Southern California Archive

{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


I think all of LA has OD’d on the word CARMAGEDDON, aka the supposed mind blowing traffic that will encompass Los Angeles for the weekend of July 16-17.  With all the fear mongering surrounding Car-mageddon, I thought I would give you a few ideas ...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

LA Street Food Fest

Summer is here.  Good eats & good peeps.  Wait, what? You’re not a top chef master?  Well, put down your shiny new grill tongs that have yet to see the fire of your Weber.  Head down to the Rose Bowl  & sample some of ...Read More

LARF it up.

You know that secret dream you have to be a contestant on the Amazing Race?  Yes, I’m talking to you, armchair quarterbacks of Over-The-Top-Reality-Race-Shows.  Give praise and thanks to creators Larry & Bob for their string of immersive races known as LARF® (aka LA ...Read More

JPL Open House

Geek dads rejoice!  ok, moms too.  JPL (aka the Jet Propulsion Laboratory) is holding its annual family open house this weekend.  What?  You didn’t know that we had NASA in our backyard?  Oh, for shame. Here is the opportunity to either live out those ...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

Downtown LA Flower Market

I know this place isn’t really a secret, but it’s still a pretty spectacular place to see if you have never been there before.  Going as far back as 1913, the Flower Market has long been a hub for flowers given the  agricultural roots ...Read More