After years of being draped in hideously ugly tarps to cover the makeshift scaffolding erected to correct a supposed OSHA violation, the Imagineers at Disney finally unveiled their new enhanced Alice dark ride at Disneyland on Alice Day, July 4th. Hooray! Check out this POV video for the new experience. I must say the new… [read full post]
The Botanical Gardens in Huntsville AL have an Alice theme running all summer (May-Aug), titled Alice’s Garden of Wonders. including a week-long camp for kids running from July 28-Aug 1. Information can be found at their website here. Read a review of the experience here and see some photographs here. Being a botanical garden I’m sure they… [read full post]
Our next meeting, in Toronto and environs October 3–5, promises to be a doozy! Check out our Events Page for all the details. See you there!
This just in from Twitter, there are two new shops in Japan, one in Osaka and one in Nagoya, called Alice on Wednesday. My Japanese is non-existent, but they seem to be gift/grocery stores. I’ll take one of each please! Arigato!
As if there weren’t enough cool eateries in Austin to make anyone want to head down south for the next SXSW, opening Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 is The Scarlet Rabbit. Check out their official site, Facebook page, and menu, and if you’re in the area, give us a review! I love that they call their salad… [read full post]
I have never heard of this, but looks like it must’ve been quite bizarre. Blogger Lindsay Eryn stumbled upon the abandoned park and shared some photos. Sadly the park has since been completely demolished.
The town of Llandudno in Wales has come up with a novel aid to tourism – an app! The app will provide tourists with 3D adventures and take them on an enhanced digital tour of all the Alice related places in town. Available in June, not much has been revealed as of yet, but we’ll keep… [read full post]
From one of our Twitter follows comes this link to a very nice Alice themed event locale in Brighton. The Wonderland House is “the perfect base for large family gatherings, friendly get-togethers, vintage themed hen parties or a corporate team-building activity. WONDERLAND HOUSE has stunning sea views and is arranged over 5 floors with 6 exciting,… [read full post]
One of our trusty mimsy minions passed along this link to a recent NY Times travel article. It’s basically one writer’s personal tour of Oxford, England. Surprisingly, there is only a fleeting mention of Alice, and that’s about the treacle well. But perhaps the writer assumes others have covered the Carrollian elements sufficiently elsewhere. Never, say we! 😉… [read full post]
If you’re a fan of theme parks, you might enjoy this vintage promotional clip from the early ’60s for Children’s Fairyland in Oakland, CA. Alice appears as tour guide at around 3:55, and at 9:20 she shows the little Wonderland Carousel. Staff claim their park inspired Walt Disney to create his own. If nothing else,… [read full post]