On The Verge Of The Village

I was selected recently as one of around  a dozen community members on a steering committee for the Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative‘s (LANI) Virgil Village corridor project. The project was established in the mid-1990s during Richard Riordan’s mayoral administration as one of several neighborhoods that could qualify for beautification grants. Virgil Avenue between Melrose […]

Piggypacking On A Concept – Zocalo Public Square

I attended my first Zocalo Public Square event this evening, hopping on the 94 Metro Local bus from Glendale, getting off at Ord Street in Chinatown and riding down a few blocks to The California Endowment‘s facility on Alameda.

Zocalo, named after Mexico City’s famous central plaza, is an ongoing public salon/panel dealing with […]

Streets For Feet – Hollywood Community Studio’s Open Space Experiment

In conjunction with Friday’s Park[ing] Day L.A., the Hollywood Community Studio closed off Hudson Avenue north of Hollywood Boulevard and turned it into a pedestrian plaza on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. I didn’t have the time to check it out on Friday and I totally slept on it Saturday, so I […]