By: Serita Stevens
Visitors coming to the Los Angeles area always want to see “Hollywood,” but what they don’t understand is that Hollywood is really just a neighborhood – and not a very safe one at that. However, besides the Hollywood sign, which is impossible to get to and can only be seen from afar, there are places that typify what people identify as Hollywood. The intersection of Hollywood and Highland is one such place.
By: Serita Stevens
Built before the 2nd World War, The Farmer’s Market in Los Angeles on Fairfax and Third is something you won’t want to miss. In July 1934, a contingent of farmers pulled their trucks onto an expanse of empty land at the property known as Gilmore Island at the corner of Third and Fairfax in Los Angeles. They displayed their produce on the tailgates of their vehicles. Also, to their delight – customers quickly arrived and parked their cars on a hastily created dirt parking lot in spaces designated with chalk. They strolled among the trucks purchasing fruit, vegetables, and flowers.
Tucked on the shores of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers is Portland, Oregon. Also, it’s just under a three-hour drive from Seattle, Washington. What most people might not know about Portland, is that it is a mecca for craft beer fans.
By: Liz Froment
Memphis, Tennessee might be known for Graceland, Elvis’s famous home, but people from all over the U.S. and the world head to Memphis every spring for the Memphis in May festival.
Memphis in May is not just your average festival; it’s four fests combined into one mega event that takes over the city for a full month.
by: Melanie Warner
I was born and raised in Texas and will always consider myself a Texan, even though I’ve lived in California for 20 years. So when I was invited to return to Texas and experience the comforts of a rustic resort in the quiet hills, I jumped on a plane and headed to Austin.