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  • Sustainability /  illuminateLA
    Earth Day is celebrated as a one day annual event for many this was just No Comments April 30th 2012 11 17 pm in Sustainability Rebel Without a Car Is Public Transportation For You I think public transportation is for everyone Well everyone who has access to public transit everyone who has connections to and from where they need to be and everyone who doesn t have to schlepp stuff across town too many times during the day Okay maybe it s not for everybody all the tim No Comments February 20th 2012 11 03 pm in Sustainability Rebel Without a Car When You Ride a Bike Ride it Right There are many reasons one should be riding a bike here in Los Angeles The weather the exercise the rising gas prices are just a few of them In Southern California we get an average of 15 20 inches of rain each year which means that we can ride almost every day without having to worry hellip No Comments January 30th 2012 10 55 pm in Sustainability Rebel Without a Car Another One For the Road On December 2nd 2011 I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy named Sydney István Box The labor was long and painful but the delivery was as planned all natural As with my daily choices in sustainability I wanted to start out Sydney on a natural path without any drugs or any artificial assistance No Comments December 30th 2011 10 47 pm in Sustainability Rebel Without a Car Being a Smart Shopper This Holiday Season I ve never been a big fan of shopping whether window shopping grocery shopping or holiday shopping It s always been a chore and a tug of war between my minimalist urgings and my desire for nice things In the midst of the shopping drama I ve managed to find peace by looking for ways to spe No Comments November 30th 2011 10 39 pm in Sustainability Rebel Without a Car Let s All Have a Sustainable Fall Season Fall is my favorite season of the year and as much as I look forward to the many parties around town and the delicious variety of foods that represent the cultural diversity of Los Angeles I m also very apprehensive As much as I enjoy the holiday festivities I m torn between two feelings On No Comments October 30th 2011 10 34 pm in Sustainability Rebel Without a Car Are Insects Pests As my husband and I were working in the yard a few weeks ago we came across all kinds of bugs and we started wondering abut the purpose of insects Of course there are some insects that are easily associated with a purpose bees make honey and pollinate ladybugs eat aphids and butterflies pollina No Comments Previous Entries Next Entries You are currently browsing the archives for the Sustainability category art benefit bike lock bike parking bike racks bikerowave Bikes bikeside biking car free celebrate christmas cleansing cyclists

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  • Culture, Community, and the Ride that takes you there. /  illuminateLA
    in Sustainability Rebel Without a Car When You Ride a Bike Ride it Right There are many reasons one should be riding a bike here in Los Angeles The weather the exercise the rising gas prices are just a few of them In Southern California we get an average of 15 20 inches of rain each year which means that we can ride almost every day without having to worry hellip No Comments January 30th 2012 10 55 pm in Sustainability Rebel Without a Car Another One For the Road On December 2nd 2011 I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy named Sydney István Box The labor was long and painful but the delivery was as planned all natural As with my daily choices in sustainability I wanted to start out Sydney on a natural path without any drugs or any artificial assistance No Comments December 30th 2011 10 47 pm in Sustainability Rebel Without a Car Being a Smart Shopper This Holiday Season I ve never been a big fan of shopping whether window shopping grocery shopping or holiday shopping It s always been a chore and a tug of war between my minimalist urgings and my desire for nice things In the midst of the shopping drama I ve managed to find peace by looking for ways to spe No Comments Previous Entries Next Entries art benefit bike lock bike parking bike racks bikerowave Bikes bikeside biking car free celebrate christmas cleansing cyclists cyclists bill of rights east hollywood eating Entertainment festival of lights film fundraiser gallery Gardening green green holidays greensters Griffith Park health holiday la bike working group LAPD los angeles Metro music Park ing Day LA plastic public space rail screening sustainability sustainable sustainable presents Theatre trader joe s workshop Recent Posts Rebel Without

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  • ArtCycle Celebrates Art, Cycling Culture and Public Space in East Hollywood /  illuminateLA
    from 2 10 pm in the smack center of Santa Monica Blvd in between Vermont and Virgil right across from the Cahuenga Library and LA Cities Light Yard The street will be opened up for people to paint play music sculpt dance and enjoy public space as so many people in other countries do Los Angeles is lacking public plaza s open space community centers and all the things that bring people together and East Hollywood one of the densest and poorest neighborhoods in the City is the perfect ground for ArtCycle Come on out and meet the people in East Hollywood and celebrate with them for one day The event is free There will be music live painting kids activities bike rides to the various East Hollywood studios and galleries and much more Go to their website and look at what artists are participating check out the music lineup the vendors that will be selling delicious food bring your bike and park it at the free valet provided by metro bring a t shirt for screen printing and enjoy the activities and the rich culture of this neighborhood ArtCycle is right next to the Metro Red Line station Santa

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  • illuminateLA / Tag Archive |  artcycle
    bikeside biking car free celebrate christmas cleansing cyclists cyclists bill of rights east hollywood eating Entertainment festival of lights film fundraiser gallery Gardening green green holidays greensters Griffith Park health holiday la bike working group LAPD los angeles Metro music Park ing Day LA plastic public space rail screening sustainability sustainable sustainable presents Theatre trader joe s workshop Recent Posts Rebel Without a Car Seeds of Change Rebel Without a Car Turn Your Time Into Dollars Rebel Without a Car It s Challenging Being A Natural Mama Part 2 Rebel Without a Car It s Challenging Being A Natural Mama Part 1 Rebel Without a Car A Trip to a Sustainable City Recent Comments John Chacko on I Am Now an American Citizen Blog for a Cause Wrap Up Voices From Chornobyl on Voices From Chornobyl Readings for 25th Anniversary Rebel Without a Car Election Campaign Office is still going Green illuminateLA on Rebel Without a Car Setting up a sustainable office Tweets that mention Sustainable Gift Giving during this Holiday Season illuminateLA Topsy com on Sustainable Gift Giving during this Holiday Season CityWatchLa Breakin the Law and Proud of It by Stephen Box SZONE US Forums on Storm the

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  • Bike Week – “In the Living Room of LA’s Bicycle Culture” at Barnsdall Municipal Gallery /  illuminateLA
    discuss the art of spoke card making Contribute to the Spoke Card display by adding your own designs or trade for designs by others Thursday March 11 6 30 9 30 pm ArtCycle Meeting The final ArtCycle meeting regarding the March 13 ArtCycle event on Santa Monica Boulevard Saturday March 13 12 5pm Bicycle Explosion Bicycles from the Bike Dressing Activity are de constructed to be hung from the ceiling of the gallery Bike Noise Turning the bicycle into a musical instrument through the use of contact microphones electronic pedals and amplification visitors are invited to produce music from prepared bicycles Experimental Mobile Music Workshop The Bicycle Bell Ensemble orchestrates a musical event in which bicycles bells are used to create musical compositions Sunday March 14 12 5pm Bike Rack Installation A bike rack fabricated off site with donated materials and labor referencing the unique ideas and designs of Frank Lloyd Wright s art and architecture to be displayed on the portico Exhibit Collaborators and Artists Concept Jen Moran Enci Box Aurisha Smolarski Brian Janeczko Installation Brian Janeczko Enci Box Jen Moran Aurisha Smolarski Tommy Lewis Caroline Kim David Bell Glass and bike metal art Ashira Katie Siegel Road Kill Sculpture Tommy Lewis Thomas Guide Map Installation Enci Box David Bell Aurisha Smolarski Photography Mr Rollers Stephen Roullier Brianna Bakke Sahra Sulaiman Poster Art ArtCycle 2009 and 2010 designed and produced by Caroline Kim Patrick Miller Roadblock Bike poster collections Don Aurisha Ashira ArtCycle Card art Jen Moran Enci Box David Bell Jay Lopez Caroline Kim Bike Noise Music Aurisha Smolarski Somerset Waters Bicycle Bell Ensemble Patrick Miller and David Semien Photography Poster of ArtCycle 2009 From Here to There Collective Bike stand and bike parts lent by Bicycle Kitchen Bike Rack Installation Brian Janeczko Jonathan F West Aaron Ryan

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  • illuminateLA / Tag Archive |  barnsdall
    Bikes bikeside biking car free celebrate christmas cleansing cyclists cyclists bill of rights east hollywood eating Entertainment festival of lights film fundraiser gallery Gardening green green holidays greensters Griffith Park health holiday la bike working group LAPD los angeles Metro music Park ing Day LA plastic public space rail screening sustainability sustainable sustainable presents Theatre trader joe s workshop Recent Posts Rebel Without a Car Seeds of Change Rebel Without a Car Turn Your Time Into Dollars Rebel Without a Car It s Challenging Being A Natural Mama Part 2 Rebel Without a Car It s Challenging Being A Natural Mama Part 1 Rebel Without a Car A Trip to a Sustainable City Recent Comments John Chacko on I Am Now an American Citizen Blog for a Cause Wrap Up Voices From Chornobyl on Voices From Chornobyl Readings for 25th Anniversary Rebel Without a Car Election Campaign Office is still going Green illuminateLA on Rebel Without a Car Setting up a sustainable office Tweets that mention Sustainable Gift Giving during this Holiday Season illuminateLA Topsy com on Sustainable Gift Giving during this Holiday Season CityWatchLa Breakin the Law and Proud of It by Stephen Box SZONE US Forums on Storm

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  • Rebel Without a Car – Part 1 /  illuminateLA
    intentions to those behind you and in front of you at all times Since you don t have lights to signal with use your hand and your head When you are changing direction always glance back quickly over your shoulder to let the driver behind you know that they need to be cautious around you Wait for the driver to slow down before you change lanes How too avoid conflict 1 Stay out of the door zone stay a minimum of four feet away from cars to avoid doors opening on you 2 If a lane is not wide enough to share with a car and there is no Bike Lane ride in the middle of lane as if you are a car Otherwise drivers might squeeze you into the door zone 3 Avoid riding in the gutter you are not visible there and there is too much trash that can flatten your tires or cause you to fall 4 Have front and back lights on your bike 5 Don t zig zag between cars Ride in a straight line with traffic To learn some more about riding your bike watch this video on illuminateLA com Locking up your bike When you arrive at your destination you will need to lock up your bike Very few places in Los Angeles have bike parking so sometimes we have to be creative if there are no inverted U racks Instead find a rail a pole or a tree that is stationary Make sure that whatever you choose is high enough that your bike can t be slipped off parking meters are not ideal unless you have a U Lock If possible find a place to lock your bike where the frame and the front wheel are both protected How to lock up your bike Note here the front wheels are not locked which leaves it vulnerable to theft as well as to tampering How NOT to lock up your bike Note Neither the frame nor the front tire is secure here so the bike can fall and be tampered with Note Same problem here Your back wheel is vulnerable to theft and your bike could fall over Note Someone could easily steal your front tire If there is no bike parking or no safe bike parking anywhere take your bike inside For a comprehensive guide on locking up your bike visit my friends at cicle org Be Clean and Look Good When you go to an audition or a job take your time getting there You don t want to arrive sweaty and panting I don t use talcum powder because of potential health risks but I always have baby wipes and deodorant with me Also have a hairbrush in your bag to fix your hair and some make up to freshen up Here are a few other tips 1 Carry baby wipes and deodorant 2 Don t forget the hairbrush 3 Put Make up in your bag as well 4 Always

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  • illuminateLA / Tag Archive |  driver tips
    bike parking bike racks bikerowave Bikes bikeside biking car free celebrate christmas cleansing cyclists cyclists bill of rights east hollywood eating Entertainment festival of lights film fundraiser gallery Gardening green green holidays greensters Griffith Park health holiday la bike working group LAPD los angeles Metro music Park ing Day LA plastic public space rail screening sustainability sustainable sustainable presents Theatre trader joe s workshop Recent Posts Rebel Without a Car Seeds of Change Rebel Without a Car Turn Your Time Into Dollars Rebel Without a Car It s Challenging Being A Natural Mama Part 2 Rebel Without a Car It s Challenging Being A Natural Mama Part 1 Rebel Without a Car A Trip to a Sustainable City Recent Comments John Chacko on I Am Now an American Citizen Blog for a Cause Wrap Up Voices From Chornobyl on Voices From Chornobyl Readings for 25th Anniversary Rebel Without a Car Election Campaign Office is still going Green illuminateLA on Rebel Without a Car Setting up a sustainable office Tweets that mention Sustainable Gift Giving during this Holiday Season illuminateLA Topsy com on Sustainable Gift Giving during this Holiday Season CityWatchLa Breakin the Law and Proud of It by Stephen Box

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