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Photos: Our City Streets--Narrowed
Imagine if our broad boulevards and streets were much smaller, with one side of shops, restaurants, and pedestrians able to easily glance at their counterparts on the other side.
This "flight of fancy" is a hobby of David Yoon, a writer, designer, and photographer who has contributed some of his "narrowed" street shots to our LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr, while chronicling each excursion on a blog he runs called narrow streets: los angeles.
In commenting on one of his posted photos, Yoon summarizes the genesis of this endeavor: "After living in Yokohama and Boston for 10 years, I moved (back) to LA and am still a little freaked out at how wide our streets are, hence this project."
Here's a look at some of his re-envisioned streetscapes.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.