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Tom Corless’ 2/12-2/17/13 WDW Photo Report

Tom Corless’ 2/12-2/17/13 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Tom Corless visited the Walt Disney World Resort last week and has some newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip, so let’s take a look: There is now an official Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom card book, $34.95 Work continues on the Tangled restrooms Lanterns now hang over the area A poster featuring Vladamir from the movie is hanging on the wall There is now a wait time sign for the Express Monorail Tarps are up on the guitar at Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster Angry Birds: Star Wars stuff now available in Tatooine Traders Moving to Downtown Disney, you can now see the pinsetters working through the windows at Splitsville Taco truck is back on West Side [...]

Feb 19, 2013     2 Comments
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Robert Ashburn’s 3/13/12 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

Robert Ashburn’s 3/13/12 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

Here’s a quick photo update from around the Magic Kingdom from a few days ago, courtesy of Reporter Robert Ashburn: Grand Floridian DVC construction continues Another new poster up at Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Work continues on the Bakery facade Storybook Circus has some great lighting at night The blue light is a little strange… did Aliens arrive at the station? The rocket has lighting to go along with the smoke Someone got a new profile pic… Another new poster popped up at the station Dumbo looks fantastic at night! Color changing LED lighting under the water really adds a whole new element at night Just a friendly reminder… OR ELSE! Guests playing Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom OK, [...]

Mar 18, 2012     2 Comments
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Climb to the Heights of Imagination with Figment

Climb to the Heights of Imagination with Figment

Every year, Disney World holds a special release of a Figment statue from  the Walt Disney Classics Collection, and this year will be no different. In addition this year, there is a matching piece of artwork: Walt Disney Classics Collection Sculpture Premiere and Artist signing for  Figment: Heights of Imagination   Event: Walt Disney Classics Collection Product Release & Artist Signing for Figment: Heights of Imagination Special Guest: Sculptor, Bruce Lau Event Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012 Event Times: 11:00a.m. – 1:00p.m. & 3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. Event Location: Art of Disney, Epcot® Join Figment on an expedition into breathtaking wonder and towering imagination!  Creativity is a never-ending adventure, and this intrepid, little dragon is the personification of that all-too-human quest to push the boundaries of the possible [...]

Mar 16, 2012     3 Comments
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First Look at the Ink and Paint Shop in Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

First Look at the Ink and Paint Shop in Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

From Steven Miller on the Disney Parks Blog: When Disney’s Art of Animation Resort opens this coming May, guests will find a colorful new merchandise location called the Ink & Paint Shop. For the past several months, Lyndsey Vincent, a recent intern on the Walt Disney World Professional Internship Program, has been diligently working on one important thing for the new shop. She has the unique job of designing the merchandise fixtures, and we recently spoke about her experience. “I’ve grown up with Disney and visited Disneyland Resort every summer with my family,” said Lyndsey. “I graduated with an Interior Design degree last spring and moved from Idaho to work for Walt Disney World Resort. I didn’t know what to expect when I got here but [...]

Feb 9, 2012     No Comments
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Adam Roth’s 11/11/11 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited Epcot, the Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Downtown Disney on Friday and has a TON of newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: Some of the turnstiles at Epcot are behind walls

Nov 12, 2011     5 Comments
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What’s New & What’s Next for Vinylmation

This past weekend, Epcot’s World Showplace hosted The Florida Project pin and Vinylmation event. I was lucky enough to attend the event which had several small conferences announcing the future of both collecting hobbies. The following Vinylmation Chat Session was held on Sunday afternoon and reveals some incredible new products being released under the Vinylmation label:

Sep 13, 2011     1 Comment
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“Key to the Kingdom” WDW 40th Anniversary Ink and Paint Cel Premieres

Art of Disney Parks recently announced a new Ink and Paint Cel that is on the way just in time for Walt Disney World’s 40th anniversary: Event: Key to the Kingdom Ink and Paint Cel Premiere Special Guests: Disney Design Group Artist, Costa Alavezos and Ink & Paint Artists, James Bonserio, Erin Magill, Theodora M. DeLaney, David Rippberger, Lynn Rippberger, Sharon K. Vincent Event Date: Saturday, September 3, 2011 Event Times: 10:00am -1:00pm & 2:00pm – 5:00pm Event Location: Studios Animation Gallery, Disney’s Hollywood Studios™ Celebrate 40 Magical years with the newest commemorative release from the Disney Studios Ink & Paint Team! Key to the Kingdom captures the essence of wonder and excitement that comprised the magical kingdom since it opened its gates on October 1, 1971. The [...]

Aug 4, 2011     No Comments
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Epcot’s MouseGear Remodel is Finally Complete!

The remodeling of MouseGear at Epcot has been something WDWNT has been tracking for several months now, as you can see in our photo reports. Well, it appears the project is complete. From Steven Miller on the Disney Parks Blog: One aspect of working for Disney that I enjoy is the culture of continuous improvement. You may recall that I love quotes from Walt Disney and I recently found one that summarized his approach to improvements at Disney Parks: “Whenever I go on a ride, I’m always thinking of what’s wrong with the thing and how it can be improved.” A great example of this philosophy in action is now found at MouseGear in Epcot. I recently visited this merchandise location to speak with [...]

Jul 14, 2011     1 Comment
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Haunted Mansion Merchandise Event Coming September 30th!

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 Contemporary Resort Sept. 30, 2011. We invite you to step through the graveyard gates of the Haunted Mansion cemetery, recreated with “ghoulish delight” at the resort. Here you can dine in a mist-enshrouded banquet realm hidden among the crypts. While organ music plays, restless spirits will rise to entertain you during a feast provided by our ghoulish gastronomists. Looking for somewhere to retire? Might I suggest [...]

Jul 13, 2011     No Comments
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Zach Larson’s 7/4/11 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Zach Larson visited three of the Walt Disney World theme parks for the 4th of July holiday, here are some newsworthy photos from his day: World Showcase has some new mouse ear hats for each country

Jul 5, 2011     7 Comments
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