Get to know the Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Jun 04, 2010 by Lisa Newton

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 by Lindsay Pullin

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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Great Yoga Retreats a sublime book of Yoga Spas and Resorts

Mar 18, 2010 by Tom Jones

Sometimes, the not so very original quote of “You can’t Judge a Book by its Cover” is so true, it’s often laughable to think otherwise.
The new TASCHEN publication of the magnificently beautiful coffee table [...]

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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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PBS and Jim Henson Studios Join Forces to Bring Geography Home

Feb 05, 2010

Back in the day, when I started the 7th grade, the first assignment that my geography teacher requested from the class, was to write down all of the US State’s 50 capitals.
I was the only [...]

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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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Fun Street Art at Hollywood and Edgemont

Aug 26, 2009

Every day in Los Angeles I’m amazed at the number, type, and uniqueness of our city’s small details that frequently we take for granted. For example, today– at the corner of Hollywood and Edgemont—I saw [...]

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House

Aug 24, 2009

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House is located in Hollywood, at the top of Olive Hill in Barnsdall Art Park.
The Hollyhock House was Frank Lloyd Wright’s first Los Angeles Architectural project. It was commissioned by [...]

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Walking the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Jun 30, 2009

Starting at the corner of Hollywood and La Brea, the Hollywood Walk of Fame is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the Los Angeles area. Being an atypical LA resident, I decided it was [...]

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