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Tatsu Ramen: Order Bowls of Deliciousness on an iPad

September 17, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   When it comes to ramen, DIY is out of the question since you certainly want to leave it up to the ramen master, but at Tatsu Ramen – including at their newest location on Melrose at La Brea – this is as do-it-yourself as it gets. The best part is that it’s bound to be delicious every time.   That’s because you get to order your bowl of ramen right on an iPad and customize it exactly to your ...

 
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7 Nights in Hollywood: Sept 18 – 24

September 17, 2014

 

Every Thursday, MillenniumHollywood.net brings you a guide to the week’s can’t-miss concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits and more.   Ready to plan your week? Here’s your weekly dose of Hollywood events, culture, and other happenings–it’s 7 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD:   Thursday, September 18: ioWest brings the Prince parody/homage, Purple Rain: Redemption, featuring all the singing, dancing and all the sexy they can fit on one stage.” 9pm   Friday, September 19: Relive the greatest concert festival of all time, with Woodstock: The Directors Cut, at the Egyptian Theatre. Take in legendary performances from The Who, Carlos Santana, and Sly & ...

 
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Bloomberg Reports Condo Renaissance in LA, Boston

September 15, 2014

 

Bloomberg Businessweek is reporting that the early stages of a strong rebound in the U.S. condominium market have begun, with developers building new condo towers in LA, Boston, and Seattle.   According to to Bloomberg’s analysts, “Condos are regaining favor after a surge in rental demand pushed the U.S. apartment-vacancy rate to the lowest level in a decade, sending urban rents soaring, while the inventory of for-sale housing remains historically low.”   From the article (written by John Gittelsohn, Prashant Gopal and Hui-yong Yu), which cites a pair of Millennium Partners projects in Boston:   Construction cranes also spike the ...

 
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Hollywood Central Park in the News!

September 10, 2014

 

Last Saturday brought a big step forward for the Hollywood Central Park, with its first public scoping meeting.   The park’s momentum is big news for Los Angeles, as Friends of the Hollywood Central Park President Alfred Fraijo, Jr recently spoke to CBS2′s Greg Mills about the group’s plans for the innovative cap park.   It’s a great watch, you can check out the video and a short news piece here. ...

 
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Late Night Specials at Mud Hen Tavern by Lindy & Grundy and Golden Road

September 10, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   Though it sure doesn’t feel like it, fall is apparently underway in Los Angeles, meaning school is back in session, the regular NFL season is underway, and Susan Feniger’s Mud Hen Tavern is offering up some pretty great late-night specials.   For all of September, Mud Hen Tavern will be featuring burgers and beer from a couple of well known, local purveyors daily, from 10 PM to midnight. Because it’s always a good idea to not only support artisans ...

 
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Gizmodo, rest of Internet React to Trench Video

September 10, 2014

 

Our latest video, “Inside the Trench,” has been making waves within the blogosphere, garnering nearly 2,000 views in its first two days. Seems the internet has taken an interest in the bright future of Hollywood!   In addition to Alissa Walker at Gizmodo, we were written up and shared by Neil Broverman at Curbed, and Penny Arévalo of the Hollywood Patch.   Gizmodo’s writer does a nice job of explaining the trenching process to their techie readership: “Trenching” is the practice of digging a deep trench in an area which is thought to contain a fault so the soils can ...

 
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Take a Look Inside the Earthquake Testing Trench

September 8, 2014

 

As Hollywood celebrates the news that the Hollywood Fault does NOT run beneath the future site of the Millennium Hollywood project, we are pleased to present you with an inside look at the intensive trenching process that’s just been completed.   In the video below, science journalist Cara Santa Maria takes a look deep inside the trench at the Millennium Hollywood site, interviewing engineer Michael Reader to learn how his team concluded there are no active earthquake faults on the development site.   Take a look at the embedded video for an enlightening look at what lies beneath our feet, ...

 
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Taste Vintage Whiskey Reserves at The Pikey

September 3, 2014

 

Guest post from e*star LA e*star LA writes a weekly post for Millennium Hollywood on food and drink in Hollywood.   The Pikey, the English pub favorite on Sunset Boulevard, has got rare and special pours in store – but only if you ask for his Vintage Whiskey Reserve List. Though The Pikey is Jared Meisler‘s third bar/restaurant after Bar Lubitsch and Roger Room, it’s here that he is now sharing old and rare vintages of whiskies from all over the world.   This includes whiskies from even distilleries that are now closed, such as Hickey Riggs from 1968, Glen ...

 
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Hollywood Central Park Takes a Big Step Forward

September 3, 2014

 

This Saturday, the City of Los Angeles’s Recreation and Parks Department will begin its environmental review of the landmark Hollywood Central Park project with an open scoping meeting. The meeting will take place at 10 a.m. at the quad at the STEM Academy at Helen Bernstein High School (1309 Wilton Place).   “This brings us one big step closer toward achieving the long-held dream of building this much-needed park in the heart of Hollywood,” said Laurie Goldman, executive director of the Friends of the Hollywood Central Park. “It is a major milestone that demonstrates just how far this plan has ...

 
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Tenants Move in to Burnham Building at Millennium Tower Boston

August 29, 2014

 

Two weeks ago, we brought you Urban Arches’ review of our latest Boston project, Millennium Tower Boston, praising our team’s efforts to preserve the original design aspects of the historic Burnham Building.   We’re in the news again, as the Burnham Building has received its first new tenants since Filene’s Basement moved in, in 1908!   As of last Monday, August 25, Boston-based powerhouse ad agency Arnold Worldwide and its parent company, Havas Media, have taken over the fifth through eighth floors of the Burnham. The huge, open collaborative workspace has been dubbed Havas Village Boston.   The move-in ceremony ...

 
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