Atwater Village · Cole Valley

Where to live in LA, if you love Cole Valley

FLICKR/ROCOR More red wagon than red carpet, Atwater Village is a residential neighborhood that focuses on farmers’ markets and family ties. This northeast LA community has grown up since its days as a destination for the fashion-forward. Now, Atwater Village emanates a well-balanced attitude with a wholesome affinity for upscale shopping and down-to-earth dining along…… Continue reading Where to live in LA, if you love Cole Valley

Cow Hollow · Studio City

Where to live in LA, if you love Cow Hollow

FLICKR/TONY HOFFARTH Cradled within the San Fernando Valley, Studio City’s stylish small-town allure is equally adored by entertainment industry elite and elementary-school PTA leaders. In step with the trends, Studio City’s main boulevards brim with organic soft-serve dessert shops and yoga studios specializing in savasana. Staying in Studio City means you’re separated from the coast,…… Continue reading Where to live in LA, if you love Cow Hollow

Dogpatch · DTLA

Where to live in LA, if you love Dogpatch

SHUTTERSTOCK There’s more than meets the eye in Downtown’s concrete jungle of freeways, skyscrapers, sculptures, and convention centers. From its wholesale flower market and fashion district to its historic landmarks and gallery-sponsored art walks, Downtown is where diverging interests converge in this star-studded city on the coast. Take the time to explore this seemingly-intimidating neighborhood…… Continue reading Where to live in LA, if you love Dogpatch

Excelsior · Highland Park

Where to live in LA, if you love Excelsior

FLICKR/JAR[O] If New York City’s Brooklyn neighborhoods were bathed in sunshine, they might find their west coast counterpart in Los Angeles’ Highland Park. Not too far from Downtown, this northeast LA neighborhood is on the fast track to mass appeal. Historic homes combine with corridors replete with modern amenities and cozy bookshops tucked-away in secret corners. Despite…… Continue reading Where to live in LA, if you love Excelsior

Beverly Grove · Hayes Valley

Where to live in LA, if you love Hayes Valley

FLICKR/ROCOR It’s no secret that San Francisco battles with New York as the most expensive city to live in. Thankfully, with the help of technology (and the ever growing Silicon Beach in LA), being a home buyer isn’t out of reach for San Franciscans. All you have to do is travel just 6 short hours…… Continue reading Where to live in LA, if you love Hayes Valley