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Free Things to Do in LA

Free Things to Do in LA September 27, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Forget cracking open the piggy bank to experience the best of LA. Check out these gratis activities to make your stay memorable and still have some dough left over to try a Pink’s hot dog. 1. Hike Due to LA’s predominantly “plastic” reputation, visitors tend to forget the magnificent natural...

Late Night Dining in Los Angeles

Late Night Dining in Los Angeles September 24, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Starving at 2am after dancing and drinking the night away on Sunset Boulevard? When the post-partying munchies hit, check out these late night dining hot spots to satisfy your sweet to savory taste buds. 1. Fred 62 (1850 N. Vermont Ave.) Open 24/7/365, Fred’s offers classic American food along with,...

Plan Your Los Angeles “Indian Theme Night”

Plan Your Los Angeles “Indian Theme Night” September 21, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Lata Mangeshkar’s voice lilting out of our speakers as we drove down the 5 freeway on Friday night, marked the beginning of Indian theme night. We walked into India Sweets and Spices in Atwater Village, which is the best AUTHENTIC vegetarian South Indian restaurant in LA. If you like your Indian with...

Tender Greens Restaurant Opens in Santa Monica

Tender Greens Restaurant Opens in Santa Monica September 14, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
When my “in-the-know” roommate informed me that a Tender Greens restaurant had just opened last week in the heart of Santa Monica, I knew it was my duty as a newly inducted member to the “organic and sustainable foods” consumer club to check it out. Tender Greens acquires most of its produce...

Exploring Downtown Los Angeles

Exploring Downtown Los Angeles September 11, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
My cousin flew in from Boston, and I’m always on the lookout for places to entertain that are new to me AND my guest. I decided on spending a Saturday evening in Downtown LA, to avoid the much-maligned Labor Day weekend beach traffic. We started the evening off by taking in an independent flick at...

Los Angeles Seen from the Air

Los Angeles Seen from the Air May 25, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Because Los Angeles is spread out over such a huge area, it is hard to get a handle on the city. Here I have collected a series of photos taken from above, in an effort to present some sort of thumbnail of the city. I don’t know if this will give any actual real insight into life on the Los Angeles...

Old Trapper’s Lodge Statues

Old Trapper’s Lodge Statues May 18, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
In 1941, John Ehn opened his motel the “Old Trapper’s Lodge” at Arvilla Avenue and San Fernando Road near the Burbank Airport. The story goes that in order to advertise the motel he hired Claude Bell (famous for the Cabazon dinosaurs) to build a roadside sculpture and simply through...

Photographs of Historic Los Angeles part II

Photographs of Historic Los Angeles part II May 15, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Here is another collection of photos of the Los Angeles of yester-year, pulled from this Vintage (Historic) Photos flickr page. The shots below are from the years 1920-1971 and include some good urban vistas, as well as a lot of pictures featuring department stores and department store shoppers.  This...

Five Star Coffee in Silver Lake

Five Star Coffee in Silver Lake May 12, 2011 | Food | Read More
Two cafes in Silver Lake create an especially killer cup of coffee.  In the era of Starbucks the standard for a cup of joe has definitely risen–Intelligentsia and LAMILL take devotion to coffee much much higher.  These cafes are not cheap mind you, but they offer a really great product.  Believe...

Classic Cinema Tumblrs

Classic Cinema Tumblrs May 11, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Here are some tumblrs that post Hollywood cinema stuff. It is hard to keep up with the never-ending flow of images! And this list is just the very start. Classic cinema grabs are definitely a key part of the glimmering image field of tumblr.   This guy is very dedicated: http://wehadfacesthen.tumblr.com/ Movie...
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