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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

We’ve taken Union Station and Olvera Street for granted. … have you? Free museums, art all around, live music & dancing, & the rich...

theodore payne: native plants are cool

October 3, 2017 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

September 27, 2017 By barrio.la

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

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.

spotted: street art in L.A.

September 6, 2017 By barrio.la

We love looking up - down - around & about - always looking for new art to appreciate - knowing what we see today...

smith and tait coffee shop

September 1, 2017 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.

lincoln heights farmers market

August 25, 2017 By barrio.la

Walk & explore Lincoln Heights and you'll see the coolest things - including the Wednesday farmer's market.

why farmers markets REALLY matter

August 18, 2017 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.

adams & vermont farmers market

August 9, 2017 By barrio.la

Adams Vermont Farmers Market in Los Angeles is a fun, community-driven market - a great spot to explore old school L.A. and get...

street art in jefferson park

July 27, 2017 By barrio.la

street art in Jefferson Park is pretty rad, mostly right off the Metro Station - & keep your eyes open for projects from #SmileSouthCentral.

no selfie summer giveaway

July 26, 2017 By barrio.la

Are you over summer selfies filling your social media feed? We totally understand - don't worry.

alfred coffee shop

July 23, 2017 By Anne Stericker

Alfred Coffee & Kitchen {Melrose Place} in West Hollywood (near La Cienega and Melrose Ave) is one of the true West Hollywood coffee shop...

culver city farmers market

July 18, 2017 By barrio.la

Seriously, if we can offer up one tip to navigating Culver City in a relaxed, not scrambling-for-parking way - take Metro & walk.

uptown whittier walk

July 12, 2017 By barrio.la

Uptown Whittier, with its main street charm, historic district, nature vibe, & selection of locally-owned shops & restaurants is a rad spot for a...

museum of ice cream

June 26, 2017 By barrio.la

The second we saw pictures of the pink walls, gummy bears & sprinkle-filled pool - we added Museum of Ice Cream to our summer...

summer nights in LA

June 20, 2017 By barrio.la

KCRW Summer Nights in LA returns this summer, with their usually lineup of local musicians, DJ's, & great fun & food to enjoy for...

melrose umbrella company

June 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.

altadena farmers market

June 7, 2017 By barrio.la

The Altadena Farmers Market is a great starting point for a Wednesday hike, as there are amazing trails & canyons all around the area.

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