This famous quote by Dorothy Parker reminded me that as a result of my recent move I keep hearing this question from friends and family: How big exactly is Los Angeles? There’s no simple answer. In other countries, there seems to be an ongoing consolidation among neighboring … [Read more...] about 72 Suburbs in Search of a City
One of the reasons that I put this blog on hold in June of 2012 was that the all-consuming task of purchasing a condominium in Los Angeles made it impossible to set aside the time necessary for blogging. When we started to visit properties up for sale in the city, we were still … [Read more...] about Meanwhile, in Los Angeles
For those who think that L.A. is all cars and freeways and traffic jams, there are two surprises: First, believe it or not, there is public transportation in the L.A. area. It is rather limited, no doubt, and subscribing to the Metrolink tweets (@Metrolink) can be a … [Read more...] about Walking In L.A.