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Venice, CaliforniaRead on →
Evincing Islamic influences apparent in other houses of the period in the old canals district (at least one still stands on Cabrillo) despite having undergone changes over the years.
“Hey, Sweet Cakes, what you wearin’?”
These are the words I hear, spoken in a familiar voice —Arkansas twang, erudite — when I answer my phone one recent late, late night.
“Disgraced former president Bill Clinton?”Read on →
Bike, blade and beach rentals right in the thick of things at Windward Ave and the boardwalk. This means you can watch the loincloth man balancing on a ladder while clutching rubber cobras while they’re setting up your ride. Jay’s also performs repairs, just in case you get a flat or blow out a blade wheel.Read on →
The Victorian Sci Fi paraphernalia in the windows of this enigmatic Main Street storefront is a puzzlement to many passersby. That, and the fact that it never seems to be open. Actually, this exotic movie prop shop is generally open on weekends between 12 and 4 pm, and a $1 donation is required.
If you’re smart, you’ll cough up. If you’re lucky, you’ll be regaled by quixotic owner Parke Meek (or someone equally informative) who will fill your head with tales of wonder.
You ask me, that’s a buck well spent. Blucher!Read on →
Jah Life is a Rastafarian Center that is mostly a clothing, reggae music and accessories shop.Read on →
Despite serving 10 years to life in the Utah State Prison for polygamous-related behavior, famed polygamist leader Warren Jeffs continues the practice — in a manner of speaking.Read on →
Cadillac margarita, chocolate souffle, civilized dining, meat-market weekend nights.Read on →
Abbot Kinney art gallery.Read on →
Nice craftsman residence (duplex) with Japanese lines.