Monthly Archives: July 2014

Something is About to Go Down

I was wondering what that rumbling noise was as I was getting ready for work. Turns out, it’s several helicopters holding position over the Koreatown sky. What is going on? Or should I say, what is about to go down? Anyone in the K-Town area, let me know if you see anything strange throughout the […]

BUSted! Storytelling Event – 7/26/2014

One of my favorite events is coming up–BUSted! Scott Schultz, storytelling wizard and friend of Hoff the Beaten Path, produces and hosts the evening filled with tales of getting around LA without a car. While most of the storytellers focus on bus and metro stories, this month is featuring a one from the Los Angeles […]


There is a new mural at the Line Hotel that can be seen from Normandie at Wilshire. So glad that anti-mural ordinance was lifted in LA. The streets are better when they’re filled with art. Edit: I just learned that the artist behind this mural is iconic street artist Shepard Fairey.  Check out Shepard’s blog […]

The Los Angeles Explorers Club: Bicycle Journeys into LA’s Forgotten Times – This Sunday in DTLA

There are few things in this world that give me joy so great as bike ride to the hidden corners of the city. And beer. Beer gives me great joy too. This Sunday, the Los Angeles Explorers Club has partnered with New Belgium Brewery and bike advocacy nonprofit C.I.C.L.E. for their inaugural bike ride through […]

The Return of Echo Park’s Lotus Festival

This weekend saw the return of one of Echo Park’s most treasured traditions: the Lotus Festival. July 12th and July 13th saw the first Lotus Festival in three years due to the clean-up of Echo Park Lake. I took a bus trip there on Sunday to check it out. The Lotus Festival is a two-part […]

Tonight: Escala Pre-Fixe Dinner with Chef’s Chris Oh, & Brian Huskey

If you are hoping to stretch your weekend out for one more night, I highly suggest you check out this event tonight. Escala, located in Koreatown, is celebrating DJ Neil Armstrong’s 40th birthday with a pre-fixe menu that looks amazing. Three courses worth of truffles? Yes, please! Attendees will be able to check out DJ […]