Author Archives: Becky

Finding Nemo: the Musical to get an all-new revamp for 2022

This may be the best news all day! But have we been duped? Yesterday, we learned from Cast Member performers of Finding Nemo: The Musical that it would not be returning, against Guests’ hopes. Here’s the second part of that story: Finding Nemo: The Musical will not be returning to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, but a completely revamped version of the popular Broadway-style ...

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BREAKING: Steakhouse 71 restaurant to open at Disney World on October 1

Disney Parks has just announced the opening of Steakhouse 71 on the first floor of Disney’s Contemporary Resort. The modern steakhouse will open to Guests on October 1. The Disney Parks website says that Steakhouse 71 will have subtle hints and a few nods toward Disney’s history, offering twists on some of Walt’s favorite foods. Even the name has a ...

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EPCOT’s Space 220 Restaurant elevator to the cosmos revealed today

We’re only days away from the opening of EPCOT’s Space 220 Restaurant in the Mission: SPACE attraction pavilion, and the reveals keep getting better and better! In addition to learning that passengers can begin boarding on September 20, we have now gotten a sneak peek at the concept design artwork for the elevator that will take Guests from ground level ...

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The attraction before the attractions: Guests’ most favorite experience at Disney World

With Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary celebration at the forefront of our minds, it’s interesting to look back at the inspiration for, construction of, and history about, some of the park’s most popular attractions. From classics like Peter Pan’s Flight and the Jungle Cruise at Magic Kingdom to Spaceship Earth at EPCOT, and from newer-generation attractions like Toy Story Mania ...

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Youngest 9/11 victim remembered: ‘she loved dancing and Mickey Mouse’

It was Christine Lee Hanson’s first-ever plane ride. She and her parents, Peter and Sue Kim Hanson, left their home in Groton, Massachusetts, headed to Logan International Airport in nearby Boston, and boarded a plane with 62 other passengers and crew members. They were headed to California to visit Sue Kim’s extended family and take Christine to Disneyland in Anaheim ...

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