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People Who Live Near Shopping Streets More Likely to Walk

One of the things I most love about Larchmont is that it’s a perfect destination for a walk…really from almost anywhere in the neighborhood Larchmont Boulevard offers a great mid-way point; the perfect meeting place.

And now there’s a UC Irvine study out confirming what many of us already know…that people who live near shopping streets (like Larchmont Boulevard and La Brea’s new District La Brea) are more likely to walk.

STREETBLOGS NETWORK – People Who Live Near Shopping Streets Three Times More Likely to Walk

So don’t let a little rain keep you in this weekend! Head out and take a jaunt over to the Boulevard for some exercise. Or shake it up and discover a changing La Brea between 1st and 2nd Streets – in the new La Brea Shopping District.

How do you plan on exercising this weekend? Feel free to share your adventures with us in the comments below or even post your pictures on our Larchmont Buzz Facebook page! Don’t forget to “like” our page while you are there…


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Mary has lived in the Hancock Park area for over 20 years - including homes in Larchmont Village and Windsor Square. Mary has lived in some great places in her life - but none compare to the convenience and majesty of our neighborhood. For Mary, the neighborhood has been a wonderful home to her large, extended one time she had family members living on seven different Hancock Park area blocks! Larchmont Buzz is a labor of love - built to celebrate the neighborhood and to elevate the conversation in the area.

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