African Restaurants of Los Angeles

Africa at night from satellite It's been noted that the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 (enacted in 1968) is one of the key reasons Los Angeles today is the city that it is. That act ended the practice of favoring European immigrants and as a result transformed what had once been promoted as the "Great … Continue reading African Restaurants of Los Angeles

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California Fool’s Gold — A Midtown Primer

JUST LIKE MIDTOWN TRAFFIC -- MIDTOWN  A detail of Pendersleigh & Sons Cartography's map of LA County showing Midtown's location Midtown is a small but bustling area of Los Angeles surrounded by the larger regions of Hollywood to the north, the Westside to the west, South Los Angeles to the south and the Mideast side to … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — A Midtown Primer

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Little Ethiopia (ሊትል ኢትዮጵያ)

LITTLE ETHIOPIA - ሊትል ኢትዮጵያ This blog entry is about the Midtown neighborhood of Little Ethiopia. I was accompanied on my adventure to the hood by Aussie filmmaker, Diana Ward. LOCATION OF LITTLE ETHIOPIA Little Ethiopia is a small, one block stretch in Midtown's Carthay district. It's situated along Fairfax between Olympic Boulevard and Whitworth Drive. It's … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Little Ethiopia (ሊትል ኢትዮጵያ)