Archive for ‘May, 2014’


Literature For Life

Literature For Life

At Literature for Life we consider ourselves to be a new kind of beast: part online literary magazine, part educator’s resource center, part community salon. It’s our goal to bring writers, artists, and educators together to help ignite young minds with a love of reading, writing, and the visual arts. (LiteratureforLife.net) We’re only in the beginning stages, but our […]

Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover | a post by Allison Hill

Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover | a post by Allison Hill

Today’s post comes to you from Allison Hill, CEO & President of Vroman’s Bookstore and Book Soup.  The original article  from 5/13/14 can be seen here on The Huffington Post. Chip Kidd is the Meryl Streep of book design. He is widely regarded as one of the best book designers of our time, well known […]

Storefront Report: Silver Lake burger stand reborn as pizzeria*

Storefront Report: Silver Lake burger stand reborn as pizzeria*

Photo courtesy Wood Handcrafted Pizza The former Tom’s Burgers. SILVER LAKE — It’s been nearly a year since Tom’s Burgers served up its last charbroiled burger and burrito from the bright green, tiled building it had occupied for nearly 40 years. Now, after a change in tenants and a major makeover, the burger stand has […]

Santa Monica City Council votes tonight on controversial Hines project

Santa Monica City Council votes tonight on controversial Hines project

The Pacific Wheel Ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier on April 16, 2008 in Santa Monica, California. ; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images In early February, Santa Monica City Council, voted 4-3, approving the building of a 765,000 square-foot mixed-use development – the Bergamot Transit Village. It would replace the Papermate factory at Olympic and […]

Lamonica’s NY Pizza

Lamonica’s NY Pizza

WHY For downright delicious New York pizza, best eaten by the slice and immediately. The plain cheese is best. WHAT Your basic pizza dive with thin-crust pies that boast the proper balance of cheese to sauce to crust. Pizza heads argue constantly about whether this is proper New York pizza or not, but we don’t […]

Magnificent & Messy

Magnificent & Messy

Look down the lane as you drive or look up while on a stroll and you’ll see massive umbrellas of grouped panicles, flowering purple-blue. It’s magnificent. If you look down, you’ll see a dusting—along the street, across the sidewalk, on green lawns—of fallen blossoms. Some see a magical carpet, some see a mess. It’s spring and […]

Walk & Shoot

Walk & Shoot

Sometimes walking and taking snaps while not paying excessive attention leads to enjoyable surprises, especially after downloading and “playing” with comp and con and cali.                                        

Mystery Lit Mash-Up

Mystery Lit Mash-Up

Unbound Productions likes interactive theater—Wicked Lit and History Lit—where the audience sits or stands feet, even inches from the action, able to feel the emotional energy, the very breath of the actors. Walking from here to there, from set to set, scene to scene. We loved the immediacy and immersion during HistoryLit, which held inside the […]

Lost in Echo Park: Friendly grey/black stripe tabby

Lost in Echo Park: Friendly grey/black stripe tabby

last seen may 9th around 11pm. Lilac Terrace (near douglas and sunset on elysian side) was wearing blue collar. should respond to name. thank you Contact: 3106999639 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here to fill out a form with the necessary information and photo. Read the Full Story at […]

Busch Gardens, Ninita Parkway-Rose Villa Walking Tour

Busch Gardens, Ninita Parkway-Rose Villa Walking Tour

“Pasadena Heritage invites you to WALK, LOOK and LISTEN as we celebrate National Preservation Month. Each Saturday in May we will feature a different walking tour, or lecture that will educate, entertain, and highlight a unique part of Pasadena’s history and architecture.”  May 17th: Docent-led walking tours of charming Pasadena neighborhood that was once the […]

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