Lance Loud, is that you? mudstonephoto:

10/58 hollywood 1979-1983 matt sweeney www.mudstonephoto.com kodachrome, 35mm, still anxious?

Lance Loud, is that you? mudstonephoto:

10/58 hollywood 1979-1983 matt sweeney www.mudstonephoto.com
kodachrome, 35mm, still anxious?

Today in weird L.A. lore, beware the Banning boathook, fending off would-be disembarkers at Avalon Bay (1907).

http://www.1947project.com/catalina-landings-complicated

Today in weird L.A. lore, beware the Banning boathook, fending off would-be disembarkers at Avalon Bay (1907).

http://www.1947project.com/catalina-landings-complicated

It’s 1914, breakfast time, and Chef Frey of the Alexandria Hotel is frying up something very toothsome just for you!
Thanks, Internet Archive!
https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidsteakschopsfancy00hoff

It’s 1914, breakfast time, and Chef Frey of the Alexandria Hotel is frying up something very toothsome just for you!

Thanks, Internet Archive!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidsteakschopsfancy00hoff

New podcast #76: Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel lore & early avant garde gallerist Earl Stendahl.
Join us for YOU CAN’T EAT THE SUNSHINE this week as we visit with Richard Adkins, past-President of Hollywood Heritage, for insights into the early years of the legendary Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, home of the first Academy Awards ceremony in 1929. We’ll also talk with April Dammann, about “Earl Stendahl, Art Dealer as Impresario,” her biography of the avant-garde gallerist who counted numerous Golden Age Hollywood players among his clientele.
We’ll also discuss the illegal demolition of Historic Cultural Monument #870 the San Marino Villa in Koreatown, the “Our Skid Row” project seeking input from community residents, the demolition of the exquisite Robinsons-May department store in Beverly Hills and an update on attempts to erect a hillside art sign reading “Glassellland.
All this and more as Kim & Richard usher in the week of July 28th. 
http://esotouric.com/canteatsunshine76

New podcast #76: Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel lore & early avant garde gallerist Earl Stendahl.

Join us for YOU CAN’T EAT THE SUNSHINE this week as we visit with Richard Adkins, past-President of Hollywood Heritage, for insights into the early years of the legendary Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, home of the first Academy Awards ceremony in 1929. We’ll also talk with April Dammann, about “Earl Stendahl, Art Dealer as Impresario,” her biography of the avant-garde gallerist who counted numerous Golden Age Hollywood players among his clientele.

We’ll also discuss the illegal demolition of Historic Cultural Monument #870 the San Marino Villa in Koreatown, the “Our Skid Row” project seeking input from community residents, the demolition of the exquisite Robinsons-May department store in Beverly Hills and an update on attempts to erect a hillside art sign reading “Glassellland.

All this and more as Kim & Richard usher in the week of July 28th. 

http://esotouric.com/canteatsunshine76

Scenes from The Real Black Dahlia tour. Join us as we travel through the heart of Los Angeles in search of the places that shaped Beth Short in the last weeks of her life. 

Today in weird L.A. lore, the judge said “annulment granted!” (1947).

http://1947project.blogspot.com/2005/07/recipe-for-annulment.html

Today in weird L.A. lore, the judge said “annulment granted!” (1947).

http://1947project.blogspot.com/2005/07/recipe-for-annulment.html

Thanks for the laughs and the great tour of Los Angeles, Jimbo—and even for that goofy Marlowe movie. RIP.

Thanks for the laughs and the great tour of Los Angeles, Jimbo—and even for that goofy Marlowe movie. RIP.

Some scenes from our Tom Waits-themed bus adventure. We found Tom’s heart—he left it in Filipino Town! 

Announcing a brand new Esotouric bus adventure: ECHO PARK BOOK OF THE DEADdebuting on Saturday, October 4, 2014.New from the deranged minds of Esotouric, an historical crime bus tour meant to honor the lost souls who wander the hills and byways of the “streetcar suburbs” (Echo Park, Silver Lake, Elysian Park, Angeleno Heights) that hug Sunset Boulevard. Climb aboard to see seemingly ordinary houses, streets and commercial buildings revealed as the scenes of chilling crimes and mysteries, populated by some of the most fascinating people you’d never want to meet. Featured cases include Edward Hickman’s kidnapping of little Marion Parker and the bizarre “Man in the Attic” love nest slaying, plus dozens of incredible, forgotten tales of Angelenoes in peril. Guests will also see some of the most beautiful historic architecture in Los Angeles, including a visit to Sister Aimee Semple McPherson’s exquisite Parsonage, her one-time home, now a museum.Get your ticket today fromhttp://esotouric.com/echopark-10-4-14

Announcing a brand new Esotouric bus adventure: 
ECHO PARK BOOK OF THE DEAD
debuting on Saturday, October 4, 2014.

New from the deranged minds of Esotouric, an historical crime bus tour meant to honor the lost souls who wander the hills and byways of the “streetcar suburbs” (Echo Park, Silver Lake, Elysian Park, Angeleno Heights) that hug Sunset Boulevard. Climb aboard to see seemingly ordinary houses, streets and commercial buildings revealed as the scenes of chilling crimes and mysteries, populated by some of the most fascinating people you’d never want to meet. Featured cases include Edward Hickman’s kidnapping of little Marion Parker and the bizarre “Man in the Attic” love nest slaying, plus dozens of incredible, forgotten tales of Angelenoes in peril. Guests will also see some of the most beautiful historic architecture in Los Angeles, including a visit to Sister Aimee Semple McPherson’s exquisite Parsonage, her one-time home, now a museum.

Get your ticket today from
http://esotouric.com/echopark-10-4-14