Monthly Archives: April 2009

The (belated but ringing) Endorsement, and a (belated but cool) Find

April 28, 2009

Hello Enthusiasts – We all have blind spots in life. You know – things we should have done or seen, but for whatever reason, you just haven’t. I’ve never seen Footloose all the way through. I’ve never been to the … Continue reading

Private Event at the Edison – Half off for Enthusiasts

April 24, 2009

Hello Enthusiasts – Apologies for two posts so soon together, but I really should have posted this yesterday. Loyal readers will recall a prior post where I wrote about stumbling on to a great band, Vaud and the Villains, at … Continue reading

The Fickle Nature of Love

April 23, 2009

Hello Enthusiasts – This post will be about the fickle nature of love. Not the kind of love you feel for your dog, or that you hope to feel for that chick from Logistics you’ve been eyeing; instead, I’ll be … Continue reading

Inside/Outside: Two Surprising New Lunch Spots

April 21, 2009

Hello Enthusiasts: The great thing about this little lunch quest I’m on (if you don’t know, click here to find out) is that it keeps my eyes open for places I may have missed, or forces me to venture places … Continue reading

Accordians, Tattoos, and Tubas – plus a couple Random Musings

April 17, 2009

Hello Enthusiasts – “Sometimes you choose greatness. Other times, you just stumble into it.” – The Amateur Enthusiast An unplanned night out in Downtown is sometimes the best kind. Here’s why: I was supposed to meet a friend for drinks … Continue reading

Serial Killers and Mass Murderers

April 14, 2009

Hello enthusiasts – So I said I wouldn’t make EVERY post about my downtown lunch excursions, but a) I did get a mention in LA Observed today, so I might as well keep the content coming; and b) some places … Continue reading

Starting Off With a Bang

April 13, 2009

Hello Enthusiasts – Hope you all had a good holiday and are enjoying these initial days of spring. As I told you last week, I’ve made it my personal quest to have lunch at every Downtown dining establishment. Not every … Continue reading

An Ambitious Quest … and some Random Musings

April 10, 2009

Hello Enthusiasts – One of the things I love about Los Angeles is how open we are to new ideas; how a sense of community can come about so quickly and around pretty much anything; how we aren’t hung up … Continue reading

The Endorsement: Going Out Early

April 6, 2009

Hello Enthusiasts – For today’s post, I’ll be talking about the virtues of being an early bird at your favorite drinking establishment.  But first, some context. Last night, at the recommendation of a fellow Enthusiast, I checked out CitySip, a … Continue reading

Notes From the Scene

April 3, 2009

Hi Enthusiasts – Most posts on this blog will be of the “news you can use” variety – reviews, new spots, suggestions, or highlights of what our great City has to offer. But from time to time, I’ll send along … Continue reading