Johneric Concordia, a former community organizer who now runs The Park's Finest BBQ with his family in Historic Filipinotown, likes to tell his customers how he and his family got started behind the grill. "This was a rough neighborhood, in the '80s, '90s. BBQ kept us out of trouble. It saved our li ... More >>
In August Sunset Junction was denied a permit by the Board of Public Works, due to unpaid fees. This left everyone scrambling to get money they were owed, including ticket buyers, vendors, and bands themselves. Sunset Junction Neighborhood Alliance proceeded to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protec ... More >>
CicLAvia, like most L.A. events, is a fab chance for people-watching, and though the expected bike jerseys, shorts, and plain T-shirts were in abundance, a few people are beginning to write the style guide for what will hopefully become not only a regular event, but a smashing spectacle. Here are ei ... More >>
Lea LionAshkahn Shahparnia with her work Anything at the Architecture and Design Museum Even in the art world, where breaking the rules is the golden rule, some things still follow an equation. Take, for example, the gallery opening. It's one part boxed wine, one part background jazz, add som ... More >>
Despite a "Back to School" themed burlesque show, the Sunset Strip Music Festival and a Derby Dolls bout, the most jaw-dropping event of the weekend wasn't an event at all, but rather a successful bank robbery held by a senior citizen wearing an oxygen tank. Are times really that tough or was the 70 ... More >>
With the dance club scene a veritable disco inferno lately, Nightranger thinks it's only a matter of time til everyone's donning rollerskates like they did back in the '70's. (Read our report about rink ragers that went down in LA last week here). Skating parties' return to the pop culture conscious ... More >>
L.A. Derby Dolls inflict sexy mayhem on wheels.