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 Bonaventure Hotel

I visited the Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on October 7th, 2015. I have passed by the Bonaventure many times but never knew how famous it was. I did not realize how many movies it was featured in, and I enjoyed learning about that on the tour and after doing some research. Seeing the … [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…]

The Griffith Observatory

  On February 7th I made the hour trip from Long Beach to the Griffith Observatory. Having known of it’s deep rooted connections to Los Angeles as well as the solar system, I knew I had to go and visit. The Griffith Observatory is testament to human curiosity and innovation at it’s finest. Resting on … [Read more…]

Los Cerritos Wetlands

February 6, 2016 11am, Los Cerritos Wetlands Yesterday I volunteered along with many to help restore the Los Cerritos Wetlands habitat (which is near the San Gabriel River). After a quick introduction (which I partly missed because I was a little late), our group of volunteers walked to the location. On our way there, we … [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…]

Now-Piotr Kowalski

  Almost every day I’ve gone to campus I find myself walking passed a large sculpture near the University student Union (on the side with all the awkward heighted stairs leading to the Kin building). I would always look at it and have absolutely no idea what it was and I never found it to … [Read more…]