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The Comedy Store

Written by Barry Finnegan The More Something Changes… In January of 1940 one of the most iconic buildings in Hollywood opened its doors. It was a nightclub called Ciro’s on the Sunset StripĀ and it quickly…

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Skid Row Marathon

  Blog written by Barry Finnegan It’s impossible to drive through Los Angeles and not notice a problem. Homelessness. Los Angeles county has almost 59,000 homeless people, 36,000 of those are in the city of…

Subways in LA? Who Knew?

  Blog written by Barry Finnegan Los Angeles has a subway. Angelenos refer to it as the Metro, which is something of a nickname for Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which owns and operates…

Surf’s Up, Dude

Blog written by Barry Finnegan A few years ago while on a trip to Australia I struck up a conversation with a fellow surfer in the parking lot of Bell Beach, the setting for the…

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Home of the Muppets

Blog written by Barry Finnegan The Jim Henson Studio Lot One of my favorite places to point out to guests when we drive through (https://www.latour1.com/complete-la-highlights-tour/) Hollywood is The Jim Henson Company Lot. Celebrating its centennial…

Surfing and Skiing in LA

Blog post written by Barry Finnegan When people think of Los Angeles the sunny beaches of Venice, Santa Monica and Malibu often comes to mind. Not typically associated with the City Of Angeles are snow…