The Best Haunted Houses in Los Angeles

Halloween is the time of year when we all become a bit more inclined to get scared. Movies are a way to get that adrenaline rush we’re all seeking, but for some of us more daring thrill-seekers, sitting in a dark room in front of a screen just doesn’t cut it. If you’re looking to get a real scare this October, LA is the place to be and we have a list of the best haunted houses in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Haunted Hayride Image: Inside the Magic The tamest of our haunted house options, we start by taking a look at the Los AngelesRead More →

All Things October

#PSL season is finally upon us, and with our Los Angeles fall bucket list you can find tons of unique (and sometimes free) things to do, see, make, and eat all around LA. We’ve separated the list into three categories specific to fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. Check back because we will be adding more cool events and ideas in upcoming months. Fall Fun Source: Lauren’s Latest Go apple picking at Riley’s Farm and make gourmet caramel apples. Visit Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch and grab a bunch to bring home and decorate. Here are some unique ideas. Spend a Saturday getting lost at Big Horse CornRead More →

Free Museum Day: Pacific Standard Time LA/LA

Tired of having to spend money in order to have fun? Yeah, same here! But lucky for us, Free Museum Day: Pacific Standard LA/LA is right around the corner and what’s better than free art? The Event The launch of the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA event is upon us.  Pacific Standard is an art exhibition dedicated to showcasing Latin American and Latino culture. The festivities will commence September 14th with a block party at Grand Park. Various mediums will be exhibited to help communicate the importance of diversity, and emphasize the rich Latin American culture that aided in molding Southern California. The event is freeRead More →

yoga on the beach

Discovering Yoga My first time trying yoga was a couple years ago. I was in search for a new workout and had heard great reviews from friends. I learned quickly why so many people love this exercise. Leaving my first class I felt amazing physically and mentally. It was easy to see why so many swear by doing yoga to better themselves. Since then I try my best to fit in a yoga class every so often. I’ve never gotten to a point of doing anything too advanced, though there has been some improvement in my flexibility. My main reason for continuing a yoga practiceRead More →

As National Thrift Shop Day passes us by, we’ve been thinking more and more about where to spend our time and our money. We’ve come up with a shortlist of shops where you’re guaranteed to find something you love, and at a reasonable price. If you’re familiar with the retail market in Los Angeles, you are probably expected Melrose Avenue to be the center of thrift shop paradise. You’d be absolutely right. Melrose avenue became an L.A. hotspot in the early 80’s and has since maintained it’s trendy, truly Californian vibe. This list is not the be-all end-all of Melrose. In fact, it is fromRead More →

Balcony Cafe

Travel takes on a whole new meaning for people who love coffee and cozy spaces. As a self-proclaimed voyager and dedicated coffee-lover, I’m always on the lookout for cafes that have amazing coffee and are great for dates, meeting up with friends, or just sitting down and getting some writing done on my laptop. I hope to share my findings with you as I explore spaces like this in Los Angeles! In honor of it’s 1st birthday on June 30, we’re celebrating the Balcony Cafe. My most recent discovery also happens to be a short walk from my apartment. Balcony Cafe can be found onRead More →

summer bucket list

What better time is there to explore Los Angeles than in the summer? Because let’s face it–everything is better in the summertime. We’ve created the ultimate bucket list with 50 things you can do to have a kickass summer. Learn how to get into hotel pools (legally.) Listen to A Girl in LA’s beachside Playlist. Start planning the picture-perfect Fourth of July. Have a bonfire on the beach and make some bacon S’mores. Whether you’re looking for date night ideas, places to go with friends or things to do with your kids, you can find it all right here. It’s time to try something newRead More →