Daily Archives: May 31, 2009

Frubble Hosts First After-Prom Party

Frubble After-Prom Party

The folks at Frubble were at it again Saturday night.  As part of their community connections direction they hosted a prom after-party for students from West Hills High School.  Owners Mark and Caroline Baker wanted to provide a safe, alcohol-free activity for teens following the biggest event of their high school career.  As Mark said, who wants to go right home after your prom?  So they brought in a DJ (Jeremy Peterson, aka DJ ANOMIE) and a young band, The Mayors of Sexy Town, some of whose members appeared to be post-prom as well.


The turn out, at least while I was there, was lmited, but the teens who came certainly seemed to be having a good time.  The Bakers were not disappointed at all.  They learned what worked and what they can do for next time they do this – which they certainly will, and very likely before next year’s prom season.  Can you say “After Homecoming”?  Stay tuned for details.

The Mayors of Sexy Town

The Kings of Sexytown

The Mayors of Sexy Town and a Special Guest

Kings of Sexytown Plus One

Having Fun at Frubble

Having Fun

Dancing the Night Away – Again

Dancing the Night Away


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Santee Street Fair – Quick Review

Santee Street Fair

I have returned from all day shooting at the first Santee Street Fair.  I will have a more detailed post on it soon, but I wanted to get something up tonight before I collapse from exhaustion.  And I know a number of others are at least as tired as I am, if not more so.  But it was all worth it.  I think I can safely say that this event exceeded at least the majority of expectations.

The planning for this day started only in January, and there were people who didn’t think it could be carried off.  Well, they were quite satisfied being wrong.  To give you an idea how successful the day was…

  • The Boy Scouts were selling pancake breakfast to raise money for their activities – they had to send out three or four times for more supplies
  • Eccentric International Chefs had to restock their supply of pastries three times
  • Hunter’s Steak House ran out of sides to go with their delicious tri-tip
  • Several vendors ran out of give-away items

Were there some glitches?  Of course there were, but nothing major – mix-ups on locations or a need to move someone seemed to be the biggest things.  Are there things that can be improved for next year?  Of course there were – and if you were at the Street Fair and saw something that could be improved, they want to hear about it.  After all, you can’t get better if you don’t know what to work on.

I’ll be back with a more in-depth post and more pictures soon.

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