Growing Up In LA I Never Once Asked Where My Water Came From…

Jun 4

I am an LA native born and raised. Growing up in LA in the 80’s & 90’s I never once asked where my water came from. I just knew it was readily available and plentiful. I also remember the winters being moderately rainy during several heavy El Niño years that resulted in infamous mudslides and

A DTLA Aerial Love Affair

Sep 16

Because sometimes I need a reminder of how stunning downtown LA can be. via @joshfassbind Above the grit and noise of the street, downtown Los Angeles quietly provides some of the most amazing visual detail in its buildings and public art works. This is a selection of those buildings and public arts filmed across some

24 Hours Of Happy

Jan 29

Dubbed as “the world’s first 24 hour music video” LA has never looked so beautiful in Pharrell’s latest video for his single “Happy”. With the simple concept of 4min uninterrupted segments you watch Angelinos dance throughout LA at literally all hours of the day. With minimal set boundaries you get to see locals drive/walk through

The Culinary Inspirations of Roy Choi

Oct 17

Roy Choi. I call him the culinary prince of LA. Of course that’s just in my humble opinion, but it’s hard to argue against. Immigrant kid, raised in and by L.A, food truck revolutionary, and mastermind behind a restaurant collective with enough flavor to keep your tastebuds satisfied year round. Am I fan? Ya I

My Neighborhoods According To The 2010 U.S. Census

Sep 16

Scott Mehl recent shared an article from Aljazeera America titled “America still divided by race”. I found this very interesting as I often find myself crossing multiple ethnic, racial, and socio-economic lines in any given day. So this made me curious to take a survey of all the neighborhoods that I have lived in to

Los Angeles Food Deserts

Aug 30

I was first introduced to the concept of a “Food Desert” by Kaz Brecher through her work with Curious Catalyst. I recently came across this video by Naked Juice and Wholesome Wave that got me thinking about Food Deserts again. Having grown up in a small rural desert town we would take bi-weekly trips to