Theme Park Bits: Pixar Pier Edition – New Pixar Pier Glimpses, Interactive Pixar Ball, ‘Inside Out’ Candy Apples

In this (mostly Pixar Pier-related) edition of Theme Park Bits: Check out Incredibles Park and Pixar Pier’s interactive Pixar ball. What will the array of colorful billboards inside Pixar Pier look like? Take a gander at Lamplight Lounge and its menu. Are you ready for Inside Out-themed candy apples? What else is happening at Disney […]

Theme Park Bits – Overnight Parking Fees for Disney World Hotel Guests, New Pixar Pier Artwork and Videos

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Free overnight parking at Walt Disney World hotels will soon be a thing of the past. See videos and new concept images of the upcoming Pixar Fest and Pixar Pier at Disneyland Resort. See a talking doughnut interview Voodoo Doughnut’s founders before it comes to Universal Orlando. A […]

Disneyland’s Pixar Pier Gets a Batch of New Concept Art

Disneyland’s California Adventure already has an area devoted to the Cars franchise and A Bug’s Life, but the park is about to get a fresh injection of Pixar-themed content at the newly-revamped Pixar Pier, which is replacing Paradise Pier. The official Disney Parks Blog has unveiled some new Pixar Pier concept art, including neighborhoods devoted to […]

Disney Parks Reveals ‘Star Wars’ Hotel Details, New Marvel Rides and Pixar Pier Opening Date

D23 Expo Japan was held over the weekend and you know what that means: lots of Disney news. But the biggest news to come out of this event hails not from the realm of film and television, but from theme parks. Specifically, theme park stuff based on film and television. You want to know more […]

Theme Park Bits: A Celebration of Harry Potter Videos, Legoland Castle Hotel Preview, Pixar Pier Easter Egg

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Guess which Guardians of the Galaxy actor turned up at Disney California Adventure this week? See video of A Celebration of Harry Potter and Star Wars Day at Sea. Get a sneak peek of the Legoland Castle Hotel before it opens. What can background details at Paradise/Pixar Pier tell […]

Mexican national acquitted in fatal shooting at San Francisco pier sentenced to 3 years in prison on gun charge

Thomson Reuters A Mexican national acquitted in the fatal San Francisco shooting of Kate Steinle was sentenced to three years in prison on a lesser gun charge. Zarate, who was arrested shortly after the shooting in 2015, was credited for time served. The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department handed Jose Ines Garcia Zarate over to U.S. […]

Pixar Pier Details Revealed: Incredicoaster, Inside Out Land, RIP Cove Bar, Opening Date

At D23 Expo 2017, Disney Parks and Resorts announced that Paradise Pier in Disneyland Resort’s Disney California Adventure theme park would be transformed into Pixar Pier. Details at the time were non-existent, but they hinted that rides would be rethemed to Pixar films, that new restaurants would open up, and that there might even be […]

Google Maps Street View users spot dead body on pier – but image is not what it seems

Google Maps viewers discovered a sinister scene on a bird’s eye view from the Google camera.  The image was captured in the city of Almere, east of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. At first glance the picture was seemingly innocuous, depicting a long pier with an octagonal platoon at the end of it, over a dark […]

WATCH: Dramatic moment Disney cruise ship crashes into metal pier

The Disney Dream cruise ship was sailing into the port of Nassau at the weekend when it hit an obstacle. Scott Lewitt has his camera rolling as the Disney Cruise Line vessel glided towards a metal pier in the bright blue water.  The ship collided with the pier, making a loud crushing sound as it […]