Category Archives: Photo Essays

Here’s A Look At The Spheres at MacArthur Park

This last weekend was the beginning of an art project 7 years in the making by Portraits of Hope that was approved in early May. Ed Massey and Bernie Massey head up the organization Portraits of Hope that focus public art projects that … Continue reading

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Three Days Of The Tiki: Tiki Oasis 15 “Yesterday’s Future Today”

After Thursday’s Meet & Greet kick-off party for at the Bali Hai for Tiki Oasis 15 the serious Tiki partying began in earnest at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Friday. Everyone was dressed to the nines in the finest retro futuristic … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, august 16, 2015

yesterday I got the hankering to follow these new signs they got up on the harbor freeway telling about “terminal island japanese fishing village memorial historical site” which I found out is also known by the people who lived there … Continue reading

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Tiki Oasis: A Freaky Tiki Meet & Greet At The Bali Hai!

Last night kicked off Tiki Oasis 15: Yesterday’s Future Today at the lovely and exotic Bali Hai on Shelter Island in San Diego. The sun was shining and the bay was full of ships and boats creating a very scenic view … Continue reading

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Lots of Baconlicious fun at the Queen Mary’s Big Bite Bacon Fest

Bacon Twinkies, bacon cinnamon rolls, smoked pork belly ‘ribs’ and more were the foods of choice at the Big Bite Bacon Fest last Saturday and Sunday. A happy crowd at the Queen Mary enjoyed treats from the FryFry Truck, Dia de … Continue reading

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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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