Category Archives: walking

A dozen years, right here

I moved to LA 12 years ago today, which makes today my LAnniversary. Another notable milestone: My time here as a car-free Angeleno is now longer than I’ve lived here as a driver. Six years, baby! Have a great weekend!

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City Walking

City Walk is a new show on KCET all about how a renewed focus on walking is transforming cities across the country. It’s kind of like a skate video—beautiful footage, urban locations, trippy music—but instead of people doing kickflips in public … Continue reading

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Seeing the city from the ground up

As longtime readers of this blog are well-aware, one of my favorite parts about walking around Los Angeles is documenting its little moments as witnessed from the pedestrian’s perspective. So I was very excited when Los Angeles Magazine—for whom I … 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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Happy 4th!

Who knew our streets were so patriotic? Have a great long weekend!

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Going along for the ride

Last Friday I decided to embark upon an extreme transportation adventure to cover the final Extreme IDEAS event for UCLA’s Architecture and Urban Design School (you can read my recaps of their other events here). The event was held at the … Continue reading

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Best thing I’ve seen all day

I’ve been meaning to post this thing for a few days now. How far we’ve come! Just looking at it makes me happy. And not just because it has so many pretty colors now.

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Walking Wilshire

When I moved to Los Angeles over a decade ago, the only Wilshire I knew was the one I’d drive to get to Santa Monica: traveling through Beverly Hills’ tourist-trodden retail and Westwood’s Condo Canyon until it dead-ended at the … Continue reading

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In the pink

Soooooo ridiculously behind in posting photos from recent events (Dodger Stadium tour! CAMP! Meeting my new nephew! My trip to France and Switzerland!) but I just came across these on this particularly gloomy morning and had to get them posted … Continue reading

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On the road again…

I spend most of my weekends on sidewalks, streets and other assorted variations on pavement (okay, and sometimes on a river), but last weekend I was especially road-bound. First, here’s me at our Los Angeles Walks fundraiser, walking the crosswalk red … Continue reading

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