How did a diner on Wilshire by LACMA become the filming location for ‘The Big Lebowski’ and now a hub for progressive political groups, like the Bernie Sanders’ campaign? Thank the heir to the 99 Cents Only stores.
On Fairfax and Wilshire, a coffee shop turned filming location turned socialist hub
From this Episode:
Inside ‘Bernie’s Coffee Shop,’ a gathering place for activists and protesters
On the northwest corner of Fairfax Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard is the historic Johnnie’s Coffee shop. This classic Googie building has become one of those places you drive...
14 min, 54 sec