Miracle Mile is pretty much smack dab in the middle of Los Angeles. It got its name for its improbable rise from a dirt farm road to a mid-century shopping destination, one of the most desirable areas in L.A. in the 1950's. That distinction diminished as other neighborhoods developed "downtowns" of ... More >>
St. Patrick's Day is 10 days away and, while the prospect of downing JĂ¤gerbombs may not call to everyone, surely the combination of drink and dining deals around town would have more appeal. When reviewing the specials in honor of St. Paddy, we found that just as not every celebrant of St. Patrick' ... More >>
Simone PazBrett Schlank, left, Natalie Lynch and & Tara Jayn, producers of A Drinking GameNever let it be said that the actors in A Drinking Game
refused to suffer for their craft. A live reading of classic movies
turned interactive drinking game, the monthly production features actors
sit ... More >>
A. SimmonsMolly Malone'sWe were walking home from the basketball court, sweaty, lurching, our headphones wrapped firmly around our head. It was just past 11 in the morning, and the air was already ribboned with an eye-stinging haze. The stink from the 99 Cent store on Fairfax was rising up ... More >>
Timothy NorrisThe xxOur favorite first reaction to the music of The xx came from an obviously hopeless romantic we stood with at a South by Southwest show who deadpanned, "I don't know, I think I like my x's with o's."
But that's tangential to the big news of the day -- the black-dressed thr ... More >>
K'naanK'naan's single "Wavin' Flag" is nothing if not global.
After the song got the nod as Coca-Cola's official World Cup jingle -- and its lyrics were, ahem, tweaked, to make it more uplifting -- the Somalian-born Canadian rapper trotted "Wavin' Flag" out in 86 countries on FIFA's World C ... More >>
PR Line of the Day, courtesy of Mod Media Publicity:
"'Love Song for Jeffrey Dahmer,' for instance, is a litany of sado-maso[c]histic acts underscored by a lilting folk-jazz melody, while 'Side of Sane' observes a lover who 'when he came he shot right through her womb/and struck her in the b ... More >>
vintagecotton.comListen up beastie boys and girls: If you're heading out to Tom Bergin's, Molly Malone's or any other bar where St. Patrick's Day is a license to ill, check your head before your drive: We're now counting three DUI checkpoints planned for the county.
Along with the aforementi ... More >>