Eric Garcetti, 42, will be the youngest mayor of Los Angeles in 100 years. At 42, he's not quite as fresh-faced as he was when he ran for City Council at the ripe age of 29. But he's still young enough to pop-and-lock and play keyboards with Moby.The "boy mayor" has a long history in urban poli ... More >>
We spend most of the year criticizing Los Angeles' ugly buildings and other unfortunate aspects of the local built environment. Here's our chance to rundown some of the thoughtful, inspiring and downright stellar projects that make us L.A. proud, and that make our burg a better place in general.
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*Top 5 Los Angeles Jazz Albums of 2011
Lots of folks know almost nothing about jazz, but condensing the hundred some odd years of the genre into ten albums is not easy, something akin to asking someone to describe the histor ... More >>
Del Taco Corp.With the further expansion of Chick-fil-A in Los Angeles, the recent announcement of Papaya King coming to Hollywood and the arrival of Australia's Oporto to the Southland, we at Squid Ink thought it was an opportune time for a trip down memory lane. Here, in no particular orde ... More >>
twitter/MichaelShearinA Cocktail From Your SommelierIt's no shocker that L.A. has long been short on its share of Master Sommeliers, but lately, we've got a solid crew of several who are one pivotal -- and impressive -- step closer.
The Court of Master Sommeliers announced the eleven sommel ... More >>
LAPDHe comes out after 3 a.m. Maybe he's a raver.Los Angeles police this week were searching for a prolific, after-hours bandit who has robbed 14 San Fernando Valley 7-Elevens and one area AM/PM convenience store since early May. All the robberies happened between 3 a.m. and 5:45 a.m.
The bi ... More >>
The Dodger Dog is one of the most famous hot dogs in American sporting (and eating) history. It's iconic, storied and quintessentially Los Angeles. So in honor of our hometown team still holding the best record in the National League, we take a look at the history of L.A.'s most beloved dog, through ... More >>