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How to survive being on a diet at Walt Disney World

March 24, 2014
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How to survive being on a diet at Walt Disney World

Being on a diet when you visit Disney is a drag, but it's not that bad. Here are some tips to help you get by.
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Police Beat: Shenanigans at Universal Studios

March 3, 2014
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This morning’s weekend crime reports from the Orlando Police Department included the usual assortment of random criminal activity – accidental shootings, robberies, break-ins – and also this one: On March 1, 2014, at approximately 1907 hours, units responded to 6000 Universal Blvd (Universal Studios) reference a suspicious incident. A white male was observed handwriting...
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Walt Disney World raises prices, but not wages

February 27, 2014
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Walt Disney World raises prices, but not wages

Walt Disney World has jacked the price for tickets to the Magic Kingdom to $99, while the park's unionized workers rally for pay raises.
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SeaWorld announces new acts for Bands, Brew and BBQ

January 29, 2014
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SeaWorld’s annual Bands, Brew and BBQ event starts on Feb. 1, and up until today, we had no idea who was playing it. Over the past six weeks, most of the acts scheduled to play the six-week-long music festival – including Trisha Yearwood, REO Speedwagon, Barenaked Ladies and more – backed out of playing...
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Watch Saturday Night Live’s Walt Disney World sketch with Drake

January 20, 2014
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Nasim Pedrad is kind of dull, but Drake nails it as the eager theme-park employee trying to stick to the script.
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Blackfish could blackball Seaworld’s Southwest Air partnership

January 8, 2014
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Blackfish could blackball Seaworld’s Southwest Air partnership

Animal activists delivered a petition with more than 27,000 signatures to Southwest Airlines headquarters today, asking them to dissolve their 25+ year partnership with Sea World, as a result of increasing Blackfish related criticism. On Southwest Air’s blog, Marilee McInnis, Southwest Air’s senior manager of culture & communications, responded to the delivery of the...
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Things to love about the holidays at Walt Disney World

December 27, 2013
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Things to love about the holidays at Walt Disney World

  Walt Disney World really outdoes itself every year, as far as holiday events and decorations go. They market their yearly Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party with promises of a holiday version of their Wishes fireworks spectacle, a Christmas parade, “snow” on Main Street and my personal favorite: free cookies and hot chocolate. That’s...
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Food, drink and restaurants I wish existed at Walt Disney World

December 11, 2013
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How awesome would it be if Walt Disney World would offer these WDW-themed food and drink items?
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My top five former Walt Disney World attractions

November 20, 2013
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As I’ve gotten older, some of my most-beloved Disney attractions have shut down to make room for all the new stuff. I know growth is necessary and like I said, the ever-changing nature of the parks is the best part, but it doesn’t make letting go of the defunct easy. Here are the top...
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley scheduled to open in summer 2014

November 7, 2013
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Park expansion to include Gringott’s Bank ride as well as Leaky Cauldron restaurant Universal Orlando has a post up on its travel-agents page indicating that Diagon Alley at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be open by summer 2014. At the end of October, Themeparkinsider.com reported that NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke said...
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