| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Forty years have passed since the first theme-park guests walked up Main Street U.S.A. toward Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.
A lot has changed since Oct. 1, 1971, not the least of it being the cost of a ticket. Single-day...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 8:42 AM
There has been a lot of pre-launch talk about AquaDuck, the water coaster aboard the Disney Dream. But I had never imagined it as a nighttime activity. During the day, it's quite a view, and it's easy for your deck-bound colleagues to spy you zipping...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 7:27 AM
Naysayers underestimated Disney World this time. Granted, when the company announced plans in September to project photographs of theme-park guests onto Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom, details were sparse.
But who, beyond Imagineers, could have...
| May 16, 2011
| 11:01 AM
Although this weekend's Destination D: Walt Disney World's 40th event, produced by Disney's D23 fan club, concentrated on Disney World past and present, there was a recap about the Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland expansion during a Sunday session..
| May 20, 2011
| 7:17 AM
Disney Cruise Line's next ship, the Disney Fantasy, is much like a fraternal twin to the Disney Dream -- it shares the same basic structural design but there are some cosmetic differences.
Disney officials revealed many of the new features Thursday,...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Sure, you've fantasized about spending the night in Cinderella Castle. But dare you plot to make the Magic Kingdom your private summer home? That's the bright idea of Hades, the animated bad guy in 1997's "Hercules" and the upcoming Walt Disney World...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Movie stars, TV actors, rock singers, fashion models and professional athletes need a vacation just like everybody else. But when you're more famous than Mickey Mouse, it's not as easy to blend in with the crowd -- even at Disney World.
| May 25, 2012
| 10:17 AM
The last trips through Snow White's Scary Adventures, one of the original Disney World attractions, will be Thursday, May 31. Here's a look at the Fantasyland ride's past and Snow White's future.
•The dark ride will be gutted and renovated to become...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 12:52 AM
Even before yesterday's news of the death of Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder often was compared to another American inventor and creative force, Thomas Edison.
With respect to Mr. Edison, there was another man who seemed to be an equally creative...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 9:38 PM
The giant observation wheel planned for International Drive is supposed to rival the world-famous London Eye. But will the view from an Orlando Eye rival the well-known panorama provided by its English counterpart?
Turns out you can see almost everything...