Dexter used locations all over Long Beach in its previous run, but a new setting means beachside filming is mostly out of the questions.
The rise in price of the Ranchos has been staggering over the past decades as they’ve set record sales prices every couple of months, since a Cliff May first broke the million-dollar mark with the sale of a home at 3070 Karen Ave. in May 2019.
Original leaded-glass windows and bookcases, mellowed oak flooring, exposed redwood beam ceilings, imported English oak paneling and intricately carved concealed cabinetry are just a few of the home’s features.
The Red Room will be open for lunch, by reservation, on Thursdays with a limited prime rib menu. And soon, the public will be able to drop by for a cocktail or a beer Monday through Thursday in the Linden Lounge.
The recently-sold space Downtown is dominated by a centrally placed coffee station/bar with leather-upholstered stools. It gives the place an upper-class coffee house vibe and lets you know that the tenants take their caffeine seriously.
I did manage to see one film at the Cinerama Dome. It was my birthday, Jan. 12, 1969 and I asked my parents to drop me and my best friend off at the theater to see Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
For the most part, the home is largely how Cutter designed it. “We’ve tried hard not to change the house,” said Haas. And it only takes a bit of imagination (as long as you stay out of the kitchen) to sense what it must have been like living there nearly a century ago.
The woodwork in the house is original and in great condition after the owners had its 107 solid-mahogany doors and 80 mahogany-trimmed windows all stripped and refinished.
Theoretically, every place is steps to the beach.
Losing the Jehovah’s Witness’ conventions has been a major blow to the city, with the group’s cancelation of some 12-14 three-day gatherings at the center last year as well as in 2021, resulting in the loss to the city of some $54 million.