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.”
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.
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.
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.'"
Legendary 'Boyz N the Hood' Director John Singleton Has Died
He was 51.
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.
My Journey Through the World of Rich-People Meditation Products
Is it possible to buy your way to enlightenment? I tried to find out.
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.
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.
EFF Says LA’s Scooter Location Data Could Unmask Individual Riders
This month, the Los Angeles Department for Transportation will enter the next phase of collecting the real-time location of scooters like Lime and Bird.
ymtk is East Oakland's Endearing Heartbreaker
The Bay Area singer’s new single “Let Up” is the nicest way anyone could ever ask for space.
Jerks Landed a Helicopter on California's Wildflower Super Bloom