Things to do in LA for $5 or Less!

  1. Venice Art Crawl

    September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  2. Day of the Drum Festival

    September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Abbot Kinney Festival

    September 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  4. DTLA Dark Nights

    September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  5. Dumpling and Beer Fest

    October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Angeleno On a Budget was started by Leah Wolf, a current graduate student studying to get her MA in education in Los Angeles. AOaB is meant to provide an array of options for the modern LA native or visitor at a free or discounted price.

Adult Playground of Your Dreams!

Adult Playground of Your Dreams!

Yesterday afternoon, a new business called Milk Tavern opened up in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles.  Being from here, I’d seen the signs for months as they set up and wondered what an “adult playground” could possibly mean.  I followed the owner on Instagram after some searching and found out when they opened.  All …

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Board Games Galore!

Board Games Galore!

Having flashbacks to family game nights when you were a kid? You’re in luck! Located on 1800 S. Brand Blvd., Game Haus of Glendale, CA is home to over 1400 board and card games.  Yes, you read that number right.  If you’ve been wondering how to play a game that hasn’t been on the market …

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An Omnivore’s Favorite Vegan Restaurants in LA

An Omnivore’s Favorite Vegan Restaurants in LA

We all have a friend (or ten, if you live in LA) who only eats plant-based food and is always trying to show you the best vegan restaurants in your area.  They’ll tell you over and over, “it tastes just like meat! You can’t even tell it’s vegan!” but you don’t necessarily believe them. Well, …

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Watt to do in Watts?

Watt to do in Watts?

Two years ago I decided to apply for an Americorps program called City Year.  It’s a national program with members all across the country who are committed to education and working in schools with a low poverty rate.  The overall mission is that your zip code shouldn’t determine your education.  I was completely sold.  When …

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Cruiser Bikes and Fresh Coffee: A Hipster Dream in the Art’s District

Cruiser Bikes and Fresh Coffee: A Hipster Dream in the Art’s District

Hidden away in an alleyway in the Art’s District one can find a wonderfully creative coffee and bicycle shop.  The store is called The Wheelhouse and it’s a wonderful find! Located at 1375 E. 6th St., The Wheelhouse is open from 7-6 for coffee and 10-6 for bicycle repairs.  They also host occasional riding events …

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Cereal and Such

Cereal and Such

  Right in the back of the Silverlake retail hotspot Virgil Normal sits an inconspicuous little outdoor cafe that is a must for LA natives looking for something new. This cafe is called Cereal and Such and it is a super cool new restaurant.  Hip hop producer Theo Martins wanted to start a business where …

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Free Summer Concerts at the Pier

Free Summer Concerts at the Pier

Each summer, Snapchat hosts a series of concerts on the Santa Monica Pier each Thursday.  The best part? The event is completely free to all, and if you don’t make it early enough to enter the venue you can always hear it from the rest of the pier or the beach.  The first concert took …

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Echo Park Adventures

Echo Park Adventures

You have made the trek to Echo Park and have completed a loop or two around the beautiful water, admiring the new lotus flowers and the cute turtles, and now what do you do? It turns out that there are a ton of cool and unique places to check out that you might not have …

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Food Trucks, Fridays, and Festivals OH MY!

Food Trucks, Fridays, and Festivals OH MY!

If you’re like me, you love a good food truck meal any chance you can get.  Here in LA there are food trucks for just about any meal you could dream of.  My first few years here were spent at my favorite taco truck, Leo’s Tacos, every other week.  It parked near my college on …

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Larchmont Village: A Quaint Oasis in a Big City

Larchmont Village: A Quaint Oasis in a Big City

My favorite neighborhood in Los Angeles doesn’t exactly fit the “LA neighborhood” stereotype you probably have in your head if you haven’t lived here or barely visited.  Larchmont Village, located in Windsor Square between 3rd and Beverly on Larchmont Blvd., is a small but very cute street full of a plethora of shops and cafes, …

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