It's been ongoing saga for a while now, and West Hollywood City Council's plans to demolish the WPA-era Great Hall-Long Hall buildings in Plummer Park may be derailed -- one way or another.
It brings back memories of when the West Hollywood City Council pushed hard to mess with the old Tara mansio ... More >>
In some circles in L.A., mid-century architecture is sacred -- never to be modified, altered, or renovated. Richard Neutra's VDL Research House II, overlooking the reservoir in Silver Lake and built by the architect for his own family, is considered iconic here. Now owned by Cal Poly Pomona, the 2,0 ... More >>
In 1966, Robert Smithson, famous for piling up mud and black basalt in Utah's Great Salt Lake and sculpting it into a 1,500-foot coil called Spiral Jetty, went rock hunting with sculptor Donald Judd. They went in New Jersey, where Smithson was from, and spent an hour chopping away at a lump of lava ... More >>
The Coachella Valley was once known as a fantastic spot for a getaway from L.A., especially during its high season in winter, when it features almost-certain sunshine and better temperatures.
In recent years, Coachella has become synonymous with just one thing: Coachella. But this year, the music f ... More >>
A. ScattergoodSoda Jerks ice cream sundae
If your idea of blissful summertime fun is riding the retro carousel at the Santa Monica Pier, watching the pelicans and (maybe) blowing an insane amount of money on the rides and games -- if this isn't your idea of fun, it's probably your kid's -- th ... More >>