Neighbors Enjoy Miracle Mile Pop-Up Parks on Park(ing) Day

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Astrid Johnson and Vivian Lyra Blair play at the Wilshire Blvd. park, sponsored by Miracle Mile Toys & Games.

As part of the worldwide celebration of Park(ing) Day, the Melrose Ave. Business Improvement District, Mid-City West Community Council and several local businesses and artists teamed up on Friday, September 18, to sponsor four pop-up parks in metered parking spaces in the Miracle Mile.  Some scenes from the fun and creative day:

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Wilshire Blvd. park, at Miracle Mile Toys & Games
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Wilshire Blvd. park, at Miracle Mile Toys & Games
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Wilshire Blvd. park, at Miracle Mile Toys & Games
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Fairfax Ave. park, at Open Space Cafe Theater. Photo by Erika Graves.
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Fairfax Ave. park, at Open Space Cafe Theater. Photo by Erika Graves.
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Fairfax Ave. park, at Open Space Cafe Theater. Photo by Erika Graves.
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Fairfax Ave. park, at Open Space Cafe Theater
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Melrose Ave. park, hosted by Melrose BID
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Melrose Ave. park, hosted by Melrose BID.
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Melrose Ave. park, hosted by Melrose BID.
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Melrose Ave. park, hosted by Melrose BID.
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La Brea Ave. park, at District La Brea
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La Brea Ave. park, at District La Brea
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La Brea Ave. park, at District La Brea
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La Brea Ave. park, at District La Brea
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La Brea Ave. park, at District La Brea.
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Street artist Grimnasty creates a new work at the La Brea Ave. park, at District La Brea.
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About Elizabeth Fuller

Elizabeth Fuller was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN but has lived in LA since 1991 - first in the Sycamore Square neighborhood, and since 2012 in West Adams Heights/Sugar Hill. She was long-time board member of the Sycamore Square Neighborhood Association, currently serves on the board of the West Adams Heights/Sugar Hill Neighborhood Association, spent 10 years with the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, volunteers at Wilshire Crest Elementary School, and is the co-owner/publisher of the Buzz.

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