Outer Limits Tattoo

This past Saturday I went to the secluded Chestnut Ave in Downtown Long Beach. Anyone walking by this area would not see much to allude to the significance of the tattoo parlor on this street. Outer Limits Tattoo Parlor, a simple tattoo parlor, is in fact the oldest operating tattoo parlor in the United States, … [Read more…]

Venice Beach

I went to spend the day in Venice beach with a couple friends on a Saturday a couple weeks ago. I spent the entire day there, walking the boardwalk and people watching. Besides watching a couple separate games of basketball, walking the boardwalk, window shopping, and stopping for some food, I went to the skate … [Read more…]

Irvine Farmers’ Market

Saturday April 9 ~10am, Irvine Farmers’ Market A few weeks ago I visited the Farmers’ Market in Irvine for an assignment in a different class. It was my first time going to one, so I didn’t know what to expect except for maybe something similar to the Farmers’ Market on campus. When I got there, … [Read more…]

El Dorado Skatepark

Over the past weekend, my friends and I went to El Dorado Park to check out one of Long Beach’s favorited skateparks. Coming from a suburban town heavily influenced on skateboarding, I have been around a lot of skaters and have had exposure to various parks. At every park, there is a strong sense of … [Read more…]

Downtown Long Beach

Sunday April 10, 2016 9am, Downtown Long Beach Last week, I drove in downtown Long Beach for the first time. I’ve been there on a class field trip from UHP 101 before, but we travelled by bus and by foot. As a pedestrian, I remember that the place was confusing, but I pegged that to … [Read more…]

Seal Beach

About twice a week, I make my way to Seal Beach for work and cross the border of Los Angeles County to Orange County. Living near the school, I realize I am located near the edge of the LA County so the difference is not as dramatic as it is coming from the more inner … [Read more…]

North Fairfax Avenue

This past Friday a few friends and I drove to what has become known as one the most interesting and popular street among street wear aficionados: North Fairfax Ave. Currently known for it’s multiple street wear shops and skater culture, once I dug deeper into the history, it’s clear that this street has a long … [Read more…]