Welcome Aboard Pan Am! Yes, you can fly Pan Am again! Well, sort of…you see, fans of the iconic airline – and their food – were sad to see this airline go out of business in 1991… But while you… Read More ›
Alison Martino Vintage Los Angeles
TCM’s Amazing Film Festival! “In The Heat Of The Night” Reunion! Carl Reiner! Sidney Poitier! Hollywood’s Legends Honored!
The Stars Are Shining Bright In Hollywood! The legendary Chinese Theater is ablaze this weekend with an amazing event – the Turner Classic Movies Classic Film Festival, which is celebrating legendary films from Hollywood, and the legends who made them…. Read More ›
Epic Oscar Mistake! Faye Dunaway And Warren Beatty Deserve Better! This Legendary Duo’s Greatest Work!
The Oscar Mistake Heard Round The World! Yes, we all know now that Best Picture presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty were given the wrong envelope on Oscar night, and inadvertently announced “LaLa Land” as Best Picture instead of “Moonlight.”… Read More ›
Legendary Producer Jon Peters! Making A Fortune For NOT Producing “Superman” Movies! The Amazing Hollywood Reporter Interview!
Jon Peters Speaks! Bravo to Tatiana Siegel and The Hollywood Reporter, for this fascinating exclusive interview with the legendary Hollywood Producer Jon Peters! “And With A Loaded Gun On The Coffee Table…” How is this for a setup to the… Read More ›
Hollywood’s Legendary Formosa Cafe Has Closed! Will Someone Step Up To Save It? Now Is The Time!
Goodbye To The Legendary Formosa Cafe… Alison Martino, who created the great website “Vintage Los Angeles”, posted this on Instagram tonight: “Well, it’s unfortunately official. @theformosacafe has closed and the building is for lease.” Alison told me that “Esotouric’s Secret… Read More ›
Celebrate An “Al Martino Christmas”! Hollywood Legend Leaves Holiday Cheer! Alison Martino’s Great Inside Stories Of Her Dad’s “Godfather” Ties!
“One of the great Italian American pop crooners…” It’s An Iconic Al Martino Christmas! This holiday season I have been sharing some of my favorite holiday music, and I didn’t want to forget this classic holiday album from the iconic… Read More ›
Chicago’s Iconic Cape Cod Restaurant Closing! Lobster Thermidor! Bookbinder Soup! A Tasty Farewell At The Drake Hotel!
Another Landmark Bites The Dust! Chicago’s iconic seafood restaurant, The Cape Cod Room, announced that it will be closing its doors forever. The restaurant is located inside The Drake Hotel, which is located at the very north end of Chicago’s… Read More ›
The Death Of “Classic Hollywood”: Ladies Men, Streaming Stars And Warren Beatty’s “Rules Don’t Apply”…
A couple of weeks ago, one of Hollywood’s most legendary Artists – and Ladies Man – released his first film in more than fifteen years. Yes, LADIES MAN! “So, Did Warren Beatty Really Sleep With 12,000-Plus Women?” Recently, US Magazine… Read More ›
Gene Wilder’s Brilliant Movie Debut! Real-Life “Bonnie & Clyde” Undertaker!
RIP Gene Wilder… There has been an outpouring of love for Gene Wilder as news of his death spread across social media. Fans have posted scenes from some of his great film work, and at the end of this post… Read More ›
The Eagles! Their Smash Hit Debut Album! The Iconic “Winslow Arizona” Statue!
“There it was, the sound. Extraordinary blend of voices, wonderful harmony sound, just stunning.” Yes, when listeners heard this band’s gorgeous harmonies, a new sound in country rock music was created! “Take it easy, take it easy Don’t let the… Read More ›