Author Archives: Brittany DiCologero

Brittany is a New England-based writer focused on the history of the Walt Disney World Resort. She is the author of "Red, White, and Disney: The Myths and Reality of American History at the Walt Disney World Resort," and "Brittany Earns Her Ears."

A Teacher Just Shared a Controversial Disney World Hack That Has Fans Divided

Birthday Button Teacher Hack

We love a good money-saving Disney World hack, but one of the latest hacks making the rounds on social media has fans divided. There are several free souvenirs that Guests can pick up around the Walt Disney World Resort, including items like Park maps, stickers, and celebration buttons. Disney has celebration buttons for nearly every occasion, including birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, ...

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Is This Magic Kingdom Attraction on Its Last Legs?

Cinderella Castle

As the original theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort, the Magic Kingdom is home to some of the Resort’s oldest attractions. While the Park’s classic rides maintain their integrity through regular maintenance work, one attraction that is just over 20 years old is in rough shape. RELATED: Best & Worst Restrooms in the Magic Kingdom Some of the Park’s ...

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The Manufacturing Company Behind Some of Disney’s Most Iconic Attractions Was Just Sold

Space Mountain Disneyland

Major changes have been all the buzz recently at Disney Parks, with the recent announcement that Disney World’s Star Wars hotel would close later this year, along with the cancellation of the Imagineering Campus’ move to Lake Nona, and continuing tension amid the Disney v. DeSantis feud. Now, a new addition has joined the mix, with the manufacturing company responsible ...

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Live Action ‘Little Mermaid’ Arrives at Walt Disney World

The Little Mermaid Disney World

Disney’s latest live-action remake, The Little Mermaid (2023) hits theaters everywhere beginning today, May 26, 2023. To kick off the new release, Disney Parks have officially debuted a packed lineup of new experiences based on the remake of the original 1989 Walt Disney Animation Studios film. RELATED: ‘The Little Mermaid’ May Be a Box Office Bomb Little Mermaid Character Meet and ...

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Disney Confirms Upcoming Closure of Iconic Monorail System

Disneyland Monorail Refurb

Transportation at Disney Parks is all part of the fun, but one of the Resort’s most iconic transport fixtures is closing later this year. RELATED: Disney’s Iconic Monorail Just Got a Brand New Look Disney debuted its monorail system at Disneyland during the 1959 expansion, which included major changes to Tomorrowland and the first monorail system in the United States. At ...

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Soft-Serve Float Inspired by Transgender Flag Kicks Off Disney World’s Pride Month Foodie Specials

June is Pride Month, and the Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating with new treats, merchandise, and more all around the Resorts and theme parks. Along with new gifts and souvenirs, like Pride-inspired Mickey ear hats and Minnie ear headbands, pins, t-shirts, bags, water bottles, and more, Disney’s latest updates for June 2023 include a full Pride foodie guide. The ...

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Attention, Annual Passholders! More Discounts Are Coming to Walt Disney World

Walt DIsney World ANnual Pass Feature

It’s a great time to be a Walt Disney World Annual Passholder as V.I.Passholder Days are bringing additional benefits for some of the Parks’ regulars. When Disney first announced that special days were planned at the theme parks with enhanced savings and a complimentary magnet for Passholders, little details were available. Earlier today, however, the complete information for this year’s ...

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This Favorite Restaurant Item is Finally Back at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Flame Tree Feature Image

The Walt Disney World Resort has updated menus at several popular restaurants recently, with a focus on signature dining locations like Narcoossee’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and the Hollywood Brown Derby at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Now, the menu updates have turned toward one of the Resort’s fan-favorite quick-service restaurants, and we’ve got the scoop on which meal ...

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