Time Travel Mart. In the market for dinosaur eggs, a robot toupee, or a blank audiocassette to make a 1990s-style mixed tape? Of course you’re not. But, you’ll still love poking around this shop filled with oddities deemed necessary to visit the past or the future. It’s the brainchild of author Dave Eggers, and all proceeds from the sale of these tchotchkes go toward funding his nonprofit, 826LA, which provides free writing lessons to local kids in need. #followingtheclues
Find one of the many sets of "secret stairs" hidden all over Los Angeles that were originally used to allow pedestrian walkability around the hilliest areas of LA like Echo Park, Silver Lake and even some areas of Santa Monica (pictured here).