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Goats and churros collide at Disneyland Park.

Crisis: churro shortage at Disneyland

Warning: this article may cause distress and is not suitable for small children. Goats will like it, though. Following last week's shocking news about the arrest of an unnamed cast member attempting to steal the heavily guarded churro recipe, Uncle Walt's Insider has learned about another incident involving this beloved treat, this time on the west coast. CAUTION: this news is disturbing. We urge you to make sure no small children are in the room. Churro - a tasty treat with a historic past It ... Read more
Disneyland Parkour, a new travel destination available from Adventures by Disney. Photo credit: Carterhawk [CC BY-SA 3.0] and THOR (Parkour Foundation Winter) [CC BY 2.0], both via Wikimedia Commons; modified.

New Adventures by Disney trip: Disneyland Parkour

Jumping off of castles will no longer be discouraged on Adventures by Disney's latest offering. Adventures by Disney announced a new adventure today that is sure to appeal to young, super-athletic, risk-taking Disney fans of all ages and abilities: Disneyland Parkour. Group vacations the Disney way Since 2005, Adventures by Disney has provided guided trips to locations around the world. Their exotic destinations have included Australia, Southeast Asia, and New Jersey. But for their latest adventure, Disney is sticking closer to home: the Disneyland ... Read more
LEGOLAND California's new Castle Hotel. Photo by Jarrod Lombardo via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0), modified.

LEGOLAND opening long-delayed hotel

LEGOLAND California has announced that their newest resort, the LEGOLAND Castle Hotel, will open on April 27, 2018. Fans of the little plastic bricks can start booking now! Theft and supply constraints cited for setbacks Although the LEGOLAND Castle Hotel was announced just last year, many people do not realize that it has been under construction for nearly seven years. While the official announcement was made in January of 2017, that was just to cover for some embarrassing setbacks. Despite operating many LEGOLAND theme ... Read more
News Brief: Knott's Berry Farm hosts Peanuts celebration; allergy warnings posted.

News Brief: Allergy warnings posted for upcoming Peanuts Celebration

Reminder: Guests with Peanuts allergies may wish to avoid Knott's Berry Farm starting this weekend. BUENA PARK, CA -- As Uncle Walt's reported recently, signs have gone up at the entrances to Knott’s Berry Farm advising guests who may have allergies or sensitivities to avoid the new Peanuts Celebration. The Celebration, which will occur on weekends starting on January 27 and running through February 5, is sponsored by Planters and will feature food stands and restaurant menus that incorporate the nut (actually a ... Read more
A fake Legacy Award name tag? Photo credit: Cory Doctorow via Flikr, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0), modified.

Cast member grants Legacy Award to self using blue magic marker

Disney's highest employee award is just one arts-and-crafts project away! We here at Uncle Walt's Insider love and appreciate Disney cast members and other dedicated theme park employees. As such we especially watch out for cast members who have won the highest award available to them: the Legacy Award, which allows the cast member to wear a special white-on-blue name tag. Imagine our surprise, then, on encountering one such winner who appears to have made his own Legacy Award name tag using ... Read more