[CITIZENS OF THE WORLD] A Dance to Remember

When I arrived at Hollywood American Legion Post 43 on Friday, June 9th, I knew it was going to be a fun evening. That was the night of Citizens of the World Hollywood’s Fifth...

[AFFORDABLE HOUSING] Program Abuses Being Fixed, Officials Say

Facing criticisms from the city’s top accountant regarding the so-called “Density Bonus Program”—which incentivizes developers to include low and moderate income housing units in their market-rate projects in exchange for the city relaxing zoning...

Garcetti’s Gondola Fizzling?

BEACHWOOD CANYON—Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s idea for a gondola to shuttle tourists directly to the Hollywood Sign made big waves in local press in May, but since then, the idea appears to have...

Locals Garner James Beard Award Nominations

Several local chefs were nominated for the 2017 James Beard Foundation Award, a prestigious epicurean honor often shorthanded as the “Oscars of the food world.” Michael Cimarusti of Providence just north of Hancock Park...

GUESS? Who Has Their Own Museum

HANCOCK PARK—Museum Row has just extended further east with the May 25th opening of the Marciano Art Foundation, a new contemporary museum founded by brothers Maurice and Paul Marciano, co-founders of GUESS? clothing. With...

[OUT AND ABOUT] June 2017

ART   Tony Smith’s “Smoke” In 2008, Tony Smith’s large black sculpture “Smoke” was installed in the atrium of LACMA’s Ahmanson Building and instantly became an icon of the museum’s campus. Smith first conceived...