Category: Other “Hollywood” Destinations

ASD’s visits to places associated with “Hollywood” in the sense their connected to the creation of entertainment.

Universal Orlando Resort CityWalk November 23, 2014 Now that I’m a “local” and can get free after 6 p.m. parking on most nights, I thought it was a good night to grab some dinner (and photos on my iPhone 5s) …

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“Hollywood” in Las Vegas. Based on the Television and Movie franchise, Paramount Parks (and in its final years, Cedar Fair) presented the Star Trek Experience in Las Vegas, NV at the Las Vegas Hilton from 1998 until it closed in September 2008.

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“Hollywood” in Chicago. Chicago was home to one of Charlie Chaplin’s first movie studios, Essanay Studios, at the dawn of the 20th Century, and as the 20th Century closed and the 21st Century began, it was home to Oprah Winfrey’s powerhouse talk show and her Harpo Studios. ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox own their Chicago affiliates. And Chicago is also home to “Superstation” WGN-TV.

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Informally, “Hollywood” refers to the Movie & Television Studios of the greater Los Angeles area and, to some degree, the movie/television industry throughout the USA. Formally, Hollywood is a district in Los Angeles (around Hollywood Blvd. & Vine St.). This page includes “Hollywood” photos from the cities of Burbank, Studio City, Universal City, Beverly Hills, and, of course, Los Angeles.

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On La Brea in Los Angeles, not too many blocks south of Hollywood Blvd. Kermit is dressed as Charlie Chaplin because this studio complex was built by Charlie Chaplin in 1917. The Jim Henson Company acquired the lot after several …

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July 1, 2010. Las Vegas, NV.

A visit to Gold & Silver Pawn Shop from TV’s Pawn Stars

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Flying from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Chicago O’Hare International

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May 4, 2006.
At CityWalk for a reception.

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October 31, 2004 & November 15, 2004.

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January 4, 2004.
A side trip from Walt Disney World

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November 4, 2000.
Includes views from The Universal Hilton.

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First Visit: November 1976. A Souvenir

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