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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
Lonely World -- tips for singles at theme parks.

Lonely World: Dining alone at Walt Disney World

"Lonely World” is an ongoing series featuring romance tips for single adults visiting theme park destinations on their own. In today's fast paced, self-driven world, many of us do not have time to invest in other people. And let's face it, some of us you are just outright undateable. If you fit into these two categories, this article is for you! Join us as our own Uncle Walt walks us through dining alone at Walt Disney World! Dining alone - how it all started Uncle ... Read more
One of many entrances to the Walt Disney World property. By Flickr user Gerard McGovern [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons

Ranking the Walt Disney World entrances

Ranking entrances? What low have we stooped to? BAY LAKE, FL -- Everyone knows the iconic Walt Disney World entrances, with their majestic, towering archways, flanked by signs telling you not to stop. These gateways represent leaving your cares (and brain) behind and starting your majestic, magical, churro-filled vacation. But did you know that the entrances vary in quality? Uncle Walt's Insider has evaluated all the entrances, and now present to you the definitive (and to the best of our knowledge, only) ... Read more
Disney Skyliner artist's conception. (c) 2017 Disney.

Disney admits: Skyliner is an April Fools joke

"We didn't think anyone would actually believe it." WALT DISNEY WORLD -- Put your dreams of riding a gondola away, Disney fans. It turns out the new Disney "Skyliner" at the Walt Disney World Resort is just an elaborate prank that got out of hand. "It started with some posts we read on Disney fan sites," spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) tells Uncle Walt's Insider. "Some of the more obsessive fans noticed that Walt Disney World had filed permit requests for buildings that ... Read more
Artist's concept of a building that won't happen. Photo © 2017 Disney.

Update: Main Street Theater’s new open-air concept

The announced theater has not been canceled! There just won't be walls. Or a ceiling. WALT DISNEY WORLD -- Good news out of Orlando! The Main Street Theater project, which was announced at the 2017 D23 Expo, has not been canceled. Rumors have been flying that the costs of replacing the aging monorail fleet meant the budget for this new theater was going away. Uncle Walt's Insider has learned that that is not the case. Instead, the budget for the new theater is ... Read more