35 Signs You Grew Up In Los Angeles In The '90s
It wasn't all earthquakes and riots. But that was definitely part of it.
You went on a school field trip to the La Brea Tar Pits.
You browsed albums at Tower Records on Sunset.
You listened to a lot of KROQ.
You got doughnuts at the Farmer's Market.
You learned to conserve water at an early age because there was a drought.
You ate at the Hamburger Hamlet.
Or Chasen's, if you were fancy.
Or Steven Spielberg's restaurant Dive at Century City.
You got ice cream at Thrifty.
You remember falling ash from the L.A. riots.
You learned about the female form from Angelyne.
And you were always on the lookout for Dennis Woodruff's car.
You knew someone involved in the O.J. Simpson trial.
You participated in countless earthquake drills.
You had property damage from the 1994 Northridge earthquake.
You had a healthy fear of downtown.
And Hollywood Boulevard.
Your conception of the '50s was based largely on Ed Debevic's.
Or the Johnny Rockets on Melrose.
You thought Melrose was the coolest.
Your parents warned you about wearing red or blue.
You saw your first play at the Shubert Theatre.
You waited in line to see "Titanic" at the Westwood Village Theatre.
You got a great view at the Encounter Restaurant at LAX.
You skipped school to check out the new "Jurassic Park" ride at Universal Studios.
And you rode "E.T. Adventure."
And the "Back to the Future" ride.
You were dazzled by the collection at the Museum of Miniatures.
You rented movies at Rocket Video.
You went to way too many birthday parties at Ultrazone.
And Hollywood Star Lanes.
You remember when the Staples Center opened.
You checked out the Rose Parade floats on display.
You're still suffering from all the smog you inhaled at a young age.
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