Category The People of Metro
If you’re a frequent visitor here at Hoff the Beaten Path (you really oughta be!), you know I’m a big fan of Scott Schultz’s storytelling series BUSted! True Stories About Getting Around LA by People Who Don’t Drive. Scott features some of the most incredible storytellers in LA sharing stories of their experiences with transit […]
Last Thursday, March 27th, I had the pleasure of attending and incredible story slam called BUSted, which took place at Stories Cafe and Books in Silverlake! The topic of the slam was about people who get around Los Angeles without a car. A friend on Facebook invited me, and it seemed like a justifiable reason […]
If you said elderly man standing on a crowded subway while a young, able-bodied dude sits in the seat reserved for seniors and disabled, then you’re right!
Don’t have a valentine yet? Don’t fret, my chocolate-covered lovelies! Metro’s got your back. This morning you can participate in speed dating on the red line! Hurry, as registration begins at 10:30 pst (ten minutes from now!). Unfortunately blogging doesn’t pay the bills, so I’ll be at my corporate job earning my paycheck when this […]
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 […]
…and this dude cracks open a Budweiser and chugs it on the bus. I see another guy at a stop sipping a Colt 45. I’m starting to think I’m doing it wrong by starting my day with a smoothie and black tea!