Grand Central Market has been around since 1917, it reminds me of the covered markets of back East, and it’s on 4th and Broadway in historic downtown, in the theater district. If you see the big mural I posted below, you’ll know that the market is right next to it, on the same side of… Continue reading Grand Central Market
Playing hooky from classes today, the original idea was to go shooting for the photo assignments. This is the itinerary we ran around LA: 1. Coffee at Zephyr, then planning a rogue trip to the pet store to get healthy turtle food. For secret project. Unplanned events: V. loses first jar of turtle food in… Continue reading Thursday adventures
This Saturday, May 9, 2009 from 9:00 AM to noon is the 20th anniversary of the LA River cleanup project by FoLAR (Friends of the LA River) and thousands of people are meeting at sites all along the river to clean it up. They clean up about 30 tons of trash every year. You can… Continue reading Annual LA River Cleanup!
I’m going to a Block Party in LA tomorrow at 5:30 PM to see 5-year-olds dressed up as robots. TOO FREAKING CUTE!!!!! I can’t wait. I’ll be sure to take lots of pictures. The event is going to be on the Virgil and Burns block near LACC as long as it doesn’t rain, and starts… Continue reading 5-year-olds dress up as Robots in LA
Thanks to A. I have a weekend scoop for all those of you who want to support student artists in the area. The yearly Open Market event at One Colorado (also known as Miller Alley) in Old Town Pasadena is happening this Sunday, May 3. Here are the details from the website above: Art +… Continue reading Open Market at One Colorado
Picture by Genaro Molina of the LA Times This lovely article in the LA Times of Thursday, April 9 made me smile ear to ear. The nuns of the Monastery of Angels are in dire need of money, so they are going to start monetizing their famous pumpkin bread more intensely. Here’s part of the… Continue reading pumpkin bread nuns in Hollywood
Sam Hall Kaplan, the roving City critic for Off-Ramp and John Rabe discuss Pocket Park. It’s between Angels Flight and the Pershing Square metro stop on Hill. It’s a very small area, a quarter of an acre, and not very impressive, but there are two reasons I’m posting this here: Downtown LA is changing, very… Continue reading Pocket Park – hidden corner of LA