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This Week's Most Popular Posts
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So here are this week's top three posts, as endorsed by you via the recommend feature, or as indicated by the level of talk going on in the comments...
LA Vida: The Hunt For LA’s Most Expensive T-Shirt
Here at LAist we ask the hard-hitting questions. For example: How much is the most expensive t-shirt in Los Angeles? Would it fetch $1,000? Or would it be so ugly it could be considered a modern art masterpiece? One LAister set out on a mission to find a t-shirt that adheres to the following guidelines: "The buttonless, collarless t-shirt must be sold in Los Angeles County. Sorry ladies, it must be a men's short-sleeve t-shirt -- this is our domain after all. It's also not limited to cotton. If the most expensive t-shirt in Los Angeles is made from bald eagle feathers, so be it (though that's pretty messed up.)" So what did he find? Read on...
Recession Obsession: Eating On The Red Line
"Metro's Downtown-to-North-Hollywood (and back) line stops at a variety of wonderful places. It's also clean, fast, and runs shockingly close to schedule. A Red Line ride adds up to zero parking-induced headaches, and interesting dining options -- it traverses below a landscape that features, perhaps, speakers of a hundred languages. There's plenty of this grub doesn't cost much. The only expense is more shoe leather than you'd spend in your Prius. That's why Eating On The Red Line is LAist's latest Recession Obsession. Expect $5-$10/person meals, along with your $1.50 fare."
Did you Feel the Santa Monica/Marina Del Rey Earthquake?
It was described as being "weird," a "snap/bang," "sudden and jolty," or "like a giant suddenly picked up my building then slammed right back down." Yikes! It was, indeed, an earthquake centered on the Westside--not the usual spot for Friday evening seismic activity, but then again, there's nothing "usual" about earthquakes except that there's always another one coming. Let's all use this as a reminder to BE PREPARED!
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