By Holly Andres | [email protected] | Daily News PUBLISHED: November 2, 2018 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: November 2, 2018 at 6:01 am There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar. EVENTS Nights of the Jack: The Halloween event includes hand-carved, illuminated jack-o-lanterns in more than 20 theme installations on a half-mile trail, live carving demonstrations, a pumpkin patch, seasonal food and gift shop. Hours: 6-10 p.m. Nov. 2-4. Admission $25 ages 13 and older; $20 ages 4-12. King Gillette Ranch, 26800 Mulholland Highway, Calabasas. www.nightsofthejack.com Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights: Event includes mazes and scare zones, Jabbawockeez show and the Terror Tram, 7 p.m. Minimum age 13 recommended. No costumes, masks or face paint. Event dates: Nov. 2-4 (check website for early entry options for some mazes; no … [Read more...] about Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Nov. 2-9
PUBLISHED: 08:39 13 September 2018 | UPDATED: 09:11 13 September 2018 David Kindred Berners Street, Ipswich, in January 1966, when parking was allowed on both sides of the street. The Anglesea Road wing of the Ipswich and East Suffolk Hospital is in the background Picture: DAVID KINDRED Dave Kindred There is a never-ending debate about the amount of traffic and the price of parking in Ipswich town centre. Take a look at the streets of Ipswich when it had fewer cars. Shoppers were able to park in the Buttermarket, Ipswich, when this photograph was taken in August 1962. The Ancient House and the ABC Cinema are on the right. Picture from David Kindred’s archive In today’s Days Gone By, David Kindred features images taken around 50 years ago, when it was possible to park in the street outside businesses in the main shopping areas.The price of parking close to the town centre in the mid 1960s looks to have been cheap – even allowing for … [Read more...] about Days Gone By: Remember when the roads in Ipswich were clear?
PUBLISHED: 10:55 16 April 2018 | UPDATED: 10:55 16 April 2018 Judith Abrahams pressure David Haig Archant “Perhaps only in Britain could one succeed in writing a thriller about the weather,” observed David Haig who both wrote and stars in this little-known true story about D-Day. The drama opens in the Portsmouth HQ of the Allied Expeditionary Forces on Friday, the second of June 1944. General Eisenhower is poised to launch his forces on June 5th. 350,000 lives are at stake and the decision whether or not to attack comes down to the weather forecast. Haig is the dour and intense Scottish meteorologist Dr James Stagg who is called on to predict the weather for the biggest seaborne invasion in history. He soon clashes with the larger than life, flashy American, Colonel Krick (Tim Beckmann) who advises General Eisenhower. Krick (something of a ‘celebrity’ weatherman who is proud of having predicted three rain-free days for the filming of Gone with the Wind) … [Read more...] about Pressure at Park Theatre review: A gripping view of tension in the run up to D-Day