Category Archives: Shopping

This Saturday Chinatown Welcomes the Year of the Rooster

Photo by Mike Watt This weekend LA’s Chinatown celebrates the year of the rooster with the 113th Annual Golden Dragon Parade. Saturday, Jan 4th, hundreds of colorful floats, decorated cars, and dancers will parade from Hill and Ord Streets to Broadway and Cesar Chavez. If you like … Continue reading

Posted in Attractions, Events, Food, History, Live Music, Shopping, Upcoming Events | 2 Comments

Wanda Wen and Soolip Sensuality

Touch. Glint. Lustre. Glow. Heft. The way cold metal warms to bare skin. The bumpy, glossy feel of a reptile-emboss. The tough-yet-tender suppleness of laser-pierced black leather. Yum. Wow. Los Angeles and the world at large continue to rediscover Wanda … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Beauty, Fashion, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show Returns for its Third Year

February 18th and 19th the LA Convention Center will smell like fresh-baked cookies as the LA Cookie Con takes over. Now in its third year, the West Coast’s largest baking convention features baking and cake decorating contests, celebrities, demos, and … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Shopping, Upcoming Events | Leave a comment

Tickets for LA Weekly’s The Essentials on Sale Now!

Sunday, March 26th, the LA Weekly will host “The Essentials” in DTLA featuring tastes from the restaurants featured in their 99 Essentials restaurant issue, which will come out the same week. From 2pm until 5pm guests will enjoy unlimited wine, cocktail samples, entertainment and shopping, … Continue reading

Posted in Cocktails, Events, Food, Restaurants, Shopping, Upcoming Events, Wine | Leave a comment

Photo Gallery: Self Help Graphics & Art’s 43rd Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Posted in Art, Attractions, Events, Fashion, Food, Live Music, Music, Photo Essays, Shopping | Leave a comment

Food Festivals this Weekend! Spanikopita! Mole! Bratwurst!

Besides the fantastic Pier del Sol on the Santa Monica Pier, there are several other exciting food festivals going on around the city that reflect our rich cultural heritage. Starting Friday at 5pm and continuing Saturday and Sunday, The Greek … Continue reading

Posted in Attractions, Beer, Cocktails, Food, Live Music, Music, Restaurants, Shopping, Upcoming Events | Leave a comment

Scare LA – Well, Not Too Scary, But a Heap of Grisly Fun

Ever since I found out about Transworld’s Haunted Attractions Association (HAA), I’ve been envious of the massive tours of off-season haunts they attend. They are known for demos of the scariest and most complex designs of puppetry, animations and new forms of … Continue reading

Posted in Attractions, Events, Movies, Photo Essays, Shopping, Theater | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Party Down at Tiki Oasis 2016!!!

Tickets to San Diego’s annual Tiki Oasis are always a hot commodity, but there are still tickets available for Sunday night, and a lot of the fun is absolutely free! You can check out the marketplace, car show, art gallery … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Attractions, Beauty, Cocktails, Fashion, Food, Live Music, Music, Shopping, Upcoming Events | 2 Comments

The 3rd Annual ScareLA Previews Halloween Haunts!

This weekend, August 6th and 7th, the 3rd annual ScareLA, a hip haunting horror convention will be taking place at The Pasadena Convention Center. Fans can expect over 100,000 sq. ft. of attractions, vendors, entertainment and presentations. The 2016 convention … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Attractions, Events, Movies, Shopping, Theater, Upcoming Events | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

LA Weekly’s Burgers and Beer Rocks Our Socks Off Again!

The LA Weekly’s second annual Burgers & Beer event was another rousing success! This past Saturday the air around the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was filled with BBQ smoke carrying the promise of delicious burgers. Once again, the check-in was smooth and there was just … Continue reading

Posted in Beer, Events, Photo Essays, Restaurants, Shopping | Leave a comment