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All Star Cafe: This restaurant location at the Wide World of Sports opened on February 26, 1998 and was originally operated by Planet Hollywood International. Disney took over the lease in March of 2000 and then the eatery closed on September 30, 2007. It became the What's Next Cafe on November 21, 2007 and in 2010 became known as The ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill.
Bonnet Creek Golf Club: Opened in 1992 and in February 2005 the name was changed to The Eagle Pines & Osprey Ridge Golf Club. Eagle Pines closed in 2007 and Osprey Ridge was incorporated into the Four Seasons Resort Tranquilo Golf Club with a new Tom Fazio design in 2014.
Crossroads: This shopping center opened in February of 1989 across the street from Downtown Disney. It featured a Gooding's supermarket, shops, a McDonald's and a Pirate's Cove miniature golf course. It used to be owned by Disney but was sold to GE Capital Realty Group in 2001.
Walt Disney World Speedway: Located near the Magic Kingdom parking lot, this racetrack opened on November 28, 1995. The Richard Petty Driving Experience began on February 7, 1997 and an Indy Racing Experience in November of 2008. There was also an Exotic Course built for the Richard Petty Exotic Driving Experience that opened in January of 2012. The speedway closed August 9, 2015.
What's Next Cafe: Formerly the All Star Cafe, it was located at the Wide World of Sports. It opened on November 21, 2007 and in 2010 became known as The ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill.
Remember how the bathrooms at the parks used to dispense powdered soap? After pushing up on the lever, a pile of powder would fall in your hand, which would dissolve when washing your hands. These dispensers were replaced by liquid soap dispensers after the Anthrax scare in 2001. The old dispensers were still mounted on the walls for a little bit but the levers were removed. This photo was taken in the washroom outside of Epcot near the pet kennel in 2002. I got some strange looks when I took this picture!
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