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Artists conception of the new Epcot Toontown Pavilion.

Toontown returns to WDW as Epcot pavilion

With Brexit taking away the U.K. pavilion, Epcot needs new content. ORLANDO, FL -- The Disney Company has put out a shocking press release stating that Toontown is returning to the Walt Disney World Resort -- this time as a pavilion in World Showcase at the E.P.C.O.T. Centre Theme Park, Resort and Spa. Robert A. "Bob" Iger, the Chairman, CEO, and Chief Churro Wrangler of The Walt Disney Company, first hinted at the change in a call to investors, stating that new pavilions ... Read more
What Would Walt Do? You ask, Uncle Walt answers!

Hey Walt, should Disney continue burning parade floats?

"Ask Uncle Walt" is a regular feature of Uncle Walt's Insider: you ask, Uncle Walt answers! Submitted by Andy P., Riverside, CA Hi Andy, Thanks for asking. The short answer is yes. Parades have always played an important part at Disney parks, with creativity and originality that brings families and loners alike to line the street. But the sad fact is some of that creativity and originality has been lost. And to be honest, some of these floats are horrible. I have a couple of ... Read more
New Applebees at Epcot's New Jersey pavilion.

World-famous restaurant coming to EPCOT’s New Jersey pavilion

Not just any eatery is good enough for Disney's newest World Showcase country! E.P.C.O.T., FL -- Disney Parks and Resorts and Spas are infamous [Ed.: That means more than famous, right guys?] for their world-renown restaurants, most of them achieving a minimum of 4 Churros on the Uncle Walt's Insider Scale of Awesomeness. While everyone has been losing their mind over some boring space-themed restaurant coming to EPCOT Centre [Ed.: Guys, remember that time Marty brought that huge hoagie on Space Mountain?], Uncle ... Read more
More money, less time with your family! Photo by Roosewelt Pinheiro [CC BY 3.0 br] via Wikimedia Commons & kingdommagictravel.com.

Adventures by Disney: new “A Wrinkle in Time” Experience

Want to get away from it all, and then get right back to it? Looking to spend as little quality time with family as possible? CELEBRATION, FL -- Adventures by Disney has quickly become the go-to organization for well-planned vacations, particularly for families who are either too wealthy for their own good or too lazy to do research and book trips on their own. After some success with longer excursions, Disney recognized that many families do not actually want to spend much ... Read more
News Brief - Disneyland. Inset photo by Tuxyso [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Disneyland to close during the summer

Travel agents are scrambling to adjust their clients' vacation plans. ANAHEIM, CA -- Guests with plans to visit the Disneyland Resort this summer may be shocked to find the park closed. Disney Parks and Resorts has released a statement that both Disneyland Park and Disney's California Adventure will be closed to guests daily during the months of June, July, and August, which are among the twelve busiest months of the year for the parks. According to the release, the closures will occur daily ... Read more