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Following the Evidence

Peter Mehlman | Posted 12.26.2011 | Comedy
Peter Mehlman

In LA, we think we know the sociology of the city so well that, through amateur detective work and blatant racial profiling, any mystery is solvable.

"Nature's Revenge", LUDO in NY, Chicago, and LA

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.05.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Parisian Street Artist LUDO brought "Nature's Revenge" to the US this month and his eye-popping surreal wheat-pasted creations are now on walls in New...

Hey GQ I Guess Stereotypes Die Hard, Wicked Hard

Greg Selkoe | Posted 10.26.2011 | Style
Greg Selkoe

An Open Letter to GQ Dear GQ, Thank you for awarding Boston the distinction of worst dressed US city as part of your comedy issue this month. We her...

Target's Latest Clothing Ad Plays Proper Homage to Downtown L.A.; Time Magazine Does Not (Video)

Style Section L.A. | Posted 10.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

According to a recent Time magazine article about the renaissance of downtown L.A., the reason why people go out in that part of town is because of L.A. Live. Uh, really?

Jump!! LA: Art in the Streets

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 10.02.2011 | Los Angeles
Caroline Giegerich

2011-08-02-pullquote.jpgJump!! is meant to re-invent art by expressing as much joy as possible in front of it.

Los Angeles School District Redoing Its Homework Policy

Posted 09.20.2011 | Education

A new policy that caps homework as a percentage of a student's overall grade has been suspended. Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent...

Kim Kardashian Shows Off Her Ample Curves In A Strapless LBD

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 09.20.2011 | Home

Kim Kardashian was flaunting her infamous hourglass curves at a Hollywood fashion bash last night, slipping into a teeny tiny strapless LBD. The st...

Didn't Do Your Homework? No Problem For LA Students

Posted 08.27.2011 | Education

Homework is one of those necessary evils, but it's not going to count for much for LA students anymore. The Los Angeles Times reports that the cou...

Let's Fix LA From the Ground Up, One Pothole at a Time

Al Abrams | Posted 07.18.2011 | Los Angeles
Al Abrams

Fixing potholes is the least the city of L.A. can do. Guess what? They're doing it, in an enterprise called "Operation Pothole."

The Faithful Shopper: Top Trends for 2011

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.03.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

When you visit as many stores as I do (note to accountant -- it's retail research, not shopping), you begin to see patterns and trends emerging, and New York this year is no exception.

Transformers 3: Michael Bay's Franchise Finale On The Moon

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 06.15.2011 | Los Angeles

On July 1, Paramount Pictures will be releasing "Transformers 3: Dark Side Of The Moon" -- the third and final chapter of the "Transformers" franchise...

Urban Engines -- American Cities Must Grow

Greg Selkoe | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Greg Selkoe

My name is Greg Selkoe and I am an entrepreneur. This is a phrase I am proud of and no matter what the activity, whether it was when I worked at City ...

CicLAvia: The Streets Are Alive With the Sounds of Liberty

Aaron Paley | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Aaron Paley

The second rendition of CicLAvia is this Sunday, April 10. You can expect to see thousands of your fellow Angelenos enjoying their city in a way that just isn't possible the rest of the year.

Po' Boys & The Hope Diamond Of Chicken Sandwiches

Josh Ozersky | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

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'La-La Land' Now The Dictionary Definition Of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.28.2011 | Books

The Oxford English Dictionary made some stellar updates on March 24, which are now online. For instance, "e-mail" is now "email." You can now, with re...

Trying for One Little Thought of My Very Own (VIDEO)

Marc Porter Zasada | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Marc Porter Zasada

In my first-ever video blog, I spend an entire day in L.A. trying to have "just one little thought" of my very own. It doesn't prove to be easy.

Cops Find 4-Foot Alligator Guarding Pot Stash

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

HEMET, Calif. -- California narcotics investigators found a $1.5 million marijuana growing operation at a house and an unusual security guard – a 4-...

Jonathan Lethem Says Brooklyn Is 'Repulsive With Novelists'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Brooklyn Jonathan is acclimating well to his life as LA Jonathan. Lethem, that is, famed Brooklyn scribe who in the fall announced he would be movin...

I Am Pure Joy

Alanna Zabel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alanna Zabel

Having a compassionate witness is crucial in the processing and release of the victim's pain, and it is extremely difficult to heal without this witness.

"Boutique of the Week" Spotlight: Calleen Cordero, LA

Boutique Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Boutique Week

2011-02-03-shoe.png LA's Calleen Cordero boutique fills its shelves with rustic yet gorgeously feminine accessories.

America's Best New Sandwiches

Endless Simmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Endless Simmer

Forget who piles pastrami highest or fits the most varieties of cold cuts onto one hero roll. A great sandwich has come to mean more than just bigger,...

The Faithful Shopper: New Year, New Stores

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With the holidays over and 2011 well under way, I'm looking forward to a new year of new stores for New Yorkers and our 49.5 million visitors. As a...

An Activist L.A. Commission Prepares for 2011

Al Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Al Abrams

The year 2010 will go down as an extremely active and involved year for the L.A. City Board of Neighborhood Commissioners. We intend to stay on top of all the issues again in 2011.

FOOD AND ART: Taylor De Cordoba Serves Up Cultural Trifecta In Los Angeles

Allison K Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Allison K Gibson

Heather Taylor and Gabrielle Calvocoressi's recently launched art, literature and food event, "Eating Our Words," serves up a veritable trifecta of culture to the sprawling city.

Why I'm Bullish on LA -- The Sequel

Al Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Al Abrams

LA has weathered one of the worst financial storms to ever buffet the city. Following the results of the midterm elections, it's possible now Los Angeles will come out renewed.