Catalina Island’s Legendary Movie Theater Will Close! Shockingly sad news to report: the company that owns Catalina Island’s iconic movie theater is planning to close it! The Avalon is a 1,184-seat movie palace, built in 1929 as part of the… Read More ›
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Hollywood’s Legendary Musso & Frank Gets A Star On The Walk Of Fame! Iconic Restaurant’s 100th Birthday Celebration Is On!
Hollywood’s Iconic Restaurant Musso & Frank Celebrates A Century – And A Star On The Walk Of Fame! Located on the famed Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of Hollywood, Musso & Frank is Hollywood’s greatest restaurant, and on Friday, it… Read More ›
Who Wants Ramen? If you live in Los Angeles, you no doubt have your favorite ramen joint – but how about one that offers up delicious Ramen bowls AND Tempura as well? Welcome To Sawtelle Japantown AKA Little Osaka! On… Read More ›
The Apple Pan Lives On! Drive down Pico Boulevard in West Los Angeles and you see this distinctive sign – a classic restaurant that’s been serving burgers and pies up for more than 70 years! For fans of classic LA… Read More ›
Hollywood’s Legendary Musso & Frank! 100 Years And Still Growing! Celebrate Tinseltown’s Best Martini!
Hollywood’s Iconic Restaurant Musso & Frank Is 100 – And Still Growing! Located on the famed Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of Hollywood, Musso & Frank is Hollywood’s greatest restaurant, and this year, it’s turning 100 years old! Sitting in… Read More ›
A “True Hollywood Tale” Of “Hit & Run”! Taking Sony’s $$! The Guber/Peters Story! Also, Making Millions For NOT Producing!
Ready For This $$$ True Tale Of Hollywood? Sometimes people just don’t realize how bonkers the entertainment industry is – although now we are seeing payback for its excesses. Several year ago there was a terrific “inside Hollywood” book about… Read More ›
Bob’s Big Boy! Inside Burbank’s Iconic Diner! Bite Down On My Burger Review! Bob’s Exotic Car Showplace!
Welcome To Bob’s Big Boy In Burbank California! This 70-foot sign welcomes you to Burbank’s most iconic landmark – the classic Bob’s Big Boy! I had the chance to cruise the San Fernando Valley, just north of Hollywood, and there… Read More ›
Check Into The Safari Inn! Burbank’s Iconic Motel! My Movie Close Encounter! Unique Hollywood Movie Locations!
Behold Burbank’s Iconic Safari Inn! Living in Los Angeles, it’s easy to take for granted some of the iconic locations in Southern California – but, as we have lost a number of them in recent years, I wanted to eyeball… Read More ›
Time To bite Down On The Best French Dip In Los Angeles! You are looking at a legendary “French Dipped Sandwich”, thanks to the iconic LA restaurant “Philippe The Original!” As a fan of classic eateries, I always wanted to… Read More ›
One Of Hollywood’s Legendary Movie Palaces Is At Risk! This is the interior of Hollywood’s famed Warner Hollywood Theater, which was opened originally in 1928 on Hollywood Boulevard. Photographer Matthew Lambros captured all of these terrific pictures inside the massive… Read More ›