Enhager's Blog – December 2010 Archive (11)

Sweet Pototo Pie recipe at 27th Street Bakery on Crenshaw is 3 generations old

The sweet potato pie recipe at 27th Street Bakery in Leimert Park is made from a secret family recipe using yams from Louisiana, according to Chris Schauble of NBC Los Angeles. 


Owner of the 27th Street Bakery, Jeanette Bolden, said her grandparents opened the bakery in 1956. 


Today they have an internet…


Added by enhager on December 30, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

New Year's Eve Jazz in Los Angeles and more

Leimert Park jazz legend Barbara & Friends New Years Eve is at The Proud Bird Restaurant, 11022 Aviation Blvd, LA. Doors open at 7 PM $125 per person with dinner and midnight champagne toast Tickets: 310-330-0178.



Added by enhager on December 29, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Early New Year's Eve Party in Echo Park - Leimert Park's Project Blowed Anniversary of Hip Hop - with Leimert Park's Aceyalone and Freestle Fellowship

The sixteenth annual Project Blowed Anniverary Show is at 8 p.m. Dec. 28 at The Echo Plex

Project Blowed, a community of emcees, beatmakers, poets, hip hoppers, spoken word artists, is the subject of The Good Life…


Added by enhager on December 28, 2010 at 4:12pm — No Comments

More details on the future of Magic Johnson Theater at Crenshaw Mall

The demolition of the dated, and beloved, Magic Johnson Theater has begun with hope that the new movie house will be grand enough to keep us from driving to Culver City and The Grove, according for a Christmas Eve story in the LA Times by Roger…


Added by enhager on December 28, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments

Leimert Park rennaissance continues with jazz legend Barbara Morrison; Norton exhibit space and Maverick's Flats *Update with Correction

Legendary jazz singer Barbara Morrison said Leimert Park is  "as close to Harlem as you're going to get in Los

Angeles."Louis Sahagun of the Los Angeles Times recapped all the excitement going on in Leimert Park these days,

• Barbara's highly anticipated performance space (and she's a…

Added by enhager on December 27, 2010 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Kwanzaa 2010 in Leimert Park starts Dec. 26 (and in Long Beach)

Sunday, December 26 - 

Kwanzaa Parade - Noon - Crenshaw & Adams and heads to Leimert Park

Umoja Night Candle Lighting Ceremony and Celebration

WHEN: Sunday, December 26, 6 p.m.

WHERE: African-American Cultural…


Added by enhager on December 26, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Season's Greetings and Happy 2011 Leimert Park!

When you walk, bike and drive around Leimert Park you can't help but get in the spirit of the season.


The Poinsettia Project was started in 2007 as a way to beautify the Leimert Park community for the holiday season and to support our wonderful…


Added by enhager on December 23, 2010 at 5:14pm — No Comments

2011 calendar to support Haiti (and our artists' community)


Multi-cultural artists have donated their works of art create a 2011 calendar - and the proceeds will benefit the victims of the Haiti Earthquake.

Tania Maria Xavier of ColoredPeople.net and frequent…


Added by enhager on December 17, 2010 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Cities turn vacant, abandoned lots into parks - A plan for Marlton Square/Santa Barbara Plaza

Cities across the USA are turning unsightly lots into semi-permanent parks while they wait, sometimes years, for development to occur, a story by Nathaniel Popper in the LATimes.com reports.


"The lemon: An empty Manhattan lot surrounded by beat-up chain-link fencing. The lemonade: An urban oasis with wildflowers, wooden benches and sculptures in the middle of…


Added by enhager on December 17, 2010 at 12:09am — No Comments

Crenshaw Fresh and Easy approved by Los Angeles city council


Rendering of store via KL Architects

Dozens and dozens of residents turned out in support of having a neighborhood grocery store at 50th and Crenshaw Blvd. and that was enough for the Los Angeles CIty Council.…


Added by enhager on December 9, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Urban Economy 411 - Reputation, not the facts, may be biggest hurdle to economic investment in South LA

Austin Beutner, the first deputy mayor of Los Angeles and the city’s economy chief, noted the irony: Fresh & Easy has opened up three inner-city grocery stores while Safeway, based in Pleasanton, and Trader Joe’s, with headquarters in Monrovia, watch on the sidelines.…


Added by enhager on December 1, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

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