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Artist's rendering of the new Disney stadium, for real this time. Photo by Mahanga [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia.

Correction: -different- ‘massive stadium’ coming to WDW

Corrected Artist's Rendering of New Stadium WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Recently, we ran an article about a new sports stadium currently planned for the Walt Disney World Resort and Spa and Spa. Unfortunately, as some eagle-eyed readers pointed out, some versions of the article mistakenly carried a file photo of Wembley Stadium, rather than the artist's rendering of the new WDW Stadium. We sincerely apologize for this mistake. The correct photo is at the top of this article. Would you pay Disney prices ... 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
Churros. Mmm... churros. Photo by Mark Mitchell [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr. Churros. Mmmmm....

TOP TEN holiday food items at Disney parks this year!

Trust Uncle Walt's Insider for the most comprehensive information available. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL & DISNEYLAND, CA -- It's the Christmas Holiday Season at Disney Parks and Resorts and Spas! While a lot of guests like the music or the decorations, most everyone especially loves the special food that appears this time of year. Uncle Walt's Insider reporters spent literally minutes researching and sampling holiday food on both coasts, just so we could bring you this list of the best treats. So with ... Read more
Jafar's snake menaces Mickey, who is about to discover the magic pumpkin. Screenshot from video posted by Peyton Lumley via YouTube. It's seriously awesome, watch the whole thing!

Fantasmic not what it used to be due to budget cuts

The good news is that the cast now makes house calls. DISNEY-MGM'S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS, FL -- Fans still smarting from the loss of Illuminations (even though Steve is doing a pretty good job as a replacement) now have another show to worry about. Apparently Fantasmic has suffered some drastic budget cuts in recent days. As seen in the video below, the massive amphitheater, the costumes, fountains, fire effects and even the artificial steamboat are no longer part of the show: Positives On the plus side, a ... Read more
Various Disney World drummers in cages, as all drummers should be. Photo by charactercentral.net, deleted account via Reddit, WDW360.com, insidethemagic.net, and Acoustical Solutions.

Following noise complaints, Disney will cage drummers

Don't worry -- most of the cages let in air. BAY LAKE, FL -- In a move that's sure to spark controversy (and protests from People for the Ethical Treatment of Drummers), The Walt Disney World Resort, Dispensary, and Spa has begun adding drum cages for all musical acts within the parks.  Drum cages are clear Plexiglas shields, placed around a drum set (and corresponding drummer) to minimize noise. This is particularly useful for quiet environments, such as churches, libraries, auditoriums, Congress, theme ... Read more