neighborhood: Mid-Wilshire District

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...

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...

Simple Things Ceramics

September 26, 2017 By barrio.la

Simple Things Ceramics is modern & functional art handmade in Los Angeles. Inspired by beautiful imperfections, organic shapes, & playful textures.

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...

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.

Ococoa Chocolate

June 28, 2017 By barrio.la

Ococoa Chocolate is handcrafted in Los Angeles & features unique flavor profiles, including "America’s Best Chocolate” by Bon Appétit Magazine.

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.

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.

Letterpress Chocolate

December 31, 2016 By barrio.la

Letterpress Chocolate makes single origin chocolate in small batches, starting with the best cacao beans, which are carefully sorted, roasted, ground, then stored to...

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.

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...

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"...

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

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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