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Just one of many exciting new Build-a-Bear holiday costumes! Still image © 1989 Warner Bros.

Cousin Eddie from Christmas Vacation coming to Disney Springs Build-a-Bear

Cousin Eddie is just one of some wonderful new Christmas holiday choices! DISNEY SPRINGS, FL -- Disney and plush toy maker Build-A-Bear has announced a special holiday-themed pop-up store coming to Disney Springs! This temporary Build-A-Bear location will offer holiday costumes of various Disney characters for sale. Children of all ages can dress up bears as various holiday-themed characters from some of the most popular holiday movies. (And when we say holiday, we really mean Christmas.) Many wonderful choices Costumes include: Cousin Eddie from National ... Read more
Just one version of multiple Magic Band Swords coming to Walt Disney World! Photo [CC0] via DepositPhotos and MaxPixel.

MagicBand Swords are arriving at the Walt Disney World Resort, Spa & Weapons Depot!

Or maybe they aren't "replica" weapons? WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The ban on replica weapons is apparently over! Disney has announced a brand new line of swords, which will be available in Walt Disney World gift shops as well as online. These aren't just any swords, though! These are MagicBand Swords® designed to carry Disney's MagicBands®, and we think guests are going to love them®! The new line will feature many different types of swords inspired by Disney's animated and live action movies. ... Read more
The proposed Disneyland monorail extension and new stations! Photo by atsirlin [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia.

Disneyland to extend Monorail to hotels!

What's next? A Disneyland gondola? ANAHEIM, CA -- Plans filed with the city of Anaheim, CA, show that Disney plans to extend the Monorail with stops at all 3 Disneyland Resort hotels. This will put Disneyland hotels in direct competition with the three hotels that surround the Seven Seas Lagoon at the Walt Disney World Resort [Ed.: and Spa]. Disney (the company) spokesperson, Jun Disney (no relation) shared more details with us. Details she shared with us "It is no secret that the Disneyland ... Read more
What Disney's new stadium will look like, if it looks like Wembley Stadium. Photo by agg_yy [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Disney bets big on sports: massive stadium coming to WDW

Line-of-sight balloons show the stadium will dominate the Walt Disney World skyline. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Walt Disney Imagineering has filed plans for a new multi-purpose sports stadium The new stadium will be capable of holding 125,000 fans, some Disney fan websites [Ed.: us] are reporting. Fans made the discovery just days after Bob Iger was seen leaving a Jacksonville Jaguars game with NFL President Roger Goodell. The websites are speculating that this new stadium will finally make Walt Disney World's sports ... Read more
The old Disney look (left) versus the new standards (right). Or is it the other way around? We can't tell them apart.

Disney’s new “Relaxed Look” policy — too relaxed?

In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking; now heaven knows, anything goes. SANTA MONICA, CA -- When Walt Disney first opened his beloved park (Disneyland), he mandated that the only mustache allowed in the park be on his face. Cast Member's hair could be no longer than his, and their uniforms had to match the land in which they worked. Thousands of newly-hired Cast Members were forced to get a shave and a haircut, which in ... Read more