"Hot town, summer in the city / Back of my neck getting dirty and gritty / Been down, isn't it a pity / Doesn't seem to be a shadow in the city / All around, people looking half dead / Walking on the sidewalk, hotter than a match head" – but it's only Grand Avenue in Los Angeles, from First Street down to the skyscrapers on Bunker Hill. The Los Angeles Times just declared these blocks the new center of everything, the real center of the city now, with the fancy new museums and...
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