Traffic Circle

Growing up in a suburban area, I wasn’t exposed to the chaos atmosphere that is LA streets and traffic. Most streets I was used to drive on were calm, scenic, and straight forward in terms of rules or regulations. Ever since I have moved to the LA area, I have noticed a change in driving … [Read more…]

Universal CityWalk

Jan. 22, 2016 ~12:30pm, Universal Studios CityWalk Last Friday, my dad, brother, and I went to Universal Studios. Where we parked had us entering the theme park through the Universal CityWalk. When I walked into it, I was amazed. I live in the suburban Tustin/Irvine, so I’m not used to the tall buildings I saw in L.A., … [Read more…]

Amoeba Music on Sunset Blvd

On January 30, 2016 at 7:00 PM I visited Amoeba Music which is the world’s largest independent record store and is located on the bustling strip of Sunset Blvd in Hollywood, California. Amoeba Music is an icon in Hollywood and is truly reflective of how the wide and varied cultures of Los Angeles come together … [Read more…]

Toast and Jams: The Observatory, OC

Take a moment and imagine this: You’re front row. Your hands are gripping a cold barricade keeping you a mere two feet from jumping center stage at The Observatory. Your adrenaline is pumping as you listen to the crisp melody escaping Scott McMicken’s guitar, his voice hitting every note with ease. Suddenly, a sharp pain … [Read more…]

Doodle-icious

One of my all-time favorite food places is Porto’s Bakery and Café. After originally discovering their site in Glendale, I now regularly swing by their site in Downey to stock up on Cuban sandwiches, potato balls, and raspberry macaroons. Most recently I came by on Thursday, to pick up a birthday cake for my sister. … [Read more…]

“Rock the Boat”

“Rock the Boat” provided a very enlightening view on the L.A. River and how the L.A. city and region has developed around it. Massive flooding in the 1930s ultimately led to the creation of what the L.A. River was largely seen today as: a concrete channel designed to move water and runoff as quickly as … [Read more…]

The Sunken City

January 9th, 5pm at the Sunken City at San Pedro Cliffs A few of my friends and I explored at the popular site known as Sunken city. It was my first time there, and I was in awe when I saw the magnitude of it. It was huge! You can even climb down to the water where … [Read more…]