Disney's Animal Kingdom new babies

Handling with Care: Meet Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Animal Care Experts

By Beth Deitchman

From Bambi’s first adoring smile at his mother to newborn Simba’s wondrous gaze at the circle of life he has just joined, we’ve always found Disney’s youngest animals to be simply irresistible. The same might be said for the very real animals that live at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. Sumatran tiger cubs Anala and Jeda made their…

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Mickey's of Glendale shopping in Florida event

D23’s Mickey’s of Glendale Shopping Experience in Florida


New this year, guests will be admitted to the Mickey’s of Glendale pop-up shop based on a limited number of one-hour shopping windows. Based on availability, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members have the opportunity to sign up for a single one-hour window.


Walt Disney Imagineering is thrilled to extend the invitation to D23 Gold and Gold Family…

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walt disney world cast members

Cast Members Enjoy Lunch at the Disneyland Commissary

Costumed cast members from the four main realms of Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom—Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, and Tomorrowland—take a lunch break at one of Disneyland Park’s backstage cafeterias in July 1961. The food was undoubtedly tasty but presumably Snow White avoided the apple pie.

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D23 Expo Japan 2018

FULL RECAP: D23 Expo Japan 2018 Delights Fans with Disney Magic

By Jeffrey Epstein

Day Three Brings D23 Expo Japan to an Unforgettable Finish

Day three of D23 Expo Japan continued the cascade of the pixie dust that fell upon Tokyo Disney Resort over the long weekend in Japan.

The day opened with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek taking to the Maihama Amphitheater stage to outline some of the thrilling…

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jan 2018 a to z

Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante

Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante Italian trattoria opening at the Landing at Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort on Jan 4. 2018. The restaurant is themed to a 1930s airline terminal and serves traditional Sicilian dishes. Nearby are a tunnel bar with a 1920s speakeasy vibe, Enzo’s Hideaway (opened Jan. 12), and Pizza Ponte for quick service pizza. Managed…

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walt disney world stolport

Lake Buena Vista STOLport

Soon after the opening of Walt Disney World Resort on October 1, 1971, the new Lake Buena Vista STOLport opened. Though it lasted for only a short while (though the airstrip still exists to this day), the STOLport provided STOL (short takeoff and landing) service to several Florida airports and here, Mickey Mouse personally welcomes the first flights to the property.

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