Browsing all posts tagged under »Recreation«

What is a Dog Park and where are they in Los Angeles?

What is a Dog Park and where are they in Los Angeles?

→  September 16, 2009

Living in the city with a dog, isn’t easy. No matter if you live in a small apartment or large house, dogs need to run free every now and then. Although there are plenty of places you can walk your dog, where do you go when you want to let your dog run free and [...]

Los Angeles is full of Stress Relievers

Los Angeles is full of Stress Relievers

→  September 9, 2009

In a recent article published by Forbes, they ranked Los Angeles as the second most stressful city to live in. To determine their rankings of the “most” stressful cities, Forbes—using Federal data– analyzed factors including sleep, air quality, drop in home price values, unemployment percentages, as well as the ratio of sunny days per year [...]

Goin’ Down

Goin’ Down

→  February 13, 2009

I’m on my way back down to the base of Temescal Canyon. If you’ve been following me on my trek over the previous two posts, you were able to watch me as I made it to the waterfall, and then to the top of the mountain. Going down a mountain, especially one that’s a little [...]

On top of the Mountain

On top of the Mountain

→  February 12, 2009

"I’ve Been to the Mountaintop" By Martin Luther King, Jr. “..I would move on by Greece and take my mind to Mount Olympus. And I would see Plato, Aristotle, Socrates, Euripides and Aristophanes assembled around the Parthenon. And I would watch them around the Parthenon as they discussed the great and eternal issues of reality. But I [...]

A Waterfall in my Backyard

A Waterfall in my Backyard

→  February 11, 2009

It’s true. Temescal Gateway Park is a Los Angeles hiker’s dream. I hiked there a few months ago, but due to all the rain we’ve recently had, I was very curious to see if the park’s waterfall had managed to regenerate itself. At first blush, being that the last time I was here, the waterfall [...]