The threat had been hanging over downtown's drinking scene like an unpaid bar tab for sometime now: How long before historic dive King Eddy's Saloon would be closed down for a remodeling at the hands of it's new owners, Michael Leko and Will Shamlian (Library Bar, Spring Street Bar, Pizza Urbano, Co ... More >>
L.A. Weekly is determining the best L.A. novel ever by holding a tournament featuring 32 of our favorites in head-to-head matchups, until there's only one novel standing. For further reading check out: *Best L.A. Novel Ever: The Tournament Brackets *Best L.A. Novel Ever: More Matchups Our first he ... More >>
Robert Towne’s romantic valentine to a bygone L.A.
An encounter with one of L.A.'s literary ghosts
Dan Fante’s Mooch and Jesse Kimbrough’s Defender of the Angels
The full life of John Fante