Holiday Reading

By Dave Fratello July 5th, 2010.

It's a long, lazy weekend, with Saturday and Sunday afternoons cooperating for beach days.

Here's hoping you've been toting your summer reading (hardback, paperback, Kindle or iPad) throughout this relaxed time. As to online real estate reading, we've got a few new options:

El Norte: An appreciation – A new post by Blake Roberts takes on the common sentiment that MB's Sand Section only matters south of Marine, mainly for proximity to downtown. "Actually, we have two downtowns," says Blake, noting the North End's plethora of stores, food, bars, etc. His timing is self-serving, inasmuch as Blake's got a new west-of-Highland listing on 31st St. (see "It's Better Now by the Beach"), but that doesn't make his boosterism wrong. (Photo: Liz Spear of Manhattan Beach Patch, from this article on the North End's changes.)

Easy Reader on MBC author's "coming out" – Maybe you got it at your front door, but if you're out of town, check out the story online.

New South Bay Confidential column in the Daily Breeze – This week focuses on a major remodel in S. Redondo. Did you know they're still flipping houses? The column is printed in the "Home Guide" in Saturday's Daily Breeze (print edition), and is also available online here or also here, in print layout with photos.

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