Since the first event in 2010, CicLAvia is now the largest car-free, open streets event in the nation. Most recently the event brought West Hollywood and Hollywood together. I talked with CicLAvia’s Director of Production, Rachel Burke for some insider info.
A Modern Midwest (Almost) Summer Night’s Dream: Where to Stop and Go Along the Ohio River Cities.
A combination of opportunity and events led me to plan a week-long trip to Louisville, KY, Jeffersonville, IN, and Cincinnati, OH. If you’re wondering what the heck anyone would do in those cities, read along and see what interesting sights I recommend and what adventures await.
The Last Bookstore of Los Angeles: Did Video also Kill the Bookstore and the Record Store?
When downtown Los Angeles was slowly becoming a destination rather than a place to avoid, The Last Bookstore set up shop in 2005. Now the largest new and used bookstore in the state, it has itself become a destination reminding us of the importance of a
sense of place over consumerism.
Southern California in Bloom
Desert showers bring wildflowers…Did you know that the California Poppy became the state flower in 1903? Or that April 6th was California Poppy Day? It’s purpose is to encourage learning about native plants and conservation.
The Great Race Place
Put your money on The Great Race Place for a fun-filled outing at the most beautiful track in the world.
Japanese Garden: Suiho-En (“Garden of Water and Fragrance”)
Sunday funday wandering around the Japanese Garden: Suiho-En, in the San Fernando Valley.
Oh, hi Ojai. Nice to see you.
What makes a small town memorable? Food, people, and environment might have something to do with it. There’s no recipe for culture, but a city’s choices in planning and development, including the businesses it supports, the aesthetics of new development, and the values it emphasizes certainly drive the collective community culture.
Meditation Through Live Music in Barcelona and Stockholm
As I sporadically planned for a 10-day trip through three European cities in early May, I knew a concert or two had to be on my list of things to do to explore the music scene of each locale. It didn’t matter to me if … Continue reading Meditation Through Live Music in Barcelona and Stockholm