National Rum Day {Harvard & Stone}

Summertime is the time for rum.  That eau de vie distilled from sugar cane hits just the spot on a hot summer day.  Perhaps because its origins are from such tropical places, the drinks we make with it also transport us to a sandy ...Read More

Gam3r Con {Get Out of Town}

Looking for a nerdy alternative to Comic Con?  Oh, you don’t think there is anything nerdier than Comic Con.  Well, sir, I believe that I have found such a place.  A magical nerd place that is filled with game masters, first person shooters, and ...Read More

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

Learning to Fly

Job got you down?  Thinking of running away to join the circus?  Who does that?  Well… you can.  Deep in Woodland Hills, down a little suburban side street, in a circus family’s backyard, is a 3 story trapeze rig, ready for your trembling little limbs ...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

Sawtelle Blvd

Westsiders take note.  You don’t have to go all the way Downtown to experience Little Tokyo. This little strip of Sawtelle Blvd is the mini Westsider destination for all things Japanese. You can easily walk the short stretch of Sawtelle Blvd that is chock full ...Read More

Physique 57

Happy New Year.  Welcome to a world of pain.  After the holidays, all we can ever think of is ‘how the heck am I gonna fit in those skinny jeans again’.  I know.  It’s February.  I celebrate Chinese New Year – what do you ...Read More

Oh Christmas Tree

Oh Christmas Tree. I can’t stay mad at you. In honor of the holiday season, I would like to introduce you to my Christmas Tree.  I am in love with this tree.  I have always been a bit contrarian in that I never saw ...Read More

Renegade Craft Fair – Holiday Edition

If you missed Unique LA’s Holiday Show, don’t fret. Renegade is this weekend…and it’s FREE. Head over to The Cornfields, aka Los Angeles State Park, and find that unique gift that eluded you last weekend. Yes, Renegade is for all you holiday procrastinators who ...Read More