The Swarm

Kayak the Los Angeles River

Hidden LA is offering a rare opportunity this Labor Day weekend to kayak a segment of the Los Angeles River. It seems impossible – but there appears to be a nice section of river that IS navigable, located not far up the 101 freeway from the Hancock Park area…[Read more.]

Don Ville Shoes Celebrates Anniversary – Rebirth on La Brea

Raul Ojeda is a cobbler savant. He learned how to repair shoes at the foot of the master – Don Willie of Willie’s Shoes on Cahuenga. Ojeda took to the work and honed his skills – eventually mastering the art of creating new shoes, made to measure. His attention to detail and to building shoes in a traditional manner have made him one of the go to LA cobblers for people who appreciate quality footwear. [Read more…]