So what brings you to Leimert Park Beat? Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I am interested in special activities that take place in the local community. Activities such as concerts, rallies, scholarships, volunteerism. Just want to make some new friends and see things from a different perspective in the coming new year.
Who referred you?
Browsing in an attempt to find the tree lighting ceremony at Crenshaw Mall
Good times at:
Taste of Soul, Labor Day Weekend Music Concerts, MLK Celebrations and Parade After Parties. Marla Gibbs Theatre for plays, attended Elephant Bar and other little jazz bar there. Just browsing in Leimert Park.
Last song I heard or I sang:
Last song I sang: Luther Vandross - Creepin
My Leimert Park Secret:
The little novelty store owned by a woman that has all kinds of interesting finds. Like to go there for friends birthdays for mugs, pictures, stuff like that. Lucy Florence is fun too.
Not currently in club by an avid book reader.
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