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This Week's Most Commented & Recommended
These murals outside Pincher's Liquor on Pico were some of your favorites this week on LAist | Photo by Osmany Rodriguez/LAist
When you read something you like on LAist, we love it when you hit the "recommend" button, and we love it even more if you put your two cents' worth in the comments. Getting a dialog going with our readers and making sure we're giving you content you can use are top priorities for us. So here's this week's top posts, as endorsed by you via the recommend feature, or as indicated by the level of talk going on in the comments:
Why Does Everyone Hate Hipsters Assholes? Who came first, the hipster or the asshole? And which is more offensive? And what does it mean to be a hipster? Or is it meaningless? Are you a hipster? Or are you an asshole? Am I a hipster? Or am I an asshole?
The Anti-Hipster's Guide to LA: Shadowscene. Ok, so you've determined you're not a hipster (see above). Here's where you learn about one of your peeps, shutterbug Shadowscene.
Funniest Blog In the World Alert. We're pretty sure "Stuff White People Like" sprang from the minds of Angelenos, but folks seem pretty divided on whether their humorous take on Caucasian culture (or lack thereof) is funny, unimpressive, racist, or brilliant.
Missing Woman Found Dead in Police Employees' Parking Space. 22-year-old Eileen Ponce-Orta was missing for three days, then her van was found parked in a space reserved for Pomona Police. Her mother noticed the dead body of her daughter when she was brought down to claim the illegally parked vehicle.
Concert Review-Moistboyz@The Troubadour 2/18. A rockin' good show by The Moistboyz leads to some ruminations on the role of punk in contemporary music and society.
Hollywood Stars Hang Out at Liquor Stores...Just Like Us! Mural art reveals that legendary Hollywood faces can be found where you'd least expect them. Like, say, Pincher's Liquor on Pico.
Cruise off the highway and hit locally-known spots for some tasty bites.
Fentanyl and other drugs fuel record deaths among people experiencing homelessness in L.A. County. From 2019 to 2021, deaths jumped 70% to more than 2,200 in a single year.
This fungi isn’t a “fun guy.” Here’s what to do if you spot or suspect mold in your home.
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Edward Bronstein died in March 2020 while officers were forcibly taking a blood sample after his detention.
A hike can be a beautiful backdrop as you build your connection with someone.