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    The Tam O’Shanter – Walt Disney’s Spots

    Today’s post continues my series of exploring some of the places around Los Angeles Walt Disney frequented when he was alive.  Be sure to check out my previous post about the Griffith Park Merry Go Round.   Opened in 1922, The Tam O’Shanter Inn is a family restaurant in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles — not terribly far from the Walt Disney Studios lot.  Driving down Los Feliz an old school neon sign guides visitors to what looks like an unassuming, if not slightly out of place, structure resembling a very large English cottage.  Pulling into the driveway, I was helped out of your vehicle by the complimentary…

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    The Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round – Walt Disney’s Spots

    I’m starting series of posts talking all about a number of places in Los Angeles that, while not a part of The Walt Disney Company, were prominent places for Walt Disney. I’m super exited to share about the Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round today.  For those of you not familiar with Griffith Park, it’s a HUGE park just north of Hollywood and south of Burbank where the Disney Studio Lot is.  Within Griffith Park is the Hollywood Sign, the Los Angeles Zoo, Travel Town, and even Walt Disney’s Train Barn (which we will visit in a future post). The Merry-Go-Round has been in Griffith Park since the 1920’s and is a truly…