Author Archives: Rick Killingsworth

Family of toddler killed by alligator at Walt Disney World Resort will not sue

WKMG ClickOrlando is reporting that the parents of 2 year old Lane Graves will not sue the Walt Disney World Resort. Lane was killed last month by an alligator attack in the shallow water beach area of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort. Matt and Melissa Graves released this statement: “Melissa and I are broken. We will forever struggle to comprehend why this ...

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Test Height Balloons Sighted Over Epcot

According to WDWMAGIC.Com there were some signals this morning that the Guardians of the Galaxy attraction rumored to be replacing Ellen’s Energy Adventure might have greater scope than a simple building makeover. Before park opening today, Imagineering reportedly conducted a height balloon test in Future World East near the Energy attraction.  Height balloon tests are generally conducted when Imagineers want ...

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Toy Story Pizza Planet Is History!

Breaking News from the Disney Parks Blog. Toy Story Pizza Planet faces major changes. Quoting from the Blog Pizza lovers, rejoice! PizzeRizzo will open this fall in Muppets Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, in the former Toy Story Pizza Planet location. Rizzo The Rat owns and operates the pizzeria, where guests can grab a pizza pie and a cold drink. ...

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2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Booths and Menus Walt Disney World

The booths and menus have been released for 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival.  (List courtesy of the Disney Food Blog)   Africa Food: Buttered Chicken with Micro Cilantro and Naan Bread Berbere-style Beef Tenderloin Tips with Onions, Jalapeños, Tomato and Pap Beverages: Simonsig Pinotage Indaba Chenin Blanc Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz Australia Food: Grilled Lamb Chop with Mint Pesto ...

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Guardians of the Galaxy To Replace Universe of Energy!

WDWNewToday is reporting that a brand new attraction based on the Guardians of the Galaxy Movie will be arriving at Epcot. The new attraction is expected to replace the dated Universe of Energy attraction. Quoting from WDWNewToday “While we can’t say much about that project yet, it seems the Guardians of the Galaxy attraction that will replace the Universe of ...

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Fatal Alligator Captured

From AP News: LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Florida wildlife officials believe they’ve captured the alligator that dragged a 2-year-old Nebraska boy into the Seven Seas Lagoon at Walt Disney World. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said in a news release Wednesday that it has suspended alligator trapping activities in the area. The release says officials have based ...

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Review: STK ORLANDO In Disney Springs

We had our first opportunity to dine at the brand new and very unique STK ORLANDO restaurant in Disney Springs last night. There are a lot of restaurants on Disney property that I would say are great for a “Theme Park.” Folks, this was a flat out GREAT restaurant!  It was one of the best meals I have had in ...

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2017 Walt Disney World Resort Packages Just Released!

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The 2017 Walt Disney Travel Company vacation packages for the Walt Disney World Resort are now available to book beginning June 21, 2016. Let us help you start planning your 2017 Walt Disney World vacation and find the perfect package to help you have the most magical trip of a lifetime.  Book now and we will continually monitor your reservation ...

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