This week, lots of great articles were published throughout the Disney network of websites. From the upcoming anniversary of Disneyland to yummy character-inspired treats that fans can make at home, we found a lot of stories worth a second look. Read on for those and more:
Disney Parks Blog
In advance of the Disneyland Resort’s 58th anniversary, the Disney Parks Blog is running a three-part series of very special photos from through the years called Then and Now: Celebrating 58 Years at the Disneyland Resort. The photos seek to highlight how one thing in particular about Disneyland will never change: the dedication of its cast members to keeping the experience spectacular. First in the series is a photo from Café Orleans (once Creole Café) in which Walt Disney stands face to face with current cast member Tammy Peterson.
Oh My Disney
Finally, Oh My Disney seeks to answer the age old question that has haunted scholars and intellectuals throughout modern history: Which Golden Girl Are You? Don’t wait, just take the quiz and find out if you’re more Dorothy, Blanche, Sophia, or Rose. There are no wrong answers!
Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development and The Walt Disney Studios have teamed up to Explore Walt’s Vision of Tomorrow with a special new ongoing fan experience that will culminate at the D23 Expo, August 9-11 in Anaheim, California. It’s called “The Optimist,” and it’s an alternate reality game that blends fact and fiction as it tells a six-week story with no shortage of mystery and intrigue. Inspired by Walt’s nature as a visionary and innovator, The Optimist will unfold both online and in physical locations throughout Southern California. Jump in now and see how it unfolds.
Think you’re a truly crafty baker? Spoonful has rounded up their Top Disney Cakepops, with recipes and instructions for making them all at home. Stitch, Fozzie Bear, and Mrs. Potts are among the included characters who manage to both look cute and taste delicious at the very same time.