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Shamrock Spirit

Usually St. Patrick’s Day is not on the top of my list of favorite holidays. I don’t tend to go in for that sort of pub madness. But reporting on St. Patrick’s Day happenings on Main Street in Santa Monica for the Los Angeles Times got me in the mood for some Irish grub and […]

Yearning for Addis Ababa

Check today’s Calendar section in the LA Times for my article on the Little Ethiopia neighborhood along Fairfax Avenue!  I visited this enclave several times in the past month while researching the Times piece and a feature for Singular Magazine, which is coming soon.  It’s an incredibly special little ‘hood.  The people radiate warmth and […]