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...

Joan’s on Third

Here at Secrets of SoCal, we (and by ‘we’ I really just mean ‘I’) strive to provide honest testaments about trending and adventurous locations around SoCal. So when I tell you that I ...

Trailblazing in Hollywood

So, we were profusely sweating in the 100 degree weather. So, we were caked in dirt. So, we were very, very lost. However, as I looked out onto the city of Los Angeles and the 3.89 million habitants, ...

Growing My Wings

Change (n): the act or instance of making or becoming different. It is often a hard pill to swallow. Pets run away.  Loved ones die. Wars happen without reason or rhyme. We grow up, getting older eve...

Build a Bridge & Get Over it.

What a day to be alive! There is nothing like some sibling rivalry on this lovely Sunday afternoon. There I was, sitting at Islands restaurant, eyeing our cute waiter. All of a sudden, my brother pick...