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by Cyclone Kevin
Mon Mar 08, 2010 4:38 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

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Can you believe that this building still exists! Stop in for Thai-Boys while cruising Colorado!
by Cyclone Kevin
Mon Dec 21, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

:D Thanx, Happy Bunny, We as Coalition To Save The Broiler Members along Fmr Mod-Com Chair influence will gladly take that compliment. It was a very long and hard road to travel down and at times it almost looked impossible, but there was never a time that we didn't "feel in our hearts that it ...
by Cyclone Kevin
Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:43 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

3rd and 1/2 week in. All looks good. we are doing great as a business and have broken all previous sales records for any news BBB restaurants. Thanks to Mod Com members who have come out and grabbed a bite, we appreciate the support. If ya haven't been out yet, make a point to make it a trip destina...
by Cyclone Kevin
Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:52 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

Well, This finish line is seriously in sight! Oct 19th Monday is Opening Day! We have almost done it! Cruise Nites will be happening on Wednesdays just like in 80's-90's. The lights are lit. training is taking place and people keep walking in and asking if we are open yet! So bring your Mid Century ...
by Cyclone Kevin
Sun Jun 28, 2009 2:01 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

Hey Guys/Dolls, This isn't written in stone,but we are working with Danny White in order to have a Grand Opening Fund Raiser coinciding with the Grand Opening of the Broiler and a Book Signing of The Last Rock and Roll Show penned by Danny that factors the Broiler into the dialog and story line. We ...
by Cyclone Kevin
Mon Jan 05, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

The Broiler

Yes, we will be allowed on the site for pics under the canopy.
Bring a vintage car to get in on the action.

While we're there, we'll discuss The Downey Brewing Co. formerly known as the Nordic Fox-Foxys. I'm game if everyone else is???
by Cyclone Kevin
Sun Dec 28, 2008 7:44 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

The Broiler Demolition Anniversary Cruise

Hey Mod Comr's It's the 2nd anniversay of the demo of the Broiler I've talked it over with Jim Louder and he's good with us and the HAMB to observe the day at the site by having a get together. It will be on Jan 11, 2009 12:00pm Sunday Come and show your support. Thanks, Kevin
by Cyclone Kevin
Mon Nov 17, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Bob's Big Boy is back
Replies: 22
Views: 1224

I can think of quite a few ex-Big Boy Coco's and Carrows that I'd love to be converted back into Bob's. And while I'm on the subject of Big Boy, there's a daycare center on La Crescenta in Glendale that my husband says used to be a Bob's. I was there once while it was still Apple Seeds Cafe (or som...
by Cyclone Kevin
Sun Sep 21, 2008 6:13 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

The canopy will be included in the repair/rebuild. It is one othe aspects that is protected,
by Cyclone Kevin
Mon Sep 15, 2008 3:26 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

Wrong rendering posted,by who knows who?

:o Well I have no idea how this got to Eric Pierce @ Downey Patriot. but it is the the wrong rendering. The right one has the correct straight font for both the coffee shop & the "drive-in". It does not say drive thru over the canopy. On top of that, the cars have drivers in them and t...
by Cyclone Kevin
Wed Aug 27, 2008 2:02 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Bob's Big Boy is back
Replies: 22
Views: 1224

"You know in many ways Big Boy has never left"

Well Jim (Louder)=owner of Downey Broiler location is making some headway. Things are beginning to fall into place. The City of Downey is working diligently and making sure that the City Councils promise be kept and the Broiler be repaired/reconstructed much to its 1958 iteration. This may sound lik...
by Cyclone Kevin
Wed Mar 26, 2008 12:13 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

Standing by with the bottle Champagne , so get ready to have your glasses ready as this is sure to be a history making event! We have to thank the city of Downey for putting this deal together and not allowing the site to be dozed anymore that it had been. This is a first that I know of that a city...
by Cyclone Kevin
Tue Feb 26, 2008 4:21 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

Meeting In Downey for The Broiler

Hope to see ya all there, This is the finish line, The city needs to see the supporyt like they did Jan 9th, This is a big investment for all other than you know who? Please bring a Bob's item if ya round one up or just yourself and we'll show the city that all of our efforts mean well for the bette...
by Cyclone Kevin
Tue Oct 09, 2007 4:28 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

Was there George with Gal Pal Patricia. Adriene, James from the Documentary" Killin History " re: the Broiler. as well as all parties involved. (L)Ardas :evil: Yanik was offered a last minute deal by City Atty James E. and he took it, Here are some of the specifics. He is to pay $10k in fi...
by Cyclone Kevin
Fri Aug 31, 2007 8:22 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

Any updates? Here is the skinny with these guys, They are extremely sneaky. Adriene,Patricia & I spent another "leisurely" day @ court again waiting for 'Lard Ass Yanik's" attorney to show up. Pat & I arrived there @ the prescribed time=8:30 am. The lawyer decided to finally ...
by Cyclone Kevin
Mon Jul 30, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

What is happening with this? Was anyone charged? DOWNEY PATRIOT Charges filed against Johnie’s Broiler tenant By Eric Pierce DOWNEY--Prosecutors have filed misdemeanor criminal charges against the tenant of the Johnie’s Broiler property for nearly demolishing the former restaurant without build...
by Cyclone Kevin
Tue May 01, 2007 2:38 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

:D Adriene, Analisa,John and a fellow HAMBer & I are working on a Coast to Coast cruise to The Broiler for late summer. We have a short while to get all of this together. This one is gonna cost some money, but will also generate some much needed funds for the resurection of The Broiler . We are ...
by Cyclone Kevin
Thu Mar 15, 2007 5:20 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 33209

Ghost Cruise for the Broiler

I've long been curious about that old yellow Streamline drive-in seen in the background of the photo of the cruise at the original The Hat. Is that an old Wayne McAllister-designed Simon's, or a knock-off? Answer: Deanna B, Funny that you should ask this question, As our Fave Mod-Gal Adriene and I ...

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