Monthly Archives: July 2013

Day #28 Queen Mary in Long Beach

The Queen Mary is interesting to see, but I think if I were to go back I would go on Halloween or for one of the haunted tours ($40 nightly).  If you opt not to take the tour, you can … Continue reading

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Day #27 Catalina Island

I was lucky to get to Catalina Island before my move.    It is hard to believe you are still in Los Angeles County when you’re on Catalina Island.    This is by far one of the most beautiful and … Continue reading

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Day #26 Catching the Sunset at Hotel Erwin in Venice

Not many places near the beach can beat the view you see from the rooftop deck at Hotel Erwin in Venice.  The hotel is around the corner from the start of the Venice Boardwalk and you can catch the sunset … Continue reading

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Day #25 Palms Thai: Home of the MIA Thai Elvis

Palms Thai used to be one of the most popular places to eat in Thai Town because of the nightly performances by “Thai Elvis.”  I had read online that Thai Elvis was MIA, but the Palm Thai website referenced him … Continue reading

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Day #24 Meltdown Comics

One of my favorite things to do in my neighborhood is to walk down Sunset Blvd, have dinner at Toi Thai, look at vintage rock t-shirts next door and then shop at Meltdown Comics.  I don’t pretend to be a … Continue reading

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Day #23 Larchmont Village

I had never spent any time in Larchmont Village and I had a lunch in the area today so I checked out the neighborhood a bit.  Larchmont has the feel of a small town except parking is impossible (even on … Continue reading

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Day #22 Vintage and Thrift Shopping in Palm Springs

Hitting the vintage and thrift stores in Palm Springs and Desert Springs is the perfect way to escape the intense desert heat.  If you are in the market for vintage furniture there are a ton of places to choose from … Continue reading

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