As Downtown Disney continues to transform into Disney Springs, more new offerings open to Guests for their enjoyment. This week, some of the first retail locations of The Landing officially debuted, selling sunglasses, hats, and more.
The operating hours for APEX by Sunglass Hut and Chapel Hats are the same as Marketplace hours (Sunday through Thursday: 10 a.m.–11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m.–11:30 p.m.). Continue reading to learn more.

In order to give Guests more time to enjoy Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, operating hours have been extended from a 5 p.m. park close to a 6 p.m. park close on Monday, February 2 and Tuesday, February 3. This change may not be reflected in next week's Times Guide (available starting tomorrow).
Due to this last-minute change, some of the park's Food & Beverage locations and entertainment offering will also extend their operating hours.

The LEGOLAND Florida Blog recently posted a great article that included a short description of just eight of the many surprises that Guests staying at the new LEGOLAND Hotel will be able to enjoy in the rooms and public areas.
As previously announced, the new LEGOLAND Hotel will officially open May 15, 2015. Continue to read to check out the list of the top surprises you will only be able to experience at the LEGOLAND Hotel.

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park is adjusting the operating hours for the Shark Reef attraction (the lagoon where Guests can swim with tropical fish).
Beginning February 1, 2015, Shark Reef will open two hours after park open (if the park opens at 10:00 a.m., the attraction will open at 12:00 p.m.) and close one hour before park close or 5 p.m., whichever is earlier. Signage showing the adjusted operating hours will be posted in front of the attraction.

Earlier this afternoon, the Walt Disney World Resort announced internally that the vacant Superstar Television Theater (a large entertainment venue located at Disney's Hollywood Studios that housed The American Idol Experience) is currently a construction zone, and work on a new experience officially begun.
The latest rumors state that this may become the new location for the popular "For the First Time Forever": A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration show.