The Valley Relics Museum

In 2013, San Fernando Valley local Tommy Gelinas founded The Valley Relics Museum, with the intention of preserving and sharing the valley's rich history. The museum, originally located in Chatsworth, houses over 20,000 items dating back to the 1800s. Some of their prominent collections include signage from old businesses in and around the valley as … Continue reading The Valley Relics Museum

Love is in the Air: Valentine’s Day Events around the 818

It's that time of the year again when hearts, flowers, and chocolates seem to follow you everywhere you go. If dinner and a movie isn't quite what you have in mind and you don't really want to take that drive outside of the valley, you can check out some of these events happening in your … Continue reading Love is in the Air: Valentine’s Day Events around the 818

Softcream Café (re)Opens, Expands its menu

Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth with some Dole Whip but not wanting to drive to Disneyland nor pay for a ticket to the happiest place on earth? Well, look no further 818-ers! The Softcream Café has you covered! Under new management, the Softcream Café reopened its doors last week, expanding their menu and remodeling … Continue reading Softcream Café (re)Opens, Expands its menu

Of Chicken Sandwiches and Burgers

On November 1, 2018, Padrinos Pizza shared their space with the 818's newest chicken sandwich shop, The Kluckin Chicken. Their specialty: fried chicken tenders on a French roll or a pita wrap, topped with their homemade slaw, pickles and the secret Kluckin sauce. Customers can choose between three spice levels: Kluckin Chicken, Kluckin Mild, and … Continue reading Of Chicken Sandwiches and Burgers

Northridge’s Hidden Coffee Shop

Some of the best kept secrets are often hidden in plain sight. In the shopping center directly across from Target on Nordhoff St. and Balboa Blvd. tucked in between CVS Pharmacy and Albertson's is one of Northridge coziest coffee shops, Gayle's Perks. Serving the community since 2004, Gayle's Perks offers a casual indoor and outdoor … Continue reading Northridge’s Hidden Coffee Shop