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Realityland's David Koenig

Random Disneyland and Walt Disney World tidbits too time-sensitive or inconsequential to cram into a formal article.

  1. Captain America Getting the Boot

    When Innoventions—er, I mean the Tomorrowland Expo Center—opens on November 16, the second-story Super Hero HQ will be missing a super hero.

    After 20 months on the job, Captain America will be on hiatus until just before the premiere of the film "Captain America: Civil War" on May 6, 2016. In his place will be the heavily-publicized debut of Spider-Man.

    The benching of Captain America has cast members scratching their heads. The only thing they can come up ...
  2. Disneyland Lays Out Plans to Evict Critters

    Earlier this week, Disneyland announced that the Big Thunder Ranch Barbecue would be closing by January 11, 2015, to make way for construction of the Star Wars land. What wasn’t shared is that January 10 is also slated to be the last day for the adjacent petting farm.

    “Both locations will enjoy one more Christmas season before disappearing. There is nothing planned for Halloween, as in the past, but around Christmas, Santa is supposed to be there,” a cast member shared. “It is sad ...
  3. November Penciled In for ComicbookLand

    Disneyland is targeting a November completion for its makeover of the former Innoventions building, featuring Marvel exhibits on the upper floor and the Star Wars Universe on the lower floor (see

    More than 40 Entertainment cast members will be trained to work the location.

    Plans for incorporating a 60th anniversary Disneyland historical exhibit apparently have been scrapped.