Monthly Archives: September 2012

LA Joins Worldwide Event: PARK(ing) Day — Sustainability 2012 Theme

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Parking Spaces Turn into Parks for a Day — an Idea Soon a Permanent Reality

September highlighted urban greening in Los Angeles. Downtown Los Angeles PARK(ing) Day 2012 participants created parks in parking spaces. And, showing that art can become a reality in urban life, the LA City Council unanimously adopted plans to make such parklets a permanent part of the cityscape.

PARK(ing) Day 2012 was part art installation, part public greening advocacy, part garden design, and intriguing and inspirational.

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LA’s Glitter Shines on MONA’s Classic Neon Cruise

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Neon Cruise Highlights LA’s Glitter, Glam, and History



Did you know that the first neon sign in the USA was in LA?

If you’re looking for a Los Angeles bus tour that covers our city’s glamorous history, but isn’t one of those ubiquitous “tours of the stars’ homes,” then the Museum of Neon Art’s Classic Neon Cruise is for you.

The Classic Neon Cruises continue through the end of September, with a special Glendale cruise in October and holiday cruises in December and February.

We had a great time. We know that on this tour you’ll definitely see a different view of the glitter and glam that is LA! Continue reading

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