Tag Archives: urban

Dogtown: Abbot Kinney Fest 2011

Yesterday, the Abbot Kinney Festival took over our street.  We’re still recovering. So is Toki. Apparently, our local street fair is also quite popular with the dogs. We ran into old friends, made new ones, and even stopped by the … Continue reading

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Aiko on the Block

New puppy alert!  This weekend we met Aiko, a 7 month-old cutie pie, at Intelligentsia Coffee (the best place in Venice to meet local dogsters). Milo decided to take Aiko under his wing, as he does with all new puppies. … Continue reading

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A Bike for Every Dog

While Toki was hanging with her L.A. pals last weekend, Josh and I visited the bike-friendly city of Portland, Oregon for a friend’s wedding.  Compared to Venice Beach, the city was sparkling clean.  Perhaps it’s all that rain?  Just as … Continue reading

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New York News Feed

New York dogs may have the rolling green lawns of Central Park, a booming squirrel and pigeon population, and a people and dog-watching scene that is second to none.  But, as detailed in a recent New York Times article, the … Continue reading

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Night Owl

Toki is a country dog living a city dog’s life.  She’d like nothing better in the evenings than to sit on a porch and watch fireflies. So every once in a while, I let her out into our communal courtyard, … Continue reading

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Get me outta here! (Please)

I stopped by the G2 Gallery event in Venice last weekend to check out the available adoptees from the West Los Angeles Animal Services shelter on Pico. Enjoying a snack outside the G2 Gallery event The G2 gallery – for … Continue reading

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Seed bomb my patio

You can bomb my patio, as long as you promise to use seed bombs. Over the weekend, I attended a food event called the Eat Real Festival, in Culver City. While there, I met a guy named Danny, the Co-Director … Continue reading

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Pottermania

Pottermania has hit the Daily Toki! Toki is a big Harry Potter fan, so she begged me to dress her up just like Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Eventually, she slipped into something more comfortable – … Continue reading

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Ready for Carmaggedon!

Do not get in your cars this weekend. I repeat, do not get in your cars this weekend! Milo, that means you! Carmaggedon is coming, but I guess that just means more walks for Toki.  Or no traffic near the … Continue reading

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Rorschach Snail

We spotted this cute snail, poised on the edge of our lemon tree planter, as we were heading out for a hike with Toki.  Josh and I each came up with captions, and they couldn’t have been more diametrically opposed: … Continue reading

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