4th of July Fireworks Shows

The Glendale CA Guide To 4th of July Fireworks

4th of July…Childhood memories filled with fireworks, BBQs, family gatherings and chasing fireflies. We have four major 4th of July celebrations and firework shows near Glendale that might be of interest to you and your family.  Each one has it’s own flavor and purpose. DIGGS Favorite: Crescenta Valley Fireworks My all-time favorite fireworks celebration is […] Read more »

Cool Places to Exercise in Glendale, CA

There are endless ways to break a sweat in the Glendale and La Crescenta Foothills. We have great hiking trails, fabulous parks and a YMCA that can’t be beat. But if you are looking for a smaller, more personalized way to get fit this year a small studio can offer […] Read more »

Pasadena Rose Parade- Insider Tips

Last year I took my own advice and went to the Pasadena Rose parade for the first time in years. It was easy and hassle free. Here is an updated version of my insider, native’s guide to the 2018 Pasadena Rose Parade. Here is a great map of the parade route. […] Read more »

Shop local to make last minute gift giving easy

Last minute holiday shopping can feel like a full contact sport. Between the 30 minute cruise just to find a parking spot, the half empty shelves missing exactly what you needed, and the line just to buy the stuff you settled on, last minute shopping is a pain. There is […] Read more »

Montrose Christmas Parade 2017

In what other community does Santa do a fly-by in a helicopter to ring in the Christmas season? The Montrose Christmas Parade is a chance for our community to get together and show off what makes us special. The parade has the required super cute Scouts and Y-Tribe kids, the […] Read more »

5 Instaworthy works of art in Glendale, CA

Instagram invites people to find beauty in everyday things and share them with the world. Local artists have transformed some of the plain grey utility boxes scattered throughout Glendale and La Crescenta into beautiful works of art. Put the two together and you have the perfect opportunity to show off […] Read more »

Swinging From the Trees!

What’s swinging in those trees up in La Crescenta? Some claim to have seen some kind of ape first near the Crescenta Valley YMCA at the bottom of Lowell and now at Crescenta Valley Park. Of course, the locals are joking about Bigfoot or wild toddlers on the loose. Experts […] Read more »

Don’t Drive to the Beach, Take the Beach Bus!

DIGGS is your source for Living in Glendale, La Canada and La Crescenta. How are you getting to the beach this summer? Don’t sit in traffic and waste gas. Take the beach bus! Thanks to Los Angeles County Supervisor, Kathryn Barger, and La Canada Mayor, Michael Davitt, getting to the […] Read more »

Maple at Descanso Gardens

Feeling brunchy? Have you been to Maple, the new restaurant at Descanso Gardens? It’s a new little lunch and brunch hot spot. The entrance to Maple is to the side of the main entrance at Descanso and you don’t need to be a member to go there. Reservations are highly recommended. […] Read more »

Inclusion By Food

One of the ways that we practice inclusion, often without even thinking about it, is through food. Living in Southern California, one of the major perks of our multicultural society is the food. Walk down any commercial street in your neighborhood and I can guarantee you’ll find a minimum of […] Read more »

Healthy Diggs: Let’s Get Physical

The rise of the home gym has had a long ascent from a Nordic Track in the garage or a Thigh Master and Ab Roller in the spare room with the ironing. It’s become a well plotted and significant space in many homes to accommodate a full body work of many different […] Read more »

Healthy Diggs: Hitting the Gym

As our society has moved forward into a “healthy is cool” state of mind, exercising together, has become a more and more communal and supportive activity. Gone are the days of having to look good while you sweat and in are the times of lifting each other up through the […] Read more »