Author Archives: Julian Douglas

MY SALUTE TO JANI LANE – A Revisit on the Anniversary of His Passing

“MY SALUTE TO JANI LANE” 8/13/11 for Rock ‘N Roll Industries Magazine *** It’s the 7 Year Anniversary of Jani’s Passing already sadly. *** This article was written by me for Rock ‘N Roll Industries Magazine the night Warrant lead… Read More

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SAINT ROCKE – Great music isn’t only what’s on their menu.

SAINT ROCKE – Hermosa Beach, CA Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach has won the title of Best Live Music Venue in the South Bay by The Easy Reader for many years, including the past 6 years in a row.

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GRAND CENTRAL MARKET – “A TALE OF TWO VISITS”… DTLA, CA

GRAND CENTRAL MARKET – DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES “A TALE OF TWO VISITS” For those in Southern California somehow not familiar with Grand Central Market, let me take a bit to give a short history about the famed market place. Self-described… Read More

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BEACH MEX – A 2018 Cinco De Mayo Revisit… El Segundo, CA ***Just Closed***

BEACH MEX – EL SEGUNDO, CA ***Restaurant has just closed, sadly***   *** Unfortunately since this blog was written, Beach Mex, after a 10-year run has closed it’s doors.*** A few years ago I had the pleasure of writing about… Read More

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VALENTINE’S DAY… A Reminder Why Every Day Should Be.

VALENTINE’S DAY… Why Every Day Should Be. I’m back again this year to extend my personal take on Valentine’s Day and luckily enough I have the same view as my wife. Every day should be a day of expressing love… Read More

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THE LOS ANGELES TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW 2018

THE 13TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW 2018 at THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER – DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES It’s the most wonderful time of the year… no, not Christmas and the Winter Holidays, but the return of the… Read More

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CANDY CANE LANE – EL Segundo, CA

EL SEGUNDO’S CANDY CANE LANE – EL SEGUNDO, CA When it comes to tradition, not many cities on the West Coast, let alone small towns, exude tradition as much as El Segundo, California during the Holidays. Candy Cane Lane on… Read More

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THE BLOODY MARY FEST L.A. – 1st ANNUAL in LOS ANGELES

THE BLOODY MARY FEST L.A. – LOS ANGELES, CA 1st Annual Bloody Mary Festival, L.A. Debut. When most people think Bloody Mary, they instantly think New York City where it was perfected; thus it’s only fitting that New York City… Read More

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BRAT & BRAU – A Taste of OktoberFest in Hermosa Beach, CA (Now Closed)

BRAT & BRAU – Hermosa Beach, CA “A Taste Of OktoberFest in Hermosa Beach” *** Since the release of this Blog, unfortunately, Brat & Brau has just closed. *** It’s not often that I write about a restaurant that I… Read More

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RISTORANTE PERSEUS & STEAK FLORENTINE – Florence, Italy

RISTORANTE PERSEUS – FLORENCE, ITALY Many of us seem to have a bucket list of some sort or another. Myself? I’ve had a few, but the two biggest have been places in the world I have yet to travel to… Read More

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