The Broad Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles boasts many trendy modern art museums, and the fairly new museum, The Broad, in downtown LA is no exception: founded by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad in September of 2015, the museum has already attracted almost 2 million visitors to view its unique, 2,000-piece collection. General admission is free. When I visited The Broad in March 2018,…

Manhattan Beach, CA

A small beach community tucked neatly into South Bay, Manhattan Beach is a rather tight-knit community that boasts upscale shops and restaurants, an extensive, identifiable pier, and, of course, a vast beach. Sometimes, I spend a night as an escape from the real world. Downtown Manhattan Beach is where everything happens. One can begin the…