Monthly Archives: June 2014

Ovarian Psycos Present: Bike-In Movie Night – 6/25/2014

Looking for something fun to do tomorrow in the long, summer night?  Come screen two short documentaries on ghost bikes presented by the bicycle brigade Ovarian Psycos. What is a ghost bike?  They are white-painted bicycles that are places as a memorial near the site of where a cycles was killed by a car.  They […]

BUSted! June Edition

It’s that time of month again.  No, not that, you sicko!  Tomorrow is the monthly storytelling event, BUSted! True Stories About Getting Around LA by People Who Don’t Drive.  As always, BUSted! is hosted and produced by Scott Schultz, who is an incredible story teller.  The line up is really great, which makes me honored to be included as a featured storyteller.  The event is free […]

First Year of My Car-Free Lifestyle

Today marks an important milestone in my life.  One year ago, I sold my car. Four months before selling my car, I got a job in DTLA and starting taking Metro to work.  I go out in DTLA more than any other part of town, so I was already in the habit of taking the […]

LA Kings Stanley Cup Victory Parade

Los Angeles has been in a state of celebration since the Kings won the Stanley Cup on Friday night.  I’m not big into sports, but what’s good for LA is good for me.  It’s hard not to get swept up in the excitement, especially because the victory parade went a block from my work during […]

Stanley Cup Parade and Road Closures – Monday, 6/16/2014

Good news: the Los Angeles Kings have won the Stanley Cup!  Not only is an LA team the best in all the land, but we can finally stop seeing our Facebook news feeds littered with hockey posts (oh wait, the NBA finals are still going on, along with the World Cup?). On Monday, LA welcomes […]

No More Butts

There are several good reasons why people shouldn’t smoke cigarettes.  They are bad for your health, they smell gross, and they cause premature aging.  We all know this.  But what about environmental impact? Every year, billions of trees are cut down in order to manufacture cigarettes.  To bring awareness to this surprising fact, artist Cristo […]

World Naked Bike Ride Los Angeles 2014

If you’re going to be milling around DTLA or Echo Park this Saturday, don’t be shocked if you see hundreds of naked cyclists rolling by.  June 14th will be the annual World Naked Bike Ride Los Angeles.  According to WNBR LA’s website, the ride is a protest against “indecent exposure to cars and the  pollution […]