Category Archives: partying

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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Beth & Robin

Just back from Denver and the wedding of my sister Beth to the adorable Robin. It was a whirlwind and emotional week, as these things often are, but I luckily got to spend plenty of time with my sister, including … Continue reading

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Hey, I’m Walking Here!

Last year, when I was strolling about London, I gave a talk at the WIRED 2012 conference about the importance of designing our cities for walking: It’s the simplest, fastest way to make a city safer, healthier, and economically stronger. At the … Continue reading

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It’s a hot one

Forecast is 94 degrees and there’s smoke from a half dozen fires streaking across the sky. So much for spring, right? If you’re not busy downing margaritas this weekend, be sure to check out Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture … Continue reading

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The house abides

I posted some photos last night from an Architectones event I went to at the Sheats Goldstein residence. For design nerds, it’s well-known as one of the most triumphant works of renowned architect John Lautner. For hard-core basketball fans, it’s known … Continue reading

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They’re baaaaaack

It’s that time of year again, when we celebrate spring, And I begin to rant about my favorite things. Easter is only four weeks away And the Peeps have already come out to play. You know the deal, send me … Continue reading

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The 10 better best bars in Silver Lake

A caveat: As a writer, I understand how these things go. Lists are the ultimate traffic bait. No one agrees with them, so everyone post comments on the story with their approval/disapproval of the contents therein. The story gets passed … Continue reading

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Architectural ride-bys

I’m in glorious Palm Springs for Modernism Week, where I’m part of the PS Mod Squad, taking photos and spreading love via Instagram. This morning, I grabbed one of the powder blue beach cruisers from the Saguaro (where I’m staying) … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain wedding

I’m not sure what the statute of limitations are on calling yourself a newlywed—I’m guessing it has something to do with when you stop calling your husband your boyfriend?—but I’m definitely still feeling the giddy just-married glow. So, on the … Continue reading

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P.S., I love you

Palm Springs is one of my favorite places to visit and there’s no better time to go than Modernism Week, the annual showcase of desert-faring architecture and design. This year, I’m one of eight Instagrammers who will be dispatched there for … Continue reading

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