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Ring Around “Rosy” – The “Magic Circle” Debacle at Wilshire and Western

One of the great terrors facing any American attempting to drive in Europe is the dreaded “roundabout,” a bizarre and incomprehensible (at least to most of us red blooded Americans) automotive whirlpool relentlessly hurtling speeding cars, buses, trucks and motorcycles … Continue reading

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Jack Dempsey on Western Avenue

When Jack Dempsey captivated the world by taking the heavyweight title in 1919, it was natural that Hollywood would come calling. Although his film career was fairly brief, the Dempsey films were nonetheless popular fare capitalizing on the Manassa Mauler’s renown. … Continue reading

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