Philip Hirose

Born and raised Los Angeles. Dedicated to continuing a family legacy of community-based business, volunteerism, and activism.

Philip Hirose

Born and raised Los Angeles. Dedicated to continuing a family legacy of community-based business, volunteerism, and activism.

Posts by This Author

Forest Bathing in 105F Heat

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July 7, 2021

Me and my group of friends did some unintentional forest bathing when we went camping in Joshua Tree, ten minutes outside of cell reception.

Alternatives to Retail Therapy

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July 7, 2021

As we continue to get vaccinated and return to our lives, let's move away from retail therapy and start investing in community care.

Bringing Sports into Little Tokyo with Terasaki Budokan Director Ryan Lee

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July 7, 2021

The long awaited Little Tokyo Recreation Center, aka the Terasaki Budokan, is finally going to open. Read our interview with Director Ryan Lee to learn more.

Anzen Hardware Celebrates its 75th Anniversary

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March 24, 2021

This year will mark the 75th Anniversary of my grandparents' hardware store, and I don’t know what its future holds. 

Dressing up for the Digital World

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March 24, 2021

Dressing down for the pandemic world but dressing up for the digital world - some of my favorite video games give me opportunities to go all out in flashy outfits when I barely make an effort anymore in real life.