• explore,  los angeles

    Explore: Greystone Mansion and Park (Los Angeles)

    Greystone Mansion and Park in the City of Beverly Hills has long been on my list of places to visit in Los Angeles. I found myself with some free time one beautiful November day and took a spontaneous trip there. I always saw my visit including a small picnic on the grounds of the park, but that was not to be on this day. Completed in 1928, Greystone used to sit on 12.58 acres of land owned by the Doheny family. Over the years, the property was subdivided and sold to various interests. In 1965, the City of Beverly Hills acquired the remaining portion of the property, including the mansion…

  • explore,  los angeles

    Things to Do in LA Before I leave

    So as many of you know, I will be leaving the mild climes of Los Angeles to the arctic tundra of Washington DC in a few months time. As the unknown as of yet date approaches, I keep trying to come up with things I have to do before I leave and I need your help. For those of you in LA and those of you ex-Angelenos, what do you love to eat, do, and go? What do you miss? And what is on your list of “oh yeah, I’ve always wanted to do that?”