Hadley Tomicki

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  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Best Sunken Lair ?For Techno-Geeks The small crew of Chinatown pirates rock more eyeglasses than eye patches, more bald spots than wild manes, and more ironic mustaches than black beards. The marauders present are skinny, not barrel chested, and p...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Best News-Hound Hangout Turned Buccaneer Bar Yo Ho Ho, and a bottle of top-shelf, Xeres–casketed Bacardi 8. The downtown boom echoes with cannon fire at Second Street’s buccaneer-themed Redwood Bar and Grill, following its September op...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    A ruthless juggernaut of religious conversion, the monks of the Franciscan Order occupied an area of land claimed by the Spanish government and Mexican people, forcing natives to spurn pagan ceremony in acceptance of a Christian God. As any Southe...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    R.I.P. Pirate Radio Welcoming us to “the jungle,” Axl’s scream shredded Los Angeles’ Martika-dominated airwaves in 1989. Pirate Radio 100.3 FM gave us our Iron Maiden, our Ratt and our Dokken in healthy doses of head-bangin...

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  • 10 years ago | A Considerable Town

    How does Inglewood’s Hollywood Park, long a haunt of gamblers, gangstas and hucksters straight from central casting, pack in the “still have all their teeth” set? Promising $1 beers and hot dogs along with free concerts to complemen...