2nd Annual Historic Grapefruit Night

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Wolf & Crane

Sustainable Little Tokyo + Little Tokyo Community Council presents the 2nd annual Historic Grapefruit Night at Wolf & Crane Bar!

Sip "The 1884," a special cocktail featuring the essence of 150 years of grapefruit history in Little Tokyo. Thanks to ongoing community efforts to sustain our history and culture, many more generations can enjoy these generous trees... and get our drink on! Come enjoy local food and drinks, share stories, and learn more about Sustainable Little Tokyo and Little Tokyo Community Council!

$5-10 suggested donation at the door.
All donations and $1 of every cocktail will benefit LTCC.

Join us before (and after) Tuesday Night Cafe! And enjoy The 1884 cocktail throughout the week or until the juice runs out! Hurry or you'll have to wait a whole year for the next batch!

Photo credit: Southern California Gardeners Association

There are two remaining Little Tokyo grapefruit trees from the Wolfskill Orchard, which stretched into downtown from the late 1800s to early 1900s and popularized citrus in California. Recognizing the trees' importance, JACCC and the SoCal Gardeners Association helped save and relocate our 150-year old tree from its original location behind the Amerasia bookstore (near what is now Pinkberrys) to the JACCC Noguchi Plaza in 1982. These trees have lived with us through the founding of Little Tokyo, the Japanese internment camps, the many waves of development, and continue with us in the struggle to sustain our community amidst the many cultural, environmental, and economic changes!