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 ›
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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 ›
Life On “The Amazing Race” Almost Killed Her! My Friend’s Fascinating Reality TV Memoir!
“Then my ankle twisted and I started to fall in slow motion.” With these words, Author Deborah Wolff takes you on a hilariously intense year of reality TV! “One Year Of Reality And How It Nearly Killed Me” Have you… Read More ›
Destroying Hollywood’s Soul! Goodbye Dominick’s! “Vintage Los Angeles”! Alison Martino Fights To Save Tinseltown’s Iconic Past!
Welcome To Hollywood! Yes, it’s an iconic sight – looking down on all of Los Angeles, as a welcoming sign of impending stardom… It is probably one of the most photographed images in Hollywood, but no matter how much the… Read More ›
AJ Benza! Terrific New Memoir “’74 And Sunny”! Vintage LA History! “Ain’t It A Bitch!”
AJ Benza’s Terrific New Memoir! I am excited to share this great news: my friend AJ Benza has a knockout of a new book coming out! It’s called “’74 And Sunny”, and you need to order it now! I was… Read More ›
James Taylor’s ONLY Movie! Starring A Beach Boy! The Cult Counter-Culture Classic “Two Lane Blacktop”!
James Taylor’s ONLY Movie Role! There is nothing more exhilarating for a movie buff than finding an obscure masterpiece – especially when it stars James Taylor AND the late Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson! Time to celebrate one of the… Read More ›
Sleeping With Marlon Brando! Sleeping With Fishes! Amazing Travel Escapes!
Try To Fall Asleep Looking At This! Yes, the “northern lights” are unbelievably beautiful…I could stare up at them all night…wouldn’t get much sleep, but imagine sleeping here! As so may people are about to travel for the holidays, I… Read More ›
Hollywood’s “Hightower” Movie Past! “Vintage Los Angeles” Climbs These Legendary Stairs!
Welcome To The Hollywood Hightower! I love iconic Hollywood, and it is disappearing – but there is a website that is fighting back! Alison Martino’s terrific website “Vintage Los Angeles” has a wide variety of stories about some of entertainment’s… Read More ›
“Vintage L.A.” Noir! Celebrate LA’s Heritage, Amazing Website And Classic ’70’s Noir!
The Sign Says It All! Welcome to LA! Yes, time to visit the city of angels – well, the 70’s version at least! It was a time of innocence, at least when it came to traffic: I wanted to share… Read More ›