Gwen, Lautner, Victory Gardens, the 64 Worst Things About LA, and Saying Goodbye to Acres of Books

Gwen, Lautner, Victory Gardens, the 64 Worst Things About LA, and Saying Goodbye to Acres of Books

Gregory Han
Apr 10, 2008

Here's a Southern California edition Slinks, including CasaSugar's peek at Gwen Stefani's former Los Feliz digs, LAT's feature about the restoration of John Lautner's Harpel house, the 64 worst things about LA, ditching the lawn and planting an edible garden, and losing a Southern Californian bibliophile's landmark, all linked under the jump....

LA Times Home & Garden: Midcentury architect John Lautner's Harpel house in the Hollywood Hills is revived through a stunning renovation. [Photo: Gary Friedman - Los Angeles Times]

Curbed LA: Los Angeles-based architect Fritz Haeg's tries to convince us to ditch the lawn and restart the victory garden movement.

Metroblogging LA: Pour yourself a cup of Haterade and join in on voting on the battle royale of all there is to dislike about living in the City of Angels.

LAist: A sad, sad day for all those who love bookstores. Legendary Long Beach establishment Acres of Books is to close their doors. [photo: LWY]

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