One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here.
On a sunny Saturday afternoon in Glendale, Tim Walker stands outside the Grilled Cheese Truck, describing its signature sandwich to a prospective customer the way a proud paren ... More >>
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Just before the end of Instagram's wild year — bought by Facebook for $1 billion, publicly eviscerated by its community for new privacy policies — ... More >>
Vimeo not only beats YouTube in film-school cred and picture quality -- it also wins for tolerance!
Fred Karger, our favorite gay Republican for president (OK, our only gay Republican for president, and only gay person for president, in general), says his smokin' new Venice Beach campaign video, wh ... More >>
If you've ever wondered what's been lurking beneath the surface of an urban watershed like Echo Park Lake, now you know.
Because of a draining and dredging project by the L.A.Bureau of Engineering, the city has come up with this list of fine, inner-city detritus which, in this case, includes two gu ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshPanino Rustico at Angeli CaffeIf they were sprinkled with nothing but olive oil, arugula and black pepper, the sandwiches at Angeli Caffe would still be worth devouring. The key is the bread. A Frisbee-sized discus of warm, chewy dough rife with pockets of air, it begs to be torn ... More >>
Photos by Zachary Pincus-RothThe moment of truth
On November 11, 1998, when Howard Braham was a student at Columbia University, he realized around 10:30 p.m. that it was about to turn 11:11 on 11-11. He knocked on the door of his friend Steve Schwartz and they decided to gather 11 people, hea ... More >>
Camron Stoneâ€‹Sit in a tree. Go to jail. That's how they roll in Arcadia.
The "Arcadia 4" tree-sitters are having a press conference April 19 at 10 a.m., (Criminal
Justice Center, 210 West Temple Street), where environmentalists John Quigley
and Camron Stone, and actors Daryl Hannah and Ed Begl ... More >>
skaterscafe.comMr. Hooligan, in the park, with the skateboardSuburban night jogging -- already plagued by the prospect of creepy sexual offenders lurking in the shadows -- just got even less attractive.
New freak attackers to be paranoid about: rebellious young riff-raff who sneak up behind ... More >>
Best known for chef Carrie Cusack's sweet and savory pies, the best pie at recently opened simplethings' may be the one receiving the least attention: the whoopie pie.
Though richly deserved, the whoopie pie's return to glory has been long in coming. Now, at least a year into the trend, Los Angel ... More >>
Daiana FeuerRegan Farquhar gets PhysicalAbout a year ago, Regan Farquhar sat in The Casbah Cafe drinking mint tea. He poked at his cake like it represented everything about his latest Busdriver album, Jhelli Beam.
He'd been eating it since he was fifteen years old and it just wasn't as appet ... More >>
Lemonade, which opened a third location today on Abbot Kinney in Venice, is not a place for the indecisive. Walking into the airy, two-room restaurant is like walking into a farmers market talent show. Roasted Brussels sprouts tossed with Parmesan, cauliflower roasted with saffron and sprinkled with ... More >>
Kevin ScanlonAbout 12 years ago, my wife and I pulled her original Atari 2600 out of storage and hooked it up to our television. We set it on the floor, next to my Sega Genesis, and showed it to our kids.
"What's that?" One of them asked.
"This is how we started playing video games at home when we ... More >>
The analog pleasures of Radiohead's digital revolution
by Randall Roberts
(Photo by John Spinks)
There are a few different ways to get to Big Sur from Los Angeles, but in the big picture it doesn't matter which route you take, because regardless, you're leaving Los Angeles and going to Big Sur. You ... More >>