Florida Keys Roadside Attractions

Road trip time!

Did you know that the Florida Keys are home to Big Betsy, quite possibly the world’s largest (man-made) lobster? Bet you didn’t know that it’s also home to one of the only underwater motels, either.

Roadside oddities are one of those things that has never really been in-style, yet never seem to go out of style either. From the largest ball of twine to the biggest cow in America, these roadside attractions still make for memorable stops during your vacation.

Road trips sometimes have a bad rap for being long, dull and frustrating, but they can be equally as wonderful if you […]

By |November 11th, 2019|Around the Area, Travel|0 Comments

Weird Laws and Fun Facts about Los Angeles

Every city has a few weird qualities. Sometimes, these strange facts present themselves as silly, outdated laws and interesting nuggets of history. The funnier the fact, the better.

You’ve read them before: weird laws that sound absolutely ridiculous, yet are penned by legitimate lawmakers in the pages of the city books. Most of these laws are not enforced. After all, it’s not easy to arrest someone for cursing on a Long Beach mini-golf course (yes, that’s a law). The area’s history is littered with strange and silly laws that make for highly entertaining reading. The county repealed nearly 200 of these […]

By |November 11th, 2019|Around the Area|0 Comments

Greasy Food Recipes—Greasy, Greasier and Greasiest

We all have that one greasy meal we hate to love, and can’t help but savor every bite. It might be the cheeseburger you know is taking five years off your life. It could be the deep-fried Oreo’s you devoured at last year’s state fair. Or maybe it’s the onion rings at your favorite restaurant you can’t stop thinking about. Heck, it might even be the plate of nachos with which you ceremoniously treat yourself after a long work week.

Bottom line: everyone has a greasy food they love.

Here are some of the best greasy foods to make at home that we found […]

By |November 8th, 2019|Good Eats|0 Comments

Doggy Dates in Seattle

A dog is a man’s best friend. A dog will love you in spite of your flaws, and a dog can teach you more about yourself than you could ever know. It’s no wonder, then, that dogs have become such an integral part of daily life.

But daily life in Seattle can be hard for pups, sometimes. Staying in an apartment means that there isn’t always an easy way for dogs to access the outdoors on their own, so it’s up to owners to make sure they get fresh air and socialization as much as possible. Thankfully, Seattleites realize that dogs […]

By |November 4th, 2019|All About Pets, Around the Area|0 Comments

Out & About: Thanksgiving Things to Do in 2019

Happy November, AMLI neighbors!

There’s no doubt that the year is coming to an end. The seasons are changing, the first half of the school year is wrapping up and the holiday season is really starting to kick off. It can be a busy time for many, but there is always something to be grateful for, no matter what.

So, in the spirit of giving thanks and reflecting on the past year, here are some great ways that you can spend quality time with friends and loved ones this Thanksgiving.
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If you enjoy being outside and active, why not join the […]

By |November 1st, 2019|Around the Area|0 Comments
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