“People In Cars”: Candid Photos Of Drivers In Los Angeles In The 1970s


Mike Mandel, courtesy of Robert Mann Gallery and STANLEY/BARKER

Mike Mandel grew up in the San Fernando Valley, and as an kid in the 1950s could walk just about everywhere he needed to go: to school, or later down the street to the open field to collect rocks or catch lizards. All of his friends lived on his block, so he didn’t think too much about the time he spent in a car. But by the time he reached twenty in 1970, he realized how large a role the car would play in his life, and so began to photograph the inhabitants of 1970s California in their cars. Continue reading »

Vintage Restored 1927 Bowling Alley In Los Angeles

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Highland Park Bowling is a uncommon located in Los Angeles. A place of 1927 and opened in 1927, at the time of prohibition entirely refurbished by the 1933 Group. He takes the bowling lovers in another time, that give more charm to the place and this sport. We can play and also admire the stunning work. Continue reading »

Fake Animal Fact Posters Posted At The Los Angeles Zoo Are Priceless

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Prankster and comedian Jeff Wysaski (previously) printed and left these fake Animal Fact posters around the zoo in LA to spice things up a bit. And it was a big success. Continue reading »

This Crazy Glass Slide Will Be Opening In Los Angeles Later This Year

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We’ve heard a lot about glass suspension bridges and viewing platforms lately, but now there’s going to be a glass slide… yes, a glass slide…located 1,000 feet above the sidewalk in Los Angeles, California, that you’ll be able to slide down. Continue reading »

Snapshots Of Stripteasers From The 1980s At Downtown Los Angeles Venues

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The following images are from a collection of over one thousand 35mm negatives made in 1984 by an amateur photographer known only as “B. Mason.” They were subsequently abandoned, and later discovered in an Echo Park garage in 2005, in a stack of withered, moldy envelopes from different one-hour photo labs.

Hidden inside those envelopes was an encyclopedic collection of exotic dancers from the 1980s at several downtown Los Angeles venues: The Dragon Lady, The Cameo and The Last Call. Continue reading »

Billboards In Los Angeles Are Showing Artwork Instead Of Advertising

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If you happen to be in Los Angeles, and see billboards with artwork on them, you might be looking at the work of non-profit group The Billboard Creative. They take unused billboards and turn them into public art, with the art coming from artists from all over the world. Continue reading »

2501’s Murals Project in Los Angeles, California

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Street artist 2501 spent a few weeks in sunny Los Angeles where he was invited by the good lads from Do Art Foundation to work on a series of new pieces.
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Los Angeles Based Artist Drops Words of Wisdom Across the Walls of Melbourne, Australia

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Los Angeles based artist WRDSMTH recently visited Melbourne for the first time and was overwhelmed by the street art scene and decided to drop a load of his stencils with witty and insightful words of wisdom pasted up all over town and the inner city suburbs of Fitzroy and St.Kilda.
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Over 90 Million Plastic Balls To Protect The City Of Los Angeles

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Over 90 million plastic balls cover the Los Angeles Reservoir in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles Wednesday, back to August 12, 2015. The city has completed a program of covering open-air reservoirs with floating “shade balls” to protect water quality. Photos by Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo. Continue reading »

Los Angeles, the World in a City

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A combination photograph shows Los Angeles area street signs which mark the boundaries of neighbourhoods in Los Angeles, Long Beach and San Pedro, California in pictures taken between August 7 to 19, 2014. The Little Lithuania sign has been approved by the city, but not put up yet, and is held by Joseph Pupius, 79, who is from Lithuania. (Photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)
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Hello Kitty Con in Los Angeles

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A woman with a Hello Kitty tattoo waits in line to attend the Hello Kitty Con, the first-ever Hello Kitty fan convention, held at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA Thursday, October 30, 2014, in Los Angeles. The convention was held to honor the character’s 40th birthday. (Photo by Jae C. Hong/AP Photo)
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Mona Lisa vs Los Angeles

Mona Lisa print, initially designed as a tee design for Francesco Nathan. Limited edition of 20 hand signed. Printed on watercolour stock 16.5” × 23.4” (A2). Tattoos designed by Carly Baggins. Continue reading »

Shuttle Endeavor Reaches Los Angeles


Space shuttle Endeavour flies over New Orleans on Septemer 19, 2012. (Photo by Gerald Herbert/Associated Press) Continue reading »

Top Car Debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2011

The first major North American auto show of the season will see the debut of more than 50 luxury car models, over the 10-day event that started on Nov. 18.

The L.A. Convention Center saw the unveiling of more than 20 vehicles from across the world (and 30 from the U.S.) on Nov. 16 and 17, with a significant number of exhibitors displaying luxury and high-performance vehicles with enhanced features and electric and eco-friendly cars. The manufacturers in question were giants like Ford, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Hyundai, Kia, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Porsche and Volkswagen.

An Audi e-tron Spyder is seen at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2011. (Reuters) Continue reading »