Monday, September 04, 2006

feliz cumpleanos los angeles!

Today marks the 225th birthday of our fair metropolis. I was delighted to discover recently that the northwest corner of the original settlement, El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles, is walking distance from my apartment.

Over the weekend, the Los Angeles sky was bedecked in its birthday finery.

This post at LAist has some additional birthday links, including LA City Nerd's excellent 225 ways to celebrate LA. Turn Here features video tours of local neighborhoods (via Apartment Therapy). I also love this collection of old LA postcards (via

Happy Birthday, baby!-

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