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Eastside Hipster Cred: Toast
The homey Defamer has the scoop on the end of the Eastside's indie cred...
Hipsters, say goodbye to your East Side Fortresses of Indie Rock Solitude. Spaceland, The Echo, Silverlake Lounge: They're all targets of a coming invasion of celebrities looking to colonize your empire of thrift-store t-shirts, faux-hawks, and sweatbands. Lock up your babies! Hollywood is hungry for your blood!
The panic comes after Christina Ricci + boyfriend were spotted at a recent Spaceland show.
Ah, don't be so surprised - you knew it was coming. It was only a matter of time before the celebrities turned to indie rock: they've got iPods to fill up too, you know. And how can anyone - famous or infamous - say no to a concert venue that laughs in the face of the smoking ban?
Anyway, what will be L.A.'s next hot 'hood? Marina Del Rey? North Hollywood? How about... Calabasas????
Post your pick in the comments below. (And yes, we're kidding about Calabasas.)
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.