Meet The Perky Nerd

When The Perky Nerd opened its doors in 2016, the San Fernando Valley was in for a treat---a unique alternative to the traditional comic bookstore. It was the comic bookstore the neighborhood didn’t think it needed, a safe haven for all things geek with a definitive feminine touch. An art gallery, gaming space, collectibles shop, … Continue reading Meet The Perky Nerd

Get Fit in the 818: Tru Fit Bootcamp

Lao Tzu, an ancient Chinese philosopher, once said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”  When you walk through the doors of Tru Fit Bootcamp, you take that step and embark on a journey towards a better version of you, no matter what your fitness level and goal is.  Their motto:  Visualize.  … Continue reading Get Fit in the 818: Tru Fit Bootcamp

It’s SweetSnow Not Sweets now

The concept of Sweet Snow was the answer to the question we often ask ourselves, “what's next?” Meet Cathi Kim. For ten years, she worked in the fashion industry, specifically in designer denim. She travelled all over the country as well as outside of it. Because she wanted to do something different, her tenth year … Continue reading It’s SweetSnow Not Sweets now

Hirosa Sushi: A Family Affair

Hirosa Sushi’s story begins with the corner stone of any society:  family. Thirty years ago, chef and owner Gilberto Cruz migrated from Mexico to the San Fernando Valley as a teenager.  The only place willing to hire him was a newly established restaurant in the city of Chatsworth known as Omino Sushi.  The owner of … Continue reading Hirosa Sushi: A Family Affair

Rococo Ramen: Not just another ramen place

"To provide a one-of-a kind experience that energizes everyone with an enthusiastic welcome, a passion to serve, awesome food, killer tunes, and an unforgettable time - one person, one ramen and one neighborhood at a time"Rococo Ramen Walking through the doors of Rococo Ramen on a cold Friday night, you notice two things: the line … Continue reading Rococo Ramen: Not just another ramen place