Posts Tagged ‘deli’
Enjoy Los Angeles on a Private Tour After School Starts
We in beach communities can always tell when summer is over and school has begun. The weekday crowds thin out greatly and we have the beach and the coastal businesses to ourselves once again. Parking is easy and lines are short if there are lines at all. And finally, there is all the empty beach one can desire. Venice is still a favorite for us and our Los Angeles private tour groups who want to enjoy some sand, surf and sun and who wish to fully understand the lure of the Southland. There is much sightseeing around Venice for those interested in Los Angeles history and culture. The Venice Hotel and Danny’s Deli pictured above take us back in time to the great filmmakers, raconteurs and personalities that once inhabited this part of Los Angeles. The boardwalk entertainers are few and far between on weekdays but on weekends the boardwalk is full of life and entertainment. If walking the boardwalk is not fun enough we can rent bikes or skates and enjoy the winding path along the beach that runs from the Palos Verdes Peninsula to Malibu.
Private Los Angeles Tour at a Single Mural
The seven panel mural along the side of Canter’s Deli in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles (near Hollywood) depicts more than 100 years of history and life of the Los Angeles Jewish community. Beginning in the left-most panel with the organizing of the first Jewish inhabitants in downtown Los Angeles (mid-1800s) the story proceeds to the right through the time the mural was painted (1985). Businesses, film, sports, social activism and the influence of Jewish life in southern California history are illustrated within vignettes on each panel. The artist, Art Mortimer, is a southern California native and is considered one of the fathers of the Los Angeles mural movement, many examples of which we have written about in other blog entries (“mural” posts). A number of our custom private tours throughout the year will be specifically designed to take our curious guests through the neighborhoods to visit notable and renowned murals. Let us know if you are interested and we will be happy to show you these large outdoor artworks.