Eric Alperin, co-owner and chief bartender of the Varnish, is credited as one of the forefathers of the burgeoning mixology movement in Los Angeles.
As Vinny Scully famously says, “It’s time for Dodger Baseball” and the expectations are high for the blue crew in 2013. The Stan Kasten/Magic Johnson Ownership group, now in year two, has made a number of upgrades to the lineup and ball park.
The rebound of the Los Angeles real estate market is well-documented. Sales are up, prices are rising and foreclosures are down. However, it is still a seller’s market.
Since 2001, Suicide Girls has built a massive online community and small media empire by championing girls outside of the mainstream and showing them off to the world in skimpy outfits or often wearing nothing at all.The LA-based company’s latest release, Hard Girls, Soft Light packages images from the site into a NSFW coffee-table friendly format with girls from all over the world presented as you might see them naturally at home.
Acclaimed celebrity photographer Timothy White is known for taking world-famous celebrity photos, but for his latest project he stepped out from behind the camera to curate an exhibition of famous musicians and sports figures at the Morrison Hotel Gallery in the Sunset Marquis hotel.
Defending the Stanley Cup is no easy task. Five games into the 2013 NHL season, and the LA Kings are learning first-hand. Beginning with the home opener, the Kings have failed to continue the dominance from last season’s impeccable playoff run, but there’s still hope.
There is a mini-boom in office rentals in Los Angeles, but those tracking real estate and the rental market in LA should also keep an eye out for a corresponding boom in the residential rental market, powered by (get ready for it) Millenials. Recent research suggests young adults are moving to LA to stay, and they’re bringing a few interesting real estate trends with them.
The four month NHL lockout is over and hockey resumes with the first LA Kings game of the season at Staples Center on January 19.
Currently battling cancer, Cinematographer Ernest Holzman’s stunning and surreal photographic journey through Los Angeles, “L.A. Backstory,” at the Known Gallery is as much about the city as it is about the artist.
Independently produced movie review series Just Seen It is set to make its national debut on PBS on January 16th, a long cry from its debut as a Web series. We caught up with creator David Freedman to discuss the Culver City-based show’s expansion to the national market and the challenges with running an independent production operation.