How would you like to escape the hustle and bustle of LA for a day trip and even an overnight stay in one of the most beautiful natural splendors in the country? You leave Holiday Inn Burbank with the weather warm and dry. By the time you enter San Bernardino National Forest, you have entered the first of many microclimates that makes the area special. At the base of a mountain, you might experience clear skies and a light breeze. On your way to the top of the tallest peak, you can encounter fog and snow during several months of the year.Details
The United States space program took its first catastrophic hit in 1986 when the Space Shuttle Challenger blew up minutes after takeoff. About 17 years later, the second major blow to the space program happened on February 1, 2003. The Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated the instant it tried to re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere. All…Details
For many movie buffs, the silent film era of Hollywood started in the late 19th century and spanned through the Roaring 1920s. You can make the point that silent films started when inventors such as Thomas Edison mastered projecting moving images onto a blank screen, albeit without any sound accompanying the images. When you think of silent film starts, you probably think of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. However, William S. Hart has as much to do with bringing silent films into the spotlight than any actor or director. In fact, Hart’s contributions are neatly organized at a Santa Clarita museum named in his honor.Details
Southern California is perhaps best known for its numerous movie sets and film production facilities. From the bright lights of Hollywood to the desolate expanses of the lower desert, the region is ideal for shooting just about any kind of movie. One movie set receives little publicity, yet the facility is home to a rich legacy of blockbusters.
Welcome to Corriganville Movie Ranch.Details
The entertainment gods have given us a party to remember on Saturday, March 17. Of course, we have St. Patrick’s Day, which begs the question, what are the best Irish bars in Los Angeles. This year, the answer includes a little twist, as the second round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament takes place at venues located all over the country. In addition to flowing kegs of Guinness and tasty corned beef and cabbage, the best Irish bars in Los Angeles this year have to present the games on high definition televisions.Details
St. Patrick’s Day around LA is always full of special events to celebrate one of the most popular traditions. With St. Patrick’s Day falling on a Saturday this year, many Southern California cities have decided to have the parade and the big bash on March 17. Where do we recommend our guests visit for drinking green beer and singing Irish folk songs?
We recommend two bustling parties that define St. Patrick Day celebrations in greater LA.Details