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Disney is moving all of its official news to Uncle Walt's Google Plus page!

Soon, all official Disney news will come from one source: Google+

Disney is partnering with Uncle Walt's and our award-winning Google+ page for all its official information. UNCLE WALT'S H.Q., SVALBARD -- The Walt Disney Company announced today that, beginning April 2019, all of its official news will be broadcast through Google Plus! This will include any news releases regarding Disney Parks, Resorts, Spas, Crematoria & Cemeteries, Churro Carts, and Foot Rub locations. But it gets better -- all these official Disney updates will be released exclusively on the Uncle Walt’s Insider Google ... Read more
The monorail goodwill tour visits the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Hollywood. Photo by Jeremy Thompson [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Photo feature: Monorail goodwill tour resurfaces in California

And for some reason visits every non-Disney theme park. UNIVERSAL CITY, CA -- Fears that Monorail Blue was lost in a volcano after its goodwill tour reached Hawai'i were thankfully unfounded. The Monorail goodwill tour has resurfaced in southern California. The tour continues to raise controversy over its stop choices (not to mention the continued rate of highway accidents in its wake). Somehow, the monorail has been spotted visiting every major theme park in the area -- except Disneyland? Please enjoy these photos ... Read more
The Leave a Legacy Cemetery at E.P.C.O.T. Photo by Sam Howzit [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Removal of Leave a Legacy stones delayed by cemetery regulations

Disney encounters unforeseen consequences at Epcot. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Renovations to the second-oldest theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort and Spa have run into some difficulties. The so-called "EPCOT Center 2.0" strategy, which features new attractions and a completely re-imagined aesthetic in the walkways, was to have included removal of the pink marble "Leave a Legacy" stones from the entrance courtyard. But that facet of the plans is currently on hold. Cemetery regulations "Well, of course they're burial sites," says ... Read more
Still from Avengers: Endgame trailer, ©2018 Marvel Studios.

Top surprises in the new Avengers: Endgame trailer

Do we need to give a spoiler warning for a trailer? UNCLE WALT'S H.Q., SVALBARD - Disney's Marvel Studios and Spas released its first trailer for Avengers: Endgame on Friday. While the preview does not give away any major plot points (other than that one thing with Black Widow and the figs), there's plenty to discuss for sharp-eyed fans! Since we have none of those in our offices, though, you'll have to settle for the observations of some bleary-eyed theme park reporters on ... Read more
Favorite Disney holiday traditions by state!

Every state has a favorite Disney park holiday tradition! What’s yours?

Part of an ongoing state survey series! See here and here. Ah, Christmas time at Disney! There's nothing like December at Disneyland or Walt Disney World! Okay, November is a lot like it. And the first week or so of January, too. But, the point is, holidays are special in Disney Parks and Resorts and Spas, and there's nothing like November, December, or the first week or so in January when visiting them! Most folks have a favorite holiday decoration or tradition in the ... Read more