Monthly Archives: January 2014
Broadway’s Proposed Facelift
Downtown has undergone some rapid changes. I’ve been in LA for nearly seven years now. Back then, DTLA seemed to me to be a dismal place. Maybe that was in large part just my perception, but nobody will deny that the gentrification bug has bitten hard. I believe there are always pros and cons to […]
When running for the bus, how do you ensure the driver won’t leave without you?
Be sure to run for the bus in the lane if traffic in which it is traveling. You know it won’t go anywhere if you’re blocking it! Don’t try this at home, kids. Or on the street.
If you are in Los Angeles tonight…
…Go outside. Do something outdoors. Anything! Tonight is one of those beautifully warm nights. It has the warmth of late July, but with the clean winter sky. I decided to take the long way home from work tonight and enjoy a walk in the evening air. When I got home, I cracked open a beer […]
No Pants Metro Ride: Unofficial Code of Conduct
If you were in Union Station the afternoon of Sunday, January 12th, you would have noticed a lot of people in their undies. It was LA’s 6th Annual No Pants Metro Ride, and my first year participating. Just as one would expect, the event and the pantsless after party at Loaded in Hollywood were a […]
Yesterday I was on the purple line heading to work. Sitting across from me was a lesbian couple and their young daughter, who was in a stroller. By watching this couple interacting I could see they had a deep and beautiful love for one another, the sort of love that will withstand the test of […]
This Early Year in Los Angeles
I hope everyone had an incredible New Year’s Eve, with a great start to 2014! As I mentioned in my previous post, my NYE was spent at a black tie party in Santa Monica. I won the tickets off KCRW and took my friend, Samantha. The party was something that was totally out of our […]