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Hiking the Zion Narrows, a Life Long Intention

Hiking the Zion Narrows, a Life Long Intention

I have wanted to hike the Zion Narrows since I first learned of them on spring break of senior year. (My best friend insists it was our senior trip; I maintain it was spring break. An insignificant detail to everyone but us, for whom it […]

How to Hike the Zion Narrows, a Guide

How to Hike the Zion Narrows, a Guide

Now that you’ve decided to hike the Narrows (if you haven’t, read my first post here and allow me to convince you), you’ll need to start planning. In order to enjoy yourself, you’ll need to be thoroughly prepared. I hope this guide helps you pull […]

The City Escaped | Eclipse 2017: Wendover and the Salt Flats

The City Escaped | Eclipse 2017: Wendover and the Salt Flats

On the border of Utah and Nevada, just outside the salt flats, stands the small gambling town of Wendover. Montego Bay and the Wendover Nugget rise directly over the Nevada side of the state line. The Peppermill, The Rainbow, and The Red Garter just up […]

The City Obscure: Weekend Events May 12 – 14

The City Obscure: Weekend Events May 12 – 14

The Kentucky Derby is behind us, but my horse betting streak is just beginning. I spent last Saturday at Santa Anita, made back all my money at the end of the day, and am headed back today. Winner winner chicken dinner #santaanitapark A post shared […]

14 Tax Day Drink Specials

14 Tax Day Drink Specials

Happy Tax Day! We made it this far. Now it’s time to drink. Several bars in in Los Angeles are offering drink specials to celebrate either giving our money to the government, or getting it back. The 1933 Group – proprietors of LA’s key vintage-style […]

The City Escaped: Ojai

The City Escaped: Ojai

One thing that makes life in LA great is how easy it is to get away. A plethora of scenic destinations are just a short drive away. Recently, I spent two days in Ojai for my cousin’s birthday. A 90-minute drive from Hollywood leads to […]