NiBi Pho brings quality to the table

By Alex Lopez Outstanding hospitality and great food keeps loyal customers coming back to NiBi Pho Bistro, which serves the best Vietnamese home-made soup in the City of Commerce. NiBi Pho’s Bistro is set in the Citadel Outlet Mall food court where a variety of restaurants are also found. Being the only Vietnamese restaurant in the court, this place stands out from the rest promoting loyalty to all incoming customers daily. The…

November 28, 2011
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East L.A. Farmers Market promotes healthy eating

By Kritsida Adisakkitti The East Los Angeles Farmers Market celebrated their 5-year anniversary on Saturday at East L.A. Civic Center, keeping to their roots of bringing the community back together. Fresh buttery kettlecorn popping with the strong scent of roasted peanuts reminds the community what it means to be “organically grown.” With more than 40 vendors selling a variety of items from vegetables, fruits, jewelry and artwork, there’s always something to…

November 28, 2011
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Newsboys revive Christian Rock

By Adrian Lepe Following a hugely successful album “Born Again,” Newsboys return with a new album entitled “God’s Not Dead.” The debut of their new album showed everyone that Christian rock is on the rise. In this album many of the songs are not new, but are actually well-known songs from church and worship. More than half of the songs have been recorded by other artists, and have actually topped the…

November 28, 2011
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Theatre students find outside stage

By Ariana Renteria Echoes of voices can be heard walking down the ramp toward the P2 theatre building. Gradually the echoes begin to make sense. The voices are not random. They are poetry leaving the mouths of East Los Angeles College students. The students are speaking words from the likes of “Hamlet,” “Rhinoceros in Love” and “Personal Messages.” Not only are these words flowing from students mouths, they are passionately acted  out…

November 23, 2011
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Cultural Art Walk in Downtown Los Angeles

By Heidy Garcia When it comes to experiencing authentic Los Angeles art life, Art Walk is the only one way to truly live it. Many may think that art walk is just a night where art snobs and hipsters go and socialize. It’s not. It’s a gathering of people that want to share their love of art or simply want to experience something new in their life. There is so…

November 23, 2011
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Dine like Ghengis Khan

By Xavier Morales Shabu Shabu House restaurant, a local Japanese style eatery in Little Tokyo usually has hordes of people eagerly waiting to enter its warm ambiance for dinner. Shabu-shabu (literally, “swishswish”), the Japanese art of cooking thinly-sliced beef and vegetables by dipping them in a pot of boiling water, is said to have been created by Genghis Khan in the 13th century as a means of rapidly feeding his…

November 23, 2011
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Homegirl Cafe provides homey atmosphere

By Keyla Lopez Located on the corner of Alameda Street and Bruno Street, who knew Homegirl Café is little gem right in the backyard helping our community. If you can look past the few cons that it comes with, it is definitely a place you should check out and eat in at least once. Homegirl Café provides a homey atmosphere to grab a bite. Homegirl café is branch of Homeboy…

November 23, 2011
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Comedy train rolls around again

By Gabriel Serrano The comedy train rolls into East Los Angeles College for another night of laughs to raise money for the athletic department on Sunday. There was a total of five comedians that made the Edison Theater fill with laughter the whole night. The first comedian Marty Ross, an older man with a dark and shady sense of humor, brought the crowd to the first laughs by opening with…

November 23, 2011
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‘Happy Feet Two’ dances into theaters

By Rosa Guillen  “Happy Feet Two” contains messages of hope and it also addresses issues that are now endangering the lives of animals in Antarctica. Mumble, the tap dancing penguin returns to the big screen voiced by Elijah Wood in the star-studded film as the father of Erik, voiced by Ava Acres, the young emperor penguin in search of something different. We first met Mumble in 2006 in the Oscar-winning…

November 23, 2011
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Mr. Burrito eats the competition

By Fernando Luna  If you are looking for some good old fashioned Mexican cuisine and happen to be in the city of South Gate, head over to Taqueria El Paisano. This Mexican eatery is owned by the Ortiz brothers: Roberto and Israel. It has been in business for the last four years, established in 2007. They are the miracle workers cooking behind the walls of the kitchen for their loyal…

November 23, 2011
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