As obnoxious as this sounds, I’ve heard from many sources that the Pasadena City College Flea Market is the new Rose Bowl Flea Market. I’ve tried to go for some time but have not had the chance because, well, I’m too lazy to wake up early on a Sunday to schlep out to Pasadena for some cool old stuff. You have to really mentally prepare yourself for that and, even if you do prepare yourself, you don’t always end up actually going. If I had a nickel for every time I intended to go to a flea market on a Sunday but did not, I would undoubtedly have thousands of dollars.
If you live in Los Angeles, you’ve probably forgotten that something like the Hollywood sign exists. There is literally no point for you to remember it sits atop of Beachwood Canyon because, well, it isn’t really much of anything besides some sheet metal and poles that no one can access. It may be one of the city’s hallmarks but, unless it is about to be taken down, no one really cares about it.
That’s right: Hollywood’s favorite city councilman has filed papers to run for mayor of Los Angeles. LA Times reports that Garcetti is planning on getting “L.A. And our economy back on track” by running in the 2013 mayoral race, when Antonia Villaraigosa steps down after eight years in office. Garcetti, who singlehandedly seemed to turn sketchy parts of Hollywood, Silver Lake, and Echo Park around and is constantly communicating with locals in person and on Twitter, is the man for the job: he’s always on top of things, is incredibly forward thinking, and has enough spirit and charisma to get the job done.
Bobby passed by a storefront on West 3rd street last night that was under construction but had the above signage. As you can see, it is for a mysterious dog emblazoned place called “The Churchill.” We followed the site address, which is basically a skeleton site with the above signage in Internet form.
University of California Riverside is proud to share something really cool on their from Sweeney Art Gallery: the worlds largest photograph.