Monthly Archives: May 2014

It Sure Is Great!

Don’t you agree?

The Dos and Don’ts of Bike Locking

A few years ago, I suggested to a friend she should use more than a cable lock for her department store bicycle.  It didn’t take long before a thief with bolt cutters made off with her bike.  She couldn’t believe someone would go through that much effort to steal something.  The truth is, it is […]

The Second Day of Hoffmas: El Compadre

El Compadre is one of my favorite restaurants in Los Angeles for a special occasion.  I was pretty excited when my good friend, Maureen, asked me if she could take me there for a birthday dinner. Of course, we had to kick off dinner with one of El Compadre’s flaming margaritas.  Beautiful and delicious! Everything […]

The First Day of Hoffmas: Ktown Night Market

As soon as I heard that the Ktown Night Market was debuting on my birthday weekend, I knew I had to make that part of the festivities.  This fantastic two-night event showcased some of the greatest vendors and food that my neighborhood has to offer.  How could it get any better? I headed to the […]

The Ten Days of Hoffmas

I’m big into birthdays.  Like, really big into them.  So big, that every year I throw a weekend-long fest crammed full of my favorite things around Los Angeles, which I call Hoffmas.  All I want every year is to be surrounded by my friends and have a great time.  I specifically plan the Hoffmas activities […]