Greenbar Distillery, LA’s first since prohibition. 

Who knew LA could taste so good?  Local, Craft, Organic. Words heard often in and around LA. Everywhere you look you can purchase a variety local honey, craft beers and organic produce. It's one of the best reasons to live in this city. And although craft breweries are widely known. I've never heard of, much... Continue Reading →

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Arroyo Seco Weekend

SIDE B (aka Day Two) Day two started out hot. Very hot. Like, 95+ degrees by 1pm hot. By the time I arrived at the Rose Bowl I was very glad that I spent so much of day one wandering around checking out the art. Because the only wandering around I would be doing today... Continue Reading →

Arroyo Seco Weekend

SIDE A (aka Day One) I didn't really know what to expect when I purchased tickets to Arroyo Seco Weekend so many months ago. This is the inaugural year of this festival held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Which could mean unique innovation or unprepared disorganization. I did know it had a unique lineup... Continue Reading →

KCRW Summer Nights

Spend a summer evening with KCRW and enjoy free, all ages, outdoor performances across southern California all season long. I'm attending quite a few music festivals this summer and although they each have extensively talented lineups, I was a little disappointed that some of my favorite local bands didn't make the cut. Chicano Batman being one.... Continue Reading →

Great Horror Movie Night

Los Angeles has no shortage of outdoor cinema options. The Great Horror Movie Night offers up something a little different than the rest. The Old Griffith Park Zoo is delightfully creepy all on its own. Seriously. The long abandoned animal cages, and plaster cave ruins look like something out of a childhood nightmare. Which made... Continue Reading →

Edwardian Ball

"A is for Amy who fell down the stairs. B is for Basil assaulted by bears. C is for Clara who wasted away. D is for Desmond thrown out of a sleigh. E is for Ernest who choked on a peach. F is for Fanny sucked dry by a leech." : Edward Gorey : This... Continue Reading →

New Year, New Adventures

The promise of a new year always stirs up excitement. A chance to try new things, or finally get to all those things you were going to do last year, but ran out of time. As for me, I already have big plans for 2017. It's almost the middle of January. The holidays are over... Continue Reading →

At Home With Monsters

If you've ever wondered what Guillermo Del Toro's house looked like, LACMA has you covered. My love affair with Guillermo del Toro movies goes back to before I even knew who he was. After watching Hellboy, I needed to know more about this fascinating director. So I looked up his back catalog of films. To... Continue Reading →

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