Category Archives: Local Pitstops

Folliero’s Pizza: A Highland Park Classic

Hey Gringos, Chef Ricky D.  is back with another restaurant review.  This time he takes on Folliero’s, a pizza joint and one of Highland Park’s oldest businesses still in bizness.    Check it. If you’ve lived in the Highland Park … Continue reading

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Highland Park Theatre Raises Price By A Buck

Rainy Tuesday in Highland Park means it’s a perfect day to sit inside at the old Highland Theatre to catch a flick!  The Highland Theatre is every broke ass hipsters dream – a cheap first run movie theater.   But … Continue reading

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Radio Shack Gallery’s Newest Street ART Exhibit

Lovin’ all the Lovin’ you all are showing for The Gringos of Highland Park Street ART posts.  So how’s about some more? Another great al fresco gallery can be found in the parking lot behind the Radio Shack on Figueroa. … Continue reading

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Alleyway StreetART Redux

Certainly an enjoyable evening last night at the the Second Saturday Art Gallery Night.  Our fave, as always was the Avenue 50 Studio exhibits, can’t go wrong with wine and clementines.   We dug the style of Googie Style by … Continue reading

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Destination Public Transportation. Be Green Go Metro!

A few months back my reliable vintage Schwinn got swiped outside of the Short Stop in Echo Park.    But when life gives you lemons make mojitos, or is that limes? Since that terrible thievery corporation happened I’ve been a … Continue reading

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Hipster couple at Culebra Park glimpse future selves.

On a recent Saturday at Culebra Park, aspiring musicians Kenneth P. and Kelsey H. had the unique chance of seeing what their lives would be like when they’re all grown up. “It was really freaky” said Kenneth, “it was like … Continue reading

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A tale of two coffee shops

Hipsters and coffee shops go together like vegans and nutritional yeast; the one can’t live without the other.   In Highland Park the two rival coffee shops are Cafe de Leche on York and Antigua Bread on Figueroa.   Each … Continue reading

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