Museum of Ice Cream

Downtown Los Angeles has experienced a renaissance over the past century, more specifically over the past decades, birthing new neighborhoods, restored architecture, and the Angeleno culture. History ...

Manhattan Beach Pier

Manhattan Beach, CA or Manhattan, NY? It’s a pretty simple decision if you ask me! I’d choose rolling hills of beachy estates that flow into the two miles of blue coast. I’d choose the volleybal...

Venice Canal Historic District

Venice Beach has charm that sometimes feels too good to be true. Just ask the tourists photographing the iconic Venice sign off Pacific Ave & Windward Ave…. the street performers and skaters alo...

Warner Brothers Tour

I feel goosebumps thinking about how Dean broke up with Rory at the Stars Hollow dance marathon. I feel stomach cramps from silent laughter when thinking about how Ross’ petulant bellows (“WE WER...

Griffith Observatory

Paging my inner Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling– there’s nothing I’d rather do than tap dance into the stratosphere at one of my favorite Los Angeles locations (recently featured in La La Land) ...

Alfred’s Tea Room

Tea for two & two for tea! No, this isn’t a tribute to Doris Day and her 1950’s hit “Tea for Two”…this is a tribute to really good tea. As my Jeffrey Campbell booties clunked along t...

The Flower District

Roses and sunflowers and tulips – OH MY! This week’s Secret of SoCal is The Flower District in Downtown Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Flower District, a six-block floral market consisting o...

Vista Hermosa Park Bench

This week’s Secret of SoCal is Vista Hermosa Park. Vista Hermosa Park is the perfect hangout spot for this summer. There’s plenty of room to kick around a soccer ball or have a picnic. Not...

Sunken City

Hidden along the San Pedro Cliffs, buried beneath the remains of a natural landslide, lies the post-apocalyptic playground known as Sunken City. Beginning in 1929, the land surrounding Point Fermin b...