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  • Providing an early snapshot of Burbank

    Providing an early snapshot of Burbank
    The recent grand opening of Story Tavern on San Fernando Boulevard stirred a lot of memories for Les Rosenberg, former owner of Photo Art Shop that was located down the block. Rosenberg grew up in town and is a member of the Burbank Historical Society...
  • After 20 years, Riverside Cafe closes down

    After 20 years, Riverside Cafe closes down
    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...
  • Irish playwright Jimmy Murphy's 'The Muesli Belt' plays at Theatre Banshee

    Irish playwright Jimmy Murphy's 'The Muesli Belt' plays at Theatre Banshee
    In Irish playwright Jimmy Murphy's "The Muesli Belt," at Theatre Banshee in Burbank, a struggling pub owner and his neighbors face encroaching gentrification and the real estate feeding frenzy that was part of the stratospheric (and doomed) 1990s economic...
  • Salsa swings as the main course

    Salsa swings as the main course
    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...
  • Burb's Eye View: Sausage king has links to past and future

    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...
  • Burbank gets in on comedic act

    CITY HALL — Life in downtown Burbank is about to get a whole lot funnier. The City Council has approved a business-assistance loan for Flappers Comedy Club to take over a vacant restaurant at Magnolia Boulevard and First Street. Councilman David...
  • City Council flips, approves gym

    CITY HALL — The City Council on Tuesday reversed course on a proposed 24 Hour Fitness on Empire Avenue, voting 3 to 2 to allow the club after operators revised the project. In approving the Super Sport club, the council voted against Crown Realty &...
  • Business to get a boon

    The suffering Burbank economy got a rare triple play this week: a new comedy club, 24 Hour Fitness and news that Conan O'Brien would film his new show here. Though the economy is fluid, the city still has the goods to capture some of the runoff. O'...
  • Around Town

    TODAY The Armenian Relief Society will offer a community outreach program about stroke prevention with stroke and blood pressure screenings at 9:30 a.m., a lecture at 10:30 a.m. a panel discussion at 11:30 a.m. at Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave.,...
  • Around Town: Calendar

    TODAY A free Alzheimer's Caregiver Course is offered from 10 a.m. to noon each Wednesday through June 30 at Belmont Village of Burbank, Theater Room on the fourth floor, 455 E. Angeleno Ave., Burbank. Reservations: susan.howland@alz.org. Burbank Green...
  • Fifties fun trumps fear of 13

    Fifties fun trumps fear of 13
    Friggatriskaidekaphobia is the fear of the 13th day of a month falling on a Friday — a day when the superstitious tend to avoid black cats. Well, if black cats were being avoided, Black Cows were being embraced as members, friends and supporters...
  • Bicycle-friendly? I think not

    Last Wednesday evening the Midnight Ridazz came through town. I happened to be out for a stroll around 11:30 p.m. and was just rounding the bend at the "Stalin Statue" when they passed by heading west down Burbank Boulevard. It looked like a happy bunch...