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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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The Top Must-Eat-Here-in-2017 Restaurants at the Walt Disney World Resort

So here we are, a week into the New Year. Did you make any delicious resolutions yet? How about making a list of all the places you want to eat, drink, and be merry at the Walt Disney World Resort this year? Now THAT seems like the best kind of resolution to make.

Top 5 Walt Disney World Bars and Lounges of 2016

As the usually designated driver in my friend group, I don't often drink much at home. However, thanks to the complimentary transportation at the Walt Disney World Resort I'm free to imbibe as I please. This means that most vacation days will include at least one stop to enjoy Disney's fantastic bars and lounges. Here's a look at my Top 5 Walt Disney World Bars and Lounges of 2016.

The Best 5 Things That Happened in Walt Disney World In 2016

Walt Disney World is always growing and changing to offer guests exciting new experiences in all corners of the vacation kingdom. This year many of those changes were met with conflicting review from long time Disney travelers. In the end whether you love the changes, or hate them, is a matter of personal opinion. In my opinion, the following are The Best 5 Things That Happened in Walt Disney World in 2016.

Stop In For Cocktails at Art Smith’s Shine Bar

When the days are warm and lazy nothing is quite as nice as settling in on the covered porch to admire the springs and enjoy a cocktail at Art Smith's Shine Bar. You'll find this welcoming spot tucked off to the side of Homecoming Florida Kitchen just waiting for you to drop in and stay a spell. Keep reading to learn about one of my favorite new spots for cocktail Friday!

Stitch’s Holiday Gift Hunt At Disney Springs

Disney Springs has truly turned into a Winter Wonderland for holiday shoppers. However - little ones aren't always so happy being dragged fro store while you get your shopping done. Never fear, because now through January 8th, 2017 the good folks at Disney Springs have come up with a fun way to encourage little shopper to keep on moving with Stitch's Holiday Gift Hunt!

Chocolate Pecan Pie Bar At Frontera Cocina

Last week I shared my thoughts on the Hamilton County Pecan Pie from Art Smith's Homecoming Florida Kitchen. Today we pit Master Chef against Master Chef as we head deeper into Disney Springs discovering yet another take on this classic Southern - the Pecan Pie Bar at Frontera Cocina.

Visit With Santa Claus at Disney Springs

Disney Springs has transformed into a magical wonderland for holiday season with each section of town decorated to bring out the spirit of winter. In fact a flurry of holiday fun has come along including a dance party, Christmas tree trail, tree lighting, scavenger hunt, and the exciting "Starbright Holidays" evening drone show.

Art Smith’s Hamilton County Chocolate Pecan Pie

Is there anything more quintessentially southern than a pecan pie? This 19th century variant of classic chess pie is a special holiday favorite where pecan trees grow native. The turn of the millennium shook things up with pecan pie lovers creating several popular variants, such as chocolate and bourbon inspired pies. With the so many new restaurants that opened in Disney Springs recently, it's no surprise that pecan pie is showing up on menus.

Bright Flavors Makes Sprinkles Cupcakes Stand Out

Like many Disney fans, I love a good cupcake, and I was especially excited to hear Disney Springs is the new home to a Sprinkles location. Sprinkles is considered by many to be the first name in cupcake bakeries, but you'll also find ice cream, cookies, and delicious combinations of the decedent treats.