Today, Disney shared a few more details about the new Grand Avenue section of Hollywood Studio. It was officially confirmed that this area would be found near Muppets Courtyard and that it would include the section of the Streets of America that were kept. The new Grand Avenue is inspired by the vibrant culture of present-day downtown Los Angeles. On Grand Avenue you will find vintage office buildings and warehouses being converted to new uses. According to the Disney Parks Blog, guests will soon see facades for “merchants” appearing in this area including a music shop, loft apartments, a tailor and more. The BaseLine Tap House will also be featured in this reimagined area. BaseLine will feature Califronia Beers and Wines as well as a secletion of small bites. The Muppet Courtyard will remain, but it will be renamed Grand Park, which will be an urban square found right off of Grand Avenue. Changes have already taken place as the Muppet*Vision theater has been renamed the Grand Arts Theatre and has a brand new marquee. Grand Avenue will open to guests this Fall.

     

Final Piece of Track Installed on Slinky Dog Dash Coaster

The final piece of track has been installed on the Slinky Dog Dash coaster in Toy Story land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.   Toy Story Land, set to open in the summer of 2018, is set in Andy’s backyard and will include all of his favorite toys. Andy built the Slinky Dog Dash coaster from… Continue reading Final Piece of Track Installed on Slinky Dog Dash Coaster

Top 5 Things Not to Do At Walt Disney World

Everyone who has stayed on property at Walt Disney World has seen Stacy’s “Must Do Disney” series. Today, let’s talk about some must not dos! Smoke outside of the designated smoking area There are designated smoking areas all across Disney’s Parks and Resorts. For the sake of everyone around you and their health, please make… Continue reading Top 5 Things Not to Do At Walt Disney World

Tom Staggs, Former Disney COO, Joins Spotify Board

Tom Staggs, former COO of the Walt Disney Company, is one of four new board members for the music streaming company, Spotify. Staggs was once assumed to be the successor to current President and CEO of the Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger. The addition of Staggs is an attempt by Spotify to bring more entertainment… Continue reading Tom Staggs, Former Disney COO, Joins Spotify Board