Streetfilms: Biking and Block Partying in LA

The bike scene in Los Angeles is alive and well — and growing every day.

Streetfilms rode along with one of two bike tours of local art studios sponsored by the East Hollywood Neighborhood Council.
Afterward, we joined a block party in progress, arriving just in
time to hear solid words of encouragement and promises of a brighter bicycling
future from LA City Council President Eric Garcetti, himself a bike rider. Dancing, art, food, and general chillaxing in the streets continued until 10 p.m.

Sure, LA has a bigger hill to climb than most major U.S. cities,
but it could also benefit the most from a livable streets agenda. Once
the seeds are planted, there’s no going back.

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    What was the tragic thing that happened in 1992, I wonder? (at 2’32” in the film)

    Great work Clarence.

  • Uh … I’ll quote from the band Sublime, “April 26, 1992 there was a riot on the streets tell me where were you?”

    The L.A. riots took place in 1992.

    I remember L.A. in the late 1980’s and 1990’s – parts of it were really, really, not nice places to be.

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