Very related to our LA River thought from last week, LA Weekly declares a battle for the river between urbanists versus naturalists.

Eater asked chefs their thoughts on the future of dining in LA. Answers range from starry-eyed good times ahead to the $15 minimum wage completely obliterating any hope of good dining ever again to the expected rise of more fast casual restaurants.

A critical review of the Broad made the front cover of Sunday's New York Times. (Keep scrolling for our own commentary on this)

As hoped and expected, LA Metro asks Washington to assist in accelerating two key rail projects to be completed in time for the 2024 Olympics.

More pretty walls y'alls: Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs offers $750,000 for mural restorations and conservation, lots of which is up for grabs.

The painting of Indian Alley, one of Downtown's most important commemorative mural sites.
Video by Landon Taylor