A post for Columbus Day — Columbus didn’t actually discover anything and by most accounts he was a pretty unlikeable guy. However, the era of exploration was full of actual discoveries as adventurers stumbled across lands previously uninhabited by people.
Mayor Garcetti’s first executive direction was the launch of the Great Streets program. Even though Broadway is not one of those Great Streets, is was chosen to show what a great street could look like for Pop-Up Broadway. I popped over to see what they city feels makes a great street — which apparently involves a lot of yarn.
Jacques Dutronc’s “Les play boys” came out in October, 1966, in which he sang “J’ai pas peur des petits minets. Qui mangent leur ronron au Drugstore.” Just who were these minets of whom Dutronc professed to have no fear?