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Going Off the Grid in Joshua Tree

The beginning of the year is always a clean slate. Tyler and I decided after all the holidays, food, shopping, and running around, it was time to go off the grid (and start 2017 with fresh eyes). We headed to Joshua Tree the first Friday of the New Year for a weekend of camping, hiking, and some alone time. With heavy heat in the summer, January is a high traffic time of year to camp in Joshua Tree. It’s first...

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Joshua Tree Music Festival The spring edition of this off-the-beaten-path jam-heavy fest is an independently produced music festival in the famous National Park. Music lovers of all ages enjoy the live music in an intimate setting and magical surroundings. The spring festival features an eclectic line up of performers; dance-world-electro-funk’n groove. $90; Through Sunday; Joshua Tree Rose Festival Explore their rose garden and see “human vase” living art at Descanso Gardens’ celebration of America’s favorite flower. Saturday & Sunday; 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada...

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Monday, October 5: Drink Pink at solita Tacos & Margaritas Valencia In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Mexican restaurant is shaking it up with special edition clase Azul Reposado Pink Bottles, pouring out premium drink specials and donating 75% of the beverage price directly to local Cancer Treatment Center, Circle Of Hope, a non-profit organization located in Newhall, CA. Circle Of Hope provides support to those diagnosed with cancer in the Santa Clarita Valley, offering emotional, financial and educational help. Enjoy this exceptionally...

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Monday, May 11: Mabel’s Fried Chicken & Waffles Some things are meant to go together. Cookies and milk. Peanut butter and jelly. Fried chicken and waffles. Mabel’s Fried Chicken & Waffles is serving up the good stuff in a country spot in DTLA. You can get a thigh, leg or breast with a beautiful waffle and syrup (roasted-bacon maple syrup and jalapeño-infused, bourbon-soaked vanilla bean syrup) from Vermont. There are also sauces like chipotle BBQ and sweet Asian chili and sides like coleslaw and potato...