Minnie Mouse Heads to Hollywood for Her Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Minnie Mouse is about to make Disney History. The famous mouse will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Southern California. The sidewalk star will be unveiled on Monday, January 22, recognizing the iconic status of the world-famous mouse who made her film debut in 1928’s “Steamboat Willy.” Coverage of the Hollywood … Continue reading "Minnie Mouse Heads to Hollywood for Her Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Sunset Blvd

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Susnet Blvd did not exist when Disney’s MGM Studios opened. It opened several years, 1994 actually, when Beauty and the Beast relocated from the Backlot Theater and the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror opened. Once adorn with old time cars and numerous “streetmosphere”, Sunset Blvd draws you in as you focus on the huge icon … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Sunset Blvd"
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Muppets Most Wanted – El Capitan Screening

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The El Capitan is Disney's theater in the heart of Hollywood. It hosts many Hollywood premieres including the Muppets Most Wanted as well as Captain America this past week. It is on Hollywood Blvd. across the street from the Hollywood and Highland complex that includes the Dolby Theater (where the academy awards were) and the Chinese Theater. The Muppets will be taking over the theater from March 21 to April 17 for the Muppets Most Wanted. Before every movie there will be a live stage show with Kermit and Miss Piggy. There are props and costumes from the film on display in the lower lounge.
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Ghirardelli Chocolate Company Joins Disney’s El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard

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Grand Opening of New Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop Set For Friday, November 15 HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -September 15, 2013 – Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, America’s oldest operating chocolate manufacturer, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newest soda fountain and chocolate shop on Friday, November 15, joining The Walt Disney Studios’ El Capitan … Continue reading "Ghirardelli Chocolate Company Joins Disney’s El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard"
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Newbie and the Geek Take Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Last Wednesday I recapped our day at Magic Kingdom. The week before that was Animal Kingdom Disney’s Hollywood Studios marked our third consecutive day in a theme park. I’m certainly accustomed to back-to-back-to-back (to-back, etc..) adventures that last from morning until night but Yoli isn’t. When I advised her on preparing for the trip, I … Continue reading "Newbie and the Geek Take Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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Backlot-Style Cops

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If you’ve ever toured a movie studio, you’ve seen the various falsified urban neighborhoods and cities they built on the backlot. With a change of window dressing and paint, a pawn shop turns into a pizzeria. Change out park benches, statues, and trees and you either set up for Ghost Whisperer or Eastwick. It’s fascinating … Continue reading "Backlot-Style Cops"
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Disney Pic of the Week – Food

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This is sure to be a favoite subject with everyone because who doesn’t love great food?! Repeat visitors to Walt Disney World and Disneyland have favorite restaurants and are always willing to suggest them and other dining options to newbies. Then there are the dining establishments that you haven’t tried yet and are eager to … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – Food"
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Adventures by Disney – Backstage Magic – We’re in Hollywood!

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All Ears team member Glo from Miami and her husband Gary continue their report on their Adventure by Disney – Backstage Magic! Click here for all of Glo’s reports! Scroll down for most recent entries. Neither of us slept real well last night, but we were still up at dark o’clock to get ready for … Continue reading "Adventures by Disney – Backstage Magic – We’re in Hollywood!"
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