Posts Tagged ‘ Disney’s Hollywood Studios ’

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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Hooray For Hollywood

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May 6, 2014
Hooray For Hollywood

“The World you have entered was created by The Walt Disney Company and is dedicated to Hollywood—not a place on a map, but a state of mind that exists wherever people dream and wonder and imagine, a place where illusion and reality are fused by technological magic. We welcome you to a Hollywood that...
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Dine With An Imagineer Package

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February 23, 2014
Dine With An Imagineer Package

Have you ever considered how much fun it would be to dine with imagineer? Well in 2013 I had that very opportunity, so read on and be ready to drool over the food and the experience! For the package you can choose The Flying Fish or The Hollywood Brown Derby. I chose the latter...
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Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano–A Family Favorite

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January 13, 2014
Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano–A Family Favorite

My family definitely likes to eat while we are on vacation–it’s one of the aspects of our trip that we look forward to the most. One of our favorite restaurants in all of Walt Disney World is Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano. This restaurant seems to get A LOT of mixed reviews—either people love it...
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@SamsDisneyDiary #9: Osborne Lights “Glow with the Show”

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December 17, 2013
The Osborne Spectacle of Dancing Lights.  Glow with the Show, New for 2013!

  Welcome to SamsDisneyDiary in the WDWFan Zone, Episode #9 (December 13th 2013).  The Osborne Lights have been entertaining guests of Disney’s Hollywood Studios since 1995, when they first premiered on Residential Street.  The lights started dancing after they moved to The Streets of America in 2006.  For more on the story behind the...
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Disney Dad In Training

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December 13, 2013
We got away to the comic book shop! Don't tell Mommy!

My wife was able to work out a mix of business and pleasure on a trip our family took to Florida this year. We stayed off property in a rental house with the sponsor of my wife’s project, and we did Disney as a family for several days. Then came the day where mommy had...
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Fabulous, Fun and Free!

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November 29, 2013
Wishes Nighttime Spectacular

Since the holiday shopping season is upon us and budgets are stretched to the max, I figured it would be a good opportunity to share a few things that will not cost you any money when visiting Walt Disney World.  Try one, several, or all twenty five of these and learn that it is...
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Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant – A Unique Dining Experience

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November 12, 2013
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant – A Unique Dining Experience

One of my favorite parts about planning a Walt Disney World vacation is planning where we are going to eat.  The dining options at Walt Disney World are endless, so there is something for everyone to enjoy.  The Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant is at the top of my list.  Located at Disney’s Hollywood Studios,...
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We Have a Cast Member in the Family

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October 26, 2013
We Have a Cast Member in the Family

Boy, this move to Florida just keeps getting better and better. My daughter, Kelsey, has been hired by the Walt Disney Company! She is so thrilled, she is actually driving me crazy. I cannot wait for her to start. Kelsey was actually hired last month, but due to circumstances she wasn’t able to start...
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