our L.A. story

what is barrio.la?

we remind Angelenos of what “living locally” has to offer.

barrio.la finds local companies making high quality, eco-friendly goods right here in Southern California.

shop beautifully-made & unique products, while having a positive impact on your community, by buying from & supporting local, L.A. people.

Los Angeles has so much going on & is alive with eclectic neighborhoods, places to see & things to do – so while we’re at it – we keep you in the know about cool things going on in your own ‘hood & the cool people making it all happen.

feel like wandering with us?

cool… ’cause that’s what we do here.

– jen & rick, co-creators of barrio.la


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find independent L.A. businesses

owned & operated by cool, local people in your neighborhood

organic small batch pasta

organic small batch pasta by Semolina

handcrafted in Lincoln Heights

Aspire to Inspire print - Wrdsmith

aspire to inspire print by WRDSMTH

signed art by street artist WRDSMTH


Angeleno Heart

Los Angeles through an alternative lens

real L.A. stories from the heart

L.A. adventures

Street Art L.A.: Culver City to Venice

March 16, 2017 By barrio.la

In the spirit of adventures, we wanted to kick off CicLAvia "Culver City meets Venice" with our street art version of "I Spy".

coffee in L.A.: Trystero Coffee

February 25, 2017 By Anne Stericker

Trystero Coffee is a small specialty coffee roaster that has been around since 2009.

why we dig L.A.: women in LA

February 9, 2017 By barrio.la

Shout out to the women in L.A. & 5 of our favorite L.A.-based, women artists & female-owned businesses.

urban adventure: San Gabriel river trail

January 27, 2017 By barrio.la

San Gabriel river bike trail is a 28 mile stretch of L.A.-river adjacent bike paths that extend from the San Gabriel Mountains all the...

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