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Liz Arnold

Beauty and the Bounty

The only thing more incredible than the amount you’ll pay at Koreatown’s H.M.S. Bounty for three stiff Jack-and-Cokes, an Amstel Light and a bottomless bowl of pretzels is the storytelling that comes from Kathy Potter, the restaurant’s waitress of some 25 years — or, as she puts it, “since the......
Photo by Kevin Scanlon

Ups and Downs

For nearly 30 years Ruben Pardo has worked in the same building, held the same job title, and occupied the same 6-by-8-foot office space — except that it keeps moving from floor to floor: He’s one of the city’s only elevator operators. “I was born to go up and down,”......