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Where the Sidewalk Ends

Homemade monuments to those we’ve lost are all over town, built by friends and loved ones as reminders to be careful—and as a way of saying good-bye.
Chris Burden

The Sculptor of Dreams

The man responsible for LACMA's "Urban Light" installation passed away Sunday, May 10. We profiled the prolific sculptor in 2012

GATZ: Great Gatsby Redux

Can you really stage The Great Gatsby with actors speaking every word of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel of love and acquisition? Brooklyn theater troupe Elevator Repair Service just did.

Thanks For A Good Time: An Especially Heartfelt Thanksgiving Edition of PartyScope

Dear Social Circuit: In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here are the five party favors for which I am truly most grateful. Amen. VALIANT VALETS My hoop-dee has sputtered more...

Q&A: Eric Greenspan Talks Grilled Cheese and Jewish Tater Tots

We asked chef Eric Greenspan, who is opening Greenspan’s Grilled Cheese this month: why go gooey?Two years ago somebody asked me what I’d do beyond the Foundry, and I...

Rachael Yamagata: Baroque Pop and Incisive Lyircs

While Rachael Yamagata’s music dances between folksy guitar plucking and baroque pop, it’s her words that make you take notice.

You Can’t Spell Grouplove without L-O-V-E

Grouplove knows exactly what’s in a name. Although they hail from different corners of the world, the five members of the Los Angeles rock band were brought together by their love for music -- and for one another.

Tasty Read: Classic Dining: Discovering America’s Finest Mid-Century Restaurants

Silver Lake historian Peter Moruzzi roamed the country in search of restaurants that offer a vintage night out. Because starched tablecloths are so out, they’re in.

Penn Jillette: The Faithful Atheist

Penn Jillette, the vocal half of deconstructionist magic duo Penn & Teller, writes about one of his other abiding interests, secularism, in his new book, Every Day Is an Atheist Holiday!

A Koreatown Guide to Kimchi

Former Angeleno Lauryn Chun’s The Kimchi Cookbook comes out November 27, with recipes for funky fermentations with cabbage, squash, and more. In the meantime, here’s where to taste up some of L.A.’s best.