Posts Tagged ‘ice cream’

Historiographic Note on Frozen Confections 12 August 2011 No Comments

The first time I watched the 1972 documentary “Reyner Banham Loves Los Angeles” I was too distracted by the “Baede-Kar,” a dash-mounted radio tour guide system with a voice only slightly less creepy than HAL 9000, to pay much attention to frozen confections.  But watching it again this morning (yes, it was research), I was […]

Frozen Confections Past 4 August 2011 No Comments

While I was on jury duty in July the Times published an article mentioning Wooly’s, a new shaved ice stand on Municipal Plaza, between McKim, Mead & White’s Municipal Building and Cass Gilbert’s U.S. (now Thurgood Marshall) Courthouse. . . . . . . . . . . In pre-Civic Center days, this was a […]