The Online Community for Culver City – The New Scene
Every other Friday, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' Two weeks ago I asked: Do you know where in Culver City these luscious lips are?Continue
Added by Scupine on February 28, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
In its most recent issue, LA Weekly enumerates their favorite bars in Culver City. You can enjoy the whole commentary HERE, but to save you a bit of time, here's the list:
10. Ugo Wine Bar
9. Bigfoot Lodge West
8. Father's Office
Added by Scupine on February 27, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Artist Melissa Haslam' new show,"Floating Gardens" -- a series of haunting new paintings and drawings, often of young, beautiful girls inhabit mystical garden spaces overgrown with foliage -- opens at LaBasse Projects in Culver City this Saturday, March 2nd. The opening reception is from 6 pm to 9 pm, and, as always, the public is welcome. The show runs until…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 27, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
NPR has announced that this summer it will shift the home of the newsmagazine Weekend All Things Considered from Washington, D.C. to NPR West, on Jefferson Blvd. in Culver City. …Continue
Added by Scupine on February 27, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
LA Spice restaurant on Sepulveda Blvd in Culver City is open. The Breakfast menu includes Bourbon Battered Brioche and Poached Pear Strata.
And the dinner/lunch menu includes stews and Casseroles, Star Anise Braised Pork Belly Banh…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 26, 2013 at 6:00am — 2 Comments
The east side of the Culver City Expo Line parking lot will be closed for a week staring on Monday, February 25, so that the lot may (finally) be paved. Then, the following week, the west side of the lot will be closed. Free Metro parking is also available at the nearby La Cienega / Jefferson station. My…Continue
LYFE Kitchen, a "health-oriented fast-casual" restaurant, will be opening in the downtown Culver CIty space once occupied by Moko (just east of Rush Street) this Monday, February 25.
LYFE Kitchen is the brain-child of two former executives from McDonalds: former President and COO Mike Roberts and former chief communications officer Mike Donahue. Said Donahue to…Continue
The above work, which is an oil on canvas, is by Karen Woods, whose first solo exhibition at George Billis Gallery opens this Saturday, February 23, and runs through March 30. The opening reception - which is, as always, is free, open to the public, and sure to be a lot of fun - is Saturday, Feb. 23, from 5 pm to 8 pm.
Woods writes of her work - "For some time…Continue
The Culver City Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its 50th Year with a concert this Saturday, February 23, at 8:00 pm at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. For this special concert, the symphony welcomes guest conductor Andrew Shulman, Principal Cellist of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, former Principal Cellist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and an active international conductor and cello soloist. Admission is $10, and the concert is free for Westchester…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 20, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Grubstreet LA is reporting that Sazon Latin Fusion Restaurant in Culver City (pictured above, at Washington Blvd. and Centinela, between the former site of Dreamworld Comics and Lucky 7 Liquor) will be closing its doors later this month. So get over there quickly…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 19, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
LA Eater is reporting that an Italian restaurant and gelato bar named Enjoeat and helmed by four-star chef Antonio Pellini is coming to downtown Culver City. Pellini's restaurant in Gardena is especially known for it's amazing thin-crust pizza.…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 18, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Every other Friday, I'll post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.'
This time, the question is: Do you know where in Culver City these luscIous lips are? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post! I'll reveal the answer in two weeks, on Thursday. Then the next day, I'll post a new game.…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 15, 2013 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments
Every other Friday, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' Two weeks ago I asked: Do you know where in Culver City all this Love is?
"Where Am I" all-star Luis Lopez correctly identified it…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 14, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Every once in a while I like to share some of the latest street art from the Culver City Art District. Here are some of my recent faves.…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 13, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
According to LA Eater, a Scandinavian restaurant called Gravlax is coming to the Southwest corner of Washington Blvd. and Centinela in Culver City. It's the former home of Dreamworld Comics, which has moved to the (long-vacant gas station)…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 12, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Culver City institution Dreamworld Comics has relocated one block north -- from the Southwest corner of Washington BOULEVARD and Centinela to the southwest corner of Washington PLACE and Centinela.
When we saw that the comics store had moved, my kids mourned the loss of the cool bat-cave room in the previous location (see below), but during a brief conversation this…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 11, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
According a recent City Manager's Report to the Culver City Council, the affordable housing project at Tilden Terrace in Culver City is 60 percent complete, with a completion date projected for May 31, 2013. City staff will work with the Developer, Los Angeles Housing Partnership, to initiate the tenant outreach and application process in February. …Continue
Added by Scupine on February 8, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
Artist Alexandros Vasmoulakis' new show,"Figures" -- portraits, with hints of Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon -- opens at LaBasse Projects in Culver City this Saturday, February 9th. The opening reception is from 6 pm to 9 pm, and, as always, the public is welcome. The show runs until February 23rd.
Concurrently, LeBasse is showing new pieces…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 8, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments
Architects Abramson Teiger have released new renderings of the complex of five retail and office building that will be built across Washington Blvd. from the Culver City Expo Line Station -- replacing the Branded Arts Building. Calling the project PLATFORM (exclamation point implied), the architect says the buildings will offer cafes, restaurants, retail stores, and 'creative…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 6, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
WIth the loss of the city's redevelopment agency and its Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund, Culver City lost $8 million annually -- a significant blow to the creation of affordable housing in Culver City. Assemblymember Holly Mitchell and the City Council of the City of Culver City invite you to attend a roundtable discussion on the future of creating affordable…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 5, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments