Magpies Softserve

Rose and Warren Schwartz founded Magpies Softserve in June 2016, and in what must’ve been kismet, I moved a block away just a few months later. Their homemade-from-scratch soft serve ice cream is an old favorite, and is helping keep me sane during this terrible summer.

Los Angeles County Store

MaryAnne LoVerme’s goal was to create a gift shop full of souvenirs that actually reflected Los Angeles and supported the people who live here.