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History | Los Angeles History

Lost History: The Ambassador Hotel & Cocoanut Grove — Finding Lost Angeles

The former site of the Ambassador Hotel and its fabled Cocoanut Grove nightclub, today sit behind bars like a fortress on Wilshire Boulevard. The once inviting motorist’s entrance seems like an out of place remnant to the unsuspecting eye, and there are few other clues that this site was once the location of the essential Ambassador and its Grove.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

How a Country Bumpkin Turned Into the 'King of Hollywood' | Flashback | OZY

The Clark Gable who became a box-office star bore little resemblance to the young man from Ohio who first arrived in Tinseltown.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

The Academy Awards turn 90 this year — here’s what the first-ever ceremony was like

The Best Actress winner wore an off-the-rack skirt set. The entire ceremony was over in 15 minutes. The first ceremony was smaller than today, but the spirit of the Oscars was there from the beginning.

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

Modern Interpretations of Old Hollywood

The Galerie Sakura in Paris presents a collection of images strongly inspired by Lynch, Hitchcock and Hopper. Titled « American Dream – L’esthetique Ol

History | LA History

How a Cowboy Standoff Gave Hollywood’s Gower Gulch Its Name

Real cowboys waiting to be hired as Hollywood extras once hung out at the site of the Western-themed strip mall.

Travel | Travel

Los Angeles' Oldest Restaurants

Although the restaurant industry is cyclical in nature and trends come and go, there are certain restaurants that stand the test of time in Los Angeles.

News | Hollywood

The Most Quotable Things Marilyn Monroe Never Said

Internet memes attribute all kinds of wise and witty remarks to the original blonde bombshell, but who really said them?