Stuart Sternberg

Stuart Sternberg is the founder of WDW Fan Zone. Born and raised in New York City but New Jersey has been home for several years now. A devoted husband and proud father of two amazing children. A huge fan of Walt Disney World and Bruce Springsteen. A die hard Yankee, Jet, and New York Ranger fan. His motto is "all Disney all the time." Always willing to lend a helping hand to friends and family whenever needed. Stuart’s writing career began with his own blog, disneygeekdad.blogspot.com. You can find and follow Stuart on Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/wdwfanzonestu. Stuart is also on Facebook and Google +.


Disney Imagineer Bruce Gordon

November 27, 2014
Disney Imagineer Bruce Gordon

On Thanksgiving we give thanks to those we love and care about. We give thanks for all we have and the food we eat. Also, on this day I want to give thanks to all our readers for their continued support of WDW Fan Zone. I also want to thank the entire WDW Fan...
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Zone Into The Facts – Mickey Mouse

November 13, 2014
Zone Into The Facts – Mickey Mouse

  When the character of a Mickey Mouse was born Walt Disney originally wanted to call him Mortimer. However, Walt’s wife Lillian was not enamored with the name Mortimer and she convinced Walt that Mickey was a more suitable name for this new character.   On November 18, 1928 in New York City the...
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Everyday Is Halloween On The Tower of Terror

October 30, 2014
Everyday Is Halloween On The Tower of Terror

Before it was known as the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror it was the hot spot for the rich and famous known as the Hollywood Tower Hotel standing 13 stories tall. The hotel was the in place to be with a very popular and chic restaurant, the Tip-Top Lounge occupying the top floor. Then...
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Zone Into The Facts – Disney’s Hollywood Studios

October 16, 2014
Zone Into The Facts – Disney’s Hollywood Studios

I don’t know about you but, I am always looking for interesting tidbits and facts to lear about the Disney parts. So, I thought I would list some interesting facts that I have come across about this theme park that opened its doors on May 1, 1989 under the name, Disney MGM Studios. In...
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Bye Bye Backlot Tours

October 2, 2014
Bye Bye Backlot Tours

  Fresh off the heels of Disney’s announcement of Maelstrom closing on October 5th came word that Disney Hollywood Studios Backlot Tour closed this past weekend. This was an original Disney MGM Studio attraction from when the park opened in 1989 but a far cry from the first version.  I remember taking the tour...
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Saying Goodbye To Epcot’s Maelstrom

September 18, 2014
Saying Goodbye To Epcot’s Maelstrom

Last week Disney announced the Maelstrom attraction in Epcot’s World Showcase Norway pavilion was going to be re-imagined into a Frozen attraction. A Frozen attraction should not have come as a surprise to anyone given the popularity of the film and its characters, as well as, the rumors of such a change that have...
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Seven Phrases You Are Least Likely To Hear At Walt Disney World

September 4, 2014
Seven Phrases You Are Least Likely To Hear At Walt Disney World

  Probably the most common phrase heard at Walt Disney World is “have a magical day.” I decided to research the most common and not so common phrases that one might hear at Walt Disney World. After an extensive investigation I came up with a list of the seven least likely phrases that you’ll...
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Modern Technology vs. The Disney Fan Purist

August 21, 2014
Modern Technology vs. The Disney Fan Purist

  With today’s technology we have access to information and just about everything else at our fingertips. We can book our Disney trips on line and we can also check into our Disney resort online just prior to our stay. Disney has a wonderful app, My Disney Experience that allows you to plan your...
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Top Seven Questions You Should Never Ask A Walt Disney World Cast Member

August 7, 2014
Top Seven Questions You Should Never Ask A Walt Disney World Cast Member

  We know that Disney cast members will go way above and beyond to do their best to accommodate guests no matter what the request. Regardless of what they are asked Disney cast members will respond as kindly and courteously as possible even when a guest will ask any one of the following questions:...
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Keeping Time With Disney

July 24, 2014
Keeping Time With Disney

As a child each morning I would wake up and pray for the Yankees to win another World Series, for the Rangers to win a Stanley Cup, and to someday go to Walt Disney World where being a kid is cool no matter how old you are. I even prayed for a Mickey Mouse...
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