Welcome To The Hotel California! The iconic Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunset Blvd announces that you are at the center of the entertainment universe…the streets surrounding the hotel are lines with palm trees and movie stars: While Beverly Hills is… Read More ›
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Hollywood’s Iconic “Formosa Cafe” Has Reopened! Finally, A Great Hollywood Story!
The Answer Is “YES YES YES”! Hollywood’s Legendary Formosa Cafe Has Been Saved! Finally, some GOOD news about Hollywood’s legendary haunts! Here’s the great news about the future of the iconic Formosa Cafe, which shuttered abruptly two years ago –… 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 ›
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 ›
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 ›