Tag Archives: San Pedro St.

The Share-A-Meal food truck

I was hanging @ the intersection of San Pedro & Winston late at night last week, and a bright orange food truck came rolling up. I snapped this pic & decided to investigate what this was all about. Turns out … Continue reading

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Parade Day & a jumper

Last Saturday morning was the 2nd Los Angeles Poverty Department “Walk the Talk Parade”. The LA Times covered it & wrote up a nice piece about it here. As I walked out of my place, ready to hoof it to … Continue reading

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new Gateway Apartments deliver the trees!

As I wrote about recently here, the southwest corner of 5th & San Pedro St.┬áhas recently transformed into something much better than what was there before. AND the intersection gets many new trees as well as some additional vegetation. I … Continue reading

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Skid Row’s “welfare hotels” serve adults only now

(Tom Grode shared the below information with me today from Central City Community Outreach on San Pedro Street. It speaks to the changing demographics of Skid Row and specifically children, which I have written about before. I can attest to … Continue reading

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Shark on San Pedro Street

Photo by Kyra K. Street art in front of a new convenience store that just popped up next to the Union Rescue Mission on San Pedro Street. Things open after dark are EXACTLY what we need around these parts. Gives … Continue reading

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intrigue with APTs in Skid Row- broken toilets

Last night I went for a walk and also to check out “Movies on the Nickel” @ the James Woods Community Center- afterwards, I checked up on the toilet just outside San Julian Park on 5th. Toilets are on the … Continue reading

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a few less Ficus trees on San Pedro Street

This corner, which is just down and across the street from my building, is rapidly shifting. A project called “The Gateway”, which is an SRO Housing Corp. building, is going up as I write this. No word yet on who … Continue reading

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