Courtesy Atlantic RecordsIf there's anything hipsters like to do in autumn, it's to walk around breathing in their own melancholy, feigning solitude while trying to suss out meaning from their iPod earbuds while kicking around dead leaves. In their self-conscious sorrow, wearing earthy-toned card ... More >>
UPDATE, AUG. 9, 12:08 P.M.: Despite that rock-throwing incident in Pennsylvania last week, Brit T. Mark Allison reached Coney Island just after 2 a.m. this morning to complete a 3,100-mile charity run that began May 1 in Huntington Beach.He only missed his goal by two hours of reaching the fabled ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly"He's gonna puke!" a spectator declares from the crowd in equal parts horror and amusement. A concerned mother motions her children away from the table, one that has suddenly been transformed into massive human garbage disposal. The five men standing behi ... More >>
Part Two of On The Line provides even more insight on Chapter One's resident culinary artist, Chef Oge. He not only analogizes how a career in food is like loving a gorgeous woman, but provides a spoiler on their upcoming Happy Hour....but you don't have to take my word for it. If you missed yest ... More >>
Once shrouded in secrecy like a J.K. Rowling novel, Chapter One: the modern local has been open just over a month. SanTana's newest artist to its village is their very own Oge Dalken, chef and Detroit transplant. We start off this week's On The Line learning about his love of a certain fast food ... More >>
Stock Sushi Photo From MonsterMunching.com There are only a few things that make my stomach turn: competitive eating is one of them. Man v. Food? Yeah, I watch it; but I switch it off before the actual eating challenge is shown.
But if you aspire to be Adam Richman or that Coney Island hot d ... More >>
Carousel News & Trader--A
Valley-based trade mag for the mighty carousel industry--previews a
book about Orange County amusement parks that pre-date Disneyland and
Knott's Berry Farm. Early Amusement Parks of Orange County trades on author and former Disney/Knott's ride operator Richard Harr ... More >>
One perk for Penn State University players, coaches and fans who have already arrived in Southern California for the New Year's Day Rose Bowl is the traditional Disneyland visit, which is Friday. After all, who wouldn't want to escape the weather in University Park, PA (current temperature: 23 degre ... More >>
Surely, you've heard this story about a Coney Island restaurant drawing the ire of the McDonald's corporation for calling itself Nicky D's? If you haven't watched the CNN video (which I include here), you might think that it's just a big bad corporation picking on the little guy. But once you ... More >>
By Jeff Shaw at our sister paper, Citypages.
Love is a many-splendored thing and all, but it's also dependent upon a relationship's context -- and so is the associated music. You don't want Al Green's "Let's Get Married" to stream through the car speakers during your third date, you don't want your ... More >>
When his alcoholic mother irresponsibly leaves the house for the weekend, eleven-year-old Lenny "borrows" his mother's handgun for some afternoon fun. Annoyed by having to watch over his younger brother Joey, Lenny plays a hideously mean prank, convincingly pretending that he's been shot dead by Jo ... More >>