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How to Play in the Streets at CicLAvia This Sunday

Over seven miles of open streets leave plenty to the imagination. Here's how you can maximize your fun at CicLAvia this Sunday.



This Sunday, CicLAvia will open 7.5 miles of Los Angeles streets for walking, biking and skating. Which means you've got two days to make some decisions. Do you start at Hel-Mel and head to Boyle Heights, or go Boyle Heights to Hel-Mel? Wheels or feet? Beach cruiser or longboard? Curbside tamales at Mama's Hot Tamales or tantalizing mochi at Fugetsu-Do? Beer or water?

It's tough to decide, we know. But here are some of our picks for how best to enjoy L.A.'s open streets.

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"La-La Land" Enters the Oxford English Dictionary

Another update to the Oxford English Dictionary designates L.A. as "a state of being out of touch with reality."



Last week OMG and LOL, among other initialisms and symbols, were added to the Oxford English Dictionary. But there's another curious addition to the dictionary of record's latest update. "La-la land" is now an official term for Los Angeles:

la-la land n. can refer either to Los Angeles (in which case its etymology is influenced by the common initialism for that city), or to a state of being out of touch with reality—and sometimes to both simultaneously.

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