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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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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!

Kungaloosh! At Dockside Margaritas In Disney Springs

Kungaloosh! Can you hear the call of my people? If so - you may be strolling past Dockside Margaritas at Disney Springs during their fantastic summer of throwback cocktails. Guests can belly up to the bar between now and September 28th, 2017 to order some of the most popular Pleasure Island drinks from days gone by.

Favorite All-American Eats and Drinks to Celebrate the Fourth of July at Disney World

Happy almost Fourth of July! One of our favorite parts of any Fourth of July celebration is the food. Traditional "all-American" eats include burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, BBQ ribs, and of course anything red, white, and blue. If you happen to be celebrating at Disney World we have some suggestions for all-American eats and drinks!

15 Reasons Walt Disney World Honeymoons Are The Way To Go

Did you know that Walt Disney World is one of the most visited Honeymoon destinations on the planet? The appeal of Disney magic for people of all ages, and the sheer variety of options available at the Vacation Kingdom of the World make it a place that just about anyone can enjoy. With service for all levels of honeymoon budgets and a unique registry to help fund your journey, these 15 reasons are why we believe Walt Disney World Honeymoons are the way to go.

Favorite Must-Have Snacks at Disney Springs

In the last couple of years, thanks to the opening of many new restaurants, Disney Springs has become a go-to destination for good food and drinks. You'll find some incredible signature dining spots and some equally as delicious quick service restaurants too. And let's not forget about the cupcake ATM at Sprinkles.

Celebrate All American Barbecue At Walt Disney World

Heading to Disney for the 4th of July, but worried you will miss your annual backyard barbecue? Never fear! Walt Disney World is home to some fantastic and unique Barbecue - read on for our favorite locations to throw down for Independence Day.

New Menu Item At The Daily Poutine

If you think half the fun of planning your Walt Disney World vacation is figuring out what you're going to eat, then hold to your hat because The Daily Poutine has something brand new. Move over traditional curds and gravy over fries, because this summer it's all about the cheeseburger, Cheeseburger Poutine that is!

Chef Art Smith's Homecomin' Florida Kitchen Review Part 1

Eat all the things! Alright - maybe we didn't eat ALL of the things, but as soon as we walked in the door at Chef Art Smith's Homecomin' Florida Kitchen And Shine Bar our goal was to eat as much as we possibly could. I'd say we put a pretty big dent in the menu, and I've got photos for you of every wonderful thing. I'll say it right here at the start, this celebrity chef restaurant in Disney Springs is my new Walt Disney World favorite.

Souvenir Sensation: Lavender Bundles From L'OCCITANE At Disney Springs

I'm sort of a sucker for souvenirs with a cause, be it MagicBead rolled paper jewelry from Hollywood Studios, or Djembe Drums from Animal Kingdom, if I can do good in the world and bring home a great gift, I'm totally in. On a recent trip I discovered that one of the new shops at Disney Springs is home to great gifts that support one of my favorite things in the world - Lavender.