Archive for ‘June, 2014’


Mayor Garcetti lets the F-word fly and a city starts talking

Mayor Garcetti lets the F-word fly and a city starts talking

Los Angeles Kings Mayor Eric Garcetti raises a beer and swears during the Los Angeles Kings Victory Parade And Rally on June 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: Harry How/Getty Images Mayor Eric Garcetti caused quite the uproar on Monday when he dropped an F-bomb at the LA Kings Stanley Cup Championship celebration. […]

M Café de Chaya

M Café de Chaya

WHY Macrobiotic, organic, vegetarian and/or vegan cooking that’s better than you might think is possible. WHAT Shigefumi Tachibe, founding chef of the late lamented La Petite Chaya and executive chef of Chaya Venice and Chaya Brasserie, became an avid student of macrobiotic cooking years ago, and his studies finally paid off with this chic little […]

Silver Lake street floods

Silver Lake street floods

View Larger Map SILVER LAKE –  The Los Angeles Fire Department reports “significant street flooding” this afternoon in the 1700 block of Webster Avenue.  There were no reports of injuries or structural damage, according to an LAFD Alert issued at 4:15 p.m. DWP crews were on their way. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Where were you during the OJ Simpson car chase?

Where were you during the OJ Simpson car chase?

; Credit: MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images Tell us your story and share your memories in the comments below so we can read them on air during the segment on Tuesday, June 17! The 24-hour news cycle, court TV, reality TV — all these television phenomena, you could argue, were born on one summer afternoon in 1994. […]

Caught in a Zoot Suit Riot

Caught in a Zoot Suit Riot

June 10, 1943. An overcast and unseasonably cold evening in Pasadena. The time: World War II. The place: a street corner at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Raymond Avenue. It was the middle of the Zoot Suit Riots in Los Angeles, and on this particular night, two African-American teenagers with a fondness for flamboyant clothing […]

Lobster, The

Lobster, The

WHY Cosmopolitan cooking without pretension, with a beach-friendly location that can’t be beat. WHAT It has every right to be a tourist trap, but this pierside seafood restaurant is anything but. Always packed and always noisy, the modern concrete-and-glass space gives diners stellar views of the sea, sky and Ferris wheel—along with a daily-changing menu […]

Wardrobe at the Bus Stop, Ride for Water & a House with Holes

Wardrobe at the Bus Stop, Ride for Water & a House with Holes

Last Saturday while running errands and playing chauffeur to an as-yet unlicensed 16-year-old, what we saw had us making u-turns from Altadena right down into South Pas. Right and below: A new build on Los Robles Avenue, north of Glenarm Street.             At first, the magenta sign below was so […]

Two New Galleries in One

Two New Galleries in One

Sharing a wall with Space Arts Center and within the same block as Rue de Mimo, Marz, and Camille DePredini is a gallery which exists because “chance and opportunity collide in perfect harmony.” Or so says art collector Dr. Michael Burgess who has partnered with artist Laurie Hendricks in a recently opened, shared space in South Pasadena. […]

Stoneface

Stoneface

In the 1924 classic silent comedy, Sherlock Jr., its dreaming protagonist, played by the picture’s star and director, the great Buster Keaton, literally walks into a movie he’s watching and becomes part of the action. It’s a theme that’s had many a variation played on it since then—Woody Allen’s The Purple Rose of Cairo, for […]

Magical Music at the Mill

Magical Music at the Mill

Surrounded by pomegranate trees on the patio at the Old Mill in San Marino, guests may enjoy a summer evening, sitting only feet away from the musicians. Once every month, the Old Mill presents intimate summer concerts, and this year it’s all about the ensemble of instrumental performers, as in four of them. On June 28th, […]

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