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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Three seniors performed tai chi in the mini park at the Joslyn Adult Center 1301 West Olive Ave Burbank November 28. 2014

Photo Gallery: Tai chi in motion at the Joslyn Adult Center

The newly designed mini park at the Joslyn Adult Center is consider an oasis and for good reason. It’s a tranquil green space that invites guests to sit, linger, and for some seniors today — to workout with the slow flowing mediation motions of tai chi. The mini park, completed last May, is a collaboration between Leadership Burbank class of 2014 and the Burbank Park, Recreation and Community Services Department. Around$77,000 in donations and a $15,000 grant from Burbank Water and Power paid for the project. Definitely, money well spent.... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- A member of the waitstaff pours water for a customer at the Tallyrand restaurant 1700 West Olive Avenue Burbank September 24, 2013

A shout out to the Tallyrand !

  I dropped by the Tallyrand restaurant at 1700 West Olive Avenue around 4:30 p.m. yesterday for an early dinner. This is usually a slow time for eateries , but to my surprise, the Rand was bustling with activity. The reason: a fundraiser for senior services in Burbank. If a customer requested it, the restaurant management donated 20 per cent of the bill to that cause. While I enjoyed my super tuna melt with tomatoes and a side of juicy fruit, I watched the customers come in and... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Kobe, the pet tortoise at the Burbank Community Day School October 29, 2011

Volunteers plant a community garden in Burbank

Volunteers used people power and creativity to get a new community garden planted in Burbank yesterday.  The garden is the love project of Principal Chris Krohn and her students at Burbank Community Day School at 223 East Santa Anita Avenue. The students, grades 7 – 12, are at risk kids looking for a second chance. Krohn says it all started last year with a small garden she described as “an eyesore.”  The students came up with five plans to turn the tiny garden and the surrounding weeds into a productive community garden. They got help refining... Read More →

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