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food news

Iconic LA Deli Facing Backlash After Allegedly Asking Two Women Not to Kiss

“He... told us that he ‘can't have this in his restaurant because some of the customers don’t understand,’” the woman's Instagram post read.
Jelisa Castrodale
a day ago
Weed

How the 1 Percent Gets High

Wealthy stoners are skipping $750 bongs in favor of cannabis consultants and heirloom weed.
Cole Kazdin
5.31.19
Games News

That Gaming Handheld With a Crank Asked a Queer Games Showcase to Change Its Name

The developers behind the upcoming Playdate quickly backed off their request, but not before completely stepping in it.
Patrick Klepek
5.28.19
food-features

Last Call: Meet the Karaoke Savant of LA’s Wild, Celebrity-Studded Koreatown Bar Scene

“You gotta do it. It’s like Fight Club. This is Sing Club. If this is your very first night at a karaoke bar, you have to sing.”
Jill Kapinus
5.16.19
body

Long Walks Were the Antidote to My Fear of Failure

The meditation of walking in a city is not as internal as that of hiking. You do not lose yourself in the silence; rather, you melt into the physical beat of observation.
Judnick Mayard
5.13.19
LGBTQ

I’ve Gotten Super into Queer Afterhours Parties in My 50s

In Los Angeles, the afterhours scene is creating some of the most radical queer spaces I’ve ever seen.
Jeff Leavell
5.3.19
GAMES

Meet the Superfans Spending Tens of Thousands on Escape Rooms

“I didn’t think I’d ever be into something so much as I am escape rooms. Now everyone knows me as 'Escape Room Girl.'"
Justin Caffier
4.29.19
Culture

Legendary 'Boyz N the Hood' Director John Singleton Has Died

He was 51.
River Donaghey
4.29.19
feminism

A New Pop-Up Tries to Make Women's Financial Inequality Instagram-Worthy

Money clips that read “future millionaire” are sold next to earrings that demand we “eat the rich.” Should I be questioning the system, or thriving inside of it? The company doesn’t seem to know the answer.
Renée Reizman
4.24.19
Health

My Journey Through the World of Rich-People Meditation Products

Is it possible to buy your way to enlightenment? I tried to find out.
Justin Caffier
4.23.19
Noisey Raps

The Story of 03 Greedo, a Genius in Exile

We followed the West coast rapper one week before he turned himself in for a 20 year prison sentence, halting his rise as the standard-bearer of L.A.'s rap scene.
Noisey Staff
4.16.19
Los Angeles

LA's Black Food Entrepreneurs Remember Nipsey Hussle's Lasting Influence

To revitalize Crenshaw, Nipsey bought a fish market and a Fatburger—and uplifted local business owners by preaching the importance of ownership.
Daniel Barna
4.15.19
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