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LeimertParkBeat.com was created by enhager (Eddie North-Hager), a resident of Leimert Park. Please contact me for any additional questions at enhager@yahoo.com.

How It Works

The Concept

Every community deserves a voice.


LeimertParkBeat.com is not a blog, because it takes more than one person to cover a neighborhood. LeimbertParkBeat.com is not a newspaper, it is where you find out what's new. And it's not Facebook, because the most important topic isn't yourself but your neighborhood.

With LeimertParkBeat.com, residents, business people and others who care about their neighborhood have the ability to decide what's the news. LeimertParkBeat.com is centered on the Soul of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, African American cultural center of the city.

Post info about the Leimert Park Art Walk, rave about your favorite dish at Ackee Bamboo and share video of the Kingdom Day MLK parade. Spend your time and money where it makes the biggest impact – your neighborhood.


While you share, educate and inform, you also learn: The Magic Johnson Theater is planned to re-open in May; The Crenshaw Farmers Market is the place to be every Saturday morning; and you discover any number of other notable eccentricities that make the place where you live lovable and unique.


The process creates informed citizens, which is one step closer to active citizens.

These diverse voices have at least one thing in common - they care about their community. They care about Leimert Park. By forming a cooperative, our united voice is more accurate, more current and more representative than the individual.

That's the power of community. That's the power of .com unity.

Welcome to LeimertParkBeat.com. Welcome to Leimert Park.


Benefits of Membership

By joining LeimertParkBeat.com, you are saying you are proud of this community. By becoming a member of LeimertParkBeat.com, you create a profile page where you can tell the community about you and the things you do. You can post events, blog posts, videos and photos that the community find useful. Many will be featured on the front page of LeimertParkBeat.com.

While you share the news with thousands, you can also invite like-minded citizens and residents to show their support for our community.

The goal of the people who join LeimertParkBeat.com is to start a conversation, create an online community, that will benefit the offline community of Leimert Park. If that works out, everyone will benefit.

 

Leimert Park Beat is the news and social network for Leimert Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Stay informed. Join now!

 

• Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.

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• Video of the big game? Embed it.
• Photos of your business or the school play? Upload them.

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Hiram Sims

See and hear him and two other poets read at Washington Irving Branch Library on 11/8, 2:30 - 4:30 pm.On Washington, just east of Crenshaw.
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WASHINGTON IRVING LIBRARY - 2014 LITERARY SERIES at Washington Irving Branch Library--where life and literature meet

November 8, 2014 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Come to the Library on 11/8 and be a part of an exciting new program.  Hear Hiram and two other poets who will open for him.  Don't miss this event.  Tell your friends. We want you there.  Everybody's welcome. Support local writers!Questions?  fifthavenuetimes@att.netSee More
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Monica posted an event

Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church

November 2, 2014 at 10am to November 30, 2014 at 3pm
Join us each Sunday in November at the 10am service and 12pm Unity Feast as we celebrate our Black Catholic heritage and remember those whose shoulders we stand on! See More
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enhager posted a blog post
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Jose Ubaldo's blog post was featured

Finally! Rodeo Road will closed for two weeks beginning Friday, Oct. 24 at 9 p.m.

Metro’s contractor for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractor (WSCC), will implement a full street closure at Rodeo Road and Crenshaw Boulevard for 14 consecutive days beginning Friday, Oct. 24, to finish construction of the wall perimeter for the future underground Crenshaw/Expo light rail station. Continuing work has been schedule around the clock from 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 through Friday, Nov. 7. During this time north and south bound traffic traveling on Crenshaw…See More
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Where Am I in Culver City? Game 082 Solution

Culver City Times

Periodically, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' Last week I asked: Do you know where in Culver City these "Waves" are?…

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SOUL DOGS Celebrates The Holidays @ Pershing Square's DOWNTOWN ON ICE - Tues., Dec. 30th, 2014 - 12:30-2PM!!!

SOUL DOGS Celebrates The Holidays @ Pershing Square's “DOWNTOWN ON ICE” 



Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM



PERSHING SQUARE is located at: 

532 South Olive Street, L.A., CA 90013

(Corner of 5th and Olive) 

Beat the Traffic....

Take the METRO & get dropped off right there!!!…

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Heather Lee Presha's blog post was featured
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Heather Lee Presha posted a status
"Are there any Nichiren Buddhists in Leimert Park who are interested in chanting on Sunday mornings with me? Private message me."
Wednesday
Heather Lee Presha posted a blog post
Wednesday
Heather Lee Presha left a comment for Nasim M Thompson
"Hi Nasim...Hope you are enjoying living in Leimert! Love, Heather"
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Heather Lee Presha and Nasim M Thompson are now friends
Wednesday
JC updated an event
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RBG (Red, Black & Green) Costume Party w/ Special Guest DJ Afrika Bambaataa & Brother J Performing Live at Regency West

October 31, 2014 at 9pm to November 1, 2014 at 2am
This will truly be a costume party like no other!  On October 31st Halloween night, come out and celebrate our ancestors at our RBG (Red Black & Green) Costume Party. There were many who came before us who sacrificed so much for our people to be able to live the privileged life we live today.  So in their honor we ask all attendees dress in the colors of Red Black & Green. Music will be provided by DJ…See More
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"In The Village" · THE World STAGE Saturday Jazz Workshop w/ Sensei LATIF ☾Nov.☽ at The World Stage - Art, Education & Performance Gallery "The heart of L.A.'s African-American cultural community." - L.A. Times

November 1, 2014 at 12pm to November 29, 2014 at 2pm
                               Support yOur Stage SOS Save yOur Stage"It takes a Village" -  African proverb"Jazz state of mind" - Duke" At The 'Village'  'Stage' " - Jeannette Lindsay, Producer/Director"…See More
Oct 25
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Cubism in African American Art at California African American Museum

October 26, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
CAAM’s Contemporary exhibition Curvature features artists Michael Kilgore and Anthony “Eve” Kemp, whose artistic styles include Fauvism, Expressionism and Cubism. CAAM invites the media and community to sit in on a discussion between CAAM’s Visual Arts Curator Vida L. Brown and Artist June Emond as they discuss the artworks of well-known African American artists whose works embrace the styles and elements defined in Cubism.Curvature is ongoing at CAAM through January 19, 2014.   The exhibition…See More
Oct 24
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Halloween Candy Crawl in Culver Village

Join us for the annual Halloween Candy Crawl in Culver Village from 4-6pm on October 31st…





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