Food Tip of the Day: Pink’s Hotdogs

22 Jan

Food Tip of the Day: Pink’s Hotdogs

The probably best and certainly the most famous Chili Dog in Los Angeles!


Pink’s Hotdogs: 709 N La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love’s Love Nest

22 Jan

The controverse couple moved into this West Hollywood apartment building in the Fairfax district in 1992. For months Kurt worked on his art instead of writing music.
They later moved out when they came home from a tour and found the bathtub broken and the apartment flooded. Kurt reportedly wrote his song “Heart Shaped Box” in this bathroom.

448 N Spaulding Avenue, West Hollywood
This is private property, do not trespass!

Famous Movie Locations: Six Feet Under

26 Oct

Famous Movie Locations: Six Feet Under

This is the Fisher & Sons Funeral Home of the HBO TV show “Six Feet Under” in which the dysfunctional Fisher family lived and operated it’s mortuary business from.
Although they shot the outside scenes at the Victorian house, te interior of the Fisher home was a set that was built on a soundstage at the Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood.
Michael C. Hall, Peter Krause and Lauren Ambrose stared in the show.

2302 W 25th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90018

This is private property, do not trespass!

 

Celebrity Real Estate: Frances Bean Cobain

22 Oct

Frances Bean Cobain’s LA home intruder, 22-year-old Marc James Franco, has been charged with 1st degree burglary for entering Cobain’s house on October 13, 2012.
Frances was reportedly out of town, when the homeless man was discovered doing his laundry, the police reported. Franco allegedly told the friend who found him that he was a relative of Cobain’s, but the friend didn’t buy the story and called the police.
On October 16, 2012 Franco pled ‘not guilty’ and is due back in court later this October. If he is convicted, he could face up to 6 years in state prison.

Frances Bean Cobain has bought this 1930 Carl Jules Weyl designed house near Runyon Canyon for a reported $1.825 million late 2011. Weyl was an art director on “Casablanca” and “the Big Sleep” and designed the Hollywood Brown Derby.

This is private property, do not trespass!

Famous Movie Locations: Modern Family

22 Oct

This is the Spanish-style house of Mitchell Pritchett (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cameron Tucker (Eric Stonestreet), who live with their newly adopted daughter, Lily, on the ABC hit show.

2211 Fox Hills Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90064

This is private property, do not trespass!

Celebrity Real Estate: El Royale

15 Oct

El Royale

The 12 story Art Deco apartment building was designed Douglas W. Lee in 1928 and sits in the posh Hancock Park area. Throughout it’s time, the El Royale has been a celebrity favorite and Clark Gable, William Frawley, Nicolette Sheridan, Nicolas Cage, Famke Jansen, Billy Zane Jim Toth, Judd Apatow, Ben Stiller, Uma Thurman, Cameron Diaz, Josh Brolin and Katie Holmes have been among the VIP tennants.

The iconic 56-unit rental building just has been sold for $526,786 per unit, the most amount ever spent per unit for a Southern California multifamily property, according to real estate brokerage Institutional Property Advisors, which announced the sale on October 8, 2012.
Previously owned by a Los Angeles-based family trust, the iconic home to Hollywood’s stars is now owned by  New York developer and investor Kamran Hakim and real estate professional and Santa Monica real estate attorney Farhad Eshaghpour.

El Royale: 450 N Rossmore Avenue

Johnny Lewis: Sons of Anarchy actor involved in bizarre double death

28 Sep

Katy Perry’s ex boyfriend, Jonathan Kendrick Lewis, has been found dead on Wednesday morning of September 26, 2012 in the quiet neigborhood of Los Feliz. The 28-year-old “Sons of Anarchy” actor, who was also known as Johnny Lewis, has been found dead outside a the Writers Villa along with his elderly landlady, who he is suspected of killing and who rented out rooms of the Writers Villa to coming and going actors in Hollywood.
Officers responding to a report of a screaming woman came upon Lewis’ body outside of the home on the driveway, while the body of Catherine Davis, 81, was found inside the residence.
Lewis is considered a suspect in the homicide investigation, the LAPD said in a statement. A neighbor and a handyman were badly beaten in a confrontation they had with the suspect.
“He appeared to have died from some type of fall, either from the stairway, or from the balcony, or from one of the roofs,” LAPD Commander Andrew Smith told ABC News affiliate KABC. “The best we’re piecing together now is that it appears that some type of altercation occurred inside of the house resulting in the death of the woman. Then this individual ran outside, had an altercation with a couple of neighbors, ran back into the house and by the time we got here, he had fallen or had somehow died on the driveway.”
Lweis was known for his role on the hit tv show “Sons and Anarchy” and also appeared in “The OC”, “Boston Public” and stred alongside Dakota Fanning and  Kristen Stewart in the movie ‘The Runaways’.

 

Celebrity Real Estate: Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell chop the asking price for their Malibu home

26 Sep

Goldie Hawn and longtime love Kurt Russell have dropped the asking price for their Malibu beach front home! The Bali influenced hideaway, that can be seen on the picture below in the middle, has been on the summer rental market with an asking price of $95,000 per month for many years – until summer 2011 when Hawn and Russell lowered their monthly asking price to $80,000 per month. The couple of 29 years also placed the beachfront property on the open market with an asking price of $14,749,000. Now the summer 2012 is gone and they chopped the aksing price of almost $5 million to $9,950,000!


The listing for the 4 bedroom and 4 bathroom house reads:

Breathtaking and Malibu’s Best Value on the Sand!
Simply the best priced home on the beach! This exotic and inviting residence was extensively redesigned by Gus Duffy AIA to offer tranquil light filled living spaces, spacious ocn view designer kitchen, an integrated entertainment system that includes a Creston media room, and peaceful bedroom retreats that open to balconies and courtyards. The luxurious oceanfront master suite has awe-inspiring views, a spa inspired bath area w/onyx surfaces. The grounds feature tranquil fountains, lush mature landscaping for added privacy, an expansive oceanfront patio w/covered outdoor LR and FP, a grass covered fenced yard and path across the sandy… dunes. A detached 2 room guest house w/full bath, and 3 car garage complete this exceptional property.

Notorious Spots: Kin – The boutique Amanda Bynes locked herself in the fitting room

26 Sep

Amanda Bynes reportedly went shopping at the KIN boutique in West Hollywood in September 17, 2012 and locked herself in a dressing room for almost 2 hours. This strange behaviour followed a string of different incidents in the last months. Amanda was facing pending criminal hit-and-run charges, DUI cases and suspension of her drivers license.


Kin Boutique: 8555 W Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Famous Movie Places: Jay’s and Gloria’s Modern Family Home!

23 Sep

Famous Movie Locations: Modern Family

This is the modern-style house where Jay (Ed O’Neill) and Gloria (Sophia Vergara) live with son Manny (Rico Rodriguez).

121 S Cliffwood Avenue, Brentwood, CA 90049