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intellichick:

A Los Angeles Christmas Cityscape Flickr: http://flic.kr/p/dEfoc5

intellichick:

A Los Angeles Christmas Cityscape Flickr: http://flic.kr/p/dEfoc5

intellichick:

Pink’s Hot Dogs on Flickr.
The Mayor Dog, The Patt Morrison Veggie/Vegan Dog, and French Fries

intellichick:

Pink’s Hot Dogs on Flickr.

The Mayor Dog, The Patt Morrison Veggie/Vegan Dog, and French Fries

thegetty:

Advent Calendr | December 20Agate Cameo Ring, Roman (in a modern gold setting), A.D. 400–500. The J. Paul Getty Museum
TODAY’S CANDY: A hand pinches an earlobe, an ancient Roman request for attention.

thegetty:

Advent Calendr | December 20
Agate Cameo Ring, Roman (in a modern gold setting), A.D. 400–500. The J. Paul Getty Museum

TODAY’S CANDY: A hand pinches an earlobe, an ancient Roman request for attention.

socalfood:

The Grandeur of Bullock’s Wilshire Tea Room

Bullock’s Wilshire was the showpiece, the jewel in the crown, the “cathedral of commerce” of the Bullock’s department store chain. Opened in 1929, this green copper-accented, art deco wonder was an innovative masterpiece, both inside and out. Built in the shape of a grand church, the store was the first to cater to automobile culture. Guests drove through a wrought iron gate into a painted porte-cochere, where valets whisked their cars away to be parked. One particularly eccentric customer, legendary entertainer Mae West, preferred to shop from her car, causing busy shop girls to run to and fro with big-busted dresses and long minks …

… A Miss Larson oversaw the tea room, and made sure it lived up to the “Bullock’s ideal” of excellence in service and presentation. The menu was light and refreshing, perfect for active shoppers and a welcome respite from heavy mid-century food. It featured such tea-time fare as finger sandwiches, pecan rolls, an assortment of fresh bread, including orange, date and nut, and cheese, and its famous Cantonese chicken salad with strawberry dressing. For dessert, fluffy coconut cream pie was a specialty, as was French chocolate layer cake, and a cream cheese ring with assorted fruit.

See more here!

(Source: kcetliving, via intellichick)

socialmalpractice:

Social Malpractice Publishing is exhibiting at the first ever Los Angeles Art Book Fair at the LA MoCA! Come on by January 31st through February 3rd to see an obscene amount of artist books, and maybe even give Jeffrey Deitch a pinch on the behind! 
Presented by those lovely folks at Printed Matter. 

socialmalpractice:

Social Malpractice Publishing is exhibiting at the first ever Los Angeles Art Book Fair at the LA MoCA! Come on by January 31st through February 3rd to see an obscene amount of artist books, and maybe even give Jeffrey Deitch a pinch on the behind! 

Presented by those lovely folks at Printed Matter

socalfood:

Which New Restaurants Are Coming to LAX?
…What’s awfully nice about the whole thing isn’t that they’re just responding to criticism of having no quality options by simply putting in a new Wolfgang Puck’s or some other name-dropping eatery and calling it a day. Instead, they’re actually taking established Los Angeles icons and bringing them to those making a first impression of the city. “Get a little taste of L.A. during your short layover,” seems to be the thought process here…
Read more here!

socalfood:

Which New Restaurants Are Coming to LAX?

What’s awfully nice about the whole thing isn’t that they’re just responding to criticism of having no quality options by simply putting in a new Wolfgang Puck’s or some other name-dropping eatery and calling it a day. Instead, they’re actually taking established Los Angeles icons and bringing them to those making a first impression of the city. “Get a little taste of L.A. during your short layover,” seems to be the thought process here…

Read more here!

(Source: kcetliving)

Happy Thanksgiving from ExperienceLA.com! We’re thankful for our fans and our Arts and Cultural Partners throughout the Los Angeles area!

Happy Thanksgiving from ExperienceLA.com! We’re thankful for our fans and our Arts and Cultural Partners throughout the Los Angeles area!

thegetty:

Another page from the Laudario of Sant’Agnese for Florence Friday: Pentecost, 1340, Master of the Dominican Effigies. The J. Paul Getty Museum. On view in Florence at the Dawn of the Renaissance: Painting and Illumination, 1300–1350.

What is a laudario? As shopkeepers, traders, and artisans became increasingly involved in civic life in early 1300s Florence, they began to assemble into lay confraternities that performed charitable works and gathered to pray and sing hymns of praise, or laude. A compilation of these hymns is known as a laudario. The book that included this page was commissioned by one of the oldest confraternities in Florence, the Compagnia di Sant’Agnese.

g1988:

Coming up next at Gallery1988 Venice: Leontine Greenberg & Nicole Gustafsson!! We’re so excited for this show with two of our favorite artists. Couldn’t ask for a better way to end 2012

g1988:

Coming up next at Gallery1988 Venice: Leontine Greenberg & Nicole Gustafsson!! We’re so excited for this show with two of our favorite artists. Couldn’t ask for a better way to end 2012

(via intellichick)

usclibraries:

Circa 1924 view of the intersection of Wilshire Blvd. and Western Ave., looking north up Western. The traffic signal device in the middle of the intersection is a remnant of a failed experiment to introduce traffic circles in L.A.’s busiest intersections. 
Part of the Title Insurance and Trust / C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

usclibraries:

Circa 1924 view of the intersection of Wilshire Blvd. and Western Ave., looking north up Western. The traffic signal device in the middle of the intersection is a remnant of a failed experiment to introduce traffic circles in L.A.’s busiest intersections. 

Part of the Title Insurance and Trust / C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.