Tag Archives: Hollywood Forever

My Favorite Cemeteries

I’ve been conducting an unofficial survey on Twitter in which I ask everyone their favorite cemetery. The answers have been great. Everyone has an opinion and their choices have spanned the world. Very few of the cemeteries have repeated, which … Continue reading

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Wish You Were Here got its first review

from The Graveyard Rabbits Online Journal: A RABBIT’S REVIEW 10/9/2013 By LisaMary Wichowski Wish You Were Here Loren Rhoads 12.95 Western Legends Press, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1484197271 We taphophiles don’t like to settle for armchair traveling, preferring to go adventuring on … Continue reading

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Your first guide to the cemeteries of Los Angeles

Forever L.A: A Field Guide To Los Angeles Area Cemeteries & Their Residents by Douglas Keister My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the best guide to the cemeteries of Los Angeles yet. Jammed with Douglas Keister’s beautiful color … Continue reading

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Feeling Alive on the Day of the Dead

The street outside Hollywood Forever swarmed with people.  My dear friend Daniel assumed we would park inside the cemetery gate, but it became clear as we crept up Santa Monica that wasn’t likely to happen.  He made a circle around … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead at Hollywood Forever

Cemetery of the Week #5 — Hollywood Forever — is hosting its 12th annual Dia de los Muertos celebration today from noon to midnight. The heart of the festivities is represented by the altars to the beloved dead, which compete … Continue reading

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