This month, we're highlighting unique local finds, from rustic trail hikes to funky accessories and even a sky-high cultural delight.

An easy-to-use iPhone app lets us search local hiking trails by location and difficulty level. [Read more]

We’re stocking up on sophisticated-yet-funky backpacks, bags and accessories at this new Venice shop. [Read more]

Local design talents team up for modernist-influenced furniture and pottery. [Read more]

A handsome new coffee-table book is like a CliffsNotes for the local arts scene. [Read more]

The space shuttle united the city when it flew over our streets, but the excitement really begins at its new exhibition at the California Science Center. [Read more]

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