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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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Marketplace Co-Op Facade and Signage (Photos)

The Marketplace Co-Op isn’t open yet as of this writing, but the exterior is coming along nicely. Housed in the former Team Mickey building, the new Co-Op will be a collection of smaller stores with sub-specialities. One of them will offer a lot of plates and collectibles themed to Disney park attractions, which is greatly…

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Steampunk Figurines

A couple of weeks ago, Disney debuted new figurines showing the Fab Five characters next to vehicles redesigned in the steampunk variety. Many of the vehicles appear to be attractions from the Disney parks, an exciting twist to the usual formula involving characters. They are available inside the parks and at D-Street in Downtown Disney.…