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Man About Town: In the Valley with one tight-knit group
Man About Town: In the Valley with one tight-knit group

Don't think of it as rush hour. Think of all those burning brake lights on the 101 as your own little red-light district, as beacons to fun and conviviality. Follow them to Ventura Boulevard, off Coldwater, then left, to a nondescript storefront, where I'm going to introduce you to a bunch of singing, knitting and wine-drinking women of all ages. Like knights of a round table, they gather each week, swords in hand, combining the fine art of knitting with the finer art of drinking wine. They call these gatherings sip-and-knits — chatty odes to the ancient art of sitting in circles and blathering about just anything. As I left the knitting shop, they were singing road...

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