Category Archives: LA Weekly

Alley walker

What if I told you the most exciting new place in Hollywood is an alley? It’s true. My latest at the LA Weekly looks at the East Cahuenga (or EaCa) Alley, which used to be strewn with trash and needles … Continue reading

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Come sail away

A few weeks ago I got a very, very exciting assignment from the LA Weekly that was phrased in the form of a question: Why are there are so many nautical and pirate bars in Koreatown? It was definitely something I’d … Continue reading

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Take a seat

My latest column for the LA Weekly focuses on the new bus benches that are popping up all over LA. But before you (or your butt) gets too excited, be sure to read about what these bus benches really represent: … Continue reading

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Another brick in the wall

I recently wrote about a wall in Silver Lake. But from the comments that have been posted to the article, you might have thought this wall was in Berlin. Read the story over at the LA Weekly and let me … Continue reading

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A quick spin through Chris Burden’s Metropolis II

It’s no secret around these parts that I’m a big Chris Burden fan. So of course I’ve been breathlessly awaiting the unveiling of his newest sculpture, Metropolis II at LACMA. It opens this Saturday but I got a sneak preview at … Continue reading

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Come to Dwell on Design & City Listening this weekend!

Update: In all the fabulosity of Saturday night, I screwed up and neglected to post the winning raffle tickets for our eight door prizes. If you were at City Listening and had a raffle ticket, check here to see if … Continue reading

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Eat My Words: Watts up

It’s a fact that’s almost too scandalous for me to admit:  In my almost eight years in LA I had never been to the Watts Towers. So when I got assigned one of LA Weekly‘s People issue profiles (an annual … Continue reading

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Eat My Words: LA Weekly’s People issue

What is probably my most favorite article [PDF] I’ve ever written was published in the LA Times on the same day I took a flight home to St. Louis. I waltzed from vendor to vendor in the American Airlines terminal, … Continue reading

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