Culture Archive

Summer Outdoor Cinema 2012

I love the heat.  Summer is my favorite time of year, because under normal circumstances (read: 60 degree weather) I am bundled up like an eskimo.  ‘Tis the season for picnics, bug bites, and romantic rendezvous’ under the stars.  As the drive in movie ...Read More

Neat: Classic Cocktails in your Neighborhood

Tucked up a side street in Glendale, away from the corporate behemoths of downtown Glendale – CPK, Olive Garden, Islands – there is an intimate oasis known as Neat.  This is a bar for cocktail-philes made by a bar man himself.  The owner stocks ...Read More

Unique LA {Christmas Edition}

Looking for that perfect gift for your person of interest who has friggin’ everything?  Well, lucky for you, my favorite circus of local hipster-handmades is coming to town!  Unique LA is now a huge deal and has morphed into the STATE OF UNIQUE  which ...Read More

German Soul Food {Alpine Village}

Apparently, the new hipster hangout of choice is one of the many nouveaux German Taverns popping up around the City of Angels.  Maybe it is the array of beers on tap that draws them.  Perhaps it is the delectable selection of wursts.  There are ...Read More

Unique LA: Summer 2011

The DIY of the past has had a bad rap:  half made scarves in your closet, glib sayings on needlepoint that don’t apply to anyone, stuff made out of pipe cleaners and tongue depressors.  However with the advent of Etsy and Make magazine, DIY ...Read More

{Get Outta Town} Dr Horrible – Live!

Are you going to Comic Con this weekend? You need to see Dr. Horrible’s Sing-along Blog.  Yes, that Dr. Horrible, the internet phenom that ended with Joss Whedon singing commentary on his own DVD.  If you don’t know what I’m talking about, you are ...Read More

Million Dollar Theater

Million Dollar Theater by DonSolosan for Last Remaining Seats On June 22, The Los Angeles Conservancy and Last Remaining Seats opened the doors of the Million Dollar Theater to bring us Zoot Suit in conjunction with the Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles. Zoot ...Read More

Castle Green

Amidst the revamped warehouses of Old Pasadena is an architectural treasure known as Castle Green.  Towering above Pasadena’s Central Park, Castle Green lets her residents enter and exit but you can not enter yourself.  She is a building of mystery and intrigue with her ...Read More

Cinco de Mayan

If you don’t have tickets yet – you are out of luck.  But, if you want to know mas about this sexo y violencia, see my post on Lucha Vavoom.  So you don’t miss out next time – join their mailing list on their ...Read More

Last Remaining Seats

Summer is quickly approaching. This also means the Last Remaining Seats Series is also approaching. Here is your chance to get up close and personal with Old Hollywood. The Last Remaining Seats Series supports the LA Conservancy, who have taken it upon themselves to ...Read More