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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.

Disney Springs Retail Lineup to Include Sound Lion Store

The first Sound Lion retail store in the state of Florida might be located at Disney Springs.

2014 Festival of the Masters Cancelled Due to Disney Springs Construction

This year's Festival of the Masters has been cancelled due to the ongoing construction at Downtown Disney.

The three-day art festival has been housed in Downtown Disney's West Side, but Disney recently announced that the festival will not be held this year as that area is unavailable due to the expansion construction.

This would have marked the 39th year of the Festival of the Masters. Last year's even featured more than 300 artists showcasing photography, painting, glasswork, sculptures, and more.

Several ‘Major’ Restaurants May be Headed to Disney Springs

As construction continues on Disney Springs, there are more restaurant names being added to the mix that already includes a new dining location from the Patina Restaurant Group.

One of the restaurants said to be a good possibility is Morimoto, the Japanese and sushi restaurant owned by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and the Starr restaurant group. The restaurant currently has locations in New York City and Philadelphia.

Fit2Run Runner’s Superstore Coming to Downtown Disney

Racers and reluctant runners have a new place to find the perfect footwear. Fit2Run, The Runner's Superstore, is opening this fall at Downtown Disney.

Fit2Run offers runners the chance to find a perfect fit when it comes to their footwear, and will also be offering a complimentary video-taped gait analysis and an iStep barometric scanning. These offerings will help guests find the right shoe for their feet.

Parking Options at Downtown Disney as Construction Continues on Disney Springs Expansion

We told you a few months ago about the elimination of parking spaces at Downtown Disney due to the start of the construction for the Disney Springs expansion. As the construction continues we have a few parking suggestions to make your visit easier.

Changes in Downtown Disney Parking Part of Disney Springs Transformation

The transformation of Downtown Disney into Disney Springs has begun and the first casualties of the change happen to be parking spots and Pleasure Island.

New Ads Released by Disney as Construction Begins on Disney Springs

Earlier this spring Disney announced the complete overhaul of Downtown Disney into Disney Springs - recreating the current site into four distinct neighborhoods with more than 150 establishments.

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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.

Ode To Dole Whip And Where To Find It At Walt Disney World

Ahhh... Dole Whip. Your sweet pineapple swirls of velvety goodness are the things that Disney dreams are made of. Mountain peaks of icy cold nectarous bliss spun into a little paper cup, or rising from a lagoon of tart pineapple juice, you brighten any day with your sunny color and fresh bright flavor.

Five Things to Love about Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort

Have you ever walked through the front doors of a Walt Disney World Resort hotel and instantly fallen in love? It's happened to me a few time (Wilderness Lodge and Animal Kingdom Lodge, I'm looking at you). Last week it happened again when I stepped into Disney's Port Orleans Riverside Resort. We're talking LOVE at first sight.

Have A Romantic Date Night At Disney Springs

Walt Disney World can be a wonderful place for families, it can also be an amazing spot for a romantic getaway with the one you love. Whether you're hiring a sitter at the resort for the night, or making an adults only trip, the reimagined shopping, dining, and entertainment complex Disney Springs has a bounty of date night delights waiting just for you.

5 Top Tequila Based Cocktails At Walt Disney World

It's cocktail Friday and today we'll be checking out five of my family's favorite tipples of tequila to be found at Walt Disney World. This liquor made from blue agave is one of the National Drinks of Mexico, and in the United States, Monday July 24th is National Tequila Day! We're going to get started now so that you can celebrate all weekend long.

The Best Free Things at Walt Disney World

Vacationing at the Walt Disney World Resort is not cheap. We all know that prices go up every year on tickets, rooms, food, souvenirs...you name it! And so with all the money we spend on every Disney World vacation it's nice to find stuff that's FREE. Yes, we said free. There are many free things at Disney World and today we're going to talk about some of our favorites.

Speculation On What May Be Coming This Weekend From D23 Expo

This weekend thousands of Disney fans from around the world will converge on the Anaheim convention center for the D23 Expo 2017. The Expo is Disney's official fan convention, and the informational goodies that have come out of past Expos have given us a look at the ways The Walt Disney Company is shaping its future. We'll be keeping our eyes open especially for news coming out about changes for Walt Disney World. Here's an overview at some of the rumored announcements that may (or may not) be coming our way.

What to do When it Rains on Your Disney World Vacation

You know the old saying "A rainy day at Disney World is better than a rainy day at home?" Well, it's true! If it's going to rain and I'm at Disney World it is certainly going to be a better day than if it rains and I'm stuck at home. But, you might wonder, what should/can we do when it rains on our vacation? The answer " anything you want!