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  • Magic Kingdom set for another 24-hour theme park marathon

    Magic Kingdom set for another 24-hour theme park marathon
    The Magic Kingdom will pull another all-nighter next month, Disney World officials announced late Thursday. The theme park will be open for business from 6 a.m. on May 24 through 6 a.m on May 25. It's the second time Magic Kingdom was gone to a round-...
  • The monstrous metamorphosis of Mike Wazowski

    The monstrous metamorphosis of Mike Wazowski
    So you may think you know what nighttime at Spaceship Earth --the iconic, 180-foot tall geodesic sphere that greets guests at the park entrance to Epcot-- looks like. On any given evening year-round, the giant ball is lit with striking hues of orange...
  • Orlando theme parks cast spell when the sun goes down

    Orlando theme parks cast spell when the sun goes down
    The summer heat and summer crowds can be a big deterrent to taking on Orlando's theme parks, but there's quite a show to be had when the sun goes down. Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando all have extended summer hours allowing...
  • What kind of view will the Orlando Eye deliver when it's built?

    What kind of view will the Orlando Eye deliver when it's built?
    The giant observation wheel planned for International Drive is supposed to rival the world-famous London Eye. But will the view from an Orlando Eye rival the well-known panorama provided by its English counterpart? Turns out you can see almost everything...
  • Holidays, theme parks with Neil Patrick Harris

    Holidays, theme parks with Neil Patrick Harris
    Actor Neil Patrick Harris breaks from his role of Barney on CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" to narrate Epcot's Candlelight Processional on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. (Performance times are 5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. daily). It's his third time at...
  • Who said that at the theme parks? The Answers

    1. Bruce Banner on the lift hill of Incredible Hulk Coaster, Islands of Adventure 2. Your host, your "ghost host" in the stretching room of Haunted Mansion, Magic Kingdom 3. Supervillain Gru in Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, Universal Studios 4. The...
  • Kevin Goodman and Anton Pulung: Magical turn of events

    Kevin Goodman and Anton Pulung: Magical turn of events
    The year Disney World opened, 5-year-old Kevin Goodman visited the Magic Kingdom for the first time. That was 1971 and he has vacationed there at least once a year ever since. He really does love the place. For about 30 years Kevin, his mother and his...
  • Mitos y realidades de Epcot que hoy cumple su 30 Aniversario

    Mitos y realidades de Epcot que hoy cumple su 30 Aniversario
    ¡Felíz cumpleaños, Epcot! Hoy 1ro. de octubre se cumplen 30 años de la apertura del parque EPCOT, que fue ideado por Walter Elías Disney para ser una especie de ciudad futurística, como una feria permanente del mundo.  ¿Ha cumplido su cometido? Hay que...
  • Ray Bradbury dies at 91; author lifted fantasy to literary heights

    Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91. Bradbury died Tuesday night in Los Angeles,...
  • Like Disney, Copperfield enjoys telling stories with his magic

     
    Although it might not be apparent at first, magician David Copperfield has a long history with The Walt Disney Co. “I started being a child of Disney certainly, and Walt Disney has been one of my inspirations my entire life. He took animation, a...
  • 10 thoughts of the first time at Disney

     
    The way my son tells it, he was the only child in the country who hadn't been to Disney. But last week that changed when we went on his first trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando. It was almost like the first time for me since I hadn't been there since...