little tokyo

Anime Expo and other recent stuff

July 14th, 2013 by alephnaught

Anime Expo and other recent stuff

A lot has happened over the last month; I was promoted at work to Director and have about half of DIRECTV’s CRM systems (and now that I’ve counted a heck of a lot of folks). My son came to visit on my birthday – we spent two days at Anime Expo, it was amazing – […]

Photos from downtown LA

January 29th, 2012 by alephnaught

Photos from downtown LA

Here are some pictures I took yesterday walking around downtown and Little Tokyo. Translate

Chinatown and Little Tokyo

October 23rd, 2010 by alephnaught

Chinatown and Little Tokyo

We have company visiting and she wanted to go to Chinatown, so we headed out. After shopping for a couple hours in the Dynasty mall there (it’s a huge indoor shopping area with a bunch of vendors selling clothes, toys, housewares, etc.) we headed to Little Tokyo for another hour of shopping. While we were […]

Little Tokyo

June 5th, 2010 by alephnaught

Little Tokyo

Today I took Nathan down to Little Tokyo so he could shop the anime shops and spend some time with an on-line friend of his that tests games for a living. I took two videos with my iPhone – the first of a cool sculpture I found in the entry way of a building: And […]

September 14th, 2008 by alephnaught

MOCA and Little Tokyo

We decided to visit the main MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), which is just down the street from Little Tokyo. We parked across the street from the Disney Concert Hall, which was designed by Frank Gehry, who designed the Millenium Park Pavilion in Chicago.  The building is really neat but slightly out of place among […]

August 2nd, 2008 by alephnaught

Sawtelle and Little Tokyo

So today Nathan and I ventured to the Sawtelle area, which once was a Japanese area and still has a number of Japanese stores within a three or so block area. On the way there we stopped at Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash, which is located in the back of Lazer Blazer, a DVD […]