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A Local’s Guide to Griffith Park

Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California is one of the largest urban parks in the world. It covers over four thousand acres, in the Los Feliz neighborhood with Burbank to the North and Glendale to the East, running along the 5 freeway. It’s even bigger than Central Park in New York. The park is an… Continue reading A Local’s Guide to Griffith Park

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Exploring Los Angeles Like One of the Cool Kids

Los Angeles is a pretty hip place. Trendy restaurants seem to pop up every other day, there’s always another cool bar to try out or an event happening somewhere. But there are so many trendy restaurants, bars, and museums spread out all over that sometimes it’s hard, even for a local, to know where to… Continue reading Exploring Los Angeles Like One of the Cool Kids

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LA Museum Day

I’ve been fascinated by history for as long as I can remember. When most kids played in a cardboard box pretending it was a car, I wrote Mayflower on the side of mine and pretended to sail to America. When I was in the seventh grade I went on a class trip to Colonial Williamsburg… Continue reading LA Museum Day

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How to Celebrate your Birthday on Catalina Island

So, I turned 33 this year. I’m still trying to wrap my head around that, BUT I did have a great time celebrating the day regardless. Did you know that you can get a free ride to Catalina Island on your birthday? Catalina Express offers a free round trip ride when you bring a friend… Continue reading How to Celebrate your Birthday on Catalina Island

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San Pedro: LA’s Best Kept Secret

San Pedro is a small community within the city of Los Angeles nestled at the tip of the Palos Verdes Peninsula between Rancho Palos Verdes and Terminal Island.  This hidden gem is oft overlooked for the nearby, much larger Long Beach.  San Pedro has a rich history all its own with much to offer visitors… Continue reading San Pedro: LA’s Best Kept Secret