The "VISITING" series takes us to the many diverse neighborhoods of Southern California, and introduces us to the people who live there. "VISITING" has captured the spirit of the Southland with episodes ranging from a look at how menudo is made to the celebration surrounding the rededication of Angeles Flight.
LA Times critic Howard Rosenberg calls Huell's style, "Intimate,magnificently unslick, utterly charming, and absolutely irresistible." Viewers agree, and VISITING With HUELL HOWSER continues to be one of the most popular programs on KCET - PBS Los Angeles.
Huell’s off to the Handbell Ringers conference to hear, see and thouch bells from around the world.
Art City Studios in Ventura provides sculptors with raw materials, a place to work and a supportive place to show their art. Huell meets up with the owner and a few resident sculptors.
Huell attends the Tomato Festival at the Hollywood Farmers’ Market
Browse the stalls and exhibits at the popular Hollywood Farmers Market where farmers and merchants come from all parts of the state to sell their produce, flowers, fresh baked breads and unique arts and crafts. The market is open every Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the middle of Hollywood on Ivar Street between Hollywood Boulevard and Selma Avenue.
The Hollywood Little Red Schoolhouse opened its doors in 1945, and more recently opened its doors to Huell to learn about its history and offer him a chance to meet the school’s founder, Ruth Pease.
Huell heads out to the Motorsports Musuem in Pomona to learn about the history of the National Hot Rod Association and its founder, Wally Parks.
Asian Noodles is a restaurant on the southern edge of Chinatown which calls its menu “Manila fusian.” Not only does Huell sample the wonderful food, but he is also treated to a fashion show outside hosted by one of the waiters (who is also a designer).
A visit to the Los Angeles Public Library to see “Play by Play: A Century of L.A. Sports Photography” an exhibit devoted to the role sports played in the history of Los Angeles.
Huell attends the farewell perfomance of a group of syncopated drummers, who played together in school in the 1970s and have continued to gather and perform over the years.
Huell attends a Serbian New Year celebration at St. Sava Orthodox Church in San Gabriel.
Who knew canaries were red? Huell visits the House of the Red Canary in Bell Gardens and learns about the origin of this unique bird.
Huell featured a group of rope climbers in an early Videolog. He decides to join up with them again at the Los Angeles Valley College Gymnastic Center and find out if they’re still going strong.
Huell gets a tour of the new Caltrans district headquarters in downtown Los Angeles designed by architect Thom Mayne.
Huell samples Vietnamese sandwiches at a shop in Rosemead which makes its own high-quality ham and headcheese and steamed pork loaves served on its own baguettes. And then he’s off to L’Artisan du Chocolat, a Los Angeles chocolate maker.
Huell returns to Little Ethiopia in Los Angeles and samples vegetarian cuisine at Rahel Ethiopian Restaurant and a traditional Ethiopian dinner at Meals By Genet . His food adventure continues with a stop at Casa Diaz, a family-owned restaurant on Hollywood Boulevard.
Huell steps into The Fresh Produce & Floral Council Expo, an exciting one-day show filled with over 170 exhibits and attended by produce and floral professionals from every part of the industry.
Huell's off to Ferguson's Marine Specialties in Wilmington, owned and operated by Ralph Ferguson and his daughter, Lupe. Once inside he is literally surrounded by beautiful seashells from all over the world. Ferguson's has a wonderful, authentic, old-time feel to it.
Huell spends an inspiring day at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles where he meets a few seriously ill children, their families and the dedicated nurses and other hospital staff working with them. Childrens Hospital is known for its excellent patient care, and has been helping the children in our community for over a century.