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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Local Hype: Go Back To The Arcade, Smorgasburg & 626 Coming Back & Desert X Didn't Do Well

Many arcades are back open...if you can deal with touching stuff that many people sweat on. 
876 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Open everyday 8:30AM - 1:30AM
It seems like you can play anything for $25 entry fee
(323) 660-8180 
28 South Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105 
$15 for an hour or $25 for a full day  
Round 1 Bowling & Amusement
Burbank Town Center 
201 E Magnolia Blvd Suite 145, Burbank, CA 91502
Open everyday 11am-11pm


YouTube Space is dead. The location where YouTubers could freely film their shows was closed during Covid and looks like it's gone forever with many other YouTube spaces around the world.
We've writen about YouTube Space on multiple occasions hosting events for LA netizens, but looks like YouTube doesn't want to pay the bill on the studio and space.
It's back July 4.

The beloved open-air food market will come back after such a long time July 4th.
626 Night Market is back July 9-11
The flagship 626 Night Market events are back for a 9th season at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The iconic Californian festival features 250+ food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music, and entertainment attractions in an epic event that appeals to all ages.

North Hollywood’s Nerdstrong Died Because Gym Rats Were Scared Of The Geeks 

 "While pumping iron, you were encouraged to push yourself harder by imagining you were taking down the Death Star, training in the X-Men’s Danger Room with Cyclops, or fighting some zombies. One workout, based on the end of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," included holding a five-to-ten pound weight out awkwardly for two minutes to stand in for Rey trying to get Luke to accept his lightsaber."


Looks like the city of Long Beach didn't want to deal with anymore businesses and took control after the years of problems with the Queen Mary, which is still in trouble of sinking within then ext three years if not maintained.
The owner of a development called West Harbor has the fish market operator New food and entertainment complex It replaces Ports O’Call, but their vision of the role that popular restaurants play in West Harbor was far too far away. In short, fish market owners wanted more room they could get.
 Laura Hess takes an in-depth look at why Desert X just wasn't that good this year in Coachella Valley and we'd have to agree.
"But as a whole, Desert X 2021 seemed more disorganized, more static, and with less fluidity between viewer and artwork."