Thursday, June 28, 2012

Beyond Summer Reading: Free July Literary Events

Upstairs in the The Last Bookstore
"Upstairs in the Last Bookstore" by intellichick
From our ExperienceLA Flickr Pool
In the ExperienceLA office, one of the best things about summer is that it's time to start some summer reading.  But here at ExperienceLA, we like to make book adventures jump out of pages.  Here are some summer highlights to add to your literary life.  Oh, and they're all FREE:

Thursday, June 21, 2012

A Letter to the Los Angeles Summer

"Getty Garden Green" by intellichick,
from our ExperienecLA Flickr Pool
I decided today that I should write to Summer, my favorite season - letting it know why I appreciate what it brings to Los Angeles. -Charity Tran

Dear Summer,
Yesterday marked your 2012 beginning, but I'm sure you already knew that.   There's a bit of June gloom today, but it's still bright and warm and I really appreciate it (Thanks!).  You might be wondering why I'm writing to you when really I should be planning all my summer adventures, but I thought I'd drop you a note to tell you how much I appreciate you.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Parade Photos: LA Kings 2012 Stanley Cup Champions

LA Kings - 2012 Stanley Cup Champions

A victory parade was held for the LA Kings first Stanley cup win in Downtown today. The parade closed down Figueroa Blvd. from 5th/Figueroa to the Staples Center before noon.  Many fans took advantage of the Metro subway system to get through parade traffic.  These photos were taken at the start of the parade route.  -Charity Tran

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Thoughts on Appreciating Los Angeles

For the last couple of weeks, this Angeleno has been wandering West Texas.  While I had a great time with friends and colleagues outside of Los Angeles and really enjoyed what that area had to offer, it was nice to arrive back home.  Absence really does make the heart grow fonder.  I thought I'd compile a list of the things I was happy to come home to -