My brother Warren drove to California from Oregon (a 14 hour drive, one way!) to visit us for a few days. We took him to the Getty Museum since he had never been there before. The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative […]
Mr. Churro is located on Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles. If you are in the area, you must have a churro here.
La Golondrina Café, located on Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles, is famous for it’s yummy Mexican food. Our friend Dillon (a.k.a. Dee-ron) ordered a side of serenade with his dinner (“Besame Mucho”).
Olvera Street is in the oldest part of Downtown Los Angeles, and is otherwise known as the birthplace of the City of Angels. Having started as a short lane, Wine Street, it was extended and renamed in honor of Agustin Olvera, a prominent local judge, in 1877. There are 27 historic buildings lining Olvera Street, […]
The ArcLight Hollywood is a 14-screen multiplex located at 6360 Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, California. We watched No Country For Old Men. If creepy bad guys and gore bother you, you shouldn’t watch this movie. Gemma falls into that category and ended up having to close her eyes through most of it. On the way […]
Union Station in Los Angeles, which opened in May 1939, is known as the “Last of the Great Railway Stations” built in the United States, but even with its massive and ornate waiting room and adjacent ticket concourse, it is considered small in comparison to other union stations.
Since 1918, Philippe’s has been serving their famous French-dipped sandwiches, and it was the original Philippe who claims to have invented the juicy concoction nearly 100 years ago. The French Dip was good, but the overall experience was better. Tip: Philippe’s is a cash-only restaurant, but there is an ATM on the premises.