Venice Canals -> Venice Beach

Walk Location: Venice Canals to Venice Beach Today’s Mileage: 2.53 miles October Total: 24.57 miles The only time I really go to Venice Canals is when I have visitors. Venice Canals is easy to get to and there is actually plenty of parking nearby, but it's usually a walk that I do as a part …

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Insecure Walking Tour

The theme of today’s walk was “Insecure”, featuring the filming locations of the HBO show by Issa Rae. I heard about the show before, but couldn't watch it right away as we didn't have HBO. And then we did. I watched the first episode and binged it all. I could almost hear all my nonprofit …

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Watts Up! Community Is Rich with Food For the Soul and the Tummy

I recently had the chance to take crashed a private tour of the Watts Towers Cultural Center with a friend. My friend was kind enough to invite me when he was invited to visit the historic site.  Prior to the visit, I had only really looked at the Watts Towers structure and admired the bright …

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Exploring L.A.: 818 and 310/Pilar’s Thanksgiving Weekend

REI told the world (or at least Americans) that they would be closing their stores the day after Thanksgiving and that people should #optoutside instead of shopping. According to my Facebook feed, we needed this reminder and we listened. Perhaps the 405, the 101, the 5, et cetera deter us from going anywhere past our …

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