Maker Fair was equal parts artistry and ingenuity. #explore
MiMo is steeped in old Miami, architectural homages, Art Deco, and a side of Miami you might easily drive through without paying as much attention to as some of the city’s flashier areas. Moving from Miami to LA and back to Miami again has given me an appreciation for the city I call home… that… Read More MiMo
❤️ Calle Ocho can morph a thousand times and still keep its own identity.
I was lucky enough to see a master at work at last night’s DTLA Art Walk. The not-so-usual cast of characters was also there – in all of their amazing, colorful glory. But the star of the show was Robert Vargas, LA local and street artist extraordinaire. I’m even more in awe of his talent… Read More DTLA Art Walk
Driving north on Fairfax is an education in architecture, art, culture, and old and new LA. The businesses are diverse, the people a mix of Hollywood-hipster-business. I found a cute coffee shop (“Coffee Coffee”) serving Sight Glass coffee (yum), pockets of street art, businesses with distinct personalities (“Pedro” and “Genghis Cohen”), funky stickers (“stay weird” – yes!),… Read More North Fairfax
A beautiful nook north of downtown and a neighborhood I would seriously consider moving to, Los Feliz has a rich local history and deep connection to LA’s collective story: Los Feliz
I had the chance to spend more time in and around Oakland on this trip (Thanksgiving). The unmatched views from East Oakland, charm of Lake Merritt and street art of Downtown Oakland (along with Preservation Park) are just a few of things I can now say I’m lucky to have experienced. 😍 … Read More Oakland
An amazing meeting of the minds around archiving, history, preservation, culture – and all the other things that define LA’s story. Read more: LA As Subject.
Look up, down and all around on Gower Street. Art is everywhere. Traditionally, I’ve only gone up and down Gower and its parallel streets on my endless hunt for Hollywood sign pictures. It hit me that I was missing out given the treasure trove of street art that lines Gower. Some of the city’s biggest… Read More Gower Street