Tag Archives: Nicole Kreuzer

Offbeat L.A. Meets Hollywood Billboard Queen Angelyne in a Rare VIDEO Interview

Angelyne, the infamous Hollywood Billboard Queen was one of the earliest subjects of this Offbeat L.A. column in an article called Pretty in Pink. However, catching her in a rare video interview was quite a feat. We were fortunate to … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Attractions, Events, History, Miscellanious, Offbeat LA, Upcoming Events | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Offbeat L.A. Takes a Video Trip to the Historic & Cool Bob Baker Puppet Theater

Bob Baker Theater is the oldest puppet theater in the United States. Its founder Bob Baker passed away in November 2014, but the show must go on. Come on a fascinating 3-minute video journey with Offbeat L.A. host Nikki Kreuzer … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Attractions, History, Miscellanious, Offbeat LA | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Offbeat L.A.: Gone Fishin’…Troutdale in Agoura- Stocked Trout Ponds for Fun & Relaxation

Tucked away in Agoura, on mountainous Kanan Road, between the 101 freeway and the Pacific Coast Highway, lies an unusual and peaceful sanctuary that has been a destination for pond fishing since the 1930s. Two man-made ponds, surrounded by shady … Continue reading

Posted in Attractions, Miscellanious, Offbeat LA, Sports | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Offbeat L.A.: Watts Towers… A Common Man’s Dreams Pieced Together in Mosaic and Steel

Emerging, like shimmering spires breaking up an otherwise desolate landscape, Watts Towers rise majestically and triumphantly over a neighborhood whose reputation has long been rooted in turmoil. They are the lifelong creation of an Italian immigrant, who breathed into them … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Attractions, History, Miscellanious, Offbeat LA | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Offbeat L.A.: Come Fly With Me… Vintage Aviation History at The Flight Path Museum near LAX

Ever since our dusty town, Los Angeles, was barely newborn, we have had our hands in bigger and better things- including the history of aviation. In 1910, seven years after the Wright Brothers made their first famous flight in North … Continue reading

Posted in Attractions, Miscellanious, Offbeat LA | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Offbeat L.A.: The Oldest Surviving Los Angeles Restaurants… A Master List of the Vintage, Historic and Old School

We are lucky in Los Angeles to have a lot of spectacular vintage restaurants, but we are still losing many every year to owners who retire, sell out for money or lose their long-held lease to nasty gentrification. I’m a … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Offbeat LA, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , | 442 Comments

Offbeat L.A.: An Octopus’s Garden- The Weird & Wonderful 1960s Sea Monster Sculptures of Benjamin Dominguez

“I’d like to be under the sea, In an octopus’s garden in the shade… We would sing and dance around, Because we know we can’t be found, In an octopus’s garden in the shade…              We would be so happy … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Attractions, Miscellanious, Offbeat LA | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Offbeat L.A.: Sidewalk Surfin’- The Skateboard Museum at Skatelab in Simi Valley

“Grab your board and go sidewalk surfin’ with me, Don’t be afraid to try the newest sport around, Bust your buns, bust your buns now. It’s catchin’ on in every city and town…                                                                           Skateboard with me, why don’t you skateboard … Continue reading

Posted in Attractions, Miscellanious, Offbeat LA, Sports | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Offbeat L.A.: Ripe For the Pickin’- Experience Farm Life at Underwood Farms in Moorpark

Most of us buy our fruit and vegetables at the grocery store, and although we technically know that our food comes from farming the earth, there is inherently a disconnect in the food to table process. Even when we use … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Attractions, Miscellanious, Offbeat LA | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Offbeat L.A.: All Dogs Go To Heaven- The Quite Bizarre Los Angeles Pet Cemetery

About 40 minutes northwest of Los Angeles lies a most unusual cemetery. Traditional decorum of tastefulness and quiet mourning is replaced with blasts of color, whimsical wind spinners, laminated photos of the dearly departed and personal mementos. The epitaphs on … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Attractions, Miscellanious, Offbeat LA | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment