Category Archives: Sports

Track of the Dolls: Derby Dolls Compete

When I was a kid, we used to go to the Olympic Auditorium to see the Roller Games featuring the Los Angeles Thunderbirds aka T-Birds. It was exciting, particularly when they did “the whip” – where the team would propel … Continue reading

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What to Do Halloween Weekend 2014 in LA

Events WEST HOLLYWOOD HALLOWEEN COSTUME CARNIVAL October 31 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM Santa Monica Boulevard Between La Cienega and Doheny  FREE (323) 848-6503 This is the biggie. If you have never done West Hollywood for Halloween you owe it … Continue reading

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Air Soft Zombie Hunt and Horror Maze

The first air soft zombie hunt and horror maze combo in Bellflower opened in 2012 to mixed reviews and a little naïveté about the biz, but Haunted Hollywood Sports were undaunted and decided to shamble on like any good zombie would and I’m happy … Continue reading

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Random LA: Cinderblock Boxer

Knock down the walls!  

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Lucha Punk Gallery Art Circus Tonight!

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Burbank: Heaven for Insomniacs

It’s 3am and you can’t sleep? Do you work the graveyard shift and you have a thousand things to get done? Cruise on down to Burbank where you can run your errands all night long. Maybe it’s to cater to … Continue reading

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Randy’s Donuts Shows their LA Kings Spirit

Most of us who have grown up in LA have been to Randy’s Donuts on Manchester at one time or another. On the way to work, on the way home from a concert or just driving around, it’s been part … Continue reading

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Southland Tales: Skatercross

Back in September of 1978, after a year or so of idolizing all the Dogtown guys, my father took my brother and I down to Skatercross in Reseda and got us memberships; I was twelve, my brother was eight. One … Continue reading

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DOGBUNGA? Surfing Pups Will be Hanging Ten Saturday at Loews Coronado Bay

Champion dog surfers will be hanging ten at the Loews Coronado Bay Surf Dog Competition this Saturday, June 22nd, 2013.  The “2013 Loews Surf Dog Competition Unleashed by Petco” is scheduled to start at 11:00 a.m. at the Imperial Beach … Continue reading

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Where to Watch Super Bowl XLVII

No matter which team you’re rooting for, the Beat has a few spots for you to get some beer and grub. And lots of yelling. Maybe even some guys punching the air. I cannot promise your safety if you are rooting … Continue reading

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