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Discoveries- Downtown (115)

Huell spends an afternoon in downtown L.A. at Bottega Louie’s, a new hot spot in the old Brooks Brothers building. Then at La Cita, he visits a true downtown fixture with its authentic ranchera music and dance. Bottega Louie Restaurant & Gourmet Market 700 S. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90017 (213) 802-1470 La Cita  Continue Reading »

Downtown Hidden Surprises- Downtown (114)

Huell visits the Christian Science Reading Room, followed by a tour of the garden that surrounds Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles. Christian Science Reading Room 730 South Hope Street Los Angeles, CA 90017 (213) 622-3639 2009

Evans Adult School-Downtown (103)

As the new Downtown series continues, Huell visits the Evans Community Adult School and meets students eager to learn. 2006

Art Walk-Downtown (102)

Huell checks out the exploding art scene in downtown LA as he visits several galleries during the monthly downtown “art walk.” The second Thursday of every month in downtown Los Angeles.  12pm to 9pm 2006

St. Vibiana’s- Visiting (926)

In this one-hour special, Huell tours the Cathedral of St. Vibiana, one of Los Angeles’ most important 19th century buildings. Once the seat of the Los Angeles Archdiocese, construction nears completion of a new headquarters, and a new future for St. Vibiana’s awaits. Huell learns about the past and the future of the cathedral as  Continue Reading »

Shrine Auditorium- Visiting (809)

Join Huell as he gets a guided tour of the world famous Shrine Auditorium, home of many Oscar, Grammy, and Emmy Awards shows. From early Shriner history, to the glorious 1926 four ton, 20 ft. diameter chandelier which features more than 500 red, white, blue, and amber lights (that’s over 48,000 watts). To the 1926  Continue Reading »

City Hall- Visiting (707)

Join Host Huell Howser as he gets a bottom to top tour of the earthquake retrofit that is going on in our most famous building – City Hall. We’ll get to see parts of the building that are rarely seen, from the new stabilizers in the basement to the bell on the observation deck. There  Continue Reading »

Biltmore Hotel- Visiting (625)

Huell starts our day with a tour of the magnificent Regal Biltmore Hotel, which has been a part of Los Angeles since it opened in 1923. The Biltmore has housed numerous celebrities and every American President that has been in office since it opened. After our tour Huell attends the 75th anniversary gala that is  Continue Reading »

Metrolink- Visiting (603)

Huell ran into a very nice lady in a camera store who told him how much she enjoyed riding the Metrolink every day and invited him to come along. Huell and Luis ride from Montclair to L.A. and meet some wonderful people along the way.  1998

Statues- Visiting (522)

Huell takes a tour of some of the oldest, quirkiest, most loved, and hated statues in Los Angeles. Join us and learn about some of our most overlooked treasures.  1997