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Woody’s Roundup 10-19-2008

More links and tidbits for your weekend perusal:

Ryan at the Main Street Gazette bids farewell to Pocahontas and her Forest Friends, which ended its ten-year run at Animal Kingdom last month. The show, tucked away into a small theater on the park’s periphery, was never a blockbuster attraction, but it had a decidedly [...]

Cellar Dwellers

Across the continent in Anaheim, Disneyland fans are preparing for the opening of the Blue Sky Cellar. This new preview center, an homage to the lapsed Disney tradition of similar in-park exhibits, will showcase art from the impending billion-dollar renovations to California Adventure. The Cellar, located in California Adventure’s former Golden Vine Winery, opens [...]

If you invest your tuppence wisely in the bank…

Ladies and gentlemen, your new chair of the Federal Reserve

So, the economy.

With the Dow plunging straight into the Briar Patch and investment banks worldwide failing like the Disney Institute, one might wonder what the economic crunch might mean for Disney’s plans for upgrading their theme parks. In the last few days, we’ve started [...]

Tomorrow’s Windows – Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

We’ve mentioned already several of the rumors regarding the next few years as Disney ramps up for the Magic Kingdom’s 40th anniversary in 2011. If planning continues along current lines, and management steps up with sufficient funding, the park will finally receive a series of refurbishments that will begin to restore it [...]

Bottle Up And Explode!

Things have had a bit of an historical flavor lately here in Progress City, but like any good city of the future we must always keep looking forward at what’s just over the horizon. This means a trip to the Rumor Mill, which just so happens to be currently bursting at the seams with [...]