Fans of Disney theme parks have long been aware of the existence of the exclusive Club 33 in California's Disneyland Park, a members-only retreat of fine dining tucked away in the Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California. But Hugoton, Kansas, native Melvin Plank insists that he has discovered an even more exclusive "Club 34" within the park.
A storied history
The more-known Club 33, which opened in 1967, was created at the behest of Walt Disney himself as a lounge where he could entertain ...
Maelstrom's displaced trolls file grievance
Union officials representing trolls displaced by the reworking of Epcot's Maelstrom ride into Frozen Ever After have filed a formal grievance against the Walt Disney World Resort. The grievance lists several issues, including that the new attraction is not actually about Norway (the pavilion in which it is located), and that non-union trolls were brought in for the Frozen ride. No arbitration date has been set.
Test Track rider ticketed for speeding
Orange County deputies issued a traffic citation for "Unsafe ...
We've all been there -- we pay big bucks for our theme park vacation, and then we find our Disney-induced coma of happiness interrupted by some yahoo who thinks they also paid big bucks to be there, or a gung-ho cast member on a power trip just "enforcing the rules." Special guest writer and longtime Disney fan Sal Antonino of Fort Lee, New Jersey, shares his biggest annoyances:
12. Cheerful people - Hey, when I'm at Disney, I can get cranky. I ...
Disney Dream damaged while Captain's teenage son "practicing"
Disney Cruise Line confirmed today that the damage caused on September 30 to the Disney Dream (pictured above) was due to the cruise ship's captain allowing his son to "practice parallel parking." Company spokesmen refused to comment on any potential discipline, citing employee confidentiality. The damage has been repaired.
Doc's medical credentials questioned
Documents have surfaced indicating that Doc from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs never actually completed medical school. In a statement, the Disney Company ...
West Coast residents will no longer have to travel to Orlando to be able to experience the fun and atmosphere of Universal Studios Florida, as the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park will soon be home to a new section devoted to its Florida cousin. Universal company officials announced today that construction will soon begin on the as yet unnamed area.
"We've tossed around a few different ideas about how best to bring a new experience to our visitors," Universal Parks spokesperson Dante ...