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A bus from Disneyland Paris makes a surprise stop at Walt Disney World's Pop Century Resort.

Disneyland Paris bus makes stop at Pop Century Resort – News Brief for Dec. 17

After one week at Animal Kingdom Lodge, guest no longer awed by giraffes It only took seven short days for Kevin Stenderson, 25, to lose his fascination with the wildlife visible from his balcony at Disney's Animal Kingdom lodge. "The first morning, I was like, oh, wow, there are giraffes out there!" Stenderson says. "And that was cool, for like the next couple of days, too. But then I realized Disney wasn't ever going to let us see, like, a lion or ... Read more
Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.

Rights to Oswald the Lucky Rabbit lost again – News Brief for Dec. 10

Three o'clock parade fails to begin at three o'clock Panic ensued at Disney's Magic Kingdom Park on Saturday as the three o'clock parade failed to begin precisely at three o'clock. Guests waiting in Frontierland watched the parade starting point for almost four-and-a-half minutes past three before the music sounded and the leading performers of Disney's Festival of Fantasy Parade appeared. During that brief time, over 75 complaints were logged at City Hall. Cast members are also shaken, and are now unsure how ... Read more
Country Bear Jamboree entrance, Magic Kingdom

Country Bear Jamboree closes after third mauling – News Brief for Dec. 3

Self-proclaimed Disney expert almost remembers names of the Three Caballeros Theo Vann, 26, of Riverside, California, calls himself the "ultimate Disney fan," having seen every Disney-branded movie and visited every theme park around the world at least twice. He is an annual Passholder at Disneyland and a member of the Disney Vacation Club, and has been on three trips organized by Adventures by Disney and on two Disney cruises. But could this self-proclaimed Disney expert handle the ultimate test of fan knowledge: ... Read more
The Matterhorn at Disneyland Park, Anaheim CA

Nine things you didn’t know about Disneyland

How well do you know Walt Disney's original theme park in Anaheim, California? Here are some new secret tidbits about the "Happiest Place on Earth." 9. Walt Disney had an apartment over City Hall - It seems as if every "Disneyland secrets" article mentions Walt's apartment over the Fire Station, but did you know that he had a separate apartment over the adjoining Disneyland City Hall? The main apartment was common knowledge, so if Walt saw someone coming to see him that ... Read more
Swiss Family Treehouse at Magic Kingdom

Survey: not one guest has heard of Swiss Family Robinson

The Swiss Family Treehouse in Walt Disney World resort is one of the handful of attractions that has been in Magic Kingdom Park since it opened in 1971. If a new survey is to be believed, however, we soon may hear talk of changes to the experience -- not a single Adventureland guest in a recent month had read, seen, or heard of The Swiss Family Robinson. From screen to reality The Magic Kingdom's "Swiss Family Treehouse" is already a bit of an oddity. ... Read more