Fun for the Whole Family in Redondo Beach

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Kimberley Fisher, a travel writer and blogger, offers readers an exciting look into life and attractions in Redondo Beach.  Although her highlights focus on Redondo Beach as a vacation spot, she also shares insights into local attractions for would-be residents of this fun South Bay beach town! The 70,000 square foot pier was originally built in 1889. It is home to over 50 shops, restaurants and bars, Redondo Fun Factory, Summer Music on the Pier, traveling festivals and art shows. Stop into the Sunshine Kite Factory and say hello to … [Read more...]

Cruise the Beach along The Strand

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Cruiser bikes are becoming more popular everywhere, but in the South Bay beaches, they are the way to get around.  In fact, in the Strand - which reaches from Redondo Beach to Hermosa Beach - you'll find cruiser bikes are everywhere! This July 2010 article from HelloLosAngeles.com examines in detail the best way to get around the Strand, and why these bikes are so popular in the South Bay beaches. Sitting upright on your cruiser, with little need to tap the footbrakes, you can cruise the flat path for up to 25 miles one-way from … [Read more...]

Redondo Beach: A Great Place to Live — And Workout!

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If you live in Redondo Beach and can't afford a pricey gym membership or a personal trainer, there's good news - the beach gives you ample ways to get fit on a budget.  Dara Mazzie explains in this article from the Los Angeles Examiner how you can get a full body workout . . . for free! The Stairs & The Ramp First, walk, jog, or sprint up the stairs and then walk backwards down the ramp, which is better for your knees and stretches the calves. Then, walk, jog or sprint back up the ramp and walk down the stairs. Do this as many … [Read more...]