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Disney World No Longer Affordable for Middle Class

In 1971, when Walt Disney World opened the arcade was a penny and marching-band parade down Main Street U.S.A. Admission for an adult was $3.50. Since then, Disney has raised the gate price for the Magic Kingdom 41 times. Prices have nearly doubled in the past decade. This year, a ticket past $100, per person, […]

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Disney latest to ban single-use plastic straws

The Walt Disney Co. has announced it will stop using single-use plastic straws and plastic stirrers at all of its locations. The policy will take effect in mid-2019. The plan will eliminate more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually. Disney is the latest in a line of companies and cities that have […]

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Lawsuits on behalf of Autistic visitors against Disney Resorts moves forward

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has been the recipient of 30 lawsuits filed on behalf of parkgoers with severe autism. The suites claim that the theme parks’ system of “appointment times” for those with disabilities failed to sufficiently accommodate the plaintiffs and led to upsetting “meltdowns.” The 65-page ruling came from the review of 30 […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Director James Gunn out as Disney

Disney and Marvel are standing by their decision to not rehire James Gunn as director for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”. Gunn was let go from the project after dozens of Gunn’s tweets came to light. The so-called joke tweets, about pedophilia and rape, recently resurfaced . The studio acted quickly to remove Gunn […]

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Obama recounts time he was kicked out of Disneyland

Former President Obama told a crowd in Anaheim about a time when he and several friends — who were in California for a Kool & The Gang concert — were booted out of Disneyland after they were caught smoking on a ride. “So we came down, me and a bunch of friends. After the concert, […]

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MICKEY MOUSE 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED IN STYLE WITH VERA BRADLEY

Mickey’s Paisley Celebration pattern launched Thursday during a special event at Vera Bradley’s Disney Springs retail location. The pattern features full-body images of Mickey and Minnie Mouse with theme park elements like Disney’s castle around colorful variations of paisley backgrounds. The collection features eleven bag and accessory items and is available only at Vera Bradley’s […]

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DREAM JOB! FREE DISNEY VACATION AT ANY PARK – CHECK IT OUT!

Disney has launched its 12th annual search for Mouseperts (experts) to be on itsDisney Parks Moms Panel. The panel consisting of 40 individuals is open to anyone over the age of 18. DPMP serves as an online resource and question-and-answer forum for anyone planning a Disney vacation. Panelists are asked to complete 10 to 20 […]

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Disneyland to Sell Alcohol at Oga’s Cantina

Prohibition is finally coming to an end at Disneyland. Disneyland shocked fans by confirming what some had hoped and others feared – that the Cantina in its new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge land will serve alcohol when it opens. This will end the tradition of Disneyland being a dry park. The drink menu will be […]

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Disney Springs welcomes The Edison

Located in the center of Disney Springs in an area called The Landing, a tall smokestack adorned with “The Edison” in art deco lettering punctuates the skyline. The chic, industrial vibe reflects an early-1900s power plant vibe. A large clockwork, complete with gears and cogs, covers the entrance. Old engines and other parts of the […]

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Hotel Subsidy Costing Disney Land Millions

Disney eased tensions with the city of Anaheim by agreeing to give back a hotel subsidy worth $267 million over 20 years. A measure on the city ballot in November would require Disneyland and surrounding hotels to pay workers at least $18 an hour by 2022. It would apply to any large hospitality business within […]

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