neighborhood: DTLA

Downtown Women’s Center

March 20, 2019 By jen

  Celebrating 40 Years of Ending Homelessness for Women in Los Angeles The Downtown Women’s Center (DWC) is the only organization in Los Angeles...

public art in Los Angeles

November 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.

an L.A. gift story v4

August 15, 2018 By barrio.la

 What’s the perfect gift for a new Angeleno? We recently put some extra thought into this question, while putting together a “Welcome to L.A.” gift...

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...

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.

Hunger Action Los Angeles

January 16, 2018 By barrio.la

Hunger Action Los Angeles (HALA) works to end food insecurities and promote healthy eating through advocacy, direct service, and organizing.

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.

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...

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...

Smiths & Kings

September 19, 2017 By barrio.la

Made by hand. Made to last. Smiths & Kings takes pride in every last detail of the products that leave their workbench.

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...

gifts! made in LA

July 24, 2017 By jen of barrio.la

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

Craft, Main, & Co.

June 13, 2017 By barrio.la

Buy better, higher quality products from L.A.'s finest independent makers in a user-owned, retail cooperative - the first of its kind in L.A.

Paper and Fabric

May 7, 2017 By barrio.la

Paper and Fabric is a print and clothing company that features collections in collaboration with emerging artists, & sells different collections of art on...

shout out to 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.

Oil Boom in Los Angeles

January 24, 2017 By barrio.la

The oil boom in Los Angeles may be long gone, but Los Angeles and it's surrounding communities are still smeared in black gold.

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...

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...

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.

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"...

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.

metro LA love

May 21, 2016 By barrio.la

We love Metro LA because it helps us learn people's stories & connect in ways we may not be able to in our car.

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