· They're at least going to start talking about improving Pershing Square · City Planning Commission signs off on sprawlier Ponte Vista development plan · LADOT looking for new Downtown-themed TAP card designs · San Pedro's highly-recognizable Vincent Thomas...
The down-on-its-luck Ports O' Call Village in San Pedro is going to get a big fancy makeover with new restaurants and retail, a boutique hotel, a market square, and a Thirteenth Street gateway to connect the area to downtown San...
San Pedro Square Market launched a new weekly farmer’s market this morning. I was able to be there and I was pretty impressed. They had a strong selection of vendors, including produce, ready-to-eat foods, and a few crafts booths. The organic farm choices were strong, although the lack of “not-so-organic” choices seems likely to keep [...]
Officials held a groundbreaking this morning for the San Pedro Downtown Harbor project, which creates a water cut and town square area just north of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum. This is just one of many big things coming to...
Watching the Vans Bowl-A-Rama from Bondi Beach makes you think that boosting 7-foot-high airs out of the Bondi Bowl is easy. Back tails through the square corner? No problem. In fact, watch the pros flow the bowl for an afternoon and it will all seems simple, that is until you try doing that stuff the [...]
Spotted in Lisbon's D. Pedro IV square: "Frozen Trees," an installation consisting of 2,400 IKEA plastic bag dispensers, all repurposed into a stunning light display. The series of 30 LED-illuminated towers was dreamed up by LIKE Architects. [Inhabitat]
CNN's Global Public Square: Penguin photo via Shutterstock It has been called unfair and heart-breaking. Others still are accusing the zoo of attempting to force the penguins into the “patriarchal sex-trade industry”.The story has been...Show More Summary
Casa del Tec 167 was designed by GLR Arquitectos and is a modern residence located in San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León, México. The project occupies an area of 600 square meters, on a site that is double in surface. Featuring enormous windows, the design of the Casa del Tec takes full advantage of its beautiful surrounding garden…
I don’t know about you, but at our house we are really excited about what’s going on at the San Pedro Market. Talk about something that can revitalize downtown and make it a destination. Last week we were at Vino Vino, soon to be our favorite wine bar and hangout. The owners are friendly, the [...]
(Props: YouTube.com/UFC) UFC 139 goes down November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, and the major players are convening at the San Pedro Square Market right now for a little press-conference action. Click "play" on the live YouTube...Show More Summary
A special UFC 139 press conference takes place today, and you can watch a live stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie.com at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT). The press conference takes place San Pedro Square Market (175 West Saint John St.)...Show More Summary
Fans are invited to a special pre-event press conference that takes place Tuesday in San Jose, Calif., which plays host to November's "UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson" event. The press conference takes place San Pedro Square Market (175 West Saint John St.) and begins at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT local time). The event streams live on UFC.com.
Yesterday morning, while boarding the R train at Union Square, I was surprised to find myself standing next to a young woman wearing a gray Pirates T-shirt that bore Pedro Alvarez's name and number on the back. This being New York City, it's almost never unusual to encounter sports fans from all over the country, if not the world. Show More Summary
The crew behind Left Coast Live took off in a new direction tonight as they put on an intimate concert at the Theater on San Pedro Square, with a video production crew on hand to tape the show for local cable access broadcaster CreaTV. I wasn’t able to make the opening set by Distant Dice, [...]
Protesters gather under tents in the Puerta del Sol square in Madrid during a protest against Spain's economic crisis and its sky-high jobless rate. Photo: Pedro Armestre
Want the scoop on next week’s San Jose Dishcrawl? On March 23rd food lovers will gather once again to roam about downtown tasting food with exotic twists. For just $26 (or $27 for ‘latebirds’) you will get to try delicious food from: Tikka Bytes Food Truck – known for their authentic Indian street food dishes [...]
The Left Coast Live music festival and conference kicked off tonight with a premiere screening of “Rock the Block: The Story of the Cactus Club” at the Theater on San Pedro Square in downtown San Jose. The film chronicles the 14-year history of The Cactus Club, the rock & roll club that was a major [...]
Enjoy a free movie under the stars on select Wednesday summer nights at one of three downtown locations including San Pedro Square, Historic District and SoFA District. Movies begin at dusk, come early for the best seat and pre-movie entertainment; remember, bring your own chair, blanket or airbed. San Pedro Square on San Pedro Street between Santa [...]
Whereupon, Father Bartolome seated himself shoulder to shoulder with Pedro against the trunk of the palm and breathed a sigh of contentment.He was a square, soldierly man with a scrubby beard, frank eyes, and an appealing smile. He wore the habit of the Order of Mercy. Show More Summary
Since our last blog post showing Christmassy stuff, we've been sent a lot more - but these cards (above), created by Pedro Meade at KK Outlet in London's Hoxton Square, are the thing that made us laugh the most......