Third parking garage in the works for Disney Springs

A third parking garage is in the works for Disney Springs. The Reedy Creek Improvement District on Wednesday authorized its staff to pursue some conceptual architectural and engineering designs including a third garage on the south side of Buena Vista Drive across from the Lime garage. “The size of the parking garage has not been determined but it is anticipated the garage will include at least 2000 spaces,” Reedy Creek District Administrator John Classe said in an email. A pedestrian bridge over Buena Vista Drive connecting the two garages is…

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Pandora Ride Descriptions Offered in New Birnbaum’s Walt Disney World Guide

With all of the excitement surrounding Star Wars Land and other projects, it can be easy to forget that Disney is slated to unveil a huge theme park project next year when Pandora — the World of Avatar opens in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Although we’ve been treated to some concept art and loglines for attractions in the past, the new Birnbaum’s Walt Disney World guide provides some interesting write-ups for what you’ll be able to experience in the new land: Na’Vi River Journey (FP+) A musical voyage into Pandora’s bioluminescent forest, this…

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Disney’s Live-Action Remake of ‘The Lion King’ Is Coming Soon

We just can’t wait. It’s official: Disney and director Jon Favreau are working on a live-action remake of one of the studio’s most popular animated films, The Lion King. “We can officially confirm that The Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau are putting a new reimagining of The Lion King on the fast track to production. The project follows the technologically groundbreaking smash hit The Jungle Book, directed by Favreau, which debuted in April and has earned $965.8 million worldwide,” the company said in a press release. Disney’s been…

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Disney Is Working With an Adviser on Potential Twitter Bid

Alex Sherman sherman4949  Sarah Frier sarahfrier  September 26, 2016 — 1:48 PM EDT Updated on September 26, 2016 — 4:40 PM EDT Walt Disney Co. is working with a financial adviser to evaluate a possible bid for Twitter Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. After receiving interest in discussing a deal, Twitter has started a process to evaluate a potential sale. Salesforce.com Inc. is also considering a bid and is working with Bank of America on the process, according to other people, who asked not to be named because the matter is private. Representatives…

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Here’s How to Experience Disney World Without Buying Park Tickets

By Carlye Wisel The Walt Disney Company With the recent ticket increase and upcharges introduced at Walt Disney World, it seems more expensive than ever to hop between Magic Kingdom and Epcot or be among the first to experience Animal Kingdom at night. Guests can actually meet Mickey Mouse, slurp on a Dole Whip float and even watch all three evening fireworks shows without having to purchase admission. The main thing you’ll miss out on are the attractions—and don’t worry, we won’t try to convince you that the monorail is just a slow rollercoaster—but everything from…

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Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort Guide

Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort 1251 Riverside Drive Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-8514 Telephone: (407) 934-6000 Fax: (407) 934-5777 Rooms   Dining   Recreation   Shopping Transportation   Childcare   Resort Rates   Resort Map    Reviews Activities    Top 10 Resort Tips   VIP Tips Moderate Resort Classification Located in the Disney Springs resort area Check In: 3:00 p.m. / Check Out: 11:00 a.m. There’s something for everyone at Port Orleans Riverside- a moderately priced Disney resort with rustic retreats and elegant mansions. This resort has a charming swimming pool with slide as well as five quiet pools, a stocked fishing hole, a sit-down restaurant as well as a…

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