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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...

‘hood love: LA public schools

January 23, 2017 By barrio.la

LA public schools have so much potential, & so much of that lies in the level of family, neighborhood, & business support that comes...

‘hood love: why barrio.la?

January 12, 2017 By barrio.la

We wanted to love what we do, support cool people, & be motivated entirely in supporting our local, L.A. economy.

barrio.la love: an LA perspective

January 5, 2017 By barrio.la

A few days ago, using the cold weather as our excuse, we nestled in front of the T.V. with food from Asianya, to finally...

coffee in L.A.: Smith and Tait

December 27, 2016 By Anne Stericker

Smith and Tait is in an efficiently designed, sun-lit space on Huntley Drive and is West Hollywood’s newest coffee shop worth visiting.

‘hoods explored: West Adams

December 22, 2016 By barrio.la

We remember years ago taking the streets from Venice Beach to DTLA & sneaking down Adams only to find ourselves craning our necks over...

why we dig L.A.: Mar Vista Art Walk

December 12, 2016 By barrio.la

Not all events are actually as fun as their pictures make them out to be, but that's not the case with the Mar Vista...

urban adventure: Caracol Market

December 5, 2016 By barrio.la

Caracol Market in Filipino Town had good tunes, friendly people, handcrafted gifts, & we immediately felt the welcoming vibe of the gallery.

coffee in L.A.: Hermanos Coffee

November 15, 2016 By Anne Stericker

Hermanos Coffee in Mid-Wilshire is comfortable with a nice atmosphere, & spread out enough that it was easy to have a private conversation.

why we dig L.A.: people in LA

November 8, 2016 By barrio.la

From the onset, we at barrio.la knew that our company would be different from others because of how we would connect with people.

simple living: vintage shopping

November 1, 2016 By barrio.la

A (hopefully!) easy guide to start vintage shopping in L.A. and take away the intimidation surrounding the word “vintage” & what that means.

why we dig L.A.: Los Angeles love

October 24, 2016 By barrio.la

There's a certain sense of pride that Angelenos have in living in one of the greatest cities in the world, & few things capture...

urban adventure: Mexico City

October 13, 2016 By barrio.la

Mexico City vibes: A perfectly-fused mixture of Los Angeles & New York, with an amazing local, artisanal scene.

coffee in L.A.: Blacktop Coffee

October 5, 2016 By Anne Stericker

Blacktop Coffee, in the Arts District, downtown Los Angeles, is simply awesome - & I think Blacktop might be my new favorite DTLA coffee...

barrio.la: a local team effort

September 28, 2016 By barrio.la

Starting a business takes a lot of collaboration & partnership to succeed, & new adventures & endeavors always require a group effort.

‘hoods explored: Boyle Heights

September 19, 2016 By barrio.la

Boyle Heights is one of our favorite, old school L.A. neighborhoods; nestled just across the bridge from DTLA - it’s inviting, full of...

why we dig L.A.: farmer’s markets

September 9, 2016 By barrio.la

Besides being fun places to meet friends in your neighborhood, farmer's markets positively impact Los Angeles communities in so many ways.

why we dig L.A.: kid and family fun

August 30, 2016 By barrio.la

There are TONS of free, all-ages, kid and family fun activities here in Los Angeles that don't require you "taking one for the team"...

coffee in L.A.: Woodcat Coffee Bar

August 22, 2016 By Anne Stericker

Woodcat Coffee Bar in Echo Park is an awesome little specialty coffee shop with a very low-key, casual energy and a lot of charm.

urban adventure: Leimert Park

August 16, 2016 By barrio.la

If you’ve never explored Leimert Park Village, hopefully you’ll now feel like you’ve been given the scoop on a cool, local secret - the...

urban adventure: Trejo’s Tacos

August 12, 2016 By barrio.la

Our favorite taco places are casual and inviting like Trejo's Tacos - where the people working there can recommend their favorite tacos to you.

Metro LA love: Meet me at Metro

August 7, 2016 By barrio.la

Created by the Watts Village theater company with the goal of connecting arts, public transportation & our Los Angeles communities.

urban adventure: Mar Vista Farmer’s Market

August 5, 2016 By barrio.la

Mar Vista Farmer's Market is a perfectly chill & relaxing way to spend a Sunday morning. The market is a great mix of local...

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