CicLAvia

Go Metro Weekends, April 13-15

If you’re into movie fashion, take a long lunch on Friday and visit the FIDM Museum, which is currently presenting the 20th anniversary Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibition. Celebrating the art and industry of costume designers, this exhibition presents more than 100 costumes from twenty films released in [continue reading]

Go Metro to CicLAvia!

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will implement many bus line detours and provide longer trains in support of CicLAvia this Sunday, April 15. The fourth official CicLAvia event in the Downtown L.A. area is designed to celebrate car-free enjoyment of public spaces for pedestrians, bicyclists, joggers, skateboarders [continue reading]

A health promoting L.A.

An article by Jane Brody in Monday’s New York Times explores how some developers, urban planners and public health researchers are taking a different view of sprawl versus thoughtful urban infill development. Brody cites the work of UCLA researchers and others suggesting that in creating car-centric communities we may be fostering obesity, poor health, social [continue reading]

Another view of CicLAvia

CicLAvia Redux, Part 2 from Nicholas Dahmann on Vimeo. This has been bouncing around the Internet for a few months, but I hadn’t seen it until stumbling on it over the holidays. It’s by Nicholas Dahmann and is a rendering done from thousands of still photos of the CicLAvia held [continue reading]