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Newly designated Pink’s Square: more than hot dogs

Newly designated Pink’s Square: more than hot dogs

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The corner of Melrose and La Brea avenues may have been the home of one lonely pushcart in 1939, but by 2018 it has become home to at least 12 other cafés and restaurants, making it a go-to corner for people who can’t quite decide what to have for dinner or where to get their […]

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Home Ground: ‘Walter Hopps Hopps Hopps’ and the making of L.A.’s contemporary art scene

Home Ground: ‘Walter Hopps Hopps Hopps’ and the making of L.A.’s contemporary art scene

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Three point six miles separate Larchmont Boulevard and 736 La Cienega Blvd. My computer computes that this trip along Melrose Ave. would take, I suppose in some alternate universe, 15 minutes. In 1957, when the artist Ed Kienholz found “a big barnlike artist’s studio with high ceilings and whitewashed walls, in the back half of […]

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Intersection dedicated to Pink’s Square seeks approval

Intersection dedicated to Pink’s Square seeks approval

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

An initiative to designate the intersection of Melrose and La Brea avenues as “Historic Pink’s Square” is working its way through an approval process with neighborhood groups. Supporters of the designation are seeking to paint the intersection’s crosswalks pink. The Mid City West Community Council (MCWCC) voted to support the designation of the intersection as […]

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Pink’s Hot Dogs ranked in top 15

Pink’s Hot Dogs ranked in top 15

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pink’s Hot Dogs was recently named one of the best casual restaurants in Los Angeles by The Daily Meal. Other local winners were Mozza Pizzeria, Canters, and Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles. There were many criteria that The Daily Meal went through when ranking the Los Angeles restaurants: price, ambiance, and reputation. Pink’s Hot Dogs, 709 […]

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Pink’s celebrates 77th anniversary

Pink’s celebrates 77th anniversary

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pink’s Hot Dogs celebrated its 77th anniversary Nov. 17 with “Chili Dogs for Charity.” The iconic hot dog stand served 77-cent hot dogs for 77 minutes to mark the special occasion. In addition, Gloria, Richard and Beverly Pink were on hand to welcome hundreds of customers who lined down La Brea Ave. for the chance […]

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70-, 80-, 90-plus years…  Restaurants

70-, 80-, 90-plus years… Restaurants

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles is not known for preserving its history. The restaurant scene isn’t much different. If you own an eating establishment that lasts more than five years, you’re considered a smashing success. Sadly, the demise of many of Los Angeles’ most treasured restaurants, such as Chasen’s, Perino’s, and the Hollywood Brown Derby, have left holes […]

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