buying camera equipment. You might have gleaned as much from […]

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  • Port Canaveral closed briefly due to suspicious package

    Port Canaveral was locked down for a brief period of time around 2:00pm on Saturday, July 9, when an odor coming from passenger luggage arose suspicion. The area was secured and a Coast Guard robot was sent into to investigate. The odor turned out to be a broken can of hair spray. The Coast Guard […]

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    Restaurant Hokusai Review

    Restaurant Hokusai is a table service restaurant in World Bazaar at Tokyo Disneyland serving Japanese cuisine in a setting that looks like a traditional Japanese restaurant. This review features food photos, a look inside this dining spot, and a brief glimpse of its history at Tokyo Disneyland. As a Disney geek, the history of Restaurant Hokusai is incredibly […]

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  • Baseball coach arrested for groping several boys at Disney’s Pop Century Resort

    We reported earlier this week about a young boy being groped at Disney’s Pop Century Resort; today, the rest of the story has come out. Nicholas Groth, 20, of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, was arrested Thursday night, July 7, for inappropriately touching young boys in the pool at the resort. Groth is a boys’ baseball coach […]

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    A Disney Cruise – Is it worth the $$$ price tag?

    It’s that time of year again. The Disney Cruise Line itineraries for summer and fall of 2017 have been released! The itineraries include some new destinations in Alaska and Europe, and a return to many old favorites in the Caribbean and the Bahamas. So, no doubt many people will be scrutinizing these itineraries, researching the ports, and deciding which […]