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Happy National Taco Day! A few nights ahead of today’s momentous event, we sent Matt and his domestique Todd out on a special mission- to ride bikes and eat tacos. We didn’t plan it when we moved in over a decade ago but swrve HQ is now surrounded by some of the finest taco stands and trucks in Los Angeles, so many in fact that it would truly be an exercise in human endurance to try them all over the course of a single ride so Matt and Todd kept their adventure to some of their personal favorites. Let’s go… Stop #1: Angel’s Tijuana Tacos Less than a mile from the front door of swrve HQ, you’ll find Angel’s Tijuana...
Remember those 'choose your own adventure' books? That's what life in Los Angeles is like when it comes to outdoor activities. The possibilities are virtually endless and with nearly 300 sunny days a year, there's ample opportunity to get out and explore. What follows is a list of some of our collective personal favorites when it comes to hikes and rides around Los Angeles. Whether you're local or planning an LA getaway, we thought you might enjoy seeing what we like to enjoy when it's time to go play.The Staircases of Los Angeles Highlights from the Painted Stairways Tour. Staircases are hiding in plain (and not so plain) sight all over Los Angeles, many of which were built as neighborhood shortcuts around the...
A member of the swrve team recently picked up an electric cargo bike and is now convinced that e-bikes are the future.
Things are in full bloom with the swrve team. Gardening has become a hobby that we all really dig 😜 and with the official arrival of summer, there is still plenty of time for you to get in on the fun and satisfaction of growing your own food. As you’ll see from our personal plots, you don’t need a lot of space or big a time commitment to have thriving crops. Even a container in a windowsill can produce a lot of tasty herbs or microgreens that grow fast and make a nutritious addition to virtually any meal. One of the best guides out there for seeing what (and when) to plant in your local area is the Farmers’ Almanac. Both...