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farmers markets & delicious gifts

May 1, 2018 By barrio.la

Farmers markets are the most delicious gifts ever, sometimes showcasing the best food around L.A. - & always ready to let you try something...

sunken city san pedro

April 15, 2018 By barrio.la

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

mar vista farmers market

March 15, 2018 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...

an L.A. gift story V3

March 5, 2018 By barrio.la

Friends around Los Angeles always ask us - "how do you pick what you put in your gifts?" - the answer is, we just...

why barrio.la?

March 1, 2018 By barrio.la

supporting L.A. local - we want to help cool, local people, & be motivated by how we can positively impact our local, Los Angeles...

an L.A. gift story v2

February 20, 2018 By barrio.la

Everything we use for our custom gifts are goods made by L.A. people - uniquely designed & slowly made by artists & artisans who...

tell me about Greenbar Distillery

February 13, 2018 By barrio.la

Greenbar Distillery peeps are both friendly & nice, & the cocktail-making classes make for a really fun day.

LA artist Teachr

February 9, 2018 By jen

When we first saw art by LA street artist Teachr as we explored L.A. - we were immediately impressed with his commitment to the...

public art in Los Angeles

February 1, 2018 By barrio.la

Ever walked up to an L.A. museum or gallery & thought, whoa, cool, what IS that? We love public art in Los Angeles.

harbor city farmers market

January 23, 2018 By barrio.la

Have you been to the Harbor City Farmers Market? This cozy little market at the Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center is great for...

an L.A. gift story

January 16, 2018 By barrio.la

We get asked a lot, how & where did you find that? Well, what if we told you? Learn the stories behind gifts #madeinLA

theodore payne: native plants are cool

January 10, 2018 By barrio.la

Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers & Native Plants is perfect for when you need an added dose of “nature” in Los Angeles.

mar vista bungalow & loft

December 31, 2017 By barrio.la

Mar Vista Bungalow & Loft is filled with things found & made in Los Angeles, come & visit!

gifts made local in LA

December 7, 2017 By jen of barrio.la

We're confident we can find pretty much anything made-in-L.A.

hollywood farmers market

November 28, 2017 By barrio.la

For fun times @ the Hollywood Farmers Market - come early, walk the entire market, find a spot to relax, take pictures, eat food,...

urban and nature in LA

November 21, 2017 By barrio.la

We have so many different & diverse communities in Los Angeles with some of the most amazing architecture & public parks.

WRDSMTH first solo show

November 13, 2017 By barrio.la

WRDSMTH's first solo show at Fais Do Do in West Adams was an amazing event by L.A. artist whose work is seen all around...

that Los Angeles sun

November 6, 2017 By barrio.la

It could be a freezing day, or roasting hot - but no matter what, you can always be confident that the sun will make...

expo line museums

October 26, 2017 By barrio.la

If you’ve never been to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles or the California Science Center, guess what? They are right next to...

simple living: reading labels

October 19, 2017 By barrio.la

Reading labels on food & personal goods can make your head spin, so we love the idea that less is better, & in general...

union station and olvera street

October 9, 2017 By barrio.la

Free museums, art all around, live music & dancing, & the rich history of Angelenos & Los Angeles everywhere - make Union Station and...

exploring beautiful malibu

September 19, 2017 By barrio.la

exploring beautiful Malibu - whether on the beach, on a trail, or a loungey day with foods & drinks, is always a fun day...

boyle heights urban hike

September 13, 2017 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...

central avenue farmers market

September 7, 2017 By barrio.la

Central Avenue Farmers Market offers fresh fruits, vegetables (organic, too!), breads, prepared foods, cooking demonstrations & neighborhood resources.

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