Last week, Walt Disney World debuted Miss Adventure Falls at Typhoon Lagoon. Not only does this new raft ride add another family-friendly attraction to Disney’s most popular water park, but it expands on the long-running mythology that has been built up around the Society of Explorers and Adventurers. The Society — whose imaginary members include Harrison Hightower III, Lord Henry Mystic, Barnabas T. Bullion, Mary Oceaneer, and Dr. Albert Falls — has now been woven into the backstory of Disney rides and restaurants across the globe. If you aren’t already familiar with how the fictional S.E.A. ties together Disney attractions from around the world, here is an introduction to the story behind Disney’s Society of Explorers and Adventurers. [Read more…]
This week, Mike and Frauke head over to Dockside Margaritas at Disney Springs, to check out their Throwback Thursday promotion, that includes a lot of the specialty drinks you found at Pleasure Island. [Read more…]
The Adventurers Club at Downtown Disney’s Pleasure Island closed more than six years ago, but a new show in downtown Orlando has brought back some of the cast and the feel of the old nightclub attraction. [Read more…]
Their original Orlando home may have recently been rebuilt as Disney Springs’ newest upscale steakhouse, but alumni of Pleasure Island’s much-missed improv attraction will be making a rare west coast appearance at the Comedy Warehouse reunion show recently announced for July 15 at the Anaheim Disneyana Convention. [Read more…]
By Don Gworek
There’s been steady progress in the transformation of Downtown Disney into Disney Springs next spring. It also looks like some of the plans have been modified or are changing. Here’s current status of the construction.