The public is invited to join the Bob Big Boy, Burbank “Sixty and Solar” Celebration this Thursday, September 24 at 11am, with a Sock Hop at 5pm.  The historic landmark and American eatery will host a dedication of its new solar power system at the morning event in honor of its 60th anniversary. Bill Nye,…

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Up until a few years ago, Jamie Gwen of KFWB’s “Food and Wine with Chef Jamie Gwen” Show, lived in the San Fernando Valley. Her family went to Bob’s and her Mother says “I love Bobs!” Since they have other business obligations next Thursday when we celebrate Bob’s Sixty and Solar party, Chef Jamie decided…

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From the Burbank Leader, writer Michael J. Arvizu: “Bob’s celebrates with solar panels. As a California Point of Historical Interest, the restaurant with the Big Boy had to get approval for its green project.” It was the year the first Emmy Awards were given in Los Angeles. It was the year the first Volkswagen Beetle…

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Once Wanting to Tear it Down, Philip MacDonald Holds a Huge Place in His Heart For Bob’s Big Boy By Andrea Alegria – San Fernando Valley Business Journal Staff The historic Bob’s Big Boy restaurant in Burbank is turning 60 years old and owner Philip MacDonald couldn’t be happier. Some fifteen years ago he would…

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Bob’s Big Boy in Burbank is a marvelous example of creatively installing solar power panels on a historic building. This building is registered as a California Point of Historical Interest and is the oldest remaining Bob’s in the United States. It was designed by well known Los Angeles architect, Wayne McAllister, and built-in 1949. For…

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