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Uniqlo Set to Expand Disney Collection and Open a Store at Downtown Disney in 2016

Japanese retailer Uniqlo is expanding its relationship with Disney as it gets ready to debut a new apparel collection featuring Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars characters at this week's D23 Expo in Anaheim.

New Police Substation to be Built at Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort is building a $2.5 million substation for the Orange County Sheriff's Office. The new substation is scheduled to open in October. Currently the 36 deputies, 20 administrators and clerks, and seven detectives that serve Disney are housed in a fire station operated by Reedy Creek.

The NBA Experience Project Planned for Disney Springs

The Walt Disney Company has struck a deal with the NBA that reaches past the ABC and ESPN broadcast coverage straight into the Walt Disney World Resort. Wednesday the two announced in a press release that Disney Springs would be home to a new entertainment venture called "The NBA Experience."

New Retailers and Restaurants Announced for Disney Springs

A slate of high profile, nationally recognized retailers is coming to Disney Springs including Lilly Pulitzer, PANDORA, and Tommy Bahama. A total of 13 new tenants was recently announced by Walt Disney World Resort, including eight retail stores and five new restaurants.

Next Phase in Disney Springs Transformation is the Town Center Area

As Downtown Disney continues to be transformed into Disney Springs, the next phase of the project is the Town Center. This new district is currently under construction in an area that was used for guest parking and will be home to many nationally-recognized retail shops, including large-scale retail stores.

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar Opening at The Landing in Disney Springs this Fall

The Landing in Downtown Disney (soon to be Disney Springs) will be home to Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar this fall. And if you're asking yourself "who is Jock Lindsey?" we have the answer. Jock is the pilot for Indiana Jones and he has a pet snake named Reggie.

The Boathouse,New Signature Dining Location, Now Open at Downtown Disney

The newest signature dining location at the Walt Disney World Resort is now open. The Boathouse: Great Food, Waterfront Dining, Dream Boats , located at The Landing in Downtown Disney, was built over the water and features seating for 600 guests. The restaurant is also home to rare boats and an all-new guest experience, Amphicars.

YeHaa Bob Jackson to Perform at the Boathouse in Downtown Disney

When the Boathouse opens later this month in Downtown Disney, fans of Port Orleans Riverside's popular entertainer YeHaa Bob Jackson will be able to catch Bob in his new gig playing instrumental jazz standards with a sax player on the water taxi.

Several New Retailers Announced for Disney Springs

The Landing at Disney Springs will be home to several new restaurants including Morimotoa Asia, The Boathouse, and STK Orlando. And now we're learning the names of some of the new retail locations that will also be calling The Landing home.

STK Opening This Year at The Landing in Disney Springs

Another new restaurant has been announced for The Landing area at Disney Springs. STK by The ONE Hospitality, Inc., is scheduled to open later this year and will be one of the largest STK locations in the world at more than 14,000 square feet.

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Options For Thanksgiving Turkey Without Reservations At Walt Disney World

Most guests headed down to Walt Disney World for Thanksgiving this week have had their dining reservations well in hand for some time now. However - if you are still wondering where you'll be able to get a taste of turkey over the holiday, we've got the answers you are looking for. From legs with a fan following to Thanksgiving leftovers on a bun, the restaurants of Walt Disney World are serving up some festive favorites.

Pumpkin Bread Pudding From Homecomin' Florida Kitchen

The every day desserts at Art Smith's Homecomin' Florida Kitchen, are honeyed and decedent. Chef's Heirloom Pecan Pie, famous Hummingbird Cake, and the big time boozy Shine Cake are certainly on my must indulge list. However now, for a limited time, there's a new seasonal sweet on the menu that is sure to bring Guests through the door.

Limited Advanced Dining Reservations In Epcot Still Available For Thanksgiving

While many fans are right on top of their Walt Disney World advanced dining reservations as soon as that 180 window opens up, others are more laid back when it comes to mealtime. There are certain times of year that you can get a reservation just about anywhere, during the holidays is not one of them. If you plan on spending Thanksgiving in the Disney Parks and are still hoping to snag a great mealtime table for your family, you may want to act soon.

Where To Find Pumpkin Flavored Treats This Fall At Walt Disney World

If you haven't been paying attention around your hometown, pumpkin season is in full swing! The fine bakers at Walt Disney World have noticed too and the shelves have been stocked with tasty treats that embrace the flavors of fall. For Americans there always seems to be something comforting about pumpkin, with memories of family times together, where better to share that than on a Walt Disney World vacation.

10 Things To See During The Holidays At Walt Disney World

Holidays at Walt Disney World are right around the corner and I'm looking forward to a variety of exciting activities! It's a fan favorite time of year when the property is decorated with seasonal lights and trim to go along with the bustling activities. Read on to learn 10 exciting things to see during the holidays at Disney.

Fun And Fast Facts About Disney Springs

Walt Disney World has had a shopping center on the site of Disney Springs since 1975, The quaint shopping village was home to a toy shop, pottery shop, garden store, and small grocer amongst others. Disney Springs today is a bustling "metropolis of shopping, dining and entertainment," a creative reimagination of Downtown Disney and perhaps the most luxurious and cosmopolitan incarnation yet. Read on for some fun and fast facts about Disney Springs.

runDisney: Tips For Carb-Load at Walt Disney World

Carb-loading, runners talk about it, but how many actually know how it should be done? What seems like a great excuse for a pizza and pasta party on the sports teams of our youth, needs to be delved into a little further as adults heading out for a Disney Half Marathon and beyond. We've got a few great tips to get the most out of your Walt Disney World pre-race carb-load.

Rick Bayless' Frontera Cocina Is Dinsey Springs' Home For Authentic Mexican Flavors

Frontera Cocina at Disney Springs is the brain child of eight-time winner of the James Beard Award, Chef Rick Bayless. Rick's food is known for authentic Mexican flavors, in fact his work is considered so important to sharing the Mexican culture he's even received the highest decoration the country can bestow on foreigners, the of Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle.

Disney Springs: Good Food, a Lot of Shops, and the Springs

It's been a little more than a year since Disney Springs celebrated its grand reopening as a revamped and renovated eating, shopping, and entertainment complex. Gone are the days of Downtown Disney as the entire area has been reimagined for guests. We spent an afternoon there on our recent Disney World vacation left with mixed feelings about the updated area.

Wine Slushies Now Available At Amorette's Patisserie

Happy Friday! Congratulations on making it through another week, and being another day closer to your next Walt Disney World vacation. If you're headed down to "the world" soon, be sure to stop in to Amorette's Patisserie in Disney Springs to pick up Disney's most recent Internet food sensation - the Wine Slushie.