Archive for Hollywood

Travelin’ Local Walking Tours are on Sale for Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. Even with the smell of turkey in the air, thoughts might be leaning toward tomorrow.
Unless you live under a rock, you know that this Friday is commonly known as Black Friday, [...]

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Mark your Calendars – The Hollywood Christmas Parade is Coming

Nov 22, 2010 by Lisa Newton

On Sunday, November 28th, at 6:00pm, the streets of Hollywood play will play host to the 2010 Hollywood Christmas Parade.
Benefiting the Marine Toys for Tots, the Parade is in its 80th, this year promises [...]

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California State Parks are Hollywood’s New Stars

Nov 02, 2010 by Lisa Newton

We all know that many movies have been made in and around the Los Angeles area. What’s not to love? It’s close by the studios which helps cut costs, and these days, everyone wants to [...]

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Sing-a-long Saturday – Madonna’s Hollywood

Oct 23, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Hollywood is world renowned as the “place where dreams are made,” but for many others, it’s simply called “home.”
Like many other places, Hollywood, aka “Tinseltown” started its very humble beginnings as a farm [...]

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Get to know the Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Jun 04, 2010

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Los Angeles is the Hollywood Walk of Fame. With its 2,411 stars, and new ones added weekly, it’s not really possible to map them all. So today, [...]

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Chuck Palahniuk at the Largo

May 25, 2010

The world is full of lovely stories, but this last Tuesday evening at the Largo at the Coronet, wasn’t an evening we were going to hear any, Chuck Palahniuk told the sold out audience.
Palahniuk [...]

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Hollywood/Highland Walking Tour

Mar 13, 2010

Travelin’ Local is proud to announce the completion of our first e-book. We’re taken our love of Los Angeles and its eclectic neighborhoods and places, and put them into an e-book form, and also creating [...]

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Pink’s the Best Hot Dog Stand in Los Angeles

Feb 16, 2010

Since 1939, people have been queuing outside to wait for Pink’s Hot Dogs, and finding the wait well worth it. Located on the corner of Melrose and La Brea, many drivers miss the sign, but [...]

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A Tour of the Jim Henson Studios

Feb 09, 2010

Where in the world would you be able to find a picture of Miss Piggy gracing the wall of a Lady’s restroom, if you had to try? If you haven’t guessed by now, that [...]

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TV Nominees Slug It Out For Golden Globes

Jan 17, 2010

The Hollywood Foreign Press might not see TV the same way you do.  They might not think about TV in exactly the same way that the folks who vote for the Emmys do either, but [...]

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Can you Predict the Golden Globes’ Film Winners?

Jan 16, 2010

If you aren’t clued in yet, the 67th Annual Golden Globes will be announced tomorrow, this Sunday, Jan 17th 2010 (live telecast on NBC at 5 PM PST and 8 PM EST).  This year’s [...]

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Jay Leno and his “other” Obsession

Jan 13, 2010

“Leno is a gearhead. His warehouse boasts century-old steam-driven cars, classic Bugattis and Duesenbergs, and dozens of sports cars, muscle cars, hot rods and motorbikes.”

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Listening to Music under the Stars at the Hollywood Bowl

Jan 02, 2010

I’ve wanted to complete Travelin’ Local’s Mulholland Drive’s Scenic Tour for a while now, so this weekend afforded me a stunningly clear day for this story’s backdrop. As you can plainly see, after visiting the [...]

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Color comes alive in East Hollywood

Dec 14, 2009

In the city the size of Los Angeles, with a population of over 10 million, the 51,000 people who call East Hollywood home is a small number; only half a percent of our total population.
With [...]

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