Author Archives: Becky Burkett

Universal Studios Makes a Giant Change to Beat Disney in the Florida Theme Park Wars Once and For All

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It’s a rivalry almost as old as time itself–the one that exists between theme park titans Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando. And though Disney has come out the winner in the race to earn visitors’ theme park dollars, Disney’s days may be numbered as Universal is doing something neither theme park giant has done before. Disney Theme Parks ...

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‘Home Alone’ Star Listed in Critical Condition in a New York Hospital Ahead of Criminal Trial

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A member of the cast of the iconicĀ Home AloneĀ holiday film franchise is reportedly hospitalized in New York. He is listed in critical condition. Related: ‘Home Alone’ Actor Diagnosed With Cancer, Undergoes 10-Hour Surgical Procedure Home Alone: A Different Kind of Christmas Movie Before 1990, holiday-themed family films were fairly predictable, and most of them involved a mission of some kind ...

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EIGHT New Dining Venues Coming To ONE Disney Park Later This Year!

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Eight (yes, eight!) new restaurants are coming to one Disney Parks Resort, expanding the resort’s selection of dining venues and bringing a new palette of flavors to guests. On Monday, Disney Parks shared some exciting news about new dining venues coming to Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, and the best part of the announcement is that there are EIGHT (yes, ...

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Universal Studios Closes One of Its Most Popular Attractions After 20 Years

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Universal Studios has closed one of its most popular attractions that has been in operation for more than 20 years at the Universal Park. Everybody’s Got a “Favorite” Fans of Disney Parks and Universal Studios theme parks have certain loyalties–and certain things they love most about their favorite theme park. For some, it’s a favorite restaurant at Magic Kingdom, visiting ...

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Guest Attacks Bus Driver For Taking Him to Disney World

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One of Walt Disney’s favorite authors, Mark Twain, once said that “truth is stranger than fiction,” and a recent incident at the Walt Disney World Resort is proof. Related: Major Airline Ends Its Partnership With Disney After More Than 10 Years Disney’s theme parks are extremely popular with guests, and the Walt Disney World Resort, in particular, is among the ...

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Disney Debuts ‘Out of My Mind’ Film About a Non-Verbal Sixth Grader With Special Needs & the Message is as Beautiful as the Story

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On Friday, Disney debuted its long-awaited film adaptation of the novelĀ Out of My Mind about a nonverbal sixth grader who has cerebral palsy and a bright and beautiful mind. Disney’s Out of My Mind (2024) was first announced in May 2022. The film is adapted from the novel of the same name written by author Sharon Draper. The film was ...

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Snowfall is Extemely Rare at This Disney Park, But It Happened!

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Snowfall is rare at many of Disney’s theme parks, including the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Paris, but on Thursday, a magical snowfall left its beautiful mark across the Disneyland Paris Resort. The first snowfall of 2024 in Paris fell on Thursday as part of a cold weather system in the country. The system brought with it a dusting ...

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