Word of Mouth: Belgrade

Industrial spaces and unused barges are transformed into floating bars, fashion boutiques and more in the Serbian capital

Warehouses, barges, malls and mansions, you name it—if it’s derelict and abandoned, Belgrade’s next generation is reclaiming it and breathing new life into the Serbian capital. What better symbol of a city on the brink of rebirth than the evidence of so many run-down and unused spaces being hauled back from the precipice of disrepair by the creativity and enthusiasm of local residents. Determined to …

The Best Things to Do In Los Angeles: 1001 Ideas

Author and LA native Joy Yoon makes the megalopolis remarkably accessible by sharing local secrets in her first ever book

by Mya Stark At first glance, one might feel that “The Best Things To Do in Los Angeles: 1001 Ideas” has three strikes against it. It’s a book rather than a blog or an app; it’s about LA, a city which still hasn’t quite shaken Woody Allen’s iconically unfavorable comparison to the culture level of yogurt and, it’s being reviewed here and now by a …

Peddler’s Creamery

The downtown LA ice cream shop converts bicycle power into artisan, organic frozen treats

by Mya Stark Imagine ice cream and bicycles—two childhood icons of summer—combined in a new business model with very serious goals. That’s what’s going on at Peddler’s Creamery, a new sweets haven in Downtown Los Angeles where a purpose-built contraption converts bicycle power into artisan, organic frozen treats for dairy lovers and vegans. It was one of those ideas that only later seem inevitable—in the …