| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:08 PM
While it's not a hard and fast rule, we generally avoid highlighting chain restaurants in this column, preferring to review independently owned businesses. Mom & Pop restaurants are a little hard to find in Burbank. So I was happy to see a new spot open...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:34 PM
A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of vandalism after he allegedly broke an intercom and ripped out roughly 25 plants in front of a Burbank business last week, police said.
Jonathan Bradford apparently had a dispute with the business, Visual...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Downtown Burbank restaurant Elephant Bar quickly and quietly went out of business recently, along with more than a dozen other locations, as its parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
The restaurant was in business at First Street and...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:18 PM
A string of car burglaries targeting the batteries of 1990s-era Honda vehicles occurred overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday, police said
The first incident occurred on the 3600 block of Clark Avenue. The owner of a 1998 maroon Honda Civic found her...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:58 PM
After an almost three-hour debate, the City Council on Tuesday effectively nixed a new Taco Bell at the intersection of Burbank Boulevard and Buena Vista Street, citing traffic safety concerns tied to a proposed drive-through on the site.
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Location is everything. Unfortunately for the McCormick & Schmick’s seafood restaurant in Burbank, its location appears to have led to its closure.
The restaurant, tucked in an office/commercial corridor along Olive Avenue near Warner Bros. and NBC...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:59 PM
A little piece of Tinseltown is coming to Burbank this weekend as a new restaurant called the Hollywood Pasta Company opens on Burbank Boulevard with Chef Kurt Ehrlich, former chef at Tavern on the Green in New York City, at the helm.
Ehrlich said he's...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 12:13 PM
After almost 20 years in Burbank, the Riverside Café will serve its final meal on Sunday as it closes because of a dwindling number of customers, and because the owner says he can no longer afford to invest in the failing business.
Matt Peek took over...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 7:00 AM
To the casual observer, Burbank may not look like a hotbed of salsa and swing dancing. But anyone looking a little more closely this summer would have discovered crowds filling the sidewalks of downtown Burbank every Thursday night, stepping out to the...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 6:26 PM
On the night of the American Revolution, militia from Lexington and surrounding Massachusetts towns waited all night in a tavern for the British military as it marched to Concord to look for colonists' weapons.
Today, that tavern serves as the...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, July 22, 2012. Cal State Northridge has managed to keep its summer drama program for teenagers running, despite cuts to the campus.
The program offers six weeks of acting, singing, dancing and improvising. Daily...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:27 PM
On San Fernando near the border of Glendale and Burbank, it looks as if someone flew in a sausage haus from Bavaria and dropped it smack between a bank and a blank beige wall.
It wasn’t moved there, though walking into the Continental Gourmet...