Posts Tagged ‘ Disney’s Hollywood Studios ’

A Chicken’s Review of Rock ‘n Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith

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October 1, 2014
A Chicken’s Review of Rock ‘n Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith

When it comes to rides, I’m the tame one in the family. If it spins, drops, flips or goes too high—which usually means something measuring just over my 5’6” height. One of the countless reasons I love Walt Disney World is how I can enjoy 95% of what the parks have to offer, despite...
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More Than a Dream – It’s FANTASMIC!

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September 29, 2014
More Than a Dream – It’s FANTASMIC!

Ever wonder why so many people hang around at dusk near the entrance to the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater in Disney Hollywood Studios? Could it be a villains show? Maybe it involves Mickey and his friends? Possibly there’s a Princess or two dancing around? It’s dark, could there be fireworks? …well, what if I said...
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Educational Vacationing, Part Three

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September 19, 2014
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The second part of “Educational Vacationing,” discussed how to make your vacation educational, should you decide to take your children out of school for a Walt Disney World vacation.  Specifically, I talked about Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom.  As the third and final post in this series, we will continue the lesson, discussing specifically...
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Educational Vacationing, Part One

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August 22, 2014
I wish the kids were here to see this!

In my opinion, autumn is the best time to visit Disney World.  There are so many great events happening that compel me to visit every year at this time.  What if you have children?  School’s back in session; should you take your children out of school to experience the magic of a Disney vacation? ...
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Drawing a Unique Disney Experience

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August 14, 2014
Drawing a Unique Disney Experience

I love to find some of the smaller, less heralded offerings at the different parks that help add to the magic of my Disney vacation. One of my absolute favorites is the Animation Academy at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Part of the Magic of Disney Animation experience, the Animation Academy is an approximately 30 minute...
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For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration

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August 8, 2014
For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration

During our last visit to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, we attended the Frozen Sing-Along Celebration and I must say that was the highlight of our day! Located in the Premier Theater at the back of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, this live show will not only have you singing along  to some of your favorite songs from...
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Wishful Eating

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July 11, 2014
Be Our Guest...flawlessly executed by Imagineers.

After a short break, it sure feels great to write for WDW Fan Zone again.  While recovering from the birth of our third child, I had lots of time to think about Disney Parks and watch Disney moves, even got a bit homesick with thoughts about how much I miss being there and of...
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Keys To Keeping Kosher At Walt Disney World

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July 10, 2014
Keys To Keeping Kosher At Walt Disney World

I cannot tell you how many times over the years friends and family have said they would like to go to Disney World but they weren’t sure what to do about their meals because they keep kosher. No one caters to the needs of its guests like Walt Disney World. Whether you or your...
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Say Goodbye To Hollywood – American Idol Experience

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June 26, 2014
Say Goodbye To Hollywood – American Idol Experience

Last week it was announced (although not officially by Disney) that the American Idol Experience would be closing sometime in January 2015. A little over 5 years ago on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2009 the American Idol Experience opened to great fanfare with the TV show’s host Ryan Seacrest on hand, as well as,...
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The Brown Derby Lounge

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June 11, 2014
The Brown Derby Lounge

“The Place to See…and be Seen” Located inside Disney’s Hollywood Studios Theme Park, the Brown Derby Lounge is a walk-up dining experience with both indoor and outdoor seating options. It offers appetizers, desserts, and a full bar including specialty cocktails and flights. . On the evening that we dined there, we were able to...
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