Entries Tagged as 'fun things to do'

The Agony of de-feet…Pershing Square Ice Skating- we had fun!

“every year” (and I put that in quotes on purpose, because…well, you’ll see), we head downtown to Pershing Square where the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks creates a veritable winter wonderland in between the tall buildings in L.A.

The ice skating rink has been our destination for the last few years over the holidays. Usually, we’ve gone at night and during the week, so it hasn’t Continue reading

Fun with hats and scones…an afternoon with my teenage daughter.

A few weeks ago, when my daughter was down visiting, she asked me one cold and dreary afternoon if we could go for High Tea. I thought that would be a grand idea, and the trusty internet lead us on an adventure for the afternoon! Take a look and see what happened…

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see you on the freeway

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Los Angeles Zoo

Tiger at the Los Angeles ZooTiger posed at the Los Angeles Zoo | Los Angeles ZooLos Angeles Zoo is a place where you can find a perfect combination of flora and fauna. We all know that Continue reading

Where can I Buy a Nintendo Wii in Los Angeles?

The Wii is almost impossible to get in Los Angeles. There are a couple of places the wii is still available. GameStop at Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles has been offering rainchecks for the nintendo wii. You must pay the console’s full price of $250 and pick it up in January. You can also find a wii advertised in the electronic classifieds in the Los Angeles craiglist. This should set Continue reading

Ice Skating in Downtown Los Angeles Until Jan. 21

The 10th installment of the Pershing Square Ice rink continues until Jan. 21. There’s still plenty of time left to skate and enjoy the activities at the L.A. Kings Downtown on Ice rink in Pershing Square. On Wednesday night at 6 p.m there is one final adult hockey clinic. Thursday at noon a Lunchtime concert takes place and a Led Zeppelin cover band performs Friday night. On Saturday starting at Continue reading

CBS Studios, Fairfax and Beverly

CBS studios at Beverly and Fairfax has a great history as well. The studios was built in 1952 on the famous Gilmore stadium where the professional “Hollywood Stars” baseball team would play. Such great baseball stars that played were like, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams and Billy Martin. The team was owned by such big stars such as George Burns, Greacie Allen, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Bing Crosby and Cecille B Continue reading

Three Kings Day Celebration (Tres Reyes Magos) Los Angeles January 6, 2009

Today is Three Kings Day (Dia de los Reyes) to celebrate the three kings visit to baby Jesus in Bethlehem. The Festival de los Reyes Magos is considered the last day of Christmas. It’s traditional to eat a sweet cake called Rosca de Reyes.

This afternoon, the 4th Festival of the Wise Men in Los Angeles (Festival de los Reyes Magos en Los Angeles) will be held 12:00 noon Continue reading

Pink’s Hot Dogs

Not to far from Paramont Studios in Los Angeles is Pink’s Hot Dogs. The distance between Paramont Studios and Pinks is less than a mile. Pink’s Hot Dog Stand has been in the same location since 1939. Pink’s is historical by all means for just not its location to Hollywood Studios but also for its hot dogs.

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LA Kings Downtown On Ice Outdoor Skating Rink 2008-2009 Season

LA KINGS DOWNTOWN ON ICE OUTDOOR SKATING RINK AT PERSHING SQUARE

LA KINGS DOWNTOWN ON ICE, celebrating its 11th
spectacular season at Pershing Square, (532 South Olive, LA), open everyday November 20, 2008 through January 19, 2009.

The 11th installment of the Pershing Square Ice Skating Rink continues through Monday, January 19, 2009. There is plenty of time remaining to skate and take advantage of the activities at Continue reading

Los Angeles County Museum Of Art

If you are an art lover of sorts like I am. Than can I recommend visiting Los Angeles County Museum Of Art. Commonly known to Angelenos as LACMA. LACMA with their permanent and special events has many family oriented programs.

The hours are generally 12 PM to 8 PM and closed Wednesday and all major holidays. LACMA is located on Wilshire Blvd on Museum Row. The admission is Continue reading