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Entrance to the Be Our Guest restaurant at Magic Kingdom. Inset photo by HarshLight [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons.

Be Our Guest’s new Dungeon Room opens in May

It's cold, dark, and you'll be locked in there forever. But the food is good! WALT DISNEY WORLD -- Construction is almost complete on additional seating for the Magic Kingdom Park’s Be Our Guest restaurant! As reported here in November, the popular Beauty and the Beast-themed eatery, built to appear as if it were inside Beast’s castle, often must be booked months in advance. The current three dining rooms — the Grand Ballroom, the Castle Gallery, and the mysterious West Wing — will ... Read more
Multiple couples proposing marriage in front of Cinderella Castle

Frustrated boyfriend finds photogenic proposal spots already taken

Quinton Murphy has been planning for months to pop the question to his college sweetheart, and he knew the perfect place for the proposal to happen: Walt Disney World. But when the time came, Murphy found that other couples were already taking up the "good places." A "storybook romance" New Orleans native Murphy, 23, is a grad student at Louisiana State University. It was as an undergrad there that he met his girlfriend Isabel Lockwood of Mesa, Arizona. The two have been dating ... Read more
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You won’t believe what Disney is doing next!

Disney fan sites have been reporting a drastic change coming from the Disney Company, and fan message boards and news sites have been stumbling over themselves to either confirm or refute the rumors. Research from our own Uncle Walt's Insider team has suggested that the news is actually real, and now Disney itself is confirming the story. In spite of the mixed reactions -- including near-outrage from some quarters -- it is actually happening, A history of excellence The Walt Disney Company has ... Read more

Spotlight: Music in the Disney Parks

Never count the Disney Company out when it comes to creativity, especially when it comes to music. Going to a Disney park has always been a treat for all the senses. Just by strolling onto Main Street USA, your eyes take in the themed buildings, the landscaping, the castle ahead of you; there are smells of baked goods, cinnamon churros, and cast members sweating in polyester costumes; your sense of touch is engaged as you are jostled by eager children racing down ... Read more