Texas has some amazing sunsets. Surrounded by buildings in Dallas makes it hard to see them sometimes. None-the-less sometimes you spot one and have access to a parking garage (they are sometimes desirable!). These are from the West Village garage. There are also a few shots of cute PacMan holiday decorations. Why not?
Last night, I left my airy Art-Deco apartment in Los Angeles’s Miracle Mile for the half-mile stroll to LACMA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. LACMA hosts music and film as well as painting, photography, and sculpture, and on Sunday nights it has, for the past twenty-five years, presented classical music concerts in its […]
Sustainable City News editor Richard Risemberg has just released an e-book of selected essays on community and place. Through the medium of Los Angeles, he explores how the way we travel, live, and shop shape our lives and our souls, and reveals the richness of experience he finds in city living. Among the subjects covered […]
Tired of Facebook? Does a trip to the discount store get you down? Do you feel on the usual side? Do visitors to your home have nothing that screams “you” to notice. You don’t have to settle for all the ordinary things you can click and buy now. Check out these suggestions for changes you […]
For some time I have been a fan of Pandora, the music streaming service. Spotify also has its advantages. Some time ago I downloaded TuneIn to my phone, but didn’t use it much. Recently after replacing my phone, I downloaded it again, this time discovering it could also be used on my desktop. I turned […]
(by Ann Barrett) “Mommy, are kid’s movies real?” Dante has just finished watching The Land Before Time, a video about a dinosaur named Littlefoot who, like most of his pint-sized viewers, grapples with the big issues of growing up: friendship, family, death, love. Dante is really into this movie, watching it over and over again, wide-eyed, […]
(by Matthew A. DeBellis) Loud music, screwing and conversations about strap-on dildos–she’s heard it all. The voices pass nice and clear through the wall she shares with her neighbors. “Sometimes they talk about interesting stuff, sometimes it’s boring,” says Amber Howle, who lives in a Haight-Ashbury studio. “But it’s always loud.” Every apartment dweller has heard […]