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Saturday March 8
A Rock & Roll Fable !
Streets of Fire
New Beverly Cinema
7165 W Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
One of the more colorful Victorian homes. A Victorian teenager posing in front of the chapel.
Because of fire code, so the story goes, all of the second (and third, in the case of the hexagonal house) stories of these fine buildings are off limits except to the volunteers. One of the costumed guides complained how silly that was since there is no danger of fire in the homes. However, another guide said that two of the original buildings burned down after being moved to Heritage Square. Probably some punk kids out for kicks, but who knows?
So, we visited my parents this weekend. Went to the Auto swapmeet, the Museum of Man, the Santee Drive-in & got a small box of items from my youth. At the bottom of the box I found this pin...Can you make out the sword, wizard hat, bat and ghost?
This item must have been made in 1982-83. I was a 7 year old D&D nut...Anyhow I went to check my email this morning and bumped into some saddening news. The co-creator of my long lost love had passed on. Gary Gygax died March 4th. His heath had been ailing for quite sometime...Here's a few of my favorites from my monster manual...