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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Apr. 4, 2010

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

“First look” posts are some of my favorite to launch on the blog. And it so happens we had a nice batch to share this week, including a peek of a pizzeria planned for the Italy Pavilion at Epcot and a fresh image showing Cantina de San Angel. We also had early looks at unique Star Wars pins from Steven and action figures from Dara. But images of Animator’s Palate on the Disney Dream really grabbed your attention. Jonathan shared images showing how the restaurant will transform into an undersea environment as your meal progresses.

Animator's Palate Aboard the Disney Dream

Also this week, Heather shared new video featuring an update on “World of Color.” The technical side of the show is amazing – it’ll have the world’s biggest water projection screen. Here’s more if you missed it:

And check out a few more of the week’s most popular blog posts:

New Chairman Visits Disney Parks Around the World — Tom Staggs has been on the move this month, touching ground in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Paris and Germany during his first “world tour” as chairman of Parks & Resorts.

Tips on How to Find Your Favorite Candy on Main Street, U.S.A — Have you ever wished you could find out what candies are being produced each day? Well, you can.

Disney Farewell for Bobby Cox — Bobby Cox has been at the Braves’ helm since the sports complex at Walt Disney World opened in 1997, so it was fitting that Disney sent him off in grand style.

A New Animator’s Palate for the Disney Dream — Jonathan Frontado gave us a look at what the new Animator’s Palate restaurant will look like aboard the Disney Dream.

Behind the Scenes: Making of ‘Mickey Notes’ at Disney Parks — We shared a behind-the-scenes look at what it took to turn 4,300 individual still photographs of about 25,000 pieces of paper into our first stop-motion video.

A Glimpse of the Circle D Corral at Disneyland Park — Heather Hust Rivera showed us how the Disneyland horses are cared for at the Circle D Corral.