When I mentioned to some friends that I would be vacationing in Washington, D.C., most of them told me about the Smithsonian museums which offer free admissions. While I did end up visiting a few of these amazing museums, I also went to one that nobody suggested: the National Building Museum. This museum is dedicated to the interpretation of the history and impact of […]
Rest is defined by the Oxford Dictionaries as “cease work or movement in order to relax, refresh oneself, or recover strength” (verb) and “an instance or period of relaxing or ceasing to engage in strenuous or stressful activity” (noun). While it may be obvious to all what “rest” is, I started this article with the […]
Ever since the removal of the double-decker Embarcadero Freeway after the Loma Prieta earthquake and its replacement with a graceful boulevard, high quality development has been replacing empty piers and parking lots along San Francisco’s northern waterfront. Think the Ferry Building, Pier 1, Piers 1½, 3 and 5 (Coqueta, La Mar Cebicheria, Hard Water), the […]
Do you think of Los Angeles as a museums capital? As I have shared in two previous articles (Los Angeles as a Museums Capital: Parts I and II), Los Angeles has much to offer in terms of museums and other cultural attractions. Over the past few months, I visited a few more of the fine […]
Los Angeles is indeed a museums capital. As I shared in a previous article, there are hundreds of museums and art galleries in L.A. County.
Have you ever considered Los Angeles to be a cultural capital? Or do you think that our city is still like the one portrayed in the movie L.A. Story (1991), which satirizes the city’s culture or lack thereof?