Perhaps it is too early in December, but there were almost no Christmas decorations, no jolly Santa Claus, and no carolers in Pershing Square — unlike other years. There weren’t even a lot of children skating on the ice rink. It really did not feel very festive.
There was an “angel wings” backdrop for people to use for photos, however. And interesting signs announcing that Ice Curling lessons are coming soon and so is Broom Hockey. To learn more about this, go here.
Now for some musical trivia. Singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell once wrote a song about paving paradise and putting up a parking lot. Well, that parking lot, formerly the home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic until the building was demolished decades ago, is now becoming a high rise tower across from Pershing Square.
Okay. Here is what I saw: