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California Grill Closes Tomorrow For a New Look and a New Menu

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

The California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is shuttering for refurbishment on February 1st and will be closed until late Summer 2013. The interior of the restaurant is being remodeled with a design by the Puccini Group in San Francisco and will feature a wall of wines at the entrance and spectacular views from every [...]

Walt Disney World 2013 – Coming Attractions

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

So, 2012 is coming to a close and you’re probably now asking, “Well, what is happening at Walt Disney World in 2013?” It’s going to be nearly impossible to top all the changes and additions we had in 2012 at the Vacation Kingdom of the World, but there will be a steady diet of exciting [...]

Robert Ashburn’s 4/12-13/12 Epcot & Magic Kingdom Photo Report

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

WDWNT Reporter Robert Ashburn visited Epcot and the Magic Kingdom this weekend, and he took plenty of photos from both parks to share with us: Test Track graces the maps during its final days You still have a month to check out the Flower and Garden Festival Habit Heroes and the soon-to-open VISION House on [...]

Health and Wellness Rooms Nixed for Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

From Jason Garcia at the Orlando Sentinel: Walt Disney World has dropped plans to convert a floor of Disney’s Contemporary Resort into “health and wellness” suites that would have included amenities such as in-room exercise equipment and massage tables, a project company officials once hoped to use to tap into a growing market for healthy-lifestyle travel. [...]

Zach Larson’s 10/14/11 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

Monday, October 17th, 2011

WDWNT Reporter Zach Larson visited the Magic Kingdom on Friday and took a ton of newsworthy photos to share with us (Including New Fantasyland progress), so let’s take a look: Some work being done to center street

Haunted Mansion Merchandise Event Coming September 30th!

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

On the eve of Walt Disney World’s 40th anniversary, a celebration of the 40th birthday of the Florida Haunted Mansion is taking place. From Dana Trujillo on the Disney Parks Blog: Materialize, foolish mortals at the Room For 1 More merchandise event, which will celebrate one of our park’s most beloved attractions, the Haunted Mansion, at Disney’s [...]

Health & Wellness Suites and Royal Guest Rooms Coming to Walt Disney World

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Walt Disney World has announced two new room types coming soon: One for a health-minded adults being added to Disney’s Contemporary Resort, another offering Princess-themed rooms for younger guests (what we speculated about in a report in a few months ago). Disney has also announced that more specialty rooms will be a part of Disney’s [...]

Jason Diffendal's 12/1-12/5/10 WDW Photo Report

Monday, December 13th, 2010

WDWNT’s Jason Diffendal was visiting the Walt Disney World Resort earlier this month and has some news-worthy photos to share  with us from during WDWCelebrations‘ Holiday Hoopla: The Epcot Christmas Tree

Cody Smith's 11/18/10 WDW Photo Report

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

WDWNT Reporter Cody Smith visited three of the Walt Disney World parks on Thursday (including Animal Kingdom) and he has a number of newsworthy photos to share from his trip, so let’s take a look: The giant Mickey wreath is back on Disney’s Contemporary Resort

"A Contemporary Classic" by Chuck Mirarchi

Friday, January 29th, 2010

When one uses the words landmark and iconic, they typically refer to objects and places that are instantly recognizable by virtually everyone, anywhere on the planet.  These words can easily be applied to things like the Statue of Liberty, the Eiffel Tower, and the Taj Mahal. But for a theme park and resort complex?  Never… [...]

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