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Hinoki & The Bird: Didn't Fly for Me

Greg White | Posted 07.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Greg White

We eat with our eyes first. Before I went to Chef David Myers' new Century City swankery, Hinoki & The Bird, I read online reviews as my amuse bouche.

Stunning War Photography Exhibition Opens at Annenberg!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Photographic images leave their mark on the way we understand our world, and anything that helps that understanding is vital to our well-being. War Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath, at the Annenberg Space for Photography does just that.

Hinoki & the Bird Is Truly Extraordinary

Jay Weston | Posted 05.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

We have such a treasure in Hinoki & the Bird, sitting at the base of the luxurious Century Tower, which will probably be closest that any of us ever gets to visit it.

Seasons 52 Replaces Houston's in Century City

Jay Weston | Posted 01.28.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Seasons 52 is a forward-thinking restaurant concept which, to my mind, is exactly right 'for these times.' I think it offers its diners something new to experience each time they visit. I know I will be back many times for that discovery.

One Way To Save The Santa Monica Nativity Scenes

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.26.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's not that often that my beloved Santa Monica finds itself in the news -- both locally and nationally. But here it is. Today's LA Times headline reads "Santa Monica can bar Nativity Scenes." This morning's New York Times weighed in as well, with "A City Ban Changes the Christmas Scene."

Fault-y Towers: Don't Mention the Core!

John Mirisch | Posted 01.21.2012 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The initial Metro Century City seismological studies were released in October. To nobody's surprise, they showed that it would be "impossible" for Metro to build a station along Santa Monica Boulevard.

Fight on for UCLA: Rejecting a Westwood-Adjacent Subway Station

John Mirisch | Posted 12.06.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The station planned for the Westside extension's Purple Line is known as the "UCLA/Westwood" station. USC gets its station, now UCLA gets its station. Let the best team win, right? Not so fast.

Bad Lawsuits Against Public Transit

Joel Epstein | Posted 11.29.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Here's an important story that may not have made it onto The Daily Show yet. While it is only a matter of time before Streetsblog Los Angeles has the...

Confessed Norweigan Terrorist Could Have A Sister In LA

Posted 09.24.2011 | Los Angeles

Confessed Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik may have a sister in Century City, California, according to CBS Los Angeles. It is possible that ...

Middle America and the Westside Subway

John Mirisch | Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

Leave it to Joel Epstein to connect his experience of running down an innocent deer in rural Nebraska with the proposed Constellation station of the W...

A Century City Station at Constellation? You Betcha!

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Last week, just after a large deer decided to make itself a hood ornament on our car, I got to thinking about what a great country this is. In spite ...

Rejecting Century City Subway Station Adjacent

Joel Epstein | Posted 08.28.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Dear Beverly Hills: What were you thinking when you let your mayor write Metro basically threatening to pull the city's support for America Fast Forw...

Bait-Switch-Fix: The Westside Subway's Three Act Play

John Mirisch | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The message of the press conference participants was clear: we want the Century City station on Constellation and we don't care if you have to tunnel under Beverly Hills High School to get there.

Metro's Constellation Blvd Station, Donald Trump and the Truth

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.04.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It is important to all Angelenos that Metro choose the best location for the Wilshire subway station in Century City. And along comes a campaign of lies and half-truths to hold up the train.

Revolution, Democracy and the Subway in Beverly Hills

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

As I ride the Metro 720 Rapid Bus along the washboard known as Wilshire Blvd. I think maybe, as hard as it would be, that it is time to get an office ...

Riding Metro in Istanbul and Beyond

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It's after 9 at night on Thanksgiving and I'm sitting in a bus station on the Asian side of Istanbul waiting for a Metro bus. No, not that Metro.

A Dear John Letter About the Wilshire Subway to the Westside

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Public transportation in this gridlocked city is now not just a convenience. It is a necessity like water and power.

Constellation Blvd Is the Best Choice for the Wilshire Subway Century City Station

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

While it is unfortunate that the Beverly Hills City Council has now come out against the Constellation station location, we should remember that this was once a community that opposed the very idea of a subway.

Stars Come Out To FEED America

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Sunday night in Century City, the FEED Foundation, in collaboration with Vanity Fair and Hungry in America, hosted a fundraising event at Top Chef Jud...

Century Plaza Hotel Deal: Landmark Will Be Preserved

AP | JACOB ADELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles hotel that hosted a welcome-home party for the Apollo 11 astronauts and other historic events will remain standing...

Thank You Robert Redford, and I'm Sorry

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Irene Rubaum-Keller

While other celebrities sit at home counting their money, you have used your fame to make the planet better, as did your good friend Paul Newman. Thank you!