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    Toy Story Land Opening Summer 2018

    The 11-acre Toy Story Land, the first new land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in more than 20 years, is scheduled to open in the summer of 2018. About Toy Story Land: The idea is that you’ve been shrunk to the size of a toy and placed in Andy’s backyard, where you get to play with the other toys that he’s

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    Ratatouille Ride Coming to Epcot

    Ratatouille, a 3-D dark ride that uses trackless vehicles was announced for the France pavilion during this weekend’s D23 convention. The new attraction is based on the 2007 Disney-Pixar animated film Ratatouille. No opening date was announced. The ride will resemble pretty much the one that is currently delighting guests at Disneyland Paris and will be built in an area past the Eiffel Tower.

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    Gondola System Confirmed for Walt Disney World

    The gondola transportation system rumor, floating around for the past few months, was officially announced at this weekend’s D23 convention in Anaheim, California. Disney Skyliner The gondola transportation system will connect Disney’s Art of Animation, Pop Century and Caribbean Beach resorts, and other locations with Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the International Gateway at Epcot. Many of the Disney Skyliner gondolas will feature favorite Disney characters. We think that this is

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    The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2018

    We are celebrating the publication of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2018 with a GIVEAWAY! The best-selling independent guide to Walt Disney World has everything you need to plan your family’s trip hassle free. Whether you are planning your annual vacation to Walt Disney World or preparing for your first visit ever, the book will give you the insider scoop on hotels,

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    Where to Find Great Bookstores in Washington, D.C.

    Renee Sklarew, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C., recommends her favorite bookstores and best places to read in her hometown. Favorite Bookstores The iconic bookstore Politics and Prose in Cleveland Park features weekly book chats, signings, readings, and celebrations. Politics and Prose has enormous influence over the launch of nonfiction books that permeate the Washington, D.C. landscape. Their