Tag Archives: Long Beach

A Tour of the Long Beach Civic Center

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The architectural degradation of our government buildings during the 60s and 70s is both fascinating and depressing. What mass hysteria gripped the Establishment of the time? Did no one object? What can and should we do with the legacy … Continue reading

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Long Beach Bike Festival

Blowhard, Esq. writes: It was a beautiful day in Southern California yesterday (suck it, East coasters) and thankfully I was able to get away from the office and head down to the Pike to check out the Long Beach Bike … Continue reading

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City Sights: Bikes in Long Beach

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Back here, Paleo Retiree contrasted the asshole bicycle culture of the United States versus the more civilized one in Berlin. This got me thinking about the city I work in, which as I mentioned in the comments, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Automobiles

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I encountered these cars in the exact same area, 2nd Street in Belmont Shore, just a few nights apart. Gee, I wonder which candidate each driver is voting for?

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