We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Thursday, March 16, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- Work continues on Splash Mountain, where more signage has been removed and a tent installed around part of the construction.
- Imagineers reportedly “took note” of positive fan reaction to the blue sky ideas presented at D23 Expo, particularly the Villains-themed area.
- Scaffolding has been removed from the Space Mountain spires at the Magic Kingdom as exterior refurbishment continues.
- The final Figment animatronic on Journey into Imagination with Figment has finally been fixed after more than a month and a half of downtime!
- Planters have gone up around the Nejjarine Fountain replica in the Morocco Pavilion.
- A new Corkcicle shop is opening soon at Disney Springs.
- We found new Orange Bird Munchlings plushes when we visited EPCOT.
- Pop on in to Uptown Jewelers where you can find a new retro Fantasyland-inspired dress from The Dress Shop.
Other Walt Disney World Resort News
- Walt Disney World Cast Members took to the streets to “rally for a raise” following Disney’s continued refusal to negotiate over increased pay.
- During the rally, STCU President Matt Hollis announced the union is heading back to the table with Disney next week!
- Tenaya Stone Spa is expanding its offerings, including a new sunrise yoga experience within Disneyland Park.
- The Pacific Wharf bridge has reopened as its transformation into the San Fransokyo Gate Bridge continues.
- And just across the park, Mickey’s PhilharMagic reopened with a new HVAC system and fresh seating.
- Cash rates have been revealed for The Villas at Disneyland Hotel, and bookings are now open for Disney Vacation Club members!
- Bob Iger was welcomed to Disneyland Paris on the 21st Anniversary of Walt Disney Studios Park, where he toured the resort with Josh D’Amaro.
Entertainment & Media
- Disney Speedstorm, the new racing game, is speeding on to Early Access across many platforms next month.
WDW News Today
Disney 100 Bringing New Fireworks, Meet & Greets to EPCOT, Animal Kingdom 25th Anniversary Details – NewsToday 3/15
Child Dragged Across Floor of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, More Toontown Vandalism at Disneyland – Disneyland News Today 3/16
Playing Toy Story Mania Blindfolded on Man vs. Park, WDWNT The Price is Right, & More – WDW News Tonight Episode 242
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