Author Archives: Becky Burkett

Efforts to Ditch Daylight Savings Time in Florida Get a Boost

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As though the concept of Daylight Savings Time wasn’t already frustrating and somewhat disorienting, this year’s changes in time seem to be steeped in confusion and misinformation as more and more Americans push for putting an end to the biannual practice that’s been a mainstay in most parts of the country since 1918. But legislating the official end to Daylight ...

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Disney Announces Plans for All-New Guest Experience Inspired by the Haunted Mansion Attraction

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Disney has announced a unique offering coming to guests in 2024 that will bring the magic of Disney’s theme parks to the high seas! Earlier this week, the Disney Company announced plans for a new venue inspired by the Haunted Mansion attraction at Disneyland Park in California, Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland, Disneyland ...

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Lost Items, Overcharges, Subpar Experiences: Disney World Earns “F” Rating From the Better Business Bureau

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Despite the revelry, excitement, and ongoing celebrations commemorating the 100th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company, at least one authority in the business world has given part of Walt’s empire a big, fat thumbs down. RELATED: Self-Proclaimed Disney Fans Post Some of the Most Toxic and Negative Comments Found Online The Walt Disney Company officially turned 100 years old on ...

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Dangerous Chemical Reactions Leads to Evacuation of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

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One of Disney World’s most popular resort hotels was placed under evacuation orders on Wednesday because of a potentially dangerous chemical reaction. A brief chemical scare was reported by staff members at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort on Wednesday morning, a spokesperson from the Reedy Creek Fire Department confirmed to FOX 35 News. According to the spokesperson, no cast members or ...

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Self-Proclaimed Disney Fans Spew Some of the Most Toxic and Hateful Comments Found Anywhere Online

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It’s no secret that social media platforms like Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, and X, formerly Twitter, and the comments sections located under articles published on various websites, are among some of the most treacherous places on earth–or cyberspace–as hate speech, bullying, slurs, toxicity, and people-shaming constantly litter the screen. But you might be shocked to learn that adults who identify as ...

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Star of Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Says Issues of Race & Religion Led to Her Painful Divorce

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The star from Disney’s legendary blockbuster franchise¬†Frozen is finally going public with what led to her painful divorce, and by her own admission, both race and religion were factors in the decision to call it quits. Actress, songstress, and Broadway star Idina Menzel, who has lent her unmistakable voice to Queen Elsa in Disney’s¬†Frozen,¬†Frozen II, and (soon)¬†Frozen III, has finally ...

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Christmas Decorations Already in Place at Universal Studios Orlando Ahead of Halloween

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Universal Studios in Orlando is getting into the spirit of the Christmas season, even though the season is still weeks away. Seasons carry a lot of meaning at each of Central Florida’s theme park resorts, including the Walt Disney World Resort, SeaWorld Orlando, and Universal Studios Orlando Resort. And those seasons are even more significant when they’re part of a ...

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