Archive for Griffith Park

DWP Light Festival Cancelled but Not Forgotten

Dec 14, 2010 by Lisa Newton

For the last fourteen years, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has hosted its annual Light Festival at Griffith Park.
With the millions of colored lights dancing in the night, the Festival attracted [...]

Entertainment, Family, Griffith Park, SoCal Read more

Los Angeles Free Friday

Jun 11, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Maybe it’s because the 2010 FIFA World Cup starts this weekend, or the Lakers are in the N.B. A. finals against their long time nemesis, The Boston Celtics, or because it’s in the middle of [...]

Downtown, Griffith Park, Recreation Read more

Griffith Park on Black Friday

Nov 28, 2009 by Lisa Newton

In the spirit of “Buy Nothing Day,” I went hiking on Black Friday. I did wake up early–not for the Early Bird Specials– my plan was to go to Griffith Park for a hike to [...]

Burbank, Griffith Park, Hiking/Walking, Parks, Recreation, SoCal Read more

A Different View of the Hollywood Sign

Oct 15, 2009 by Lisa Newton

While researching my Mapping Swimming Pools in LA article, I discovered a new trail I wanted to hike–Bronson Canyon. The trail’s mount begins in Griffith Park, and twists and turns all the way up to [...]

Griffith Park, Hiking/Walking, Hollywood, Recreation, SoCal Read more

Hiking to the Hollywood Sign

Jun 09, 2009

I’ve always been fascinated by the Hollywood sign. And even more important to me—I’ve always wanted to see it up-close.
This Saturday, I got pretty close. I went into the Hollywood Hills going north on Beachwood [...]

Read more

Riding the Los Angeles River

Mar 10, 2009

After Saturday’s LA Bike Summit, I’m confident that using a bike in LA will start to become a little easier. The Summit brought together people from all walks of life, with just one commonality, bikes. [...]

Read more