Beset by financial troubles and a series of staff departures, the Museum of Contemporary Art has announced a surprise move: It will merge with the social networking site Pinterest.
Effective today, MOCA is closing its brick and mortar locations, including its Grand Avenue headquarters, Geffen Conte ... More >>
Sour beer fans and yeast lovers prepare yourself: Steingarten L.A. is hosting a tap takeover by The Bruery at 6 p.m. this Thursday, March 21 -- that's tonight. Widely sought and often hard-to-find kegs will be yielded to the West L.A. bar for tapping, with selected beers additionally available in bo ... More >>
Anheuser-Busch, brewer of Budweiser, has been looking to buy Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo for $20.1 billion, giving them ownership of brands like Corona, Pacifico and Negro Modelo. But yesterday, the Justice Department sued to stop the merger, saying it would lead to an unfair market share for Anheus ... More >>
MJ's glove.The U.S. government really wants this guy's Michael Jackson memorabilia.
We told you earlier this month how the feds had filed a civil suit seeking the Malibu-based property of African royal Teodorin Obiang -- including the MJ stuff (such as an infamously bejeweled glove), his Gul ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"Have we ever tried poutine? Don't come around here much, do you?" Ask Mr. Gold: Poutine in Los Angeles, or The Endurance of Boy Food.
"'You're not nearly as fat as I expected.'" 30 Burgers in 30 ... More >>
Because Starbucks coffee isn't finished running every decent coffee company into the ground, the caffeinated behemoth is in talks to buy Northern California-based Peet's. The two have been quietly dating for months, but the relationship recently grew serious with the two companies now conside ... More >>
Can you wage war over chocolate? Sure you can. Just ask the Aztecs. But it seems kind of funny to have candy companies launch hostile takeovers of each other, as if a lunchroom battle had suddenly turned very ugly. But that's just what's been happening with Cadbury, the 185 year-old English chocolat ... More >>