98. downtown thoughts and sights

LA is weird. i have said it before and i'll say it again, and again. one thing that struck my mind today was the question, 'why do LA have a downtown with skyscrapers?' i mean, there are no lack of space really, so why build skyscrapers when you can build a huge one story mall much cheaper? i guess it ...

97. the falafel story

before my office (the library) opened this morning i took a walk around downtown to kill some time. i ended up walking south on olive and on the corner of 7th an arab dude hands me a flyer, which is a flyer for his, or his friends, restaurant called café downtown. there were some arabic writing and a menu on ...