Archive for Just for fun

The First Venice Art Crawl is Happening Tonight

Aug 19, 2010 by Lisa Newton

What better way to spend a Thursday then to head over to Venice for their first Venice Art Crawl.
Its purpose ostensibly is to highlight the free artistic spirit of Venice, and the Crawl will be [...]

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Cruising to the Silver Lake Reservoir in a Brand New Chevy Cruze

Aug 17, 2010 by Lisa Newton

If you’ve ever driven up Silver Lake Boulevard, which is a fun road to drive, you’ll notice the gorgeous lake which is in the middle of Los Angeles.
While test driving my Chevrolet Cruze on [...]

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Traversing the Music Box Steps

Aug 15, 2010 by Lisa Newton

When walking around the Echo Park, and Silver Lake area, you’re bound to encounter an area where there’s quite a few steps–more germane, several thousand steps.
Some of the steps are hidden, others are in plain [...]

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This Weekend is Fee Free at Many California National Parks

Aug 09, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Free, it’s a popular word. In fact, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like the word free.
Especially when it’s associated with either a material possession or a National Park.
For the upcoming weekend, August 14th -15th, [...]

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The 2010 OC Fair Starts Today

Jul 16, 2010

If you live in Orange County, and even Los Angeles or San Diego, put your “Entertainment Hat” on and get ready to go to the Fair.
Opening today, the 2010 OC Fair is guaranteed to [...]

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What’s with all this talk of June Gloom?

Jul 09, 2010

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been hearing a lot of talk, or should I say, grumbling, about “June Gloom.”
OK, I’ll admit, waking up to find it sprinkling in the morning this week was [...]

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Los Angeles Free Friday

Jun 25, 2010

Free
Recreation
Equals
Ecstasy
For this week’s edition of Free Friday, I thought I’d start with a little poem.
I know, I know, you’re not here for the exciting introductory paragraph, you just want to see the various [...]

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Los Angeles Free Friday

Jun 18, 2010

Now that the Lakers have won their 16th Basketball Championship vs. their long-term nemesis, the Boston Celtics, at the Staples Center, in the last game of this pivotal series, history is in the books. [...]

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The Burning Palm Tree of Santa Monica

Jun 17, 2010

Yesterday, about mid-afternoon, I was parking my car on Adelaide Drive in Santa Monica, where I was preparing to shoot the photos for a new Travelin’ Local Walking Tour E-book.
As soon as I opened my [...]

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Los Angeles Free Friday

Jun 04, 2010

It’s that time again for Free Friday, where we feature events happening in and around Los Angeles. From the numerous free and fun activities now upon us it’s apparent that summertime is well upon us. [...]

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Sit Back Saturday

May 22, 2010

It’s that time of the week again–Sit Back Saturday–where we feature eclectic and interesting writers throughout Los Angles.
We’ve chosen those scribes from from the LA area whose musings, penmanship, and writing caught our attention. [...]

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Whale Watching in Southern California

May 19, 2010

Living so close to the ocean, I always feel intrigued to do all things related to the ocean. After all, it’s a unique opportunity and pleasure to spend so much time near the Pacific. So [...]

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Los Angeles Free Friday

Apr 30, 2010

As we’ve frequently documented, in Los Angeles, it’s not unusual for there to be free events happening in and around the LA area every weekend. This weekend, the first weekend in May, is no [...]

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Sit Back Saturday

Apr 24, 2010

It appears that this weekend will be warmer, making for a picture perfect Southern California sunny and clear weekend. The kind we all see on postcards!
As we head closer and closer to summer, we’re all [...]

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