Baby Blues BBQ Cooks Up Good Eats

Jun 09, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

Summer time makes me crave BBQ, and cold beer. Luckily, Baby Blues BBQ is on 444 Lincoln Blvd in Venice, and when I’m too lazy to do the BBQing myself (and too broke to fly [...]

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A Corner in Venice celebrates its Grand Opening

May 05, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Last Sunday, the new Labyrinth Park at the corner of San Juan at 6th Street in Venice had its Grand Opening. It’s amazing to watch a venture transform from a beginning, middle, and end—even more [...]

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Earth Day is Every Day in Venice

Apr 21, 2010 by Lisa Newton

In case you didn’t know, tomorrow is Earth Day, a day designed to inspire awareness, appreciation, and understanding of and for our planet.
Instead of writing a list of the different events taking place today, we’re [...]

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Venice’s First Friday on Abbott Kinney

Apr 20, 2010

“First Friday” is a monthly celebration in Venice, on Abbott Kinney Blvd., when the stores and galleries are open until 10pm or later, and the streets are filled with throngs of people as well as [...]

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The Naughty Nurse Nightclub

Apr 07, 2010

If you have a fetish for naughty nurses, need a strong drink, want to hear good live music, and want an evening of fun, you’ll find that all at Club Good Hurt.
Good Hurt Nightclub [...]

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Beach Cruisers, Repair, and Bikerowave

Feb 14, 2010

In college, I had a beach cruiser that I would ride to class. Back then, my bike was parked outside and I literally didn’t lift a finger to maintain it.  It was heavy, and not [...]

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Old Glory Barbershop a Throwback to Old Times

Feb 03, 2010

When the words "haircut" and "beer" are in the same sentence, for reasons that escape me, people tend to react with a bit of skepticism.
At the Old Glory Barbershop, skepticism is so yesterday. This [...]

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Beyond Baroque is thriving in Venice

Aug 16, 2009

Located in the old Venice City Hall (circa 1906) at 681 Venice Blvd, resides Beyond Baroque,
As LA’s leading literacy arts center, Beyond Baroque is dedicated to emerging, over-looked, and out-of-print poetry, books and manuscripts–especially [...]

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A Guide to Walking the Venice Canals in Los Angeles

Jun 18, 2009

Yesterday, Mike commented on my article and asked where the last photo was taken.  Instead of just answering the question, I thought I’d go a step further and write about it.

Many people around the world [...]

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The Many Faces and Facets of Los Angeles

Jun 17, 2009

A rainbow treat for a child
enjoyed
slow
cool
bites by
a dark haired girl in a
colored sweater

The Sky is Blue and the sleek Lines are moving in our Direction
 

 
 
 
 
 
I’m still here,
although many forget,
some not,
that I’m [...]

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Men at Work

Feb 22, 2009

These days, with the economy in the dumper, finding work has become a challenge. No one is hiring, people are being laid off, and companies are closing their doors.
For people who’ve been laid off, the [...]

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Sea gulls in Motion

Feb 07, 2009

I’m taking a hint from a recent post I enjoyed over at SierraVisions.com which featured a great photo palette of bald eagle pictures, all of whom reside in Starved Rock State Park.
Unfortunately, I don’t have [...]

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Please Mom, please!

Feb 05, 2009

“It would look so cute on me. That one with the pink flowers would so match the pink streak in my hair.”
“Honey, we have spent enough money today. We’ve already stopped by so many small [...]

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