Category Archives: Photo Essays

Photo Essay: Weirdos, The Adolescents and CH3 at the Roxy

All photos by Martin Wong. All rights reserved.

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West Hollywood Celebrates Life and Love with 19th Annual Red Dress Party

What began as a vow between two bartenders suffering from HIV has become an annual West Hollywood event, which was joyfully celebrated last Sunday, July 19th, at West Hollywood’s popular bar Gold Coast. Bob Hastings, owner of the Gold Coast bar, … Continue reading

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Tacos! Tacos! Tacos! ELA Meets NAPA (and Bordeaux) Does it Again on their 10th Anniversary

Friday night we attended one of our favorite events, East LA Meets NAPA, a fundraiser for Altamed. For this, their tenth year, they invited Bordeaux to join in and expand their wine selections. With over 1,500 guests, the event was not too … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, july 20, 2015

sure it rained all weekend but like we don’t need it w/this drought now in its fourth year? just ask this pelican near timm’s landing in my pedro town, he was dealing w/the wetness w/not too much sadness I can … Continue reading

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House of Blues Bids Farewell to Hollywood with a Night of Oneness

On Sunday evening, July 12th, the city of Hollywood bid a fond farewell to The House of Blues with ‘A Night of Oneness.’ The benefit concert was held to support an emergency fund for Full-Circle Learning Preschool, which creates educational access for migrant … Continue reading

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Sapphire Laguna in Laguna Beach Makes Breakfasts that are the Perfect Way to Start a Day at the Beach

It is summer and what better thing to do than have a delicious, leisurely breakfast on a nice patio overlooking the ocean. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to do just that, as Sapphire Laguna hosted a media breakfast on their … Continue reading

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Who Were the Winners at the LA Street Food Fest? Everybody!

Last Saturday we attended the sixth annual LA Street Food Fest at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The event attracted 5,000 visitors, but the size of the Rose Bowl and over 100 vendors kept long lines at bay and prevented it from feeling … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – saturday, july 11, 2015

we got public art on some dot boxes in my pedro town I’ve been noticing and found out this is part of a proj called “unexpected pedro” put on by the san pedro waterfront arts district “to bring public art … Continue reading

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When Love Comes To Town: Ringo Celebrates 75th Birthday

When Ringo Starr comes to town, love comes to town (well, actually peace and love).  Ringo celebrated his 75th birthday today on the steps of the Capitol Records building in Hollywood, surrounded by his wife, close friends Jim Keltner, Joe … Continue reading

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Vanguards Of History: Grand Central Air Terminal

The place abounds with the names of some of the most famous names in aviation history. Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, Jack Northrop, William Boeing. If someone flew into the fledgling city of angels back in the late 1920’s, they came … Continue reading

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