Tag Archives: Griffith Park

Don’t be a Grinch! Get in on the Holiday Fun!!!

It’s the 12 days of Christmas! Forget about the maids a-milking and the lords a-leaping. We have got the best holiday spectacles to thrill you and your family. LA ZOO LIGHTS For the 4th year in a row, the LA … Continue reading

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LALS Ghost Train : 18 Years and Still Wailing

Miniature trains tap into something warm and familiar in our psyche. Along with the pony ride and the Merry-Go-Round they are our first introduction to amusements and outings with the family. Hence they will never go out of style, even … Continue reading

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‘Boney Island’ Joins L.A. Live Steamers Railroad’s ‘Ghost Train’ to Scare Up … I Mean Pair Up … in Griffith Park’s Travel Town

In Griffith Park—tucked in and adjacent to the Ghost Train, lawn haunt favorite “Boney Island’s” skeletal residents are back “telling jokes, doing magic, and causing all sorts of comic mischief.” “Boney Island,” having recently joined with the L.A. Live Steamers Railroad, … Continue reading

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Rick Bartow at The Autry Museum: “Things You Know But Cannot Explain”

The Autry Museum in Griffith Park celebrates the late Native American artist Rick Bartow (1946-2016) with a major retrospective May 12, 2018 through January 6, 2019. Entitled Things You Know But Cannot Explain, the exhibit includes large paintings, drawings, and sculptures from over … Continue reading

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LALS Ghost Train: Back on Track with Ghoulish Delight

Last October a scary thing happened. The annual Ghost Train built and run by the Los Angeles Live Steamers (LALS) pronounced the popular attraction dead on the tracks and announced it would forever go dark. Many lovers of the playfully … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Cedar Grove at Griffith Park

I recently learned that my favorite spot in Griffith Park has a name: Cedar Grove. It’s a beautiful patch of lush greenery that stands out from the rest of the park, and it boasts two picnic tables, large rocks to sit … Continue reading

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“Stand-Off at HWY #37” Examines Military Stand-Up then Stand Down in, as yet, Unexamined Places

What if two opposing governments within the United States determined variant geographical boundaries and what if both were technically correct?  And what if you could witness a centuries’ long battle set in modern day but with a flavor just as … Continue reading

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