New Italian Restaurant Concept to Replace Portobello at Disney Springs

Written by at April 26, 2017

Levy Restaurants, a Chicago-based restaurant company which operates more than 100 food-service locations in the United States and Canada, is excited to announce the development of a new, Italian restaurant concept at Disney Springs. James Beard award-winner and Top Chef Master, Tony Mantuano, is leading the development of the restaurant, which will replace the space at Disney Springs currently occupied by Portobello Country Italian Trattoria. The new restaurant’s menu will feature dishes inspired by Chef Tony’s adventures across the many regions of Italy.

In order to accommodate the large-scale renovations, Portobello closed its doors April 24, 2017, with plans for the new concept to reopen in early Fall

Classic Space Mountain Returns to Disneyland

Written by at April 26, 2017

Classic Space Mountain Returns to Disneyland

On June 1, the classic version of Space Mountain returns to Tomorrowland in Disneyland Park

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Now Offering Elena Package

Written by at April 26, 2017

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Now Offering Elena Package

A Princess Elena of Avalor package is now available at the Bibbidi Bobbibi Boutique at both Disney Springs and Magic Kingdom. Both locations have Princess Elena’s dress, crown and more accessories. The complete Princess Elena of Avalor package, including the princess’s trademark red gown, hairstyling, sash, crown, wand and make-up costs $215.95 (tax included). Call (407) WDW-STYLE/(407) 939-7895 for reservations and additional details

Disneyland Photo Update – 4/21/17

Written by at April 25, 2017

Disneyland Photo Update – 4/21/17

Guest photographer Jason of disneygeek.com shares photos and video clips from his recent walk around the Disneyland Resort. Highlights include a look at the progress on Star Wars Land construction and the Pirates of the Caribbean sneak preview at the old Muppets theater

Enhanced Fantasmic! Reopens This Summer at Disneyland

Written by at April 22, 2017

Fantasmic! is set to reopen this summer on the Rivers of America, enhanced with new scenes and features. Guests will find Mickey Mouse in more scenes than ever before, and there will be new roles for Genie from Aladdin, Tangled, The Lion King and Pirates of the Caribbean. Disneyland Railroad is also preparing to return this summer, with a new look along the Rivers of America, including a spectacular new vista of a waterfall, rocky cliffs and a dramatic gorge below. Also returning later this summer are the Rivers of America attractions: the Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia, Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes and Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island

FREE Adventures by Disney Destination Guide

Written by at April 22, 2017

FREE Adventures by Disney Destination Guide

Curious about Adventures by Disney? Here’s your chance to get a free destination guide delivered to your home in the US or Canada

Copper Creek Villas and Cabins – Update

Written by at April 22, 2017

Recently I had the opportunity to take a hard hat tour (no photos were allowed) of Disney Vacation Club’s newest property, Copper Creek Villas and Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. Copper Creek is part of the overall Wilderness Lodge property, which, once open, will house guest rooms at the Wilderness Lodge (south side) Boulder Ridge and the Copper Creek cabins

Bon Voyage Adventure Breakfast – REVIEW

Written by at April 22, 2017

On April 2, 2017, the Boardwalk’s Trattoria al forno converted its breakfast offering to a character meal called the Bon Voyage Adventure Breakfast. Rapunzel and Flynn Rider from Tangled and Ariel and Prince Eric from The Little Mermaid are the showcased characters. Linda and I have always enjoyed breakfast at Trattoria so we thought we’d give it a try

A Trip to Central Lost and Found

Written by at April 21, 2017

If you ever lose an item while at Walt Disney World, what do you do? And how can you recover it? AllEars.Net’s Deb Koma recently had the chance to find out, first-hand, as she paid a visit to Central Lost and Found

Tips for Disney’s 2017 Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend — The Dark Side

Written by at April 20, 2017

Orlando may have just wrapped up the four day mega convention, A Star Wars Celebration, but that doesn?t mean the Force isn?t still in town. Beginning Thursday, April 20, runDisney kicks off its second annual Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend – The Dark Side – at Walt Disney World