Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Small Business Saturday: Personal Challenge, Day 69 (11.24.12)

Nationwide, today is Small Business Saturday, a chance for Americans to support their local economy by spending this annual shopping weekend buying gifts at the Mom & Pop shops in their neighborhood. Yesterday was Black Friday, the reason why I personally hate the winter holiday season.  People are lining up, pushing & shoving, trampling over others and for what?  To

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Redwood Bar & Grill Stand-Up Comedy Night: Personal Challenge, Day 66 11.21.12

My friend recently decided to try Stand-up comedy.  She discovered that Redwood Bar & Grill offers a Stand-Up Comedy Open Mic night on Wednesday nights.  So this Wednesday, I decided I would take the Metro over to the Civic Center and watch her routine at the Redwood Bar & Grill. If anyone is interested in taking a chance at Stand-up

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DIA DE LOS MUERTOS CELEBRATION PICTURES: PERSONAL CHALLENGE, DAY 48 (11.3.12)

On Saturday, I took the Metro down to Union Station and headed over to the Dia De Los Muertos celebration on Olvera Street.  I have always been told by Los Angeles natives that Olvera is the place to be on The Day of the Dead and they were absolutely correct.  The elaborate tributes, the costumes, the make-up, the dancing, the

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IT’S RIGHT ON THE CORNER: PERSONAL CHALLENGE, DAY 37 (10.23.12)

With the weather finally cooling down (yay!), I decided I would venture into the South Lake area of Pasadena to find something warm to enjoy. I arrived at the parking area located along Shopper’s Lane (where I met a nice homeless woman who agreed to wash my car windows for a $1).  I pulled out my smartphone and started using

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My Pizza is a Blaze: Personal Challenge, Day 36 (10.22.12)

It has become a challenge in itself trying to find something new to do every day.  People keep asking me if I am exhausted from going to all these different places.  My answer, I am exhausted from my day-to-day “doing the exact same thing several times a day” work routine but my personal challenge energizes me.  You get a rush

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