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Petal Drop LA (02) – The Jacaranda Edition

Something magical happened the last weekend in May. A Cemex concrete plant was converted into a jacaranda blossom processing factory and a mysterious message appeared along the LA River. A few smaller scale vignettes were sprinkled between the two main sites. As this … Continue reading

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Sierra Madre *Wistaria Festival

I’ve lived here most of my life and have never had a chance to get to the Wistaria Festival in Sierra Madre – until today! It only happens one day each year. The single plant, which is more than 100 … Continue reading

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Petal Drop LA (01)

From the anonymous, rogue artists that brought the Griffith Park Tea House to L.A. last summer, Petal Drop happened today in a tiny alley off of Broadway. When we arrived close to dawn, the city was still quiet. Aside from sleeping … Continue reading

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Fruit & Tea : Clay & Wood : Earth & Fire

Within the past week, LA has been gifted two beautiful pieces of public art that, in some ways, could not be more different from each other, but that both embody a huge spirit of generosity by the artists who created … Continue reading

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New Park for Highland Park

We are getting a new park in Highland Park! It couldn’t be in a better location. What has been a ragged, fenced off vacant lot, at what is currently one of the “hippest” intersections in this very park-poor city, will … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Venice Garden Tour, May 2013

The Annual Venice Garden Tour was May 4th — almost a month ago. Yes, that is how long it takes me to download a few photos from my camera. It was a gorgeous day, spent with some favorite friends, with … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Scott Wilson and Thank You

The trees of  Los Angeles, and all those who depend on them (which is all of us), have lost a great friend and advocate. Scott Wilson, of Eagle Rock, founded North East Trees in 1989. He and the organization are … Continue reading

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