Meet the Los Angeles Architect That Found His Passion Thanks to Legos

Dan Brunn Has Some Awesome Projects in the Works Written By: Rebecca Grazier Photographed By: Joe Nardello Dan Brunn Architecture Expert: Dan Brunn Architecture Credentials: AIA, Principal of Dan Brunn Architecture Q: What brought you to architecture in the first place? Dan Brunn: From a young age, my grandfather used to bring [Lego] sets home, and I

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GRACEDBYGRIT Uses Athletic Wear For an Empowering Cause

Kim Caccavo and Kate Nowlan are Solana Beach Locals Graced by Grit Written By: Matthew J. Black Photographed By: Grey Lockwood Expert: Kimberly Caccavo and Kate Nowlan Credentials: Founders of GRACEDBYGRIT Q: How is it that you two met? Kate Nowlan: I was Kim’s sons’ swim coach at The Boys and Girls Club in Solana

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Cocktails and Charcuterie! Head to LOCALE’s Social Hour at SideDoor to Celebrate the Season

Your Ticket Will Help Feed the Hungry! Written By: Sarah Amaral Social Hour at SideDoor Join LOCALE in celebrating the beginning of the holiday season at SideDoor in Corona Del Mar. You can expect stellar cocktails, delicious appetizers and, drumroll please…carolers! It’s the season for giving and all proceeds will go towards benefiting charity. Don’t miss

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Calling All Dog Lovers! You Probably Didn’t Know This Paw-some Job Existed

Christie Branch is Living a Dog Lover’s Dream at Paw Commons Written By: Matthew Black Photographed By: Josie Gonzales Expert: Christie Branch Paw Commons Credentials: Dog Obedience Instructor at Paw Commons San Diego is decidedly a dog town. From breweries to beaches and parks to hiking trails, dog owners live with their four-legged furry friends right

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A Surfboard Shower? Meet the Inventor of the Next Must-Have Item

Hans Thadhani Launched Strand Boards With Families in Mind Written By: Rebecca Grazier Photographed By: Dominick Chavez   Expert: Hans Thadhani Credentials: Founder of Strand Boards Q: The surfboard shower is so unique. What inspired you to create it? Hans Thadhani: Strand Boards were born out of a need. We live close to the beach

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Gatsby Would Approve: The Country Club is Coming to Costa Mesa

Check Out Mario Marovic and Andrew Gabriel’s Latest Concept Written By: Chelsea Raineri Featured Image Provided By: Alan De Herrera The Country Club Costa Mesa For Newport Beach and Costa Mesa locals, 17th Street is one of the best ways to spend a Friday night. With so many options of different bars and restaurants, it’s almost impossible

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9 Places to Shop Small on Small Business Saturday in Orange County

Check Out These Local Businesses and Shop Small OC Written By: Chelsea Raineri Shop Small OC This holiday season, be sure to save your money after Black Friday! Small Business Saturday is Nov. 25 this year and us at LOCALE are here to support the small businesses of Orange County. Looking for small businesses to shop

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10 Places in LA to Shop, Eat and Play on Small Business Saturday

Check Out These Local Businesses and Shop Small LA Written By: Charlotte Farrell Shop Small LA Come Nov. 25, the Black Friday mayhem will have subsided and the serious shoppers will be ready to support their communities while stocking up on Christmas gifts at a cheaper price. Or, they burned off all the Thanksgiving Day food

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Get the Buzz With Girl Next Door Honey

Girl Next Door, Gone Beekeeper Written By: Matthew J. Black Photographed By: Josie Gonzales Expert: Hilary Kearney Credentials: Owner and Beekeeper at Girl Next Door Honey The importance of honey bees to our existence is not lost on San Diego beekeeper Hilary Kearney. She’s been hooked on bees since she picked up her first book

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11 Places to Shop Small on Small Business Saturday in San Diego

Check Out These Local Businesses and Shop Small Written By: Jordan Ligons Shop Small San Diego Don’t spend all that cash on Black Friday; the real party starts the Saturday after Thanksgiving! Come support the local businesses that you love all year long during Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25. Buy those gifts for your fam from

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