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  1. Randy Rhoads' Spirit Rocks This Family-Owned WineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | LA Weekly

    Best known as a bucolic showbiz suburb , Burbank also has a dark side . In addition to goth-y retail shops and a treasure trove of vintage fashion and home decor favored by local retro hounds , Burbank boasts another unlikely and even more against-type anachronism - a heavy metal guitar heroinspired wine bar.


  2. Poppy Is Preparing for the Robot TakeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | LA Weekly

    Poppy is a surreal yet intriguing artist. One look at her Instagram, which boasts an impressive 770,000 followers, and willing participants are sucked into a wormhole.


  3. 15 Best Things to Do in L.A. This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | LA Weekly

    From an art show just for man's best friend to the L.A. Taco Takeover, Dave Chappelle doing what he does best at the iconic Hollywood Bowl, and a disturbing but powerful miniature exhibition, here are the 15 best things to do in Los Angeles this week! There is a lot of art about dogs, and even works by dogs, but Dogumenta is a group art show for dogs. Curator Jessica Dawson noticed that her Morkie rescue dog, Rocky, "saw art differently than humans" when the pair went on New York gallery walks together.


  4. "Revenge of Slashback Video" Rewinds to Horror's VHS HeydayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | LA Weekly

    One year ago, a time capsule was unsealed in Burbank. "Slashback Video," a loving homage to the days of independently owned video rental shops at the Bearded Lady's Mystic Museum in Magnolia Park , offered a peek into the past with an installation featuring VHS and Beta cassettes, mostly of the horror and B-movie variety.


  5. BurlesqueRead the original story

    May 29, 2018 | LA Weekly

    Tremors of excitement tore through Los Angeles' dance/drag/performer community last week as burlesque icon Dita von Teese announced an open casting call for her latest project at the Roosevelt Hotel. We were there.


  6. 13 Best Things to Do in L.A. This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | LA Weekly

    From a wonderfully dark and beautiful corner of Echo Park Rising to an exhibit dedicated to the wascallly wabbit and Saturday morning cartoons, a festival focused on the humble taco, a week of women-centric art and film, and swing dancing in art deco splendor, here are the 13 best things to do in Los Angeles this week. Order a glass of wine, let the old-world charm of all that exposed brick and dark wood wash over you, and enjoy the live entertainment at Urban Press Winery .


  7. Burbank's Castaway Is RelaunchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | LA Weekly

    If you grew up in the San Fernando Valley, chances are good that you celebrated prom, a wedding, graduation or other special occasion at the Castaway in Burbank, with its sweeping views of the Valley all the way to downtown L.A. After a recent $10 million overhaul by John Tallichet of Specialty Restaurants Corp., the 12,500-square-foot, 54-year-old landmark perched atop the Verdugo Hills has reopened with a multilevel restaurant that guarantees a view from every table and a sprawling patio dotted with fireplaces. The dated Gilligan's Island theme has been replaced by a slicker Hollywood feel, a wink to the film and TV studios down the winding road in beautiful downtown Burbank.


  8. Treat Yourself to a Sangria CrawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | LA Weekly

    Summer is heating up and the days are getting longer, perfect for a sangria crawl across town. There's a wealth of juicy fruit at the farmers markets to make your own and about as many different versions as there are tacos in L.A. Here are a few that we stumbled across, starting at the beach: A special treat if you are celebrating with a crowd for weekend brunch is the Sangria Punch Bowl at Playa Provisions in Playa del Rey, which serves four at $40 a bowl.


  9. Saving Magnolia Park: Why L.A.'s Coolest Shopping Area Is in DangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | LA Weekly

    The charming and slightly kooky area of Magnolia Park in Burbank is home to a host of oddity shops, curiosity counters and amazing vintage-esque boutiques. In one afternoon, an individual can purchase a vampire-slaying kit, a Feejee mermaid, a poodle skirt and a full-size replica of Mother from Psycho.


  10. Mazemen Takes the Heat Off Summer With Brothless RamenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | LA Weekly

    When the weather warms up in spring and summer, most of us aren't craving a hot bowl of ramen. But just as Angelenos have their pick of ramen spots more numerous than the toppings on this Japanese-by-way-of-China dish, we can have our ramen and eat it too, year-round, thanks to the brothless version, mazemen .


  11. Eight Memorable FYF Fest SetsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | LA Weekly

    Frankly, it stinks that the 2018 FYF Fest has been canceled. Seriously, how could the ticket sales be poor enough to warrant pulling the plug? You'd think Janet Jackson's name alone would be enough to get the punters strolling in.


  12. Friday the 13th Meets The Shining at the Bearded Lady's Mystic Museum SpeakeasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | LA Weekly

    Bearded ladies were once a staple in freak shows, and for the past six years the Bearded Lady has been a staple in Burbank, part of the Magnolia Boulevard renaissance anchored by Atomic Records and Pin Up Girl Boutique at one end and Halloween Town to the west. This section of Burbank close to the studios has always had a Twilight Zone freaky small-town vibe, fostered in part by the longtime presence of horror/goth general store Dark Delicacies as well as a large number of vintage shops catering to non-mainstream fashionistas.


  13. "Clean Porn": The Top 10 L.A. Crime BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | LA Weekly

    True-crime books get no respect, but I love them. Nay, I collect and cherish them, have done so since I was a kid.


  14. Viva Los Angeles! How a Vegas Festival Revived Retro & Rockabilly Culture in L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | LA Weekly

    Join us as we slip back to a simpler, spiffier time - when guys greased their hair and pressed 'n' cuffed their jeans, and gals perfected flawless curly coifs and bright crimson lips, and wiggled into '50s frocks, frilly and full-skirted or tarty-tight and pencil-straight. Cars were big, beautiful gas guzzlers, art and home decor was kitschy but streamlined with lots of pastel panache.


  15. Wajatta Is Mixing Up Electronic Music, Names and FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | LA Weekly

    "I was a big fan of John's music for many years," comedian and musician Reggie Watts says by phone from Montana, where, as it happens, he is grocery shopping with his mother, "and I always thought he was this exotic dude living in Austria or someplace, pumping out minimal techno and other electronic music." L.A.-based Watts, who became famous for his highly acclaimed absurdist humor, which often incorporates his singing and beatboxing, is talking about musician and DJ/producer John Tejada, with whom he is collaborating on a new project that the two have dubbed Wajatta.


  16. Joe's Great American Bar & GrillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | LA Weekly

    Since it opened in 2005, Joe's really has been one of the San Fernando Valley's greatest bars, with live entertainment nightly and a large dance floor. The Burbank nightclub is renowned for booking top country-music performers, but rock, swing, rockabilly, Latin and blues musicians often appear on Joe's low stage.


  17. The RinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | LA Weekly

    With ice skating rinks becoming increasingly rare in Southern California, holiday pop-ups like the Rink are a godsend for people who either miss their faraway wintry homes or just want to exercise muscles that don't get much of a workout the rest of the year. Beautiful downtown Burbank holds this year's winter blunderland - let's face it, ice skating is hard - with lessons for everyone, new brooms sweeping clean with Hollywood Curling's Sunday sporty and invigorating curling classes, and beautiful bright blue Tommy the Reindeer Skating Aids to be worn by those who would rather skate than die.


  18. Thanksgiving Weekend Is Expected to Kick Off With Record HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | LA Weekly

    More than turkey will be baking during the annual Thanksgiving holiday in Southern California. Record temperatures were expected throughout the region as a result of a high pressure ridge that's parked over San Diego .


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