Press / interviews


"52 Things to Dos," Design and Architecture newsletter, August 2023

"52 Things to Do in Los Angeles and an Interview with Teena Apeles," The Hidden History of Los Angeles, May 26, 2023

"Los Angeles Uncovered," Travel with Hawkeye, March 19, 2023

"Interview with author of 52 Things to Do in Los Angeles," Whatever Works with Sam Works (KCAA Radio), Jan. 15, 2023

"Giant Robot: Asian Pop Culture and Beyond" episode ("Pinoy Superstitions" article featured), KCET Artbound, October 2022

"A Love Letter to LA Parks," Spectrum News 1, July 22, 2021

"LA This Week: Things to Do," LA CityView 35, July 15, 2021

"We Heart L.A. Parks: Interview with Teena Apeles and Andrea Richards," The Hidden History of Los Angeles, May 18, 2021

"Comfort Food, part 2," Asian Americana, Feb. 15, 2020

"Death of Beloved Operator of Griffith Park Carousel Throws Landmark's Future into Question," LAist, Aug. 8, 2020

"P-22 Presents: Fun P-22 Activities for Kids," Save LA Cougars, April 17, 2020

"A Conversation with the Creative Team behind the Book Dear Seller,'' Bookstories, Dec. 26, 2018 

"Real Estate Love Letters from Los Angeles," Design and Architecture, KCRW, Nov. 13, 2018

"Bridges and Walls: Wildlife Crossing," Design and Architecture, KCRW, Feb. 20, 2018

"Teena Apeles, Author of Women Warriors," Connie Martinson Talks Books, June 7, 2004


"Los Feliz author of 52 Things to Do in Los Angeles reexamines her city," Eastsider LA, Jan. 15, 2023

"20 Self-Care Gifts to Help Your Highly Stressed Friends (or You) Relax," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 2, 2022

"We Asked, You Answered: Your Favorite Women-Owned Small Businesses," KCET, Nov. 23, 2021

"We Heart L.A. Parks: More than a Coloring Book," L.A. Parent, July/August 2021

"Filipino American-Led ‘We Heart L.A. Parks’ Celebrates the Rich History of Los Angeles Parks and the Diverse Communities that Uplift Them," Asian Journal, June 2, 2021

"Your Teenage Email Account Is a Lost Time Capsule," One Zero, Sept. 16, 2020

"Narrated Objects," POOL, May 19, 2020

"There’s No Place Like Home Work: Tips for Designing a Home Office," toggl, March 30, 2020

"First-Rate Filipino food? Try Heading to the Supermarket," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 28, 2020

"Give the Gift of Knowledge with These Books by Filipino Authors," Asian Journal, Dec. 11, 2019

"Meet Teena Apeles and Andrea Richards of Narrated Objects in Central Los Angeles," Voyage LA, Oct. 19, 2019

"A Massive Fig Tree Gracing the Plaza Where Los Angeles Was Founded Collapses," Los Angeles Times, Mar. 9, 2019

"Connecting NELA Writers and NELA Readers," Boulevard Sentinel, Mar. 2, 2019

 "Books and Music," WHERE Los Angeles, Dec. 2018

"Inspiring Empathetic Response: Storytelling As Catalyst," Creative Industries Incentive Network, July 12, 2018

"A P-22 Coloring Book in the Works," SoCal Wild, Jan. 18, 2017

Women Engaged in War in Literature for Youth: A Guide to Resources for Children and Young Adults by Hilary S. Crew, Scarecrow Press, 2007 

"Voices from the Gaps: Teena Apeles," Asian American Press, Fall 2004