Category Archives: creating

At least one of my Silver Lake wishes is coming true

Remember back, way back a few months ago where I made that ridiculously long list of some things a newcomer like me wanted for my neighborhood of Silver Lake? Remember this item, in particular? This week, just a few hours … Continue reading

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Happy new

Just getting back to my desk after weeks of eating, drinking, traveling, exploring, walking, riding, talking, and listening. Lots to report, but first and foremost, I’m jumping on the bandwagon and starting a quarterly email newsletter. The first newsletter will … Continue reading

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Deborah Sussman loves Los Angeles

When I was on the AIGA Los Angeles board, our meetings were always held at the offices of Sussman/Prejza, the design firm which I idolized due to their work on the 1984 Summer Olympics held in LA. I’d always hang … Continue reading

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Coloring outside the lines

In the same way that Tattly has made temporary tattoos more palatable for design-conscious parents, the new Outside the Lines coloring book will allow families to color in public without shame. So excited to announce that one of Keith’s drawings is … Continue reading

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Saying Hi

I’ve really been enjoying Hi, a new website that lets you attach photos and text to a location, then, if you’d like, add a longer story that they call “a moment.” Co-founder Craig Mod wrote an awesome piece with more … Continue reading

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What I learned at CAMP

Earlier this month there was a New York Times story (and a New Yorker story, and an NPR story) about the proliferation of summer camps for adults. Each camp is different, of course, but here’s the basic premise: Tech addicts pay … Continue reading

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Stars and stripes forever

And how was your long weekend? More signs by my talented husband (going fast!) at scharwath.com Update: Look at that, I can embed Instagram videos now…

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Bobak Ferdowsi: Life on Mars

Yesterday I posted some background on my LA Weekly People Issue story about Margot Ocañas, the city’s new pedestrian coordinator. Today, I’d like you to meet my other interview subject, Bobak Ferdowsi. But you probably know him better as Mohawk Guy, the … Continue reading

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Choose your own version of LA in 2050

If you live here in Los Angeles, chances are the LA 2050 initiative has flooded your Twitter stream. And your Facebook stream. And your inbox stream. And your dinner party stream. 279 projects that aspire to shape the future of … Continue reading

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Peepbox hat

Hope you partied with your Peeps on yesterday! I was excited to wear my trendy new Peepbox hat. It’s what all the chicks are wearing this season!

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