Monthly Archives: February 2012

Javaman Coffee House in Hermosa Beach

  Javaman coffeehouse is my favorite mom and pop hang out. It is located on the corner of Pier Avenue and Manhattan Avenue in Hermosa Beach. It’s not really the things you can buy at Javaman that make it such … Continue reading

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Dear Librarian…

“Dear Librarian…”  My continuing struggle against one of the oldest enemies in Los Angeles…IGNORANCE! Elise T. of Burbank asks:  “A DJ on the radio just said this year it takes 366 days to revolve around the sun.  Please explain leap year to … Continue reading

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Ansel Adam’s Los Angeles @ drkrm gallery

Photos by Paula Lauren Gibson/AfroPix Fixnation had it’s World Spay Day benefit at the drkrm gallery on Spring Steet. Currently on display there through March 17, 2012 is Ansel Adams: Los Angeles, photographs from the Los Angeles Public Library Ansel … Continue reading

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Disneyland is open until 6 o’clock in the Morning!

In honor of Leap year, Disneyland and California Adventure will both be open from 6am this morning, Feb 29 until 6amMarch 1st. True, it’s a little late to go for the 24-hour party, people. But! You can still pull an … Continue reading

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Lunch at the Tam

The Tam O’Shanter in Atwater is a cute and cozy Disney version of a Scottish pub. There is formal dining in the back, but few people know about the killer carving station in the bar. While Rick is pouring the whiskey, … Continue reading

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Natureba!

 Living in Redondo Beach and driving down Artesia on a daily basis should be enough NOT to miss the lime green exterior of Natureba but somehow I’ve managed; call it a gift. I’m glad a friend of mine brought it … Continue reading

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DVD Review: “Trollhunter”

I invite you to check out a Norwegian movie from 2010 that I just recently discovered and seriously enjoyed.  Actually, it brought on several serious giggle fits.  Trollhunter, directed by André Øvredal, is another installment in the ‘found footage’ genre, … Continue reading

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The Beat Presents! Funk!

It was a funk explosion at the Redwood last Sunday as the Mecolodiacs, Warm Climate and Rat Soup funked it up and rocked the house. Here is a clip of Rat Soup from OC and the Mecolodiacs.

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It’s World Spay/Neuter Your Pet Day!

February 28, 2012, is World Spay Day. You can take part in an event today! Spay/Neuter has been shown to be a proven means of saving animals lives. You can join FixNation and Jackson Galaxy, star of Animal Planet’s My Cat from Hell, in … Continue reading

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Recession Buster at Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf: Latte for a Buck

Today, LA’s own The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf is offering their Wild Cherry Fru-Tea and Wild Cherry Tea Latte for only $1. Continue reading

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