Tag Archives: Colorado Street Bridge

Archery and Coffee, A Perfect Saturday Combo: Personal Challenge, Day 13 (9.29.12)

Today, I decided to enlist my honorary nephew, Brandon, to help me out with my personal challenge.  On the Discover Los Angeles website under 100 Free things to do in Los Angeles, I found a link to the Pasadena Roving Archers group that offers free archery classes on Saturdays.  The only downside is that you have to get there really

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“TROLLING” THE SUICIDE BRIDGE: PERSONAL CHALLENGE, DAY THREE (9.19.12)

After my journey across the Colorado Street Bridge, I arrived at home, eager to do some research into this beautiful, historical bridge with a sinister reputation. The Colorado Street Bridge was built in 1913 and it spans 1,467 feet at an elevation of 150 feet over the Arroyo Seco Riverbed (and LA River), linking east Los Angeles to Pasadena and

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THE BRIDGE OF BROKEN DREAMS: PERSONAL CHALLENGE, DAY TWO (9.18.12)

After exploring “The Haunted Forest” in Altadena, my inner Indiana Jones has sprung to life; ready to research, explore and find the hidden treasures lurking throughout Southern California.  My next quest: the Colorado Street Bridge, aka “Suicide Bridge.” Two years ago, I first heard about a “suicide bridge” lurking in Pasadena.  I remembered a beautiful, historic bridge that ran along

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