Fronnie Lewis

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A shout out to the Tallyrand !

  I dropped by the Tallyrand restaurant at 1700 West Olive Avenue around 4:30 p.m. yesterday for an early dinner. This is usually a slow time for eateries , but to my surprise, the Rand was bustling with activity. The reason: a fundraiser for senior services in Burbank. If a customer requested it, the restaurant management donated 20 per cent […]
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

UPDATED: Bill Clinton chats on “The Late Show with David Letterman”

Former President Bill Clinton was the big draw on “The Late Show with David Letterman” last night. Clinton is in New York to promote his Clinton Global Initiative conference, which brings together important voices to “create positive change around the world,” according to the organization’s website. However, there was a lot of interest in what Clinton would say about his […]
Monday, September 23, 2013

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards — surprises, upsets, and great entertainment

  What a terrific show! Sure there were a few bumps here and there — but overall, the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards was an excellent example of what we like most about TV. Neil Patrick Harris did a bang-up job as host. The show was fast paced, chock full of stars and presenters, and yet there were poignant moments as […]
Sunday, September 22, 2013

Bob Hope’s multi-million dollar Toluca Lake estate up for sale

  The  Bob Hope estate, which one real estate executive liken to “a private park,” is now up for sale, after months of reports about the property going on the market. The price tag for the Toluca Lake compound: $27.5 million, according to People Magazine. Details about the estate and the sale, along with photos of the backyard and inside […]
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Talk of the Town: Burbank buzzing about judge’s ruling against Walmart

There are issues and controversies Burbank folks can’t stop talking about. The proposed and long-stalled Walmart superstore at the old Great Indoors location on North Victory Place at the Empire Center is one of those hot debates. Right now, B-town is buzzing about the September 4th ruling by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Allan J. Goodman. It’s a tentative […]
Monday, September 16, 2013

Universal Pictures looking for talented new screenwriters

If you’re  a screenwriter who’s got talent, but lacks the kind of access that open doors in Hollywood — the Universal Pictures Emerging Writers Fellowship Program may be the helping hand you need. The studio’s website is taking applications only until early October or once 500 eligible candidates have applied. The site says they’re looking for “… new and unique […]
Saturday, September 14, 2013

Rogue is a new scent by Rihanna

Grammy-award winning singer/model/actress, “Rihanna” is always turning heads, pushing the envelope, and starting trends. Now the young entertainer has a new fragrance out called Rogue, according to a PRNewswire. In the release, Rihanna describes her new scent this way: “People are always changing and evolving, and with Rogue, my new fragrance, I wanted to switch it up to reflect who […]
Thursday, September 12, 2013

Magic Johnson’s TV chat about HIV, old times, and new projects

NBA great, former Lakers superstar, and now Dodger owner, Earvin Magic Johnson, dropped by  “The Arsenio Hall Show” last night to chat about old times and new projects, like working with President Obama to help get America back to work.
Thursday, September 12, 2013

Warner Bros. and Harry Potter creator teaming up again

Warner Bros is hooking up with bestselling author/Harry Potter creator, J.K. Rowling. on a new film series. The project steams from Rowling’s world of witches and wizards and inspired by Harry Potter’s Hogwarts textbook “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and the adventures of the book’s fictitious author, Newt Scamander, according to a Warner Bros Entertainment news release today. […]