Disneyland Resort Restaurants Win 15 Awards at SoCal Restaurant Writers Banquet

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ANAHEIM, Calif., March 12, 2009 – Disneyland Resort celebrates 15 new awards for its restaurants and chefs as it prepares to launch the 2009 Disney’s California Food & Wine Festival, a six-week “World Celebration” that features delicious food and wine from Disneyland chefs and celebrity chefs and winemakers.

The 2008-09 awards were presented to Disneyland Resort restaurants and chefs at the recent Southern California Restaurant Writers Awards Banquet at the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace in Yorba Linda, California. A highlight for Resort restaurants was the recognition of Alex Flores and Francisco Origel, sous chefs at the perennially popular Napa Rose in Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, as co-winners of the “Sous Chef of the Year” award.

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UPDATE: Vinylmation Urban Series 1 to be Released March 17

Stitch Kingdom recently reported that the new Vinylmation collectibles series would be released at Disneyland and Walt Disney World on March 20. The correct date is March 17. The release party at Walt Disney World is still currently scheduled for March 20.

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WDW Resort Refurbishment Updates – All Star Sports, Fort Wilderness, Old Key West and Contemporary Resort

The following additions were added to ReSearch:

  • All Star Sports – Game Point Arcade – May 4 through May 6
  • Old Key West – Miller Road Quiet Pool – May 4 through May 15
  • Old Key West – Turtle Shack Quiet Pool – May 18 through May 29

The following changes were made:

  • Contemporary Resort – North Garden Wing/Bay Lake Tower – shortened to August 3
  • Fort Wilderness – Meadow Swimmin’ Pool – extended through April 12

Planning a trip to Walt Disney World? Be the first to know when changes that potentially affect your trip occur by signing up with ReSearch!

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Walt Disney World Resort Releases 2008 Community Report

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 11, 2009 – As part of The Walt Disney Company’s first consolidated corporate responsibility report, Walt Disney World Resort released the 2008 Community Report that highlights the many ways the company remains actively involved in Central Florida.

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Vinylmation Urban Series 1 to be Released March 20

Oopsy From the Vinylmation Urban Series 1 by Artist Thomas Scott

Oopsy From the Vinylmation Urban Series 1 by Artist Thomas Scott

The next round of the Vinylmation collection will hit the shelves at Walt Disney World and Disneyland on Friday, March 20.

The 3″ collection includes Checkered by Dan Howard, El Super Raton by Natalie Bert Kennedy, Furrr by Susanna Gay, Grafitti by Chad Miller, Monster by Tyler Dumas, Oopsy by Thomas Scott (Pictured), Pinball by Mark Seppala, Poc Mickey by Eric Caszatt, Squiddy and Swiss Cheese by Randy Noble and Who’s There? by Susan Foy. The 9″ collection includes Dragon by Monty Maldovan (LE 400), Mortimer by Randy Noble (LE 400), Mummy by Dave Keefer (LE 200) and Robot Mickey by Doug Strayer (LE 500).

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Disney Vacation Club Scheduled to Open Kidani Village, Second Phase of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – In spring 2009, Disney Vacation Club is planning to open the first phase of Kidani Village at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas to meet ongoing strong demand for its unique vacation-ownership program.

“We continue to see strong demand from families who want to build a lifetime of unforgettable memories by vacationing in ways they never dreamed possible,” said Jim Lewis, president of Disney Vacation Club. “Disney Vacation Club is entering a new era with Kidani Village, as it’s the first of four new properties opening in 2009.”
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The Walt Disney Company Announces Significant Long-Term Environmental Goals

BURBANK, Calif., March 9, 2009 — The Walt Disney Company today announced a landmark set of strategic environmental goals and challenging 3 to 5 year targets to reduce emissions, waste, electricity and fuel use, and its impact on water and ecosystems.

The goals are part of Disney’s 2008 Corporate Responsibility Report, which details the company’s approach to critical corporate responsibility issues ranging from charitable giving to nutrition and from online safety for kids to workplace diversity.

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Britney Spears Brings the Circus to (Toon)Town

In honor of our dear friend Britney, a couple of photos released by Disney of Britney’s day in the parks with sons Jayden and Preston (and her assistant). Photos (c) Diana Zalucky/Disney.

Britney Spears with Sons Preston and Jayden

Britney Spears with Sons Preston and Jayden

Britney Spears Behind the Wheel with Jayden and her Assistant

Britney Spears Behind the Wheel with Jayden and her Assistant

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Disney’s Short Stories: What Will You Celebrate? (Video)

I caught this on television earlier this evening and couldn’t find anything on it. It was three separate segments that aired during commercial breaks, I edited them together.

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American Idol Stars Offer Performance Tips (Video)

New video from Disney features lots of American Idolers wishing you the best at the American Idol Experience.

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