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  • Vans Warped Tour 2016

    Stay Awake Blog visits Vans Warped Tour 2016 in Pomona, CA.

    I’m a big believer in the circular ideology of the world – what goes around comes around, the nature of karma, treat others how you want to be treated, put out good vibes and get good back, and all the other basic clichés that seem to define a fair amount of this generation. The thing is, […]

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  • Griffith Park Galore

    Stay Awake Blog's review of Griffith Park Observatory, a necessary stop for any tourist or new Angelino, which always promises remarkable views.

    Tourist attractions are a necessary evil of big-city life. You can’t deny that when you hear “Los Angeles,” chances are an image of The Hollywood Sign flashes in your mind, along with some over-surgeried celebrities and surfer dudes at a generic ocean pier. Luckily, the days of cringing at tourist traps can be halted when […]

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  • Best Beaches: El Matador

    Stay Awake Blog's review of El Matador Beach in Malibu, CA, one of the best beaches for picturesque views with a locals-only feel. Copyright © 2016 Stay Awake Blog

      Upon first moving to Los Angeles, it was my mission to go exploring every weekend. The voice of Anthony Bourdain often popped into my head, admonishing any “sitting around” that was done while I could be wandering this new world I just entered. My number one priority was to find the best beaches.   […]