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Mini-Trad Mysteries – Pantry, Service Porch; Can YOU help?

This is the first in a series of posts about some of the odd and unusual mysteries that my husband and I are discovering as we attempt to bring our 1948 home back to some of its former retro glory! It’s adapted from a post on my blog, The Moderne Hausfrau. When it came time to buy our house, I had—like most shoppers—a very keen idea of exactly what I wanted. We found that house, too.  But it wasn’t meant to

National Night Out

Tuesday August 5th, 2014 Bring your lawn chairs and your snacks. Learn more about community safety. Daisy Ave. Green at 19th Street, Long Beach, CA 90806 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Featuring: LBPD West Division – Your Neighbors – Neighborhood Watch – Wrigley Is Going Green – Wrigley Association – Wrigley BBQ (samples) It’s America’s Night Out Against Crime! The “Annual National Night Out” (NNO), a unique crime/drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), has been

Mark Chervinsky – Filmmaker

Mark Chervinsky is a filmmaker, has a 12 handicap @ golf, and enjoys a cocktail or two. He pays his bills by cutting the crap you watch on TV. As an editor and cinematographer, he is best known for I Love New York (2007), The Sophisticated Misfit (2007) and At What Cost? Anatomy of Professional Wrestling (2014). His company makes feature films and television programming. Currently he is making a Wrestling documentary called “At What Cost.” In the past he

Timeless Pints Brewery

wrigley, long beach, ca

If Timeless Pints is new to you, well in August they will be celebrating their first year anniversary, so where you been? This is a great little brewery that you have to check out if you are into craft beers or simply want to get into craft beers.  Their beers are quite good with a reasonable selection of various IPAs, ales, and stouts. Tasting flights are available (you choose the 6 beers you want to taste) as are beers by

DIY Vegetable Garden

wrigley, long beach, ca

Have limited space, but want to have a vegetable garden? Here is what we did on our driveway with less than $100 in materials. We built two boxes – one taller for the bottom and the other smaller for the top. The top box has an open bottom allowing for water to drain down into the bottom box. The bottom box also has an open bottom allowing excess water to drain out. To keep the soil from falling out of

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