One of the things I’ve noticed as the Christmases roll by is that Rodeo Drive never puts out the same decorations twice. This year the center island is filled with larger than life elf statues bearing gifts.
For over eight months a pile of bicycles has been growling on the corner of 4th and Vermont in the Koreatown District of Los Angeles.
We have a few posts up about fabulous Beverly Hills and we will link to them later in this post. But we thought it would be nice to show you what it’s like to experience Beverly Hills.
I never really considered the giant elephant statues on the columns at the Hollywood Highland Center particularly aesthetic, but it never crossed my mind that a replica of an elephant was racist!
As communism was taking over Cuba under Fidel Castro, the then young Dr. Julio Antonio del Marmol was recruited to head up Castro’s version of the Hitler Youth Program.
During the lockdowns, Venice went from having a few homeless people hanging out on the boardwalk and around town, to being completely overtaken with massive homeless encampments. You can see the extent of it in the first portion of the video and photos below.
This photo says it all. A homeless man with all his worldly possessions dancing in front of the permanently closed Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Feliz Village. The theatre may have gone dark, but the “entertainment” continues on the street in front of it.
If you’re an architectural buff, or a fan of the work of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, then you’ll want to be certain to drive by the Ennis House when you visit Los Angeles.
What better way to support small and local businesses than to shop at a Farmers Market? Here you are supporting both small sole proprietor artisan businesses and local farmers… both of which we need to keep our economy healthy.
Two new tiny home communities, Alexandria and Chandler Tiny Home Villages, have opened this year in Los Angeles. They are perhaps the best solution put forward thus far in the effort to help the homeless in LA. Los Angeles is known for spending mind boggling amounts to fix the homeless problem… yet somehow never getting anything done. We recently wrote about the government run homeless encampment in Los Angeles where they simply pitched tents in a parking lot with a fence around it… at a cost of $2700 per month per tent. Granted the residents are fed and some services are provided, but they are still living in tents. There…