Gideon Brower just filed this piece for KCRW’s Design and Architecture on a Los Angeles neighborhood’s fight to stay original.
Las Casitas looks like one huge cookie cutter house. But when you look closer, you make out four doors and see that it’s actually divided into four apartments. It looks that way, because it’s meant to look like the rest of Newbury Park – suburban.
When we sent independent producer Gideon Brower to sniff out the newly opened Magic Restroom Cafe, we had no idea it would be this traumatizing.
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As personal UAV’s, or drones, become cheaper and more technologically advanced, it’s becoming easier than ever to shoot beautiful aerial footage, and many were at this years ‘Burning Man’ festival. As many Burners get vocal about the need for safety and privacy regulations in Black Rock Desert, agencies like the FAA are taking note as they prepare to apply these rules to the outside world. Independent producer Sue Karlin went to this year’s Burning Man to find out more.
It is a very dark day for Southern California fans of tiki, Polynesian pop, flaming tropical drinks and giant carrot-eating fish (pictured above). The mother of all thatched-hut-and-pina-colada restaurants closes its doors Sunday night, and no one seems to know for sure what will become of the place. Gideon Brower visited Bahooka and filed this report.
The Bahooka Family Restaurant in Rosemead, co-founded and designed by Navy veteran …