It may be a date night staple, but dinner and a movie doesn't have to be boring. Here are a few of my favorite combos in Los Angeles that get you far enough away from the chain restaurants to create a memorable night. I picked locations where once you've parked (or Ubered), you're done with your car. Show More Summary
It gives us some insight into what you might call the creative process behind the money-making machine that is Adam Sandler. [ more › ]
Male flight attendant: Ladies and gentlemen, JetBlue welcomes you to the city which all other cities are reflections of… welcome to New York.–JFKOverheard by: SJKPilot over loudspeaker: Alright folks, get into your seats quickly. You don't have to love the person next to you and this ain't a furniture store.–JFKOverheard by: AllieWitty flight attendant: And […]
As the 2015 Stagecoach Country Festival got underway Friday in Indio, the tour bus belonging to western swing band the Time Jumpers hosted an impromptu summit: three generations of acclaimed country musicians.
Tommy Hilfiger and his wife, Dee, are in L.A. for the weekend for Tommy to pick up the Medal of Hope at the 22nd annual Race to Erase MS Gala. And they took the opportunity to turn the lobby of the Chateau Marmont into their living room Thursday night, hosting friends and family for cocktails to...
“Ex Machina,” which writer-director Alex Garland recently referred to as "a sci-fi psychological thriller," has undoubtedly been one of the bright spots of the spring movie season.
Two former Parks and Recreation managers with Buena Park who were responsible for their staff's time cards were sentenced Friday for public corruption and embezzling more than $1.3 million.
William Wingate was arrested last summer for "walking in Seattle while black." SPD William Wingate, the 70-year-old military veteran who was arrested last July by Seattle police officer Cynthia Whitlatch as he walked through CapitolShow More Summary
Medical marijuana will soon be folded into the recreational marijuana system created under Initiative 502. Atomazul/Shutterstock Governor Jay Inslee today signed a lengthy reform bill that will radically change the way medical marijuana is bought and sold in Washington state. Show More Summary
How to get a World Series ring, Van Ness is closed again, unpleasant allegations against SFPD's chief. [ more › ]
Lots more coffee buzz, some great news for vegans, and free Super Duper day on Monday. [ more › ]
'60s experimental jazz and, well, really anything goes, record label, ESP-Disk label founder Bernard Stollman passed away this week at age 85. He had been fighting colon cancer and pneumonia. Stollman's ESP-Disk label began in 1963,Show More Summary
Guy : Yeah, Portland’s great…if you’re into heroin! –East Village
Richard Corliss, the longtime film critic for Time magazine, died April 23 in New York City. He was 71.He had complications from a major stroke that occurred last week, the magazine reported. “He conveyed nothing so much as the sheer joy of watching movies — and writing about them,” Time theater critic Richard Zoglin said in an online tribute. Show More Summary
Historic landmarks usually conjure up images of grassy Civil War battlefields and Colonial-era homes where George Washington once slept. In the affluent Spring Valley area of Northwest Washington, residents and city officials are hashing out the historical merits of an asphalt parking lot.Read full article >>
The Charlotte Observer had a strange article on the topic earlier this week, claiming that the answer was “by July 20.” Right now, they’re still pouring concrete near Prosperity Church Road. The key firm yet not so firm quote: “The concrete paving contractor was a little bit optimistic,” said Scott Cole, a deputy division engineer […]
When pop tarts started, well, popping up a few years back, we were excited to see some of L.A.'s best pastry chefs taking on the ubiquitous boxed breakfast treat—and taking it to the next level. [ more › ]
LACMA sculpture: In the April 24 Calendar section, an article about a rare Ernst Ludwig Kirchner sculpture acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art misidentified the buyer of a different Kirchner sculpture sold at auction. The buyer in that 2006 auction was Ronald Lauder, not Leonard Lauder.
The ownership transition from Donald Sterling to Steve Ballmer has come with some noticeable improvements for the Clippers.
A 19-year-old unarmed man was fatally wounded by Long Beach police after they believed he was pointing a gun, officials said Friday.