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On air: The Great Eastside-Westside Throwdown

Posted February 6, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
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To outsiders, perhaps from New York or San Francisco, Los Angeles is a massive, formless expanse of concrete, dotted with palm trees and occupied by a dizzying variety of often strange people. To Angelenos it’s a collection of distinctive neighborhoods, each with its own, special characteristics — for better or worse. Sometimes they inspire rivalries, like the one that’s grown up between the Eastside …

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Map: Where is your favorite restaurant?

Posted February 6, 2013 by | 4 Comments | ]
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Where do you like to eat? Our friends over at Good Food asked their audience which side of town they preferred and what their favorite restaurants are. You can add yours, too!
Good Food jumped into the Eastside versus Westside debate too. It’s a timeless LA foodie argument. Who has it better? The West LA residents who live a stones throw from the latest gastropub? …

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You know you’re on the Westside when…

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You know you’re on the Westside when a sense of location-less space overtakes you while you sit in traffic across from angry looking plastic people…You start seeing dudes skating on their long boards probably going to a medical marijuana shop… You see mad yoga mats… You know you’re on the Westside when you see people walking their dogs in strollers, paparazzi surrounding celebrities, and can smell …

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You know you’re on the Eastside when…

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You know you’re on the Eastside when you see a little hipster on a fixie… You see hipsters everywhere, you have no problem finding somewhere great to eat and, depending on what neighborhood you’re in, you might fear for your life…You smell human urine… You know you’re on the Eastside when you cross the LA River… The Pacific Ocean seems so far away that …

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The Great Eastside-Westside Throwdown

Posted January 29, 2013 by | 26 Comments | ]
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Venice, Santa Monica and Malibu used to be synonymous with West Coast creativity, and free-spirited living (think Venice artists, Frank Gehry and the Santa Monica architects, beach-inspired artists/surfers/musicians). But pricey real estate has driven creative Angelenos east, first to Silverlake and Echo Park, then to downtown, Highland Park, Eagle Rock and beyond. This has given rise to strongly held opinions and prejudices among a …

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