Category Archives: Road Trippin’

Baseball Fever – Dodger Stadium

We here at 106th Street are always excited when April 1 rings in the start of baseball season. Thankfully, the Boys of Summer return each year to bring us hours and hours of our favorite slow, methodical sport that seems … Continue reading

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The Glory Days of Los Angeles Movie Houses

With the 2013 Oscars hoopla behind us, the 106th Streeters were reminded of our recent trip to Los Angeles. On this road trip we spent a day and night tramping all over Downtown L. A., stumbling onto building after building … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ – Vancouver, BC

The 106thstreeters met up this past September in one of our favorite cities, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As Vancouver is one of the first cities we traveled to together way back when, this city holds a lot of meaning for … Continue reading

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Hovering Over Uptown

The other night when most of my fellow passengers we’re dozing away in sleepy airplane bliss, I was transfixed at my window seat gazing down at New York City completely aglow. When I realized we were swinging over Manhattan, I … Continue reading

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Stranger in a Strange Land – the Flora of Orange County, California

  Turns out, living for a year without a car in Southern California is not so much an adventure as it is just a pain-in-the-ass.  Public transportation is kind of an option if you want to travel 4 miles to … Continue reading

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Backstreet Cultural Museum (Tremé) – “They don’t do this nowhere else but in New Orleans”

Fi Yi Yi, Wild Magnolias, Creole Wild West, Congo Nation, Wild Tchoupitoulas, Black Seminoles, 9th Ward Hunters, 7th Ward Hard Headers, Flaming Arrows, Black Eagles, White Eagles, Red Hawks Hunters, Golden Comanche, Wild Bogacheeta… New Orleans is home to one … Continue reading

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A Mellow Medieval Gem: Visby, Sweden

Ever dream what it would be like to wander around an empty Medieval European city  without tourists crowding the streets? Jump on the ferry to Visby. While Swedes pack this island destination during the summer months to party 24-7, September … Continue reading

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