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Another Perfect Day

Hollyhock Residence & Barnsdall Park

Our city is blessed with a generous number of Frank Lloyd Wright residences. Sure, they’re a pain in the ass to maintain, but I’m okay to overlook that. In that sense, you can’t quite overlook the Hollyhock house as it is undergoing renovations. It is still worth visiting if not just to see the exterior,…
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January 31, 2014 3

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Nestled in the rolling hills of Pan Pacific Park lays the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. Even as it sits across from the popular and fabricated Grove, you might just miss it as its environmentally friendly rooftop bunkers the building within the landscape.A quick couple of notes. First, it is actually the oldest holocaust…
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January 24, 2014 0

More Bike Lanes a Comin’

Happy to see work being started on more bike lanes to a vital link to the valley. This adds another mile of bike lanes on Riverside Drive between Laurel Canyon and the I-170 freeway.  This is a logical addition that continues along the three mile stretch all the way to Van Nuys Blvd. At the…
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December 10, 2013 2

Thanksgiving Treats

As we discover the depths of our coldness, let us reflect a little on what a nice Thanksgiving weekend we had. Perfect weather. Open freeways. Victories for both our UCLA and USC football teams! Well, maybe one. My wife and I had an afternoon out on the town thanks to public transportation! First, Matthew Bourne’s,…
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December 5, 2013 1

Snapshots across Los Angeles

A few looks of things that caught my eye while out and about in Los Angeles that I had to take pictures of: The Tiffany Theater is but a pile of dust before work starts on the Sunset / LaCienega Super Mega Project. This is Los Angeles though. The last thing to go of course…
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November 18, 2013 1