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    Woody’s Lunch Box Offers Nostalgia and So Much More

    In the newly opened Toy Story Land, you’ll find that the fun extends to food, as Woody’s Lunch Box serves up classic on-the-go menu items with a creative twist. The theming of the land, including the quick-service eatery, is neat—and there is, of course, a story to go along with the walk-up eatery. So here we go! Woody took a

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    Gwen Stefani Shines at Planet Hollywood

    Darcie Vance, a researcher at The Unofficial Guides to Las Vegas, recently saw the “Just a Girl” Gwen Stefani show at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas. Here is her review. Grammy award-winning singer Gwen Stefani began her residency at Planet Hollywood’s Zappos Theater on June 27th. Her career spans decades, and her show encompasses the hits from her early days with No Doubt to

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    Visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)

    Renee Sklarew, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C., takes us to the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). It’s been more than two years since the long-awaited Smithsonian museum opened its doors, and the crowds keeping coming. Travelers visiting Washington, D.C., who want to tour the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)

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    Best Character Meals Outside of Walt Disney World Parks

    Walt Disney World offers plenty of amazing character meals, both inside and outside the theme parks. However, to truly enjoy a character meal, you need to set aside a big chunk of time away from touring, so I suggest you reserve your character meal for a day that you won’t be visiting a theme park. Here are my top five

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    Toy Story Land Now Open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

    The 11-acre Toy Story Land, themed to the Pixar film franchise, opened June 30th at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It is the first new land at The Studios in more than 20 years.  The idea is that you’ve been shrunk to the size of a toy and placed in Andy’s backyard. Toy Story Land’s attractions are designed to appeal to young