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Blogger: Mike and Maria
Description: We cover everything L.A., from restaurants and events to local media and history. We've reviewed more than 160 restaurants in the process, have attended countless Los Angeles events... and these days, with Blogger Toddler, tend to view our city through the eyes of young parents.

Latest Posts

February 17th
As the LA Times' comic section has been condensed over the years, the paper has been left with just a handful of strips — most of them legacy, and rather unexciting. One of the few comics with any sort of edge, "Non Sequitur," has now been axed as w… Continue Reading
February 3rd
Found on our lime tree: The first conjoined twin limes I've ever seen.  Continue Reading
January 27th
The Griffith Observatory is forever a favorite to spend a Saturday morning — although the parking situation has changed quite a bit over the years. On this morning, we parked in a designated lot next to the Greek Theatre and then walked up the hill.… Continue Reading
January 14th
The rain is pouring in Los Angeles, but that's not dampening spirits on the picket line as teachers and supporters fight to improve the quality of education being offered by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Maria took these shots this morning outs… Continue Reading
January 7th
Van de Kamp's Holland Dutch Bakeries was once a staple of Southern California, particularly thanks to the bakery/restaurant chain's trademark blue windmills. Founded in 1915, Van de Kamp's evolved into a chain of more than 300 bakeries and restaurants up … Continue Reading