Archive for ‘August, 2014’


Hipcooks

Hipcooks

WHY Casual, convivial, downright fun classes that end in a meal and are designed to help regular people learn to throw something delicious together without freaking out. WHAT Monika Reti is as much a therapist as a cooking teacher, giving planning advice and getting people to shed their inhibitions (and terror) about cooking for a […]

Police investigating Echo Park stabbing death [updated]

Police investigating Echo Park stabbing death [updated]

A skateboard taped to a lamppost was part of a sidewalk memorial taking shape on Sunset boulevard ECHO PARK — The man who was stabbed  during a Friday night argument with  three suspects on Sunset Boulevard has died from his wounds, police said today. Police this morning were looking for surveillance videos and conducting probation […]

Santa Monica Certified Farmers’ Market: Arizona

Santa Monica Certified Farmers’ Market: Arizona

WHY Harry’s Berries, Lily’s Eggs, Weiser melons, Rutiz carrots, Coastal Farms tomatoes, Cirone apples and apricots, Redwood Hill cheeses, Tenerelli peaches, McGrath beets… you won’t believe your eyes or your taste buds. WHAT One of the best and largest in the country, the Wednesday-morning market is pounced upon by the city’s best chefs, as well […]

Police investigating Echo Park stabbing

Police investigating Echo Park stabbing

Bystanders gather near the stabbing scene on Sunset Boulevard ECHO PARK — Police are searching for three suspects tonight in connection with the stabbing of a man on Sunset Boulevard as the street was busy with crowds attending the Echo Park Rising music festival. The man was stabbed during an altercation with three suspects on […]

Los Angeles Archives, I

Los Angeles Archives, I

In another life, a dream life, I was an archivist. I worked among the dusty files, cataloged and notated maps, learned to preserve the oldest books. I researched the answers to obscure questions. I found letters that had been lost and forgotten, and brought them back to life. I was a curator of the arcane. […]

The Go Go: The Whisky & Poetry Traveling Salon

The Go Go: The Whisky & Poetry Traveling Salon

The Go Go: Savor whisky and words at the debut of the Whisky & Poetry Traveling Salon — a pop-up at the gorgeous, Art Deco Traxx Bar in Union Station. Learn how to appreciate whisky! four single-malt Scotches will be paired with the work of four amazing poets. Yes, it’s good to be an Angeleno. […]

The difficulty of investigating the Michael Brown shooting

The difficulty of investigating the Michael Brown shooting

Standing in the parking lot of a gas station which was burned during rioting, Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson announces the name of the Ferguson police officer responsible for the August 9, shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 15, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The officer was identified as Darren Wilson, a six year […]

Pretend it is Thursday

Pretend it is Thursday

I don’t usually “do” Throwback Thursday… but I’ve come across lots of pictures as I’ve been cleaning and reorganizing the rooms in our home. Fact: I try to never take myself too seriously.   A flaw, perhaps, in an earnest historian, but there you go.   But I ask you, how could you take yourself […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Aug. 16 to 22

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Aug. 16 to 22

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 16, to Friday, Aug 22.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! The Dive-In Movie Fest at the Robinson Park pool comes to a close Saturday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. with “Little Giants” (1994, PG) starring […]

The Weekend Go Go: Poetry Brothel, Avocado Beer & Street Art, Burbank Comedy Fest + More

The Weekend Go Go:  Poetry Brothel, Avocado Beer & Street Art, Burbank Comedy Fest + More

The Weekend Go Go: Poetry Brothel, Avocado Beer & Street Art, Burbank Comedy Fest + More This weekend, satisfy all your senses…. Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

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