So What! The Artistry of Miles Davis March 12-June 4, 2016 Opening Reception: Saturday, March 12, 3:00-6:00pm So What! Featuring live opening concert on Saturday 3/12 from 3:30-5:30pm by Project…1 Comment 1 Promotion
Join other soon to be and existing business owners over 3 Saturdays for a workshop on starting and growing your business. Learn how to define your target market, set goals and create a mini business…0 Comments 0 Promotions
Join us for the Halfway There Community Celebration! Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10A to 4P Leimert Park Village, 4395 Leimert Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008 Metro is hosting a community celebration, as we…0 Comments 1 Promotion
For 14 years CAAM has celebrated Literacy Day in conjunction with National Children’s Book Week. Join in the family fun-filled day of celebrity readers, storytellers, face painting, art projects, liv…0 Comments 0 Promotions
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SoCal Connected calls Leimert Park Beat "an excellent blog that chronicles the happenings in and around Leimert Park Village." Tavis Smiley - History of the Blog in 2009 and tour of Leimert Park Village New York Times - South Los Angeles says yes to no more fast food in 2008
KCRW: Warren Olney's Which Way, LA - County supervisor race goes uncovered by the media
LAist - Neighborhood Project in 2007
Curbed LA - West Adams on the down low in 2007
LA Observed - WeAd is the black WeHo in 2007
LA Observed - Winds knock down the sycamore trees on 42nd in 2006
Stories about Leimert Park
NPR: Leimert Park's Struggle with Identity in 2006
Washington Post - Tour of Leimert Park in 2006
Los Angeles Times - Tour of Leimert Park in 2005
LA City Beat - Tour of Leimert Park in 2005
NY Times - Soul Central from 1993
Stuff to Check Out
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Farmers Market - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EVERY Saturday
Babe and Ricky's Inn
Najite and Olokun Prophecy
Vocalist Dwight Trible Los Angeles Jazz LA Jazz Society
Eso Won Books
Leimert Park Movie
Leimert Park Book Fair
"Sweet" Chuck "Bari" Johnson - Interplay ~
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The "thrust rack" that will assist Harriet with her initial burrow into the soil.
The back end of the trailing gear.
The launch of the Crenshaw/LAX Line’s tunnel boring machine (TBM) Harriet is now weeks away. The first pieces of the massive tunneling machine were lowered into the excavation site at Expo/Crenshaw in late February.
Since then, work crews have been busy piecing together the machine’s trailing gear as well as…Continue
Llew and Denyee Matthews are moving to Michigan shortly after this concert. All proceeds after expenses will go to them. Musicians will be invited to donate their talent to this send off party. Join us to honor Grammy Award winner Llew.
Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will close Victoria Avenue to traffic between 67th Street and 71st Street beginning Friday, March 18, for the upcoming “cut & cover” operation necessary to support construction for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project.
Upon completion of the work, Victoria Ave. north of the right-of-way will become a cul-de-sac and south of the railroad tracks will lead to a new city street that runs parallel to the new Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line.
Jazz Appreciation M♀nth
24th Street Theatre brings back its critically acclaimed production (Los Angeles Times “Critics Choice,” KCRW's “Top 5 of 2015“ list, LA Observed “20 Highlights of LA Theater in 2015” and Bitter Lemons “Best of 2015”) Man Covets Bird, for six Sundays in 2016. Kicking off on Valentines Day at 3 pm, this unique love story for the modern family is an irresistible mix of…
On April 15, more than 100 Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) volunteers participated in Sony Global Volunteer Day, an annual event in which Sony employees around the world give back to their communities. This year the volunteers took their shovels, paint brushes, and elbow grease to Linwood E. Howe…
The Los Angeles Times recently highlighted two Culver City galleries openings this Saturday, April 23: those at Kapeikin Gallery & Luis De…
Many remember scoring that goal or winning a race fondly from childhood. But growing up doesn’t have to mean the end of team sports! Two swimmers, Rossella Pescatori and Chris Wall, have kept competing as adults, which helps them both remember how they fell in love with the water in the first place.
Businesses have lights for many reasons. People need to be able to see when they’re visiting the business, and some businesses keep lights on for security reasons. You need to perform regular exterior lighting maintenance
One reason that you need to maintain your business lighting is to prevent fires. This reason doesn’t cross the minds of enough people. While buildings can go decades without…
Louis Gossett Jr., was an incredible phenomenon at the young age of 17. His intrinsic nature as an actor won him sensational accolades as he continuously captured the attention of large audiences when he replaced Bill Gunn as Spencer Scott on Broadway’s “Take A Giant Step,” while simultaneously attended…
I've always wondered why we have so many mattress stores on Pico Blvd. in Rancho Park and West LA.
t turns out mattress stores are a big business that is only growing. The news program Marketplace has provided some answers, which I have summarized here:
We buy them more often, we want to test them out in person, they are inexpensive to run, and concentrations of them…