11 months ago | Architecture & Design
For designer Sean Knibb, flowers have been an obsession since his early years hanging out in his grandmother’s flower shop in his native Jamaica. His favorites are the Oakleaf hydrangea, known as the "snowflake" flower. “It reminds me of time,” sa...
11 months ago | Art
In Los Angeles, the slashie phenomeon is indelibly ingrained into a culture that celebrates creative ambition. You see it in the waiter/actor/model that shuffles from auditions to brunch service, the graphic designer/Pilates instructor designing a...
2 years ago | Cityscape
One of the most frustrating aspects of life in L.A. has to be untangling the increasingly indecipherable parking signs all over the city. With the signs reaching ludicrous heights (quite literally), the city is starting to tackle the problem. As a...
2 years ago | People 2014
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2014 issue. Check out our entire People 2014 issue. For Angelenos who see local government as a plodding, bureaucratic monolith, the idea of asking for help to make modest improveme...
2 years ago | Art
Artist Bettina Hubby has a tendency to turn any event into a party. An extended construction annoyance on her block became a one-night art party, complete with a disco ball suspended from a bulldozer arm. A series of programs inspired by the const...
3 years ago | Architecture & Design
The Little Prince author Antoine De Saint-Exupery once wrote, "What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well." This past weekend, it also hid a secret restaurant, a crochet camp site and glowing googly eyes. High Desert Test Si...