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The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow permanently closing in early November

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - The Legend of captain Jack Sparrow is the next attraction at Disney's Hollywood Studios to be permanently closing. Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow will come to an end on November 6th. Is the redevelopment of Hollywood Studios around the corner?

The Pumpkin Twist from Maurice’s Treats

Posted By Charlie on Disneyland - Already a great little stop for a snack and a drink, Maurice's Treats at the Fantasy Faire has added a new reason to go and get a “Twist.” Treats normally serves up 3 types of baked “Twists.”  They currently offer Strawberry, Chocolate, and Cheddar Garlic Bagel flavors.  In addition to the usual flavors, a Pumpkin Twist has debuted for Halloween Time.

The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow at Hollywood Studios to Close By November? The Sorcerer’s Hat to Follow?

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - Evidence continues to mount that Disney’s Hollywood Studios is about to undergo a major facelift. With the Studio Backlot Tour now shuttered and most of the smaller offerings in the Backlot section of the park slated for demolition by early 2015, rumors are now circulating that the Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow attraction at the park has only a week left to live. Rumors still persist that time is almost up for the Sorcerer’s Hat, but other than its usual exclusion from merchandise and a single map, there has been no solid information.

Dinosaur / Countdown to Extinction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - Even fast-moving rides that are over in a few minutes, such as Dinosaur at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, can play host to a large number of tributes, remnants, and inside jokes. There are trivia items about this attraction you may have heard before – an air hockey pusher inspiring a design element on the vehicles, for instance, or the glowing red time travel machinery famously inspired by the innards of an actual toaster. But once you fold in the historical elements, things really get interesting!

Swan and Dolphin Resort at Walt Disney World is hosting its 5th Annual Food & Wine Classic

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns for the fifth year to the Epcot Resort Area hotel featuring more than 40 food and wine stations, 10 food and wine seminars, and the opportunity to meet the masters behind the culinary magic.

10/24/2014 Disneyland Report: California Adventure, Flying Tires Fly Away, Frozen Fun Coming West

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - It was thought to possibly be the long-lost replacement to a short-lived Disneyland favorite, The Flying Saucers, but with less than three years in service, Luigi’s Flying Tires at Disney California Adventure will close at years’ end.

Disneyland Gears up for Holidays as Halloween Wains

Posted By Charlie on Disneyland - Between the last time that we covered the park on Monday and now there has been plenty to update you on. Of course we share the latest pumpkin carvings from the Big Thunder Ranch Halloween Time Carnival. But we also journey forth to see that snow has begun to fall on Sleeping Beauty Castle and check on the progress of it’s a small world holiday as the holidays are slowly moving in. We round things out with refurbishment news of the impending closure of the Boudin Bakery Tour and the news that Frozen may be delayed in Hollywood Land a few weeks.

Parfait aux Fruits and Duo Mousse Cake at Epcot’s Les Halles Boulangerie Patisserie

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - It’s become one of my life goals to eat my way through the entire bakery case at Les Halles Boulangerie Patisserie in Epcot’s France Pavilion. And why not? This place rarely churns out a dud, even though the selection is huge!

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Embarks on Largest Room Makeover in its History

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is getting the largest makeover in its history. The hotel has launched a multi-phase, multi-year, $125 million redesign project that will transform every guest room in the 758-room Swan Hotel and the 1,509-room Dolphin Hotel.