| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:24 PM
A historical bond has developed between the Burbank Historical Society and Story Tavern, a new restaurant opening Tuesday on San Fernando Boulevard.
Story Tavern now occupies the historic building at 150 S. San Fernando Blvd., which once housed Story...
| 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 21, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Hollywood has Musso & Frank Grill, and West Hollywood has that lovable old hussy, the Formosa Cafe. For a squinting glimpse of old Hollywood glamour, Burbank turns to the SmokeHouse.
It's a joint that's been serving up prime rib and iceberg wedges...
| Aug 18, 2010
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...
| Oct 13, 2010
Theatre Banshee is known for its Irish plays, but this season producers are trying something new: staging two Irish plays performed simultaneously so the audience can see one play in the afternoon, take a break, and see the other at night.
| Aug 25, 2010
With the kids back in school, and Labor Day less than two weeks away, the Burbank Emblem Club squeezed in one last summer fundraiser by staging their annual fashion show luncheon at the Burbank Elks Lodge on Saturday. Presented under the theme "Summer...
| Oct 16, 2010
The installation of new officers and directors of the Magnolia Park Optimist Club for the 2010-11 year was held on Sept. 16 at the Elks club. Former Lt. Gov. Jim Lloyd first retired the outgoing officers — President Terry Scott, and board members,...
| Oct 23, 2010
So, a horse walks into a bar and the bartender says "Why the long face?"
The first time I heard that joke it made me chuckle. For days later it put a smile on my face when I thought about it. Because of the genius of its simplicity, combined with its...
| Oct 23, 2010
Women who had been members of the Mariner Ship 145, SS Red Finn, of the Burbank Girl Scout Council in high school during the early 1960s recently met for a reunion luncheon at the Castaway Restaurant.
Their leader was Dorothy Robb and co-leader was...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 3:21 PM
Providence in Liberty League Meet No. 3: Pioneers' Jaii Jiang ran to a third-place finish in the girls' race Wednesday at North Hollywood Park.
Jiang finished in 19 minutes 32 seconds on the 2.75-mile course. She was followed by...
| Sep 1, 2010
It's no secret the Flappers Comedy Club is nearing its opening date of Sept. 11. The 1920s-inspired marquee is up and turning quite a few heads on the corner of Magnolia Boulevard and First Street, according to partners of the new dining and comedy...
| Sep 4, 2010
Local comedians will cast out their best shtick during grand opening shows Sept. 9 to 11 at the Flappers Comedy Club.
The grand opening evening shows will be emceed by Samuel J. Comroe.
Comroe plays up his Tourette's syndrome that, he said, inspires...