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Lights, Camera, Action and The Unit

Lights, Camera, Action and The Unit

→  March 24, 2009

Sometimes in Los Angeles, we get to literally be “part of the action” and have a backstage pass for being at the right place at the right time, for just being there. Welcome to Travelin’ Local’s backstage shoot of “The Unit.” Such was the case during my recent foray during my afternoon visit to Macarthur Park. [...]

Macarthur Park is going to The People

Macarthur Park is going to The People

→  March 23, 2009

A couple days ago, I featured some of our local feathered friends that I discovered while visiting Macarthur Park, so today I’d like to share some other interesting photographs that I took while I was at the park. As Diane C. noted, Macarthur Park is also famous for the song named after it, which was first [...]

Welcome to the Free Pipe Organ Recital at the First Church in Los Angeles

Welcome to the Free Pipe Organ Recital at the First Church in Los Angeles

→  March 22, 2009

For this Sunday morning, I’d like to take you to a very old church with an exceptionally large organ, the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. It’s Los Angeles’ oldest Protestant church in continuous operation, being founded in 1867. Every Thursday at 12:10pm, the church opens its doors for a free 30 minute pipe organ recital. Its [...]

Macarthur Park is going to the Birds

Macarthur Park is going to the Birds

→  March 20, 2009

Whoever thought a major metropolitan city like Los Angeles couldn’t have so many different varieties of birds, definitely hasn’t visited Macarthur Park, which is located in the Westlake district. Considering the recent history of Macarthur Park, it has come a long way; it used to be “crime central” in Los Angeles–drug-dealing, shoot-outs and the occasional rumored [...]



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