Urban Outfitters going downtown
BURBANK VILLAGE -- Downtown Burbank is getting a new resident.
Urban Outfitters, a trendy chain clothing and home accessories
store, signed a 10-year lease with the city Monday to move into the
long-vacant Newberry’s building at 328 San Fernando Blvd.
Urban Outfitters, along with developer Bill Tucker, received a
start-up loan from the city for $675,000 in December and will pay
$18,000 a month in rent.
“We’re looking forward to joining the downtown area and think
it’ll be a great addition,” Tucker said.
The store is scheduled to open in September or October, he said.
Improve public- speaking skills
MAGNOLIA PARK -- For residents who want to improve their public
oration skills, the Burbank Toastmasters meet weekly for participants
to hone that ability.
The organization helps build confidence by giving speaking tips
and ample practice at the noon meetings Wednesdays at the Burbank
Chamber of Commerce, 200 W. Magnolia Blvd.
For more information, call 848-7866.
Computer classes available at YMCA
BURBANK VILLAGE -- The Burbank YMCA is offering computer classes
for beginning users who don’t know a mouse from a hard drive, to
familiar operators who want to learn more about their favorite
The classes feature instructions on Microsoft programs, the
Internet and digital photography. They are offered at various times
each day at the YMCA, 321 E. Magnolia Blvd. The cost is $20.
For more information, call 845-7243.
AARP offers tax help for seniors
MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- Tax experts from the AARP are available to
assist low-income residents or those who are 50 and older with tax
preparation during one-hour appointments from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at
the Providence Health Center, 3413 W. Pacific Ave.
The assistance is free and available though April 15.
To make reservations and for more appointments, call 953-4487.
Leads Club meets Wednesdays
TOLUCA LAKE -- The Burbank Chapter of the Leads Clubs meets weekly
to offer area professionals a way to promote their companies,
services and products in a noncompetitive environment.
The breakfast meetings are from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Wednesdays at
the Taste Buds Restaurant in the Toluca Lake Sports Center, 6711
Forest Lawn Drive.
Founded in 1978, the club was designed to help men and women in
business develop leads and expand their businesses. Each chapter
includes one professional per occupation or type of business.
For more information about the Burbank Leads Club and breakfast
meetings, call John Nelsestuen at 973-7142 or visit