Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Park(ing) Day

Park[ing] Day Installation in South L.A. Highlights Residents’ Desperate Need for Peaceful Green Space. And Plants.

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The young man looked nervous. Hands jammed in his pockets, unwilling to meet my gaze, he walked towards me, backed away, moved toward the potted plants sitting on the sidewalk, came back towards me, and finally mumbled something unintelligible. “I’m sorry?” I asked. His behavior was so unusual I thought he might be having some […]

Park(ing) Day in Pacoima Is Always Beautiful

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A lot has changed for Pacoima Beautiful since I visited their Park(ing) Day in 2011. Max Podemski, who was featured heavily in our Annenberg Series on their efforts, has been in New York for nearly two years. Their executive director in 2011, Nury Martinez, now sits in the Los Angeles City Council. But what hasn’t […]

Weekend Update: The Park(ing) Day Ride

At our first stop in front of Marina del Rey’s Cunningham Group Architecture.  For all eighty eight pics from yesterday’s ride, visit the Streetsblog flickr site. Ok, so maybe I bit off a bit more than I could chew.  The route I originally mapped on Streetsblog had us visiting twenty parks at all parts of […]