Archive for September, 2010

Poet’s Walk

Posted in Caspurtle on 2010/09/30 by CasperMcFadden

And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul ~ Plato

Poet’s Walk (7th and Figueroa) is a collaborative collection of public art exhibit created  by artists and poets.

Portals to Poetry.  Steel, bronze, and found objects, 1989


George Herms (artist)
Charles Simic (poet)

Corporate Head.  Bronze, 1990

Terry Allen (artist)  Philip Levine (poet)

The Public Abandons PhilosophyPigeons Acquire Philosophy. Bronze, 1990.

David Gilhooly (artist)  Robert Mezey (poet)

Once there was a forestWalk Earth Talk /  Natural InstinctsPuddlesOverall


Charlie Chaplin

Posted in Caspurtle on 2010/09/26 by CasperMcFadden

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.” ~Charlie Chaplin

Bronze sculpture of Charlie Chaplin in the lobby of the Bradbury Building

Breakfast at Hotel Evergreen

19Sep10 Los Angeles culinary giants

Posted in Caspurtle on 2010/09/19 by CasperMcFadden

Round food for every mood…

Randy’s DonutsThe Donut HoleKindle’s Donuts

Bellflower’s Bagel, The Daily Grind, Dale’s Donut

  • Best coffee: The Daily Grind
  • Best service and overall friendliness: Randy’s Donut
  • Worst service: The Donut Hole
  • Best donut: Randy’s Donut

12Sep10 Galco’s Old World Grocery

Posted in Caspurtle on 2010/09/12 by CasperMcFadden

The best soda pop stop in Los Angeles.

And on a recent visit, a group of red hatters added to the nostalgic surroundings.

04Sep10 Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Posted in Caspurtle on 2010/09/04 by CasperMcFadden