Toys, Dulces, Shops, and Nostalgia: an Interview with Brenda Escobar

Photographer Brenda Escobar captures the nostalgic beauty of much of Los Angeles, from her home neighborhood of Reseda to the Toy District of Downtown LA. In this post, we discuss her artwork, her upbringing in the Valley, her favorite places to visit, and the travails of going to FedEx.

Artistry in an Office Building: the Streetlight Museum

Inside a nondescript office building in Downtown Los Angeles is a fascinating museum devoted to something we all tend to take for granted.

Griffith Park’s Life-giving Waters: Ferndell

In one corner of Griffith Park is a beautiful garden with water flowing all year long. It’s a short walk from a subway station and makes for the perfect hike to the Griffith Observatory.