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we remind Angelenos of how to live local. finds local companies making high quality, eco-friendly goods right here in Southern California.

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.

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

feel like wandering with us?

cool… ’cause that’s what we do here.

– jen & rick, co-creators of


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owned & operated by cool, local people in your neighborhood


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L.A. adventures

echo park farmers market

April 20, 2017 By

We started our Friday adventure at the Echo Park Farmer's Market on Sunset, just a couple blocks from the lake & the perfect starting...

melrose umbrella company

April 10, 2017 By Anne Stericker

First opened as a speakeasy, Melrose Umbrella Company was originally conceived as a place to have just a really good cocktail.

sunken city san pedro

March 30, 2017 By

The Sunken City & its beach are filled with never-ending treasures (shells, rocks, colored seaweed & tide pools) & a revolving display of graffiti...

street art Los Angeles

March 16, 2017 By

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

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