Fronnie Lewis

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Celebrity portraits spotlighted in Southland art exhibit

Former “American Idol” judge and Aerosmith frontman, Steven Tyler, is center stage once again. This time, as one of the celebrity portraits  in the “Collection Suites” of a solo exhibit by Southland artist, Rosalind “Roz” Williams. Tyler’s image shares space with portraits of entertainers like Prince, Lena Horne, Elizabeth Taylor, Bette Davis, and Whitney Houston. The portraits have Williams’ signature […]
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Major change in Universal City development project

A lot of buzz today about the deletion of the residential component of the controversial NBCUniversal development project for Universal City. The media giant is moving  forward with the 20 year “Evolution Plan,” but without the previous designs for an elaborate residential community of almost 3000 units along with retail shops … according to a report posted yesterday on […]
Sunday, July 15, 2012

It’s National Ice Cream Day — yummy!!!

Go ahead have a scoop or two of your favorite ice cream. It’s National Ice Cream Day! I’m serious. Back in 1984, then President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and July 15 as National Ice Cream Day. Since then, hundreds of new ice cream flavors have been introduced. So what are the two favorite flavors? In […]
Thursday, July 12, 2012

Hot, muggy, and a chance of showers in Burbank today

We’re getting some freaky weather in the Media City. By 2 p.m. this afternoon, the temperature hovered around 92, but that’s not the worst of it. The air is muggy and thunderstorms are threatening in the cloudy skies. The chance of rain is 20 percent through tonight.  Not a good time to be outside. However some relief, in terms of […]
Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Burbank opens cooling centers during heat wave

The heat is on in Burbank. At 1 p.m., the thermometer had topped 90 degrees in the Media City. The high today could reach the triple digits! The hot temps are expected to linger for several days. Many residents, especially those without air conditioning, are going to be struggling in this kind of weather. The City of Burbank is providing […]
Monday, July 9, 2012

Lunch at DeBell Clubhouse Grill gets thumbs down review

I joined friends for lunch on the patio of the Clubhouse Grill at the DeBell Golf Club in Burbank yesterday, and it was a big disappointment. The views of the hillsides and golf greens were terrific, but the food and the service were totally sub par. First, our table was dirty and we had to ask the waitress to clean […]
Friday, July 6, 2012

Temperatures heating up over holiday weekend

The long 4th of July holiday will be wrapping up this weekend with some sizzling temps in the Media City. At around 1 p.m, we reached the high of 81 in Burbank today. Tomorrow things will start to heat-up from the mid-80s to the 90s by Monday.  Summer is here. Enjoy!  
Thursday, July 5, 2012

Outdoor dance party in Burbank

Get your boogie shoes on! The “Come Out & Dance” concert series kicks off for a 9th season this evening. The music and dancing will be on the AMC Walkway at San Fernando Boulevard and Palm Avenue. If you want to polish up your style or learn some new dance moves, free lessons will be provided by “skilled instructors Francisco […]