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The City Obscure: Weekend Events May 12 – 14

The City Obscure: Weekend Events May 12 – 14

The Kentucky Derby is behind us, but my horse betting streak is just beginning. I spent last Saturday at Santa Anita, made back all my money at the end of the day, and am headed back today. Winner winner chicken dinner #santaanitapark A post shared […]

The Brewery Artwalk

The Brewery Artwalk

This weekend, The Brewery Arts Complex opened its doors and its artists opened their doors therein, for the spring edition of its open studios. I attended my first Brewery ArtWalk shortly after moving to Los Angeles in 2008. I was blown away by the sheer […]

The City Prolific: Weekend Events April 29 – 30

The City Prolific: Weekend Events April 29 – 30

Though it was still only April, last weekend felt like the beginning of summer. I got a sunburn at opening day of the LA State Historic Park. This weekend, I plan to be outside from sun-up to sun-down, though better protected. SATURDAY, APRIL 29 Bushwig […]

14 Tax Day Drink Specials

14 Tax Day Drink Specials

Happy Tax Day! We made it this far. Now it’s time to drink. Several bars in in Los Angeles are offering drink specials to celebrate either giving our money to the government, or getting it back. The 1933 Group – proprietors of LA’s key vintage-style […]

The City Escaped: Ojai

The City Escaped: Ojai

One thing that makes life in LA great is how easy it is to get away. A plethora of scenic destinations are just a short drive away. Recently, I spent two days in Ojai for my cousin’s birthday. A 90-minute drive from Hollywood leads to […]