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Businesses as neighbors, from fine wines to good books

Businesses as neighbors, from fine wines to good books

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Wine lovers know the value of neighbors: a small independent wine store is owned by and employs people who care about wine and who attend to specific questions, interests, and tastes. Customers living nearby will likely return. A give-and-take develops between those who buy and those who sell. Both sides learn as a result. It’s […]

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Neighbors gathered for final ‘farewell’ preceding puppets’ move to new theater

Neighbors gathered for final ‘farewell’ preceding puppets’ move to new theater

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nearly 100 lucky humans, many from local neighborhoods, enjoyed their special welcome at the original home of the Bob Baker Marionette Theater on Sun., March 31. It was special because the theater and we puppets were being packed up for our move to our new home in Highland Park. Nevertheless, in the midst of a […]

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In Barcelona, this elegant 14th-century work of art survives

In Barcelona, this elegant 14th-century work of art survives

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

A cold wind was blowing off the Mediterranean as a bright yellow taxi streaked through the gloom of a winter’s day in Barcelona in Caledonia, Spain. This was late January, and the taxi was ferrying this solo traveler from the central Eixample district through what seemed to be suburb after suburb to the Reial Monestir […]

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Dogs out at CSC, Big Sunday touts 20th, NGA sets record

Dogs out at CSC, Big Sunday touts 20th, NGA sets record

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Who let the dogs out?! Well, at the California Science Center’s 21st annual Discovery Ball, over 700 guests found out. They were greeted by the LAPD K–9 Unit, demonstrating what they do best with protective equipment in place, and by the LAFD with the fearless dogs of the National Disaster Search Foundation.  The cocktail hour […]

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Comedy, drama play out at Lake Erie, a soccer field and Chicago

Comedy, drama play out at Lake Erie, a soccer field and Chicago

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Lackawanna Blues, A Magical Musical Reminiscence is performed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson. He also wrote and directed this truly magical, entertaining evening. The story was also told in the award-winning HBO film of the same name. Accompanying him on stage is Grammy-winning blues guitarist and composer Chris Thomas King. This reminiscence (the time is 1956) is […]

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Tom Bergin’s on tap for  historic status

Tom Bergin’s on tap for historic status

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Room 1010 at City Hall was full last month when the members of the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission voted unanimously 5-0 to recommend Historic Cultural Monument (HCM) status for Tom Bergin’s Bar and Restaurant. Ken Hixon, of the Miracle Mile Residential Association, and Adrian Scott Fine, of the Los Angeles Conservancy, presented a case […]

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