Fronnie Lewis

Saturday, April 12, 2014

A section of the I-5 freeway to be shutdown in Burbank this weekend

 Caltrans is planning a shutdown of a section of the I-5 freeway in Burbank this weekend.  The “5” is the nation’s busiest interstate, according to U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The upcoming closure is part of the ongoing Empire Project, which involves a series of improvements to the I-5 in Burbank between Magnolia Boulevard and Buena Vista Street. Those improvements include: carpool […]
Friday, April 11, 2014

Review: The Canyon Grille better than former Clubhouse Grill

The big reopening bash for the Canyon Grille restaurant at the DeBell Golf Club on East Walnut in Burbank is this evening. The Canyon Grille has been open only a few months and is already a vast improvement over its predecessor, the very marginal Clubhouse Grill. The Canyon Grille has the potential to be a notable eatery in the Media City, but […]
Thursday, April 10, 2014

CBS picks Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on “Late Show”

CBS announced today its choice to replace David Letterman on the “Late Show.” The lucky selection is … Stephen Colbert of the award-winning satirical comedy show, “The Colbert Report.” Colbert is the writer, host, and executive producer of the show, which has a loyal following and has won a number of awards including Emmys, Writers Guild trophies, and a Peabody. […]
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Universal Studios reveals more details of five year expansion plan for theme park

Universal Studios Hollywood has announced more details of an ambitious five-year expansion plan with “… revolutionary new thrill rides and expansive themed environments …” which reportedly will “radically alter the familiar footprint and landscape of The Entertainment Capital of L.A.” The expansion plan actually began in 2012 with “Transformers:  The Ride—3D “and will wrap up in 2016 with the Los […]
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

LA KISS football co-owner rocker Paul Stanley writes a tell-all book

Paul Stanley, the frontman for the famous rock band KISS, is in the spotlight for two new ventures — arena football and writing his memoir. Stanley’s team, LA KISS, mixes, rock and roll, flashy productions, and football to create a new kind of entertainment. Last, Saturday, more than 12-thousand fans of the rock group KISS joined football lovers to watch […]
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Going to be hot in Burbank today

  It’s going to be a hot one in Burbank today. By 11 a.m. the temperature was already 82 degrees and climbing here in the Media City. The high today is supposed to be in the upper 80s, but it could easily get a lot hotter than that here. The extra warm temps will continue through tomorrow and Thursday — […]
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Shout-out to Ben & Jerry’s. It’s Free Cone Day!

A shout-out to Ben & Jerry’s for celebrating its anniversary, April 8, with Free Cone Day. The free scoops were offered up by the ice cream company on its first anniversary back in 1979. “We’ve kept it up every year since, spreading the peace, love & ice cream around the globe,” according to a statement on the company’s website. This is […]
Monday, April 7, 2014

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” scores $95 million at box office

  Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is being called the first blockbuster of the summer season, even though the calendar says it’s still April. The final weekend numbers are out today, they should the action adventure  debuted with a spectacular $95, 023 million to grab the top spot at the domestic box office. The film beat the previous record […]