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SOLD OUT. Moruzzi’s Out-of-Print “Classic Dining” I didn’t expect such an overwhelming and rapid response. Thanks everyone for your enthusiasm and sorry that I didn’t have more copies.

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Moruzzi’s Out-of-Print “Classic Dining” for sale at $30 cover price

I’m selling 10 new copies of my 2012 book “Classic Dining: Discovering America’s Finest Midcentury Restaurants” that I discovered in storage.    This out-of-print book currently sells for $95+ on Amazon, but I’m offering it for $30, it’s original cover … Continue reading

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Book Launch / Slide Talk for Pete Moruzzi’s “Greetings from Las Vegas” at Wacko September 7th 

On Saturday, September 7th at 6pm I will be giving a rollicking slide talk of historical highlights and sign books at Soap Plant – Wacko, 4633 Hollywood Blvd.  “Greetings from Las Vegas” features over 300 vintage photographs and postcards that tell the story of … Continue reading

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1964 Rotating 3-Sided Vegas Spectacular

In 1964, the Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO) proposed this gigantic atomic age “Rotating Spectacular (Three -Sided)” in Las Vegas for I.W. Harper Kentucky Bourbon. Among YESCO’s most celebrated earlier Vegas signs were Vegas Vic (1951), Sands (1952), Mint (1955), … Continue reading

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Great Article About Googie Coffee Shop Designer Helen Fong (Click on Photo)

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Back Cover for “Greetings from Las Vegas”

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“Greetings from Las Vegas” Out Soon!

I am excited to announce that my latest pictorial history “Greetings from Las Vegas” will be available this September.  Humorous and informative, the book visually celebrates Las Vegas’ evolution from a dusty railroad town to the world’s entertainment capital. Here’s … Continue reading

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L.A.’s Backyard Oil Well Fever!

There were over 1,000 oil derricks near downtown Los Angeles between 1892 and 1901. Continue reading

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Book Launch/Slide Talk for Moruzzi’s “Greetings from Los Angeles” at Soap Plant-Wacko August 19th

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On Saturday, August 19th at 7pm I will be giving a book launch and rollicking slide talk on my new “Greetings from Los Angeles” at Soap Plant-Wacko in Los Feliz.   The book is a comprehensive, humorous history of Greater Los Angeles as told … Continue reading

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Peter Moruzzi’s New Book “Greetings from Los Angeles” Is Finally Available!

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Introducing “Greetings from Los Angeles,” my latest pictorial history from publisher Gibbs Smith. Following the format of my other books, “Greetings” is a comprehensive, humorous, historical tour of Greater Los Angeles told through vintage images (postcards, photographs, brochures, matchbooks and other dazzling … Continue reading

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