A Look at the Bicycle Kitchen’s New Digs

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Back in February, the Bicycle Kitchen announced it was seeking a new home after outgrowing its Hel-Mel location after some seven years (In fact, it was both Bicycle Kitchen cook Somerset Waters and I who coined the name “Hel-Mel” in the Fall of 2005 after we did some brainstorming for identifying that part of the […]

Dude, Where’s My Bike?

It began just like any other visit to the Council District 13 field office on Hollywood and Western. I was there to meet with District Director Marta Segura to talk about ways I can help do  outreach (especially with regard to social media) for their upcoming Los Angeles Neighborhood Dreams (LAND) workshop […]

Come, Mr. Tally Man: Doing the Glendale Bicyclist and Pedestrian Count 2010, Part 2

Continuing on Wednesday’s efforts to count bicyclists and pedestrians on San Fernando and Los Feliz for the Glendale Bicyclist and Pedestrian Count 2010 , I returned to the intersection today, a much warmer day, riding my bike four miles from home through Los Feliz to the intersection. Joined by two other men, Sean and […]

Come, Mr. Tally Man: Doing the Glendale Bicyclist and Pedestrian Count 2010

Last year I helped my friend and neighbor, Colin Bogart, who heads the City of Glendale’s Safe and Healthy Streets program, in tallying the intersection of Columbus Drive and Riverdale Avenue in that city for the Glendale Bicyclist and Pedestrian Count 2010..Armed with a clipboard I counted the number of pedestrians […]

The No Facebook Experiment : Day 5

No Facebook For A Week: Day 5: Friday, July 2, 2010

Text Contacts with FB Friends: 2 Email Contacts with FB Friends: 3 Telephone Contacts with FB Friends: 2 In-Person Contacts with FB Friends: 3

Friday was a day where I got some things done – mainly a long-overdue oil change for my ’05 […]

A Saturday of State Senators, Servicing Cycles and Sharrows

Hooray for alliteration! How’s this for a Saturday:

State Senators: Cafe Cedillo

I was invited to a “coffee” event with State Senator Gil Cedillo, as many (but not all) elected officials are apt to do in order to be more in touch with their constituents. It took place at Sabor y Cultura Coffeehouse in […]