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The Polite Pig Scheduled to Open at Disney Springs in the Spring of 2017

Disney Springs is adding yet another restaurant to its lineup. The Polite Pig, a "fast casual concept," has been announced for the Town Center of Disney Springs, with an opening date in the spring of 2017.

July Merchandise Events Announced for Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced a slate of special merchandise events for the month of July. If you're visiting next month you'll have a chance to meet popular artists, check out a new Dooney & Bourke collection, and more.

Disney News Round-up: New Dooney & Bourke Designs, Disney Beaches Reopen, and More

Welcome to another weekly round-up of all the Disney news that's fit to print! We have a lot of news to report including two new Disney Dooney & Bourke collections and a new device for charging your electronics at Disney World. Let's check it out.

2017 NFL Pro Bowl Events To Be Held at ESPN Wide World of Sports

Hold onto your seat football fans, last week the NFL and ESPN announced that the annual Pro Bowl (aka the NFL's "All-Star" game) will be coming to Orlando in 2017. While the game itself will be played at Camping World Stadium near downtown Orlando several events leading up to it will be taking place at ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.

New Pandora Store at Disney Springs, June Merchandise Events, and More

Happy June! If you're headed to the Walt Disney World Resort this month get ready for some retail therapy thanks to a full slate of merchandise events at the theme parks and new stores at Disney Springs.

STK Orlando Opens Today at The Landing in Disney Springs

Disney Springs is adding another restaurant to its lineup with the grand opening of STK Orlando today! This signature dining restaurant officially opens at 5 p.m. ET, but the restaurant gave a sneak peek during a preview event on May 24.

AristoCrepes Now Open at Disney Springs

Disney Springs welcomed another new food kiosk over the weekend. AristoCrepes joins B.B. Wolf's Sausage Co., The Daily Poutine, YeSake, and others as new spots to get some great food at the re-imagined shopping, dining, and entertainment district.

Just Keep Swimming! ‘Finding Dory’ Merchandise and More Comes to Disney Parks

Next month Disney/Pixar's Finding Dory swims into theaters nationwide and the Disney Parks are preparing for Dory's arrival with new merchandise, new sweet treats, and much more. It's time to dive in and check out what's new when it comes to everyone's favorite forgetful fish.

Town Center Officially Opens at Disney Springs

The wait is over! Town Center officially opened at Disney Springs on Sunday, May 15. The newest neighborhood in Disney Springs features Spanish revival architecture and is home to a variety of high-end retailers and some new restaurants too.

B.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co. Officially Opens May 15 at Disney Springs

This is a BIG weekend at Disney Springs as several new eateries are opening on Sunday, May 15, including Sprinkles, YeSake, D-Luxe Burgers, and B.B. Wolf's Sausage Co.!

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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.

Inside A Two Bedroom Villa At Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa is a sprawling complex that sits across Village Lake from Disney Springs. Designed to evoke the late-1800s' New York retreat famous for its spas and horse racing. Pastel colored buildings dot the waterside amid the vibrant green of Disney's Buena Vista Golf Course. While some guests feel it lacks a strong theme, I find its charm drawing me back again and again.

Indulge In A Watermelon Pink Flamingo At The Frontera Cocina Bar

It's cocktail Friday again, so let's indulge in another treat from one of the great Bars at Disney Springs. While Frontera Cocina is gaining a reputation for delicious, authentic Mexican food from Mast Chef Rick Bayless. No reservations are taken for the bar so we walked on in to check out the drink menu and wet our whistle.

Top 5 Spots for Mexican Food at Walt Disney World

We like our top 5 lists here at WDW for Grownups and today we're going to check out our top five favorite spots for Mexican food (and drinks!) when you're at Disney World. The majority of the locations (four out of five) are located in Epcot, but you'll also want to drop by Disney Springs.

Blaze Fast Fired Pizza at Disney Springs

Amongst the recent dining additions at Disney Springs is a quick service spot to stop by for a perfect pizza pie made just for you. Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza is serving up custom-built artisanal pizzas, and freshly made gourmet salads that suit each guests taste. While Blaze is a chain fast-casual restaurant, it makes for a great fit at Disney Springs.

Top 10 Bakeries and Candy Shops at Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World Resort is home to so much wonderful and delicious food choices at kiosks, bakeries, candy shops, and restaurants that it is a daunting task to narrow things down to a top 10 list. However, we're always up for a challenge here at Grownups, so this week we're taking on the bakeries and candy shops at Disney World and naming our top 10.

Shine Bar Cocktail: Fig And Berries

Art Smith's Homecomin' Florida Kitchen and Shine Bar is without a doubt one of knock-out new additions to Disney Springs. It doesn't matter if you are eating a full meal at the table service, or grabbing something from the take out window, guests of Chef Art's get a warm Southern welcome and an exceptional meal. Today we're taking a look at one of the fabulous cocktails being served up at the Shine Bar, the Fig and Berries.

Spend Some Leisure Time At Walt Disney World

Time and time again I hear travelers talk about how exhausted they are when they return from a Walt Disney World vacation. "I need a vacation from my vacation" they tell me. I get it. It costs a lot of money to go to Disney, and you want to get your moneys worth. But this is your vacation, and if you try to squeeze everything into one trip you are likely to come home stressed and exhausted. Here are a few tips and ideas to help you slow down at Disney while still making the most of every day.