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  • Top Things to Do in Los Angeles

    "The Happiest Place on Earth" continues to delight children and all but the most cynical adults. A visit here can be enchanting, exciting,... Read more

  • Los Angeles Today

    Starstruck...excessive...smoggy...superficial...There's a modicum of truth to each of the adjectives regularly applied to L.A. But Angelenos—and... Read more

  • Los Angeles Top Experiences

    Considering that the greater L.A. area sprawls over more square mileage than some small countries, it comes as no surprise that residents clock a... Read more

  • Cheap Things to Do in Los Angeles

    Even in this town—where money seems to ooze from every hill and corner—there are plenty of fun things to do that are free and appeal to everyone... Read more

  • Los Angeles with Kids

    With seemingly endless sunny days, Angeleno kids almost never have to play indoors. There are a few things to keep in mind, however, when navigating... Read more

  • Best Gardens and Zoos in Los Angeles

    Thanks to its Mediterranean climate, Los Angeles can simulate a host of other environments ranging from lush tropical to bone-dry desert. So forgo... Read more

  • What the Locals Do in Los Angeles

    Hordes of tourists descend on Los Angeles each year with visions of seeing stars—of the Hollywood Boulevard and celebrity variety that is—but... Read more

  • Best Museums and Galleries in Los Angeles

    Despite its long-standing reputation as a second-rate art capital after New York, Los Angeles easily vies for the top spot when it comes to its... Read more

  • Great Architecture in Los Angeles

    Sorry, New York, you may offer the best of the best in other categories, but when it comes to groundbreaking new architecture, Los Angeles takes the... Read more

  • Melrose Place

    Melrose Place is an in-the-know haven to savvy Los Angeles fashionistas and a charming anecdote to the city's addiction to strip-malls and... Read more

  • Best Beaches in Los Angeles

    You're in L.A., so seeing the coast is a must. Before you pack your picnic, do some planning and pick a beach that suits your needs. The Pacific... Read more

  • L.A.'s Best Farmers' Markets

    A great way to get a taste of Southern California's bounty is to visit its farmers' markets, where hundreds of family farmers, sustainable ranchers,... Read more

  • Robertson Boulevard

    Robertson is the hot spot for celebrities who crave publicity, the paparazzi who chase them, and the public who has an insatiable appetite to be up... Read more

  • South-of-the-Border Flavor

    From Cal-Mex burritos to Mexico City-style tacos, Southern California is a top stateside destination for experiencing Mexico's myriad culinary... Read more

  • A Culinary Walking Tour of Downtown Los Angeles

    In the last few years, Downtown has blossomed into the dining "it" girl everyone wants to see, with so many ethnic eats, new upscale hot spots, and... Read more

  • Where to Eat in Downtown L.A.

    There was a time when heading Downtown for dinner was a strange concept. But, oh how times have changed. The area has experienced a restaurant... Read more

  • Where to Eat in Hollywood

    Irreverent independent restaurants, late-night wine bars, upscale chains, congested tourist hubs, and swanky hotel restaurants dominate Hollywood's... Read more

  • Where to Eat in Santa Monica

    Yoga teachers, surf instructors, real estate moguls, and beach-loving celebrities call Santa Monica and its neighboring cities home. In Santa... Read more

  • El Pueblo de Los Angeles

    The oldest section of the city, known as El Pueblo de Los Angeles, Olvera Street has come to represent the rich Mexican heritage of L.A. It had a... Read more

  • Chinatown

    Smaller than San Francisco's Chinatown, this Downtown sector near Union Station still represents a slice of Southeast Asian life. Sidewalks are... Read more

  • Little Tokyo

    Originally the neighborhood of Los Angeles' Japanese community, this Downtown spot has been deserted by many of its founding immigrants, although it... Read more

  • The Best of Rodeo Drive

    Buckle up for the Rodeo tour, which begins at Via Rodeo, a cobblestoned one-block section of Rodeo closest to Wilshire Boulevard (at Dayton Way).... Read more

  • Spa Specialists

    In a city where image is everything, spas are urban sanctuaries, but also places of pampering and rejuvenating for those willing to pay the price. A... Read more

  • Kid-Friendly Hotels

    Most hotels in Los Angeles allow children under a certain age to stay in their parents' room at no extra charge, but others charge for them as extra... Read more

  • Poolside Perks

    By day or night, splashy pools are so L.A.—with a pomegranate mojito in hand, of course. From ritzy Beverly Hills and buzzing West Hollywood to... Read more

  • Downtown's Fashion District

    For visiting fashionistas, the name "Fashion District" may seem alluring. But be warned. The term "fashion" here is subject to interpretation.... Read more

  • Lodging Alternatives

    For your trip to Los Angeles, you may want a beachfront location and more space than a typical hotel can provide. Some travelers consider apartment... Read more

  • Fabulous Flea Markets

    Flea markets are a fantastic resource for those who love all things vintage. Flea market culture has a few rules: arrive early (the "great finds"... Read more

  • Snacking at the Market

    The landmark Los Angeles Farmers Market, at the corner of 3rd Street and Fairfax Avenue, is crammed with delicious food from all corners of the... Read more

  • Local Chains Worth Stopping For

    It's said that the drive-in burger joint was invented in L.A., probably to meet the demands of an ever-mobile car culture. Burger aficionados... Read more

  • Good Morning, L.A.

    In L.A., many a big-screen mega-hit has been conceived over a breakfast of yogurt-and-granola or huevos rancheros. Read more

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