Slinky Dog coaster car irreparably tangled
Just two months after the first vehicle for the upcoming roller coaster Slinky Dog Dash arrived at Disney's Hollywood Studios, park officials have announced that the vehicle has become "tangled beyond repair." Workers were cautioned against playing with the Slinky-themed vehicle, but apparently found it irresistible, making it walk down giant stairs and having it expand and contract. After the vehicle's springy shape hooked in on itself, the workers spent weeks trying to untangle it, but ...
Just weeks after Disney Parks and Resorts announced plans for a new, Texas-themed resort, those plans are in jeopardy. The town of Disney, Oklahoma, has filed a lawsuit against the Disney company over the new resort, halting construction.
With a population of less than 400, the quiet town of Disney, Oklahoma, sits on an island at the southwestern end of the Great Lake of the Cherokees in northeastern Oklahoma. In fact, the residents there often refer to the town as "Disney ...
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 ...
Uncle Walt's Insider has discovered the favorite Disney character for each state in the United States, as revealed by social media analysis and random telephone surveys. The most popular character by far is Anastasia from the 1997 Disney animated feature by the same name. Anastasia, the movie, has recently been adapted into a Broadway musical by Disney Theatrical Productions, which may account for the character's popularity.
Here are your favorite Disney characters by state:
Alabama - Anastasia
Alaska - John Darling
Arizona - Anastasia
Arkansas - Anastasia
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 ...