Swinging Doors — Footsies

Footsies is a bar in the Cypress Park neighborhood of Northeast Los Angeles. I’ve been going there with wavering semi-regularity for about 17 years — as many as I’ve lived in Los Angeles. Online historic information about the bar is minimal and I’d love to fill it in more, so leave comments if you can help … Continue reading Swinging Doors — Footsies

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Urban Rambles — Exploring From Confluence to Atwater Along San Fernando Road

Los Angeles is often characterized as a city in which one simply cannot exist without a car. And yet, as the millions of Angelenos who bicycle, take public transit, or walk will tell you, driving a car is no way to get to know the city. Since Los Angeles County is even larger than the … Continue reading Urban Rambles — Exploring From Confluence to Atwater Along San Fernando Road

California Fool’s Gold — A Northeast Los Angeles primer

 ESTAREI PENSANDO NELA -- NORTHEAST LOS ANGELES   Pendersleigh & Sons' Official Map of Northeast Los Angeles*   Northeast Los Angeles is situated on a green, hilly topography bounded by the Los Angeles River, theArroyo Seco and the San Rafael Hills. It's neighbored by The Verdugos region to the north, the San Gabriel Valley to the … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — A Northeast Los Angeles primer

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Cypress Park

In this installment of the California Fool's Gold, we visit Cypress Park. The western entry into the neighborhood Cypress Park is a neighborhood in northeast Los Angeles hemmed in by Mt. Washington to the northeast, the LA River on the southwest and Lincoln Heights to the south.   Pendersleigh & Sons' Official Maps of Northeast … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Cypress Park