Secret Stairs of LA Walk #4 – Mt. Washington

This Secret Stairs of LA Walk #4 is brought to you by Powdermilk Biscuits. Has your family tried em? Heavens they’re tasty! This walk takes you through Mt. Washington, a neighborhood that sits high above Los Angeles. If you pay attention to the “delightfully” offensive (and fairly spot-on) hoodmaps… you’ll find that the area sits Continue reading Secret Stairs of LA Walk #4 – Mt. Washington

Secret Stairs of LA Walk #9 – Circles of El Sereno

Todays walk is brought to you by the number pink and the color threeve. Also, you may have noticed that these walks are not in order. You get no prizes for making this discovery. Now move along!! In my continuing conquest of kicking asphalt and mastering so many stairs across LA’s vast metropolis, I’ll tell Continue reading Secret Stairs of LA Walk #9 – Circles of El Sereno

Secret Stairs of LA Walk #3 – Glassell Park

The world is burning, folks, but hey, I did another of these walks and it was fucking decent! Alrighty, I did my third secret stairs of LA walk this past week. Walk number three put me over in Glassell Park, which is where one of my favorite breakfast spots is located as well as one Continue reading Secret Stairs of LA Walk #3 – Glassell Park

Secret Stairs of LA Walk #2 – Eagle Rock

What a weekend it’s been! NFL players taking knees, political meltdowns, war, the threat of war, disasters, humanitarian crises the world over… Just typing words onto a screen is a chore when the mind is chock-full of so much stuff. Fuck it! We’re talking about some stairs, kiddos!! Secret Stairs of LA Walk #2 — Continue reading Secret Stairs of LA Walk #2 – Eagle Rock

Secret Stairs of LA Walk #1 – La Loma Road.

Last weekend I went to Vroman’s in Pasadena to buy a book. I didn’t have anything in mind so I figured I’d just purchase the first thing of interest. On the recommended books wall I saw ‘Secret Stairs’ by Charles Fleming. It’s an LA Times bestseller about the various urban stairways throughout greater Los Angeles. I haven’t Continue reading Secret Stairs of LA Walk #1 – La Loma Road.