Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Monday, October 26, 2015
Monday, August 31, 2015
The original Schwab's Drugstore was a part of Hollywood folklore since the 1930s. Located on Sunset Blvd at the start of the famous Sunset Strip, the site was featured famously in the films television, and the stuff of movie star discovery legend. It closed in 1988.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Crossroads of the World - Hollywood's first Shopping Mall
Located at 6671 Sunset Blvd and extending north to Selma, the Disney-esque outdoor shopping mall, Crossroads of the World, is an collection of buildings (retail stores and studios) recreating the architecture of various parts of the world, all surrounding the center structure/building, which resembles an ocean liner.
In May of 2015, plans were announced for an extensive redevelopment of Crossroads and the surrounding area.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) frontman, producer, songwriter, and all-around music legend Jeff Lynne was awarded his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 23, 2015.
Located in front of the Capitol Records building on Vine St., the star was kissed by the muse Kira (aka, Terpsichore) from the 1980 film "Xanadu" (for which Lynne composed many of the songs, including the hit title track) who put in a welcome, if self-promoting appearance.