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By Eric Richardson — May 01, 2008 — 1 Comment

Today's marches and the associated street closures were apparently too much for USPS, which decided to take a holiday from mail collection in at least one Historic...


By Eric Richardson — April 28, 2008 — 2 Comments

Last week a small black pole outside the Security Lofts building on Spring street got a little more exciting, as the Post Office added two flags to the sidewalk...


By Eric Richardson — April 24, 2008 — 3 Comments

Walking back to my apartment just now I was passed by this man on a unicycle. He headed west on 6th before turning north at Spring.

I've never stopped to consider...

Pershing Square Tree

By Eric Richardson — April 04, 2008 — 4 Comments

Walking through Pershing Square just minutes ago, I caught a flit out of the corner of my eye. A tiny object in motion, alternately hovering in space and hitting...


No Joking: Welcome to blogdowntown

By Eric Richardson — April 01, 2008 — 19 Comments

While the calendar may say April 1st, I'll gladly assure you that this isn't a joke. After months of work, the all-singing, all-dancing, new blogdowntown is ready...

By Eric Richardson — March 28, 2008 — 7 Comments

I apologize for the rather too long outage this morning. A dirty little secret of mine is that blogdowntown runs out of my living room, and my building, Premiere...

South Park

By Eric Richardson — March 11, 2008

Today wraps up my Curbed stint, so things should return back to a more normal flow here tomorrow. In the meantime, here are the three stories I posted over there...

Radio Hill Gardens

By Eric Richardson — March 10, 2008 — 5 Comments

In all my rush today I never even got a chance to mention that today and tomorrow I'm doing some blogging over at Curbed LA. It's a funny change of pace for me...

By Eric Richardson — March 05, 2008 — 3 Comments

Yahoo Maps recently added neighborhood names to its displayed data. Here in Downtown, though, they made an old mistake, calling the Arts District the Artists...

By Eric Richardson — February 24, 2008 — 3 Comments

Update (9pm): So a different article up tonight, about the Regional connector, quotes me and links to blogdowntown. With an actual link. I guess you win some,...

Are these your pads?

By Eric Richardson — February 09, 2008 — 7 Comments

If you've recently misplaced a set of Vaughn goalie pads I may have found them for you. You can go pick them up on Jackson street, where it deadends into the river...