Category Archives: Photo Essays

watt’s picture of the week – wednesday, february 25, 2015

last saturday afternoon was the 116th edition of the golden dragon parade in l.a.’s chinatown to celebrate the lunar new year which is either this time the year of the sheep or goat or ram or whatever – I think … Continue reading

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Napalm Death, Voivod, Exhumed at LA House Of Blues: Live Review And Photo Gallery

Barney and Shane of Napalm Death at House Of Blues. All photos by Bob Lee for the LA Beat. This winter’s Through Space And Grind tour brought together Napalm Death and Voivod, two of metal’s most forward-thinking bands circa 1988, … Continue reading

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Happy Hour Deluxe comes to Del Frisco’s Grille in Irvine

Del Frisco’s in Irvine has begun their own Happy Hour for their guests. This exclusive Happy Hour, only available at the Irvine location, features several special libations and appetizers to start your fun in good taste. The VIP Martini is … Continue reading

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Fogo de Chao: New Brazilian Steakhouse in DTLA

I’ve been a fan of Fogo de Chao since the one in Beverly Hills opened many years ago. In days of old, south american cowboys – known as Gauchos – roamed the county side. I assume since kitchens weren’t handy, … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – friday, february 6, 2015

here’s a shot from the harbor freeway (I-110), the going north side from pedro at where the new ‘c’ street offramp is being built. you see that yellow air raid siren on a brown pole kind of to your starboard … Continue reading

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Slapfish to Open in Newport Beach Monday, February 2: Casual Seafood Done Right

Slapfish, the excellent fast casual seafood restaurant from Chef Andrew Gruel specializing in extremely fresh and extremely flavorful (and reasonably priced too) is opening a new location in Newport Beach. Minutes from the water, it will be a perfect place … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Cedar Grove at Griffith Park

I recently learned that my favorite spot in Griffith Park has a name: Cedar Grove. It’s a beautiful patch of lush greenery that stands out from the rest of the park, and it boasts two picnic tables, large rocks to sit … Continue reading

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James Williamson & Friends, Cheetah Chrome With Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs – Live Review and Photo Gallery

When the Stooges splintered in 1974, they left unfinished business: at least two albums’ worth of songs that never received a proper studio recording. There’s an entire chunk of the band’s history when James Williamson and Ron Asheton were both … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, january 18, 2015

yesterday I stopped by guitar safari here in pedro and my old buddy dirk vandenberg had a reprint of a poster d. boon drew for the minutemen album “double nickels on the dime” release (even mentions the then upcoming “campaign … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Hollywood Boulevard

 

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