Shut Up And Go
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Every traveler faces the inevitable question that will plague them as long as their journey globe trotting continues: should I finally settle down? For most,...
By Joanna Franco
December 04, 2017
6 min read
When you ask what I've been doing for the past two weeks, I could respond in a few ways. I tried watching Stranger Things but...
By Damon Dominique
November 26, 2017
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It's been three weeks that I've tried writing this post, and also three weeks since I've moved from LA. It's not because I'm sad, because I'm...
October 19, 2016
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It was Wednesday morning, 9:46am when I woke up to a series of texts, "I'm here." "I'm outside" "Ok, you're sleeping, so I'll be over...
September 23, 2016
8 min read
Throughout my preteens, I used to look forward to the end of Summer. I mostly loved feeling the crisp on-coming Fall air, and looked forward...
August 02, 2016
I'm slapping away at my keyboard from the corner of Café Bassam in San Diego - a random coffee shop I found on Yelp after searching...
July 25, 2016
Step One: Actually Going Out I have a confession: I haven't explored Los Angeles nearly as much as I'd like to. Whether it was due to...
April 13, 2016
One afternoon while exploring a new corner of Downtown, I stopped into Starbucks to get my tall Americano (the cheaper version of a latte). You...
February 08, 2016
"Jo, does this look familiar?" I ask. "Yep, just keep going straight" she responds, as we trek higher and higher into the steep, winding streets...
January 20, 2016
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If you've ever watched our Snapchat (@damonandjo), you might have noticed that I'm not exactly the MVP of the snap-o-sphere. I, Joanna Franco, admit that...
January 14, 2016
3 min read
Yesterday, I had this realization that the reason I love Los Angeles is because it's a big city filled with nature. Ok, highways and shopping...
December 09, 2015
When our best friend Dominique arrived from New York for the first time ever in LA, we knew we had to show her the ropes of...
November 20, 2015
For the visitor wanting to experience the Los Angeles of the locals (on the East side at least) and skip out on the more tourist-heavy...
October 09, 2015
Are you cool? Ok, so you'd probably like Silver Lake. Squished between two other cool hangouts Echo Park and Los Feliz, the neighborhood of Silver Lake...
October 05, 2015
Most people fear moving like the plague for obvious reasons; like how that Ikea couch is way too damn heavy and poorly built to relocate...
October 01, 2015