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Swinging Doors — A Gold Line Beer Crawl

In Los Angeles, I regularly find myself so spoiled for choice that it sometimes leaves me distressed; but really, there are surely worse problems than being presented with too many great possibilities with how to spend one’s time. 2,874 more words

Swinging Doors — Visiting The Verdugo

Verdugo Bar is located in the Glassell Park neighborhood of Northeast Los Angeles at 3408 Verdugo Road. Verdugo Road (along with Verdugo Canyon, Verdugo City… 1,050 more words

Swinging Doors -- Footsies

Footsies is a bar in the Cypress Park neighborhood of Northeast Los Angeles. I’ve been going there with wavering semi-regularity for about 17 years — as many as I’ve lived in… 1,507 more words



At Cafe NELA for Eddie Rarer’s birthday party yesterday. Eddie digs the solid rock’n’roll bands but fooled us by booking a lot of zany–way zany–avant garde acts. 668 more words


Hipsters vs. Hispanics

Another hipster flag has been hoisted in Highland Park, a traditionally-Hispanic neighborhood in Northeast Los Angeles that is rapidly gentrifying. This one is a sign that says “Highland Park” in the style of old-Hollywood, vintage neon. 306 more words