Category Archives: Photo Essays

Alex’s Lemonade Raised Nearly $1.5 Million Dollars with its Annual Cookout and Auction

Now in its 9th year, LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade threw the cookout to end all Cookouts on the grassy Royce Quad of UCLA last Saturday, breaking last year’s record for most funds raised for the cancer charity. More than 2,500 attendees … Continue reading

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The Brent Shapiro Foundation For Drug Prevention’s Summer Spectacular Honored Joe Manganiello

Robert and Linell Shapiro created this foundation after the tragic death of their son Brent, at age 24 on October 11, 2005, due to drug overdose. The Shapiros have established a “living legacy” of their son by starting Brent’s Club … Continue reading

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Harold Fox and Lonesome Town

You have probably spotted a piece of abandoned furniture, a chair, a couch, a TV, with a sad cartoon face and sometimes a party hat. These Sad Clown Public Installations are part of a project known as Lonesome Town. Last weekend, the … Continue reading

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Favorites from The Taste 2018: Saturday Night

The Taste has become a favorite LA food tradition for Labor Day Weekend. Having spent so many holiday afternoons and evenings experiencing sensory overload in the artificial streets of Paramount Studios, I can now spot them in commercials and TV … Continue reading

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LA Food & Wine: Favorites from Sunday’s Lexus Grand Tasting

The Lexus Grand Tasting on the last day of LA Food and Wine had a pretty strong seafood leaning with some red meat to round things out. Best in Show must go to Bear and Star from Los Olivos for … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, september 3, 2018

happy labor day! we had a good time in wilmas… I’m afm local 47 but I march w/the longshoremen cuz I’m also pedro! photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page Please follow and like … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, august 27, 2018

here’s drummerman dave childs yesterday doing it up w/his band lawndale at “harvelle’s” in santa monica for the latest installment of the “punk rock bbq” event he created for his old bar “liquid kitty” which is now unfortunately closed cuz … Continue reading

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Alice Cooper and Ace Frehley at The Greek 08/12/18

Bob Lee contributed to this post. Whenever Alice Cooper comes around with a new tour, like this summer’s “A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper,” you never know what kind of stage show he might have dreamed up. His 2000 Brutal … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – friday, august 17, 2018

belly-boarding off the san pedro breakwater earlier today at cabrillo beach (bet you don’t how we pronounce it here)… it was intense how this got built but it got built good. photo by mike watt – – – – – … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – saturday, august 11, 2018

this customized chevy el camino has been parked a few blocks from my pad off and on for a while now… I checked www.realsoldiersla.com link and it’s for beasts only (that’s what the site says, “no exceptions”)… opie the animal … Continue reading

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