Melrose Avenue is, hands down, my favorite street in LA. Now, Due to the large number of famous streets in Los Angeles, this statement is not something to simply disregard. Melrose is perfect for any occasion, whether it be a cappuccino at Alfred’s Coffee or a hectic shopping day filled with Marc Jacob handbags, there’s … [Read more…]

6226 Santa Monica Boulevard

  Santa Monica Boulevard is one of the most well known thoroughfares in Los Angeles, running from Sunset Boulevard and ending on Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica. Such a road holds many tidbits and trivia about the culture of Los Angeles, but one piece of information often overlooked is the role of Santa Monica Blvd. … [Read more…]

Watts Towers

Looking like something that came out of some freaky futuristic movie, the Watts towers are a collection of 17 different structures that are all connected. Located in the Watts community in Los Angeles, the towers are today considered a historical landmark and is a big tourist attraction for architects from all over the world. I once … [Read more…]

Signal Hill

On Saturday, February 6, I took a trip to the Hilltop Park in Signal Hill. The park is very popular, especially after sunset when I visited. As it is on a hill, this often means parallel parking at a 15% grade downwards. After the difficulty of parking, I was given a nice relaxing 10 minutes … [Read more…]

Grand Central Market

I recently had the opportunity to go to the LA Grand Central Market. I had been there before, but just to a small seafood shop that we have go to for years because it serves my mother’s favorite dish. We had never gone inside the actual market until this week. Once I stepped inside I … [Read more…]

The Library

Nestled on Long Beach’s Broadway Avenue, The Library: A Coffee House keeps the street perfumed with the fantastic scent of freshly roasted coffee beans. This location is the perfect hideaway from crowded lines at any corner Starbucks. Rich pastries and warm entrees are served until 12 AM, ensuring that any Long Beach coffee lover is … [Read more…]

Chinese Theatre

December 19th I have only been to the historic Chinese theater once during a brotherhood retreat out in Hollywood in the middle of the night. It was one of those moments when you see something you’ve read about or seen on TV in person for the first time. What I find interesting about the theatre … [Read more…]