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The Supper Club

It’s said that everything good in Los Angeles happens behind closed doors. British socialite Tamsin Lonsdale is taking that idea one step further (okay, more like several hundred steps...

Happening: Lights Out

This Saturday, March 28, is “Earth Hour,” during which everyone from Kevin Bacon to the chefs at Simon L.A. will be turning off their lights from 8:30 p.m. to...

President Obama Holds Town Hall Meeting in L.A.

Just in case you didn’t hear about it, President Barack Obama visited Los Angeles for the first time since he was sworn in and held a town hall meeting...

Cole's

  Illustration by Nishant ChoskiNightlife impresario Cedd Moses has revamped (read thoroughly cleaned) Cole’s Pacific Electric Buffet. The century-old dive is one of two spots that...

Modest Delights

Los Angeles magazine, March 2009In my callow youth, having watched the Grammy Awards through the years, I realized many of my favorite records—Astral Weeks, Fun House, Another Green World,...

Boyle Heights

Photographs by Mindee Choi   Street names like St. Louis, Indiana, and Brooklyn (rechristened in honor of Cesar Chavez in 1994) are holdovers from the early 1900s, when a Jewish community...

My LA to Z: Margaret Cho

Photograph by PixieVisionProduction Spending months on the road touring, playing music at Austin’s SXSW...

Spain Relief

Up to now, at least, the times have been good to Sam Nazarian. After opening his first club half a decade ago, the 33-year-old has followed through on his...

Dog Training with Mary Lynn Rajskub

Photograph by Darcy Hemley/Corbis Outline Ginger has had a miserable morning, courtesy of the global positioning system in Mary Lynn Rajskub’s Honda. The 37-year-old actress correctly punched in their...

Soda Snobs

 Restaurants citywide are ditching corn-syrup colas for their Mexican cousins, sweetened with all-natural cane sugar. By Alexandra Ilyashov Dinner at The Hungry Cat...