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Huevos Rancheros: Bunker Hill Bar & Grill

Most Downtown spots seem geared for the 9-5 weekday crowd, cuz there’s lots of working stiffs up in them tall buildings. Come the weekend, there’s hardly any place to eat, much less so if yer trying to avoid the Tourist … Continue reading

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Eastside 101: ELAC Swap Meet

November 17, 2007 at 10:21 pm in East Side The ELAC Swap Meet was a very unique gathering, a bunch of buyers and sellers trying to eke out a living, all taking place on the parking lot of our local … Continue reading

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Latest Sign-os!

About a decade ago I did a post about typos on signs, aka sign-os. Here’s a random update just cuz I noticed these today as I was hanging around Chinatown. The first example above I noticed cuz I happened to … Continue reading

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Eastside 101: Murals of Estrada Courts

July 24, 2007 at 3:15 pm in East Side This post was easily the hardest Eastside 101 post I did, going back to an area that scared the shit out of me as a kid, to try and document it … Continue reading

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Eastside 101: El Mercadito & 5 Puntos

FYI, these republished Eastside 101 posts are old posts from that lost their photos, just trying to keep them alive on the internet. Carry on. June 9, 2007 at 12:55 am in East Side For this second installment of … Continue reading

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Eastside 101: Hollenbeck Park

June 3, 2007 at 12:41 am in >East Side This was the first of the Eastside 101 posts. Ed Fuentes of View from a Loft pointed out a new publication to hit LA, a monthly that imagines itself as “a … Continue reading

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