Long Beach Museum of Art

This past Friday I went to Long Beach Museum of Art, as admission is always free on this day. The intertwining of both the location of the museum, as well as the art, help paint a picture (literally) of it’s culture. The house that the LBMA resides within was built in 1912 as a vacation … [Read more…]

Sunken City

Sunken City, February 19, 2016 One of my favorite places in Southern California is Sunken City in San Pedro. It is a preexisting neighborhood, which was evacuated after a landslide and now stands as the most beautiful escape. It occurred in 1929 as piece-by-piece land began to fall into the ocean. Many residents had to … [Read more…]

Long Beach 2nd St.

Feb. 20, 2016 ~12:30pm, 2nd St. on Long Beach, CA Yesterday I went to this event called the Red High Heels Walk in Long Beach that raised awareness for heart health. We walked 1 mile around 2nd St., passing a lot of stores and restaurants that I’ve never seen as I don’t live in Long Beach … [Read more…]

Forrest Gump Bench

Over the weekend, my family and I were roaming the Santa Monica Pier. There were lots of cool sites there but there was one in particular that was apparently very appealing to my younger sister. So we had to stop and take a picture in Forrest Gump’s shoes in front of the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co … [Read more…]

Most Theater

On Thursday February 12th, I saw one of my favorite DJs perform at the Yost theater. For my first time partying at an actual nightclub, all I can say was that it was one for the books. It wasn’t until the day after the event that I found out that the Yost theater held a … [Read more…]

Venice Beach

Over the weekend I was at a certain Los Angeles tourist attraction known as Venice Beach. It was interesting to observe all the different kinds of people and to see their reasons for being there. Venice Beach has a history that begun around the 1950s when it developed as a creative and artistic hangout. To … [Read more…]

L.A.’s Cold War

When a Soviet-controlled regime falls apart, what happens to all of its stuff? It ends up in L.A. apparently. For 40 years, East Germany remained closely veiled in secrecy and tightly monitored government propaganda. After the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989, it was decided that the GDR’s trace be altered as swiftly as … [Read more…]

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Anyone who follows sports knows the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, typically referred to as The Coliseum. Since it’s opening in 1923, this stadium has been the home of the USC football team and the temporary home to the UCLA football team, USC and UCLA basketball teams, “Cleveland” Rams, “Brooklyn” Dodgers, “Minneapolis” Lakers, “Oakland” Raiders, and the LA … [Read more…]