26 days ago | History
Many Angelenos have seen the full-size old-style gas station in the Original Farmers Market at Fairfax and 3rd, and perhaps dismissed it as a piece of kitsch. They've also probably seen the many displays and souvenirs that feature the name Gilmore...
1 month ago | Culinary History
Australians are everywhere in L.A. these days. And while it seems like they're opening restaurants on every corner and taking every other role in the movies (and plenty on TV too), January 26 will be a day when they'll definitely be feeling homesi...
1 month ago | Hollywood
It's a chilly winter morning at the Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park in North Hollywood, and a dozen people arrive to attend a ceremony for someone they never met, who died more than 30 years ago. A small red flag marks where Thelma Pelish, ...
2 months ago | Crime
When a visitor enters the office, there's a warning bark and growl, so Karina Peck issues some sharp-sounding commands to the German shepherd who's no longer snoozing in the crate beside her. Indiana Bones, the only departmental human remains dete...
2 months ago | A Considerable Town
From the outside, No. 27 looks like a classic fire station: three sets of massive wooden doors and a memorial statue. Inside, a pressed-tin ceiling tops six poles. Located near Amoeba Records on Sunset Boulevard, the station was built in 1930 and ...
3 months ago | Alcohol & Spirits
Scotland may have voted against becoming an independent country this year, but they have plenty of tasty things to console themselves with – most of which will be consumed on Saint Andrew’s Day, November 30. Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland ...