Bulldog Buzz Category: Lifestyle

Underwater in 40 Years? Which Venice Beach Homes Are at Risk

The Hollywood Reporter — Scientists predict that by 2100, thanks to global warming, Earth’s oceans could swell six feet higher than they are today. Much of Los Angeles — average elevation 305 feet — would stay happily high and dry. Six feet of sea-level rise in L.A. wouldn’t submerge the beaches in Pacific Palisades, Santa… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: Yesterday

Athletic clothing company RYU chooses Abbot Kinney for first LA store

Los Angeles Business Journal – Athletic clothing company RYU Apparel Inc. has signed three leases – including one for its first Los Angeles location – for stores that are scheduled to open in the second and third quarters of this year. RYU, which stands for “Respect Your Universe,” will open a store at 1130 Abbot… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 16 days ago

Should Restaurants Ban Diners From Using Cell Phones?

Most restaurants embrace social media as a way to attract new customers – but for some restaurant owners, our smart phone addiction has gone too far. Chefs have become increasingly dismayed at customers who need to snap multiple photos prior to digging in or seeing couples pay more attention to their screens than each other…. READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 3 months, 17 days ago

Venice Artists We Love: Christina Karras

Christina Karras is a Los Angeles based boutique interior design firm with experience creating soulful, purposeful, and beautiful residential and commercial spaces. For more than 15 years, Christina Karras has created a substantial and distinctively passionate body of interior design work. Drawing on a rich history – the worlds of photography, music, and travel have… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 3 months, 17 days ago

Application to Open Invite-Only Artist Showroom in West Adams Denied – Did LA Make the Right Decision?

Twin brothers Simon and Nikolai Haas, otherwise known as The Haas Brothers, applied to expand their current West Adams studio into an invite-only showroom and manufacturing space for their collection of high-end sculptures and furniture. Curbed Los Angeles reports that the city has denied their application for a zoning variance, noting that the changes are… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 3 months, 18 days ago

Los Angeles Named One of America’s Top 10 Coolest Cities

 Patch – Forbes magazine this week named Los Angeles the 7th coolest city in the U.S. The list of the country’s coolest cities, which was compiled with the help of Sperling’s Best Place, evaluated 100 of the largest metropolitan cities. Researchers evaluated the cities on nine metrics such as mass transit, eateries and recreation. Read… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 4 months, 13 days ago

“There Goes The Neighborhood”

KCRW – Listen Now: Los Angeles is having an identity crisis. City officials tout new development and shiny commuter trains, while longtime residents are doing all they can to hang on to home. KCRW and WYNC Studios recently produced an 8-part podcast series on this very topic. To hear the rest of the episodes, click… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 5 months, 12 days ago

West Adams Historical Society’s Annual Living History Tour

West Adam’s Historical Society’s annual Living History Tour, “The Artist’s Way: Poets and Painters, Singers, Songwriters and Artists,” bows on Saturday, September 23 — BUT Early Bird ticket pricing goes away this Friday.  They made music…and art, poetry, photography and dance. And now their stories will come alive with the landmark Angelus Rosedale Cemetery as the stage, as actors –– in… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 6 months, 8 days ago

How Venice Became the Most Expensive Neighborhood in Los Angeles | LA Weekly

LA Weekly—Abbot Kinney is only a 10-minute walk from Venice Beach, but it somehow feels much farther. The ocean breeze doesn’t reach that far. You can’t hear the waves. Instead of the smell of the Pacific Ocean, inscrutable scents spill out of tiny, high-end boutiques. Over the course of just a couple of years, Venice has… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 10 months, 12 days ago

Venice Freakshow Says Goodbye to the Boardwalk After 20 Years | Venice Patch

Venice Patch—After more than a decade of thrilling visitors with acts such as the Bearded Lady, the Wolf Boy and an array of two-headed animals, the Venice Beach Freakshow will close its doors Sunday [April 30] thanks to a landlord who declined to renew the attraction’s lease. But is the show being forced out to… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 10 months, 13 days ago

Tesla! Incredible Video Test Drive!

All Tesla vehicles have the hardware needed for full self-driving capability at a safety level substantially greater than that of a human driver.  For more information check out Tesla’s website here!… READ MORE

By: Louie the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 4 days ago

Steve McQueen’s ‘Bullitt’ Car, A Lost Legend, Turns Up In Mexican Scrapyard | Patch

Patch.com — The iconic 1968 Mustang GT that disappeared shortly after Steve McQueen drove it in the 1968 movie “Bullitt” turned up recently in a Mexican scrapyard. The car used in one of film history’s most legendary chase scenes had been missing for nearly 50 years even though McQueen spent years searching for it before… READ MORE

By: Otis the Bulldog
Posted: 1 year, 13 days ago

Venice Explores Cityhood Effort! What do you Think?

Now, some Venice residents believe the connection to Los Angeles is holding the neighborhood back and are exploring a cityhood effort that would break free from L.A. government.   Learn more …!… READ MORE

By: Anonymous
Posted: 1 year, 6 months ago

Raising awareness regarding fuel consumption!

Thousands of cyclists came out for the 2016 Philadelphia Naked Bike Ride on Sept. 10, 2016. The annual ride is meant to raise awareness regarding fuel consumption as well as to advocate for cycling and to promote positive body images. The Philadelphia Naked Bike Ride is a “bare as you dare” event, so not everyone got… READ MORE

By: Anonymous
Posted: 1 year, 6 months ago

Last Week-End to Take a Look at this Architecturally Significant Mini-Golf Course in Echo Park!

TURF is a nine-hole, temporary mini-golf course designed by architects from across the United States and Europe! Mini-Golf Course in Echo Park!… READ MORE

By: Anonymous
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago