Both shopping and dining districts mandated the use of masks for both guests and employees. Making the change to wearing masks in daily life has been a bit of a transition — but add a little Florida heat and walking around all day to the mix and things start to get a little swampy pretty FAST.
Well, we found some fun Disney drinkware you can use to liven up the mood! These awesome sets of glasses, steins, and cups will brighten any Disney fan’s day, and will make fine additions to your kitchen cabinet!
Our appetites, wallets, and excitement have all assembled, and yours are about to also!
Marvel is celebrating 80 years of action this year on August 31st. In honor of the anniversary, Disney California Adventure is celebrating the superheroes all month long in heroic ways with merchandise, food, and entertainment!
It’s no secret that with Disney’s purchase of the Marvel Universe, the Walt Disney Company was banking on bringing superheroes to its many theme parks. Disneyland in California and Disneyland Paris are getting superhero-themed lands, and Hong Kong Disneyland is getting a Marvel-themed ride.
But even with copious development in Walt Disney World, the only major Marvel Comics-related growth is Epcot’s Guardians of the Galaxy roller coaster. There’s no Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, or big green Hulk in sight.
So why no love for Marvel at Walt Disney World? Believe it or not, the answer goes back about twenty-five years, and all hinges on a licensing agreement loophole.
Universal Studios, as you may have guessed if you’re a fan of their hero-themed rides and entertainment, retained the rights to the Marvel characters in an agreement signed in 1994 between Marvel and MCA (which would eventually become part of NBC Universal). But there were two caveats. One: Universal had to actually use the characters to retain control over them, and Two: the agreement split the country down the middle, and the rules applied separately to the areas east and west of the Mississippi River. [Read more…]