Claremont is an exceptionally charming college town, with art museums, gardens, lovely architecture, and a cute downtown surrounding a convenient Metrolink stop.
Category Archives: Neighborhoods
Brown Girl Travels: An Interview with Ashley Marie Garcia
Based out of Highland Park, Ashley Marie Garcia publishes Brown Girl Travels, a travel magazine presenting the stories and art of women of color. Join us for our interview with her, where we discuss her work, memorable travel experiences, growing up in Northeast L.A., and how the educational system often fails brown girls.
Angels Gate: Exploring Coastal San Pedro
The southern tip of Los Angeles offers much for the visitor, from beautiful coastline to hilly neighborhoods to fascinating historical sites and surprising finds.
With the start of the Spring Semester at UCLA, we head to Westwood for a walking tour of what this active neighborhood has to offer.
The Transiting Guide to the Rose Parade (and everything along the route)
This Saturday marks the return of Southern California’s most famous holiday tradition: the Rose Parade. Our guide will give you all the information you need to see it for yourself.
Exploring the City of Ghosts
City of Ghosts offers a uniquely intimate and charming look at life in Los Angeles. In this post, we proudly present our guide to the locations featured in the show, as well as an interview with show creator Elizabeth Ito.
A Walking Tour of Chinatown
After a rough year, Chinatown needs our love now then ever. Join us for our walking tour of the highlights of the neighborhood, including beautiful temples, intricate architecture, lively markets, and great restaurants.
The Mt. Washington Stairway Walk
Mt. Washington is one of the most charming neighborhoods in Los Angeles, with many stairways that take you up its beautiful hillsides. This tour shows you the sights this tranquil neighborhood has to offer.
South Pasadena: Halloween Town
South Pasadena is the ultimate personification of idyllic Americana, at least as far as Hollywood was concerned. In our Halloween-themed walking tour, we explore the picturesque streets and delightful local businesses of this charming locale.
Northeast Santa Monica
Northeast Santa Monica is a charming neighborhood of parks and beautiful homes, a world away from the touristy districts along the beach.