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Eric Brightwell @Eric_Brightwell Los Angeles, California

Exploring Southern California Map merch @ https://t.co/IQLLVzqqqP Map art prints @ https://t.co/yHXyv4UNAt

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Joined Twitter 8/31/09


Happy #InternationalCatDay Here are some songs about cats for your enjoyment. https://t.co/GpOLaSaQN0
8/8
2020
@rabonour @_KennyUong_ I've been in there many times. Just a bunch of identical (and incongruous) mock-Tudor ranch… https://t.co/mpflRonNy1https://t.co/LYylhk3edVHappy #NationalLightHouseDay On 7 August 1789, Congress approved an Act for the establishment and support of lighth… https://t.co/0d4f6Wlm0mWe're raising money for @nithyavraman's campaign for City Council. Did you know your donations are matched 6x by th… https://t.co/YgAkiTRmma
Retweeted by Eric Brightwell @_KennyUong_ @googlemaps Google Maps are high... https://t.co/QXhwaOYlzt @DineshDSouza You're right -- and a lot of people confuse Thighland with Thighwan! smdh @lisaskwon If it was a 64 oz malt liquor, there is absolutely no shame in that!
8/7
2020
If this doesn't fill you with a profound sense of embarrassment, inquire with your therapist about the possibility… https://t.co/iTZ5uC7GNzFans of 1960s electronic science-fiction psychedelia will want to have a listen. https://t.co/FXUIE6wH8r @playazball That the mansion is in Calabasas -- sort of a Davos for dumbasses -- will surprise no one familiar with Southern California.Imagine if a @MayorOfLA were to say something like that. Imagine if @metrolosangeles and @LADOTofficial were to m… https://t.co/0K8Y4QKs2EThe _largest_ cities in the US (not the most populous -- which is not the same thing). See: Los Angeles is just t… https://t.co/yfEo9vVAbh
8/6
2020
@laura_nelson May Gray, June Gloom,No Sky July, and Fogust have all been around for years. There’s even a Wikipedia… https://t.co/uUP7lZfbX6 @buttermilk1 I also run with a paper mask... I only have to pull it down after cresting a steep hill. Otherwise I b… https://t.co/bvFwLEF8g3
8/5
2020
Oh yeah? Well some @metrolosangeles stations now have hand sanitizer dispensers AND they’re building a station with… https://t.co/VSejgoHrY0
8/4
2020
@frankshyong I'm not an anti-mayo-er. I never got why people hated it (or claimed to) so much. I've even put it on… https://t.co/1SS6XlSRfx
7/31
2020
@awalkerinLA Yes. Alan started meowing and then, a little later, the quake happened.
7/30
2020
@latimes Take over parking spots, not the sidewalks. It's impossible to maintain physical distance or navigate a wh… https://t.co/l0wUadjH5s
7/29
2020
@laura_nelson It's been 50 years this year since the Downtown Los Angeles People Mover was proposed. That ribbon cu… https://t.co/mwqDb88NWN @PadmaLakshmi A man.
7/24
2020
@markvalli Oh yeah. Good eye! @markvalli "West Athens (or Athens)" is also weird since West Athens is west of, well, Athens. @markvalli I'm trying to update my map. Some of these places are obscure -- but there's no Wrightwood in Los Angele… https://t.co/520Fwtg60C @EricRathOrg Oh good. I wish that Google Maps allowed for more layers, though. The (current) limit is ten.
7/23
2020
@EricRathOrg I have not. Well, I made a map of all train (and ferry) lines... but I have no problem with buses -- j… https://t.co/8f2FX5LlBO
7/22
2020
Today marks the ninth anniversary of freedom from car ownership. Turns out you can walk, bike, or take mass trans… https://t.co/IFL4vgHkmg @GroundGameLA To be fair, Ukraine is looking down the barrels of the guns of both Russia and the US Republican Part… https://t.co/pO1fiSe3woBeautiful history, insight, and writing about one of the least-valued but most interesting aspects of Los Angeles c… https://t.co/OUH1OMncNZ
7/21
2020
@HomelandKen Imagine being so stupid that you think that there’s anything even remotely Leftist about Amazon! 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 🤣 🤣 🤣 😆 😆 😆 @rodney_berry Is Oink Shack a thing?
7/20
2020
Police and sheriff department helicopter fleets. New York City: 🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁 Los Angeles: 🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁🚁… https://t.co/5CBjIaljdK @CurbedLA By the way, I'm still looking for Los Angeles podcasts in languages other than English. Do any exist? Tha… https://t.co/XTlMIoxwbz @bussit_bbLA I poked my head in there once and got chased out by a security guard. It's my fault, though, I was wearing blue jeans."Want to Write an Annoying Headline? Here's How" @latimes "Near Eastside" is Westside-centric in the same way that "Near East" is Eurocentric and thus... problemati… https://t.co/l9HkgJTG0h @TaylorLorenz https://t.co/3eHXvK8gWJ @JoshNH4H The Old South. Definitely not the Deep South (nor, of course, the Upper South).
7/17
2020
2015: "Wide adoption of self-driving cars could be only 5 years away" 2014: "Elon Musk says self-driving car techno… https://t.co/aVE0lHufDR2019: "Fully autonomous cars could be on roads in 5 years" 2018: "The Self-Driving Cars Takeover Is Still Five Year… https://t.co/dHDvyKZurS
7/14
2020
Which Democrat, @DonaldJTrumpJr? https://t.co/JQ2KZKIzna @HausOfMarsian @imnotuna https://t.co/hP1LCM1S8i
7/13
2020
@rodney_berry Turned or turnt
7/12
2020
@VicBergerIV Maybe he could be persuaded to wear one if it was described to him as a border wall for his face. 🤔
7/11
2020
@gspeng I wonder if anyone in my building would really care if I painted lines on the parking lot 🤔 Perhaps the onl… https://t.co/piFYPEZ3ov
7/10
2020
Forget #LAalFresco, who wants to turn their apartment parking lot into a badminton court? #LAParkingLotBadminton https://t.co/21aOslFp27 @rmazor I have walked (and biked) from Seal Beach to Long Beach. Never have done the latter, though -- although I o… https://t.co/4JvlCCXLZh @rmazor Interesting! I know this won't be a popular view, but let's just annex North Orange County and cede South C… https://t.co/BJ63BpsVoMDemonyms of Los Angeles County's fifteen most populous cities: Angeleno* Long Beacher Glendalian Santa Claritan La… https://t.co/h8Lwy6yl4jLooks as though I need to make a few additions to the map! https://t.co/GjVbajygZB
7/9
2020
@VamonosLA Makes you think that native trees rather than imported palms (or empty tree wells) might be a good idea… https://t.co/CZXSXqTaue @KiaAbdullah They're not novels, per se, but everyone cries a lot in Beowulf and Le Morte d'Arthur. Here's an artic… https://t.co/2jloczCteR
7/8
2020
@hoffbeatenpath They can have a pass. I've loved and looked up songs I've heard at JJ Café, King Taco, and Seafood… https://t.co/UYu3DlvncG
7/7
2020
If bars, restaurants, shops, markets, &c get re-opened, we should insist that they stop playing music in them. We c… https://t.co/kLT2oG8CUxChina appears to have an outbreak of the bubonic plague or, as it shall henceforth be known, "the Chinese Bacteria.… https://t.co/EQW1blqMCq @theglowingstars @_johnsonsabrina @thatcarr @MyDickerson @calexity @MitchOFarrell Only empty cars get a pass. It's… https://t.co/I1rNeLTJc7
7/6
2020
Waiting on Kanye to reveal his vice presidential running mate before making any decisions.
7/5
2020
@chrissalvano That's one option. Or, Belize can adopt Quebecois French (and Celcius) whilst Quebec has to learn Bel… https://t.co/EUGBmhW1VjLatin America = 34 countries in which the Latin-derived languages of Spanish, Portuguese, and French are the most… https://t.co/DWxhEYQygL @VamonosLA You're probably right about Coyote Creek. It seems as though it was channelized in the 1960s.Why is there a "Kern County Bootheel" in the northwestern-most corner of Los Angeles County -- ruining what's other… https://t.co/t2dV1Q2BD8We're taking ideas for @MetroLosAngeles Recovery Task Force to help make mobility without congestion our ‘new norma… https://t.co/ThPq4wrMUE
Retweeted by Eric Brightwell @j6ordon @metrolosangeles Apply transit innovations that work elsewhere. Rent space inside Metro stations to vendor… https://t.co/cBz7Qvo5w5
7/3
2020
What's open this week? Let's spin the wheel! https://t.co/IFBffTSLuo @LAist @BLMLA One hundred and fifty dollars?! https://t.co/wtVfF6Gkml @awalkerinLA @annanotation @VamonosLA It’s almost as if it was a photo-op 🤔 @awalkerinLA Reddish red-orange @awalkerinLA @annanotation @VamonosLA I’ve seen a few sidewalks taken over but no parking lots or spaces. Can’t risk pissing off a car! @gspeng @metrolosangeles Sounds good to me... and like a job for Metro's Office of Extraordinary Innovation.Not the card rooms!
7/2
2020
@metrolosangeles Re: Tip 2 -- "Wash your hands before/after traveling" -- Um, what are riders whose trips don't beg… https://t.co/tBs7SgcQGn @DJcee420 @metrolosangeles Almost makes you think we should have public restrooms at more than one station, doesn't it?
6/30
2020
If you’re sitting in your camouflage Dodge Charger with the windows up and I am still gagging on your cologne, you… https://t.co/IxllRO4iLJ
6/29
2020
I have the urge to go on YouTube and comment "Who's listening in 2020?" to every single video right now. @_KennyUong_ I’ve gotten dirty looks and head shaking from old folks too. At first I thought that it was my mask bu… https://t.co/IBGvAhntPq
6/28
2020
@DotKohlhaas @TheoHen95302259 I'm honestly not clear -- is this an actual campaign video or something edited by @VicBergerIV?
6/27
2020
@CurbedLA Of course, some have gravitated to podcasts — and here’s a complete Los Angeles Podography (sorry about t… https://t.co/heApUeCSGg @CurbedLA Here’s my complete Los Angeles Webography — including the defunct. Most are either hyper-local, personal,… https://t.co/boJx9QXLVq @garveymcvg @LAist Thx. It just really bugs me that LAist (and other local media, to be fair) on the one hand ackno… https://t.co/wfSnpaXsib @LAist I'm shocked that people are shocked that a city councilperson took money from developers... Is this your first day in Los Angeles? @LAist Real public safety comes from sanitation, not armed officers. Metro stations need restrooms, not cops. @LAist "If it's a local restaurant, drive by and check it out." Yeah, that's exactly what we need -- an increase of… https://t.co/eShAHFkFEd
6/26
2020
@mikebonin Public restrooms = public safety. Our most pressing safety issues are the threat from disease, not fare… https://t.co/EN0epUzwDP
6/23
2020
@laura_nelson @metrolosangeles Other countries protect their riders by having public restrooms at every station. We… https://t.co/93KENCz5Ka
6/22
2020
A few Southern things worth commemorating w/ statues: alligator snapping turtles, bass, biscuits & gravy, bounce, C… https://t.co/9fnoCiRU4p
6/21
2020
This is Los Angeles! Learn English! ...and Spanish, Mandarin, Tagalog, Korean, Armenian, Vietnamese, Farsi, Japanes… https://t.co/puHNvUAV9C @karladelucas_ What's more, Anglenos will caution you against saying place names like "Los Feliz" or "San Pedro" wi… https://t.co/NVoNWbPGi0
6/20
2020
@mikebonin @metrolosangeles I hope that this happens. I also hope, though, that we can get some public restrooms so… https://t.co/S2O5bi3JDD @theglowingstars My neighbors just told me that their car was stolen. They called the police. The police sent out a… https://t.co/dkiRJhKQuN @hoffbeatenpath I get that some people don't feel safe on mass transit -- but I also suspect that they're outnumber… https://t.co/jalsHKpSFz @theglowingstars This morning there was a car accident in Silver Lake in which a car crashed into a tree. Overhead,… https://t.co/hb8uwgp39q @hoffbeatenpath Is it because if we prioritize pedestrians over automobiles, it's only a matter of time before stre… https://t.co/5FJbpMcH6E
6/18
2020
@brucecha @YouTube I love her voice and the production on so much of her music. She sang in a lot of languages, by… https://t.co/ScoRHoolwm
6/17
2020
@PaulMcCartney "You... you remember when you were with the Beatles?" https://t.co/zXuJULNtu5 @adidas Your company's founder, Adolf Dassler, was a member of the NAZI party and your products are made by Uyghur… https://t.co/cekx2y5Y0T @Adidas @Apple @Dell @Esprit @HM @Muji @Nike and @Uniqlo all use slave labor provided by Uyghurs detained in concen… https://t.co/P9ivKE8OMz @LAist The caption reads "...Rose Hills Courts public housing site in Montecito Heights." It's actually named "Rose… https://t.co/FwJ8gesdPI @LAist Or do something meaningful and just walk, get a bike, or load up your TAP Card. https://t.co/IP8oPEUGA2
6/16
2020
@HELLOIMJAG @kiwa4justice Saw the signs today. First I’ve seen in real lifeThe other two videos are clearly filmed downtown in front of the music center -- but does anyone recognize the loca… https://t.co/Y0toegbpF3
6/15
2020

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