Archive for ‘February, 2013’


Sawhorse in Highland Park

Sawhorse in Highland Park

It’s eclectic. A bit funky. Kind of cool. It’s takes  a moment to get your bearings because it’s not immediately apparent what kind of shop is this Sawhorse in Highland Park. Looking around, there are paintings and mirrors, wooden wall cabinets, china sets, teapots, vases, toasters, books, and jewelry. The owner is Jim. He’s the […]

Silver Lake loses another street festival

Silver Lake loses another street festival

Photo by Parker Knight/Flickr After the sprawling Sunset Junction Street Fair collapsed in 2011,  the attention of many music fans turned to another neighborhood festival, the Silver Lake Jubilee, a fledgling but lively event featuring up-and-coming  performers and community activities.  But anyone who wants to attend this year’s Jubilee will have to go to downtown […]

The Weekend Go Go: Sound-Activated Space, Edwardian Frolic, Smoke and Mirrors

The Weekend Go Go: Sound-Activated Space, Edwardian Frolic, Smoke and Mirrors

It’s a busy week. You still need to: Sift through industry gossip for Oscar pool dominance. (Finally) figure out the difference between Sound Editing and Sound Mixing. Learn how to pronounce the name of Oscar-nominated Beast of the Southern Wild star Quvenzhané Wallis. Still, you’ll want to make time in your packed schedule for the […]

Another bleg: signs, signs, everywhere the signs

Another bleg: signs, signs, everywhere the signs

Westsiders: let us know if you see them installing the signs on the Walmart Neighborhood Market — it will happen soon, and we want pictures when it does! Call/text 626-201-1023! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

NW by Zadie Smith

NW by Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith knows London and, village by village, street by street, bus line by bus line, and tube stop by tube stop, she excels at dissecting the great city’s tiny moments, tribal loyalties, dialects and, most of all, anxieties. In NW, she draws a portrait of London via its North West post codes, well outside […]

Walter Hoving Home, 3

Walter Hoving Home, 3

  The Prayer Garden was once the hotel’s swimming pool. Continuing from yesterday and the day before: During most of my visit to the Walter Hoving Home I followed Associate Director Teresa Wolf from room to room while she described the program in detail. She also showed me her own apartment, which looks out over […]

Found: Siamese-like cat turns up in Echo Park backyard

Found: Siamese-like cat turns up in Echo Park backyard

Submitted by Susan This beautiful kitten/cat showed up in my backyard.  She has a yellow collar with small white pearls on it, but no tag.  She’s very sweet.  All of the feral male cats have been following her around, so I think she may not be fixed.  I’m going to take her to my vet […]

Now That She’s Gone

Now That She’s Gone

The Coffee Gallery in Altadena is busy on this Saturday afternoon, filled with the young, middle-aged, and beyond; with Latinos, African Americans, and Caucasians; with mismatching tables and chairs. I like it. I buy a Hammerhead—a shot of espresso that can be mixed with coffee, which does rather jolt me awake after a morning of […]

Altadena Farmers’ Market: Mama Musubi today

Altadena Farmers’ Market:  Mama Musubi today

by Timothy Rutt The Altadena Farmer’s Market is today, 3-7 PM at lower Loma Alta Park on Lincoln Avenue and Palm Street. Among the new delights: Our list of delicious dinner options expands with Mama Musubi! Mama Musubi specializes in musubi – Japanese rice balls stuffed with vegetables, meat, or fish. They will also offer […]

How will the Lakers heirs deal with inheriting the family business?

How will the Lakers heirs deal with inheriting the family business?

Commissioner David Stern presents owner of the Los Angeles Lakers Jerry Buss the NBA Championship trophy in action during the NBA Finals Game 6 against the Indiana Pacers at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA. Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images With the passing of Lakers owner Jerry Buss, comes not just mourning but questioning over […]

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