May 17, 2009 |
Think you know thrill rides? Welcome to something new, a summer attraction with speeds up to about 50 mph and a drop of 400-feet plus, but craftily designed to get your heart pumping in the most intoxicatingly easy and, well, gentle way. That's Flightline, recently opened at the San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park in Escondido. It's the zip line taken to a higher level.
June 23, 2000 |
Reading the stories Steven Gilbar has collected in "LA Shorts," you sense that the sexiest boundaries Angelenos cross are property lines. Borders, both real and metaphorical, run like an electric fence through the streets and suburbs of Los Angeles, separating neighborhood from neighborhood, neighbor from neighbor. Realtors hold the keys to self-reinvention--and sometimes, to their clients' bedrooms (Tom McNeal's "Winter in Los Angeles"). Like the house in the D.H.