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Hey Walt, does Disney World have a court system?

“Ask Uncle Walt” is a regular feature of Uncle Walt’s Insider: you ask, Walt answers! Today's question: "Hey Walt, does Disney World have a court system?" Submitted by "Asking for a friend", Sanford, FL Hi, Thanks for asking. This question actually comes up quite a bit in conversation with my loyal fan base for some reason. Most think that because Disney created a small local government entity, maintains their own fire department, has a private security force -- and their own submarine fleet -- that they would ... Read more
New Epcot food choices. Photo © 2018 Disney.

Amazing new food offerings coming to Epcot

Pictured: a variety of new international entrees, appetizers and desserts coming to Epcot. EPCOT, FL --  According to a recent survey, Walt Disney World Resort & Spa guests have grown tired of seeing the same foods year after year at Epcot. Fortunately, there's a demand for new and delicious regional foods, and some exciting changes are coming. Specific recipes are still in development, but Disney officials say several current food service locations are being replaced. Fortunately, the affected locations are expected to ... Read more
Minecraft Land comes to Epcot! Image by BagoGames [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Minecraft Land coming to Epcot

No plans have or will be released, as guests will build the land. E.P.C.O.T. CENTER, FL -- Disney has sent shockwaves throughout the theme park industry once again with their latest announcement: Minecraft Land is coming to Epcot! The new area, to be created in partnership with Microsoft and game developer Mojang, will join Future World and World Showcase at Walt Disney World Resort & Spa's second-oldest theme park. LEGOs have been done Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) shared the inspiration behind ... Read more
New handmade chocolate hearts at Disneyland. Image from the Edible Museum.

Handmade chocolate hearts arriving at Disneyland

Forget those wimpy prostate-shaped traditional Valentines hearts! ANAHEIM, CA -- Arriving just in time for Valentine's Day, the master chefs at the Disneyland Resort and Spa have found the perfect gift for your loved one [Ed.: or loved ones. We don't judge]: handmade chocolate hearts! These lovingly crafted chocolate hearts are the perfect follow-up to Disneyland's popular handmade candy canes. Just as the candy canes are only available during the Christmas season -- that runs from just after Easter to February 13th of the ... Read more
Ollivanders: wands and adoption information services. Photo CC0 via Pixabay.

Child learns he is adopted while visiting Universal Studios Orlando

"The wand chooses the wizard. And causes uncomfortable family situations." ORLANDO, FL -- For many children, the wand ceremony at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a joyful and fun experience. But when a wand chose Ron Ingram, 12, of Orlando, and clearly showed him to be of magical heritage, his No-Maj (or "Muggle," for those more familiar with the British term) parents were forced to admit he was adopted. "I was looking at all the wands in Ollivanders™ [Ed.: at Universal Studios ... Read more