It was a perfect, warm Friday spring evening at last night’s Streetsblog Los Angeles fundraiser at Eco-Village near Koreatown. I was in the company of many familiar faces in the bicycling/transit/sustainability community and even put faces to familiar names I’ve encountered in the online world.
Last weekend’s CicLAvia was the big talk of the [...]
I honestly have no idea who actually reads this blog regularly – the only time people read it is when I post links to it from my Twitter and Facebook sites – and I generally assume this blog is an unknown entity when it comes to blasting news and announcements, but I’ll say it [...]
It’s hard to believe that an entire six months had passed since the inaugural CicLAvia open streets event, but the first of three in 2011 had arrived on Sunday. Like the first one, it again used the 7.5-mile route from East Hollywood to Boyle Heights, but this time, there were at least 50% more [...]
On Friday night after a day of last-minute Robert Group outreach work in Inglewood and accompanying the choir on piano during rehearsal at St. Eugene’s right afterward, I decided to check out the brand spankin’ new Galleria Market on Vermont and 5th. This new supermarket/shopping center was recently re-purposed from the shell of the [...]
In between work on Sunday I was able to attend the swearing-in ceremony of freshman Congresswoman Karen Bass at Robert F. Kennedy Community School in Wilshire Center. Attended by over 600 dignitaries, community activists, friends and constituents alike, it was a massive outpouring of love and a celebration of one woman with a long-standing [...]
Wow. All I can say is, “Wow.”
Of course there are more words to describe CicLAvia, but that’s the first one to come to mind.
I was proud to have not only be one of some 100,000 participants, but I signed up as one of the goldenrod-shirted volunteers of the event. I got to [...]