Monday, July 25, 2005

A view of the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica from the terrace of the Wolfgang Puck Express cafe ( I know that's lame, but we didn't have the time to go to a better place). Em and I had come to pick up a gift for Beck's boyfriend and I was struck by just how chain store infested the place has become. Granted some of them are chains I like (Zara), and yet, I cannot help feeling that the Promenade is nothing more than another open air mall. It's The Grove, but with more silly shows, like the very chunky white belly dancer who was just so bad that even a substantial display of bare flesh wasn't enough to attract a crowd.


Blogger IndCoup said...

"even a substantial display of bare flesh wasn't enough to attract a crowd"

> quality is more important than quantity in this case! ;)

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Blogger thalassa_mikra said...

Yes, more so than in a lot of cases, nothing more unseemly than quivering jelly rolls on the body of a belly dancer.

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