Just profiled one of my favorite rappers for Resident Advisor. Read why Jonwayne (Alpha Pup/Stones Throw) is the most exciting up-and-comer in the game. Love how RA organized the article—great photos, and you can check out a song from every single Jonwayne release to date. (And if you’re reaaaaaally interested, read my Q&A with him […]
Went to Palm Springs at the tail end of Modernism Week with my friend Tim. Got to check out Lautner’s famous Elrod House (1968), thanks to the Los Angeles Conservancy. The James Bond movie Diamonds Are Forever was filmed there! We also toured some of the city’s best hotels (The Parker is so incredible!), checked […]
Earlier this month, the historical façade of downtown’s iconic Clifton’s Cafeteria was revealed for the first time since the early 1960s. For decades, the beaux-arts façade was hidden behind a wall of aluminum grates. On Feb. 7, Clifton’s new owner Andrew Meieran—a director-producer-developer also responsible for revamping the gorgeous subterranean bar The Edison—removed the grates to reveal the original 1904 design as a first step in the process of renovating the building. Meieran bought the cafeteria from the Clinton family, Clifton’s original owners, in 2010.
Finally got around to getting my Chile/Peru trip photos organized. Dying to go back to Valparaiso. Miss cazuela. Continue on to see a street dog wearing a hand knitted scarf in Valpo and an alpaca trying to kiss me somewhere in the Sacred Valley. CHILE: Santiago, Valparaiso (Aug. 12-18, 2011) PERU: Lima, Urubamba, […]