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New Podcast: Author and Disney Parks Moms Panelist Doug Ingersoll
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 11/05/2014

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This week Doug Ingersoll, Author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Walt Disney World and Disney Parks Moms Panelist, joins Jennifer and Sara to discuss planning for his family's upcoming Disney Cruise. Plus an update from AllEars.Net, a random photo contest hint, and more!

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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Fire
Posted by: PassPorter News on 11/04/2014



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The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train attraction at the Magic Kingdom had a minor fire on Saturday, November 1, 2014. The fire is believed to have been caused by an ember from the Wishes fireworks show. There were no injuries. The ride reopened approximately two hours later and ongoing operation is not affected.

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'Frozen Holiday Wish' Show Added to the Magic Kingdom
Posted by: PassPorter News on 11/04/2014



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"A Frozen Holiday Wish" will take place nightly between November 5 - December 31, 2014. The show preceeds the nightly lighting of Cinderella Castle and will feature Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf from the ever-popular film "Frozen."

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Marvel Announces New Films At D23 Event
Posted by: PassPorter News on 11/04/2014



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At a recent D23 fan event in Hollywood, Marvel announced the release schedule for its feature films into 2019.

Captain America 3: Civil War - May 6, 2016
Doctor Strange - Nov. 6, 2016
Guardians of the Galaxy 2 - May 5, 2017
Thor: Ragnarok - July 28, 2018
Black Panther - Nov. 3, 2017
The Avengers 3 - Infinity War: Part 1 - May 4, 2018
Captain Marvel - July 6, 2018
Inhumans - Nov. 2, 2018
The Avengers 3 - Infinity War: Part 2 - 2019

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New Podcast: Our Top 5 Favorite Things About Animal Kingdom
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 10/29/2014

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This week Jennifer and Sara are sharing their Top 5 favorite things about Disney's Animal Kingdom. Plus an update from AllEars.Net, what's new in Disney news, a random photo contest hint, and more! 

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Disney Cruise Line Adds Tortola and Martinique Stops in 2016
Posted by: PassPorter News on 10/28/2014



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Disney Cruise Line has announced that it will add Tortola and Martinique to select sailings in early 2016. The Disney Fantasy will sail 7-night Eastern Caribbean sailings out of Port Canaveral that will include a stop in Tortola on nine cruises from January through April, 2016. The Disney Magic will sail 7-night Eastern Caribbean sailings out of Port Canaveral that include a stop in Tortola on April 3 and 17, 2106.037

The Disney Wonder will return to San Juan, Puerto Rico in January 2016 for 7-night Southern Caribbean cruises that include a stop in Martinique. The departure dates are January 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2016. Early 2016 sailings opened for booking to Gold and Platinum Castaway Club Members on 10/29/14 and to the general public on 10/30/14.

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Morimoto Asia and BOATHOUSE Dining Experiences Coming to Disney Springs in 2015
Posted by: PassPorter News on 10/28/2014



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Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto is opening his first Pan-Asian restaurant, featuring flavors from across the continent, in Disney Springs (the re-imagined Downtown Disney) in Summer 2015. The restaurant will be located at The Landing (formerly known as Pleasure Island) and will have two stories of interior dining, waterside dining, a cocktail lounge, and a Grand Hall. The menu will feature Asian classics such as Peking Carved Duck and dim sum. The BOATHOUSE will open in Spring 2015 and will also be located at The Landing and will feature waterfront dining as well as guided boat tours and amphicar tours (think the Duck Boats in NYC and Boston that sail on water and drive on land).

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November 7 Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Sold Out
Posted by: PassPorter News on 10/27/2014



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Tickets for the first Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party on November 7, 2014, are sold out. Tickets are currently still available for the remaining dates - November 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, and 30, and December 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, and 19.

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Sorcerer's Hat to be Removed From Hollywood Studios
Posted by: PassPorter News on 10/27/2014



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The large Sorcerer's Hat at Disney's Hollywood Studios, which has been the park's icon, will be removed in early 2015. The Hat was originally added in 2001, for the 100 Years of Magic celebration.

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New Podcast: Our Top 5 Favorite Things About Hollywood Studios
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 10/22/2014

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This week Jennifer and Sara continue their Top 5 series with Disney's Hollywood Studios. Plus an update from our sponsor AllEars.Net, news from Disney Parks, a random photo contest hint, and more!

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