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Giant Robot Goods: 5.8.13 – Strange Symbiosis artwork now available online

SCOTT TOLLESON – NOSELLOTS PLUSHES Cute, devious, and argyle-clad plush monsters. SCOTT TOLLESON – BUTTON PARTY! Sets of five buttons featuring neat designs by artist Scott Tolleson. 5 MINUTE CANDLE Package includes four matchstick books of candles. FUNKO X NBA – POP! JEREMY LIN VINYL FIGURE The Linsanity continues. POKETO WALLETS – GARY BASEMAN Los Angeles artist Gary Baseman’s creations in wallet form. SHIPPON SELF-WATERING MINI PLANTERS Hang the little cat, monkey, or dog on a cup filled with water and watch the plant grow from its bag!

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New York City Meditations

For some, life begins and ends with pizza. After visiting a Belgian Beer bar, yes I admit I went to a bar, the pizza place next door is said to be the quality of crap. The bartender said that the place to go is Joe’s in Greenwich Village. It might be one of the best. Newbs like me tried the pepperoni first, but the real test is the simple cheese. That’s what 95% of the people walking in get.   That is Goh Nakamura at Grumpy’s Coffee. They use a Clover machine. See the phone on the table? Goh is tethered to it. Caught in the act. That’s musician Jane Lui looking surprised and Zach Gage who created Spelltower. A hot...

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Save the UCLA Hannah Carter Japanese Garden

Save the UCLA Hannah Carter Japanese Garden. It’s a good looking garden that might get sold to a stranger. It’s in an extremely high rent area and the land is worth more than the value of the garden. The original family, the Carter’s didn’t want this to get sold and a protest is underway. There’s much more info at the link. (LAist – Japanese Garden)  

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