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Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G -- Owner, Larry Ross cuts the ribbon at grand opening of Blast from the Past, while co-owner/wife Kathy Ross and store customers watch Saturday July 25, 2015

Blast From the Past store reopens in Burbank

A Magnolia Park favorite, Blast From the Past, is back in business. After spending 8 months renovating the old Wilson’s Leather building at 3117 West Magnolia Boulevard,  the owners, Larry and Kathy Ross, held a grand re-opening last Saturday, July 25.  Blast From the Past spent 9 years at its old location, 931 North Hollywood Way, before making the big move. A small crowd of dedicated fans gathered at the door for the reopening ceremony. Once it was done, customers rushed inside to do some shopping. Blast From the Past,... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Burbank then and now snapshots on side two of the centennial reusable bag

Hot collectible: Burbank centennial bag

I noticed it soon after the big party of the century to celebrate Burbank’s centennial back on July 8. Whenever I took my colorful Burbank centennial reusable bag out in public — someone would comment on it.  “What a cool bag!” is what a checker at the Trader Joe’s on East Alameda Avenue in Burbank said as she carefully arranged my groceries in that bag.  I get versions of that compliment the most. On another occasion, a Burbank shopper pointed out that she has one just like it — but is not using it– thinking... Read More →

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