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Attractioneering: T-shirts and Disney-style pins with a twist

My good friends Steve Fox and Carise Pernell have launched a business selling t-shirts and lapel pins (similar to official Disney trading pins) that use wry humor, clean and fun designs, and wit. The combination is irresistible eye-catching stuff. I think they are designed to get people’s attention while you wander the parks, and each…

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DHS side entrance closed (pics)

The lesser-used “side” entrance to the Main Gate of Disney’s Hollywood Studios has closed without warning. This walkway was commonly used by locals and other frequent visitors who knew that waiting for a tram in this parking lot was often a longer process than simply walking. And if walking, the side pathway was a more…

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Disney Cancels Half Marathon… And Saves Lives?

It’s true, Disney has pro-actively cancelled the WDW Half Marathon 2017. This is a bit unprecedented. There is not usually any lightning activity predicted for early January, but this year this is, and at press time, it seems very uncertain. Disney is taking no chances. They are offering various refunds for those who have paid.…

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Review: “Going to” guidebook for DCA

That’s it. With this new book, I’m going to automatically be a fan of anything published by the talented Shannon Laskey. The author of a book series called “Going to…” guides, Laskey is also the illustrator, and it’s her artwork that is so eye-catching and makes her books so special. I’ve previously reviewed her Going…