A Look at the Bicycle Kitchen’s New Digs

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Back in February, the Bicycle Kitchen announced it was seeking a new home after outgrowing its Hel-Mel location after some seven years (In fact, it was both Bicycle Kitchen cook Somerset Waters and I who coined the name “Hel-Mel” in the Fall of 2005 after we did some brainstorming for identifying that part of the […]

Muralist Kent Twitchell Restores East Hollywood Landmark

All my life, while driving, biking or walking along Fountain Avenue, I’ve always seen it:  The image of a mustachioed old man on a wall with wavy, spaghetti-like white hair staring in a gaze towards the east.

Many people have (understandably) mistaken the man for 20th century scientist Albert Einstein. But somehow I’ve always […]

A Saturday of State Senators, Servicing Cycles and Sharrows

Hooray for alliteration! How’s this for a Saturday:

State Senators: Cafe Cedillo

I was invited to a “coffee” event with State Senator Gil Cedillo, as many (but not all) elected officials are apt to do in order to be more in touch with their constituents. It took place at Sabor y Cultura Coffeehouse in […]