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    Mahogany Bay Coming to PI

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    Monday, November 1, 2010

    Breaking News: Mahogany Bay Coming to PI



    The Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting in yesterday's editions that a contract has been signed between Disney and Schussler Creative for a speedboat-themed restaurant at Pleasure Island called Mahogany Bay Classic Old Boats and Great Food. The name though is just the working name which likely will be changed. Sources say it will be located approximately where Rock'n'Roll Beach Club and Motion now stand. Big thanks to reader The Nite Watchman for providing the story to the Blog. Here's a link to the entire story:
    http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/106340588.html?elr=KArksD:aDyaEP:kD:aUt:aDyaEP:kD: aUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aULPQL7PQLanchO7DiUr

    So how does the Minneapolis newspaper get this story but the Orlando newspaper does not? It's because Schussler Creative is based there. Idea-man Steven Schussler is behind Rainforest Cafe, T-REX Cafe and Yak & Yeti and is supposedly behind so many of the new offerings coming to Pleasure Island that they may rename it Schussler Island! Prior rumors included a Winter Wonderland restaurant with a Polar Ultra Lounge ice bar coming to the Island.

    Those new to the Blog may not be aware that in May, 2008, Disney executives visited Schussler in Minnesota for a big party he was throwing. But he wasn't just throwing a party though, he was throwing all sorts of restaurant concepts. The Disney officials, which included then DTD VP Kevin Lansberry and then outsourcing director but now current DTD VP Keith Bradford, returned to Orlando so excited that one month later they announced the closing of all the comedy and dance clubs on Pleasure Island! Details of that party can be found at:
    http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/18822624.html?elr=KArksUUUoDEy3LGDiO7aiU

    I wrote Steve Schussler a couple weeks ago for any comments on the forthcoming nautical theme to Pleasure Island but unfortunately he did not write me back. Instead we'll rely on the Minneapolis Star Tribune plus other sources for this article. Interested readers should go to my January 4th article for more details including video from that party.

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    HG, thanks for the background and article. I don't suppose Schussler wil pitch and Adventure's Club theme, will he?

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