Gresescent Ice Cream

The Best New Ice Cream Shops in Los Angeles: Spring 2017

04/13/2017

Joshua Lurie

Premium ice cream has become readily available in Los Angeles, meaning most neighborhoods can now claim a viable option within - gasp - walking distance, or at least a short drive. The increasingly dynamic L.A. ice cream scene capitalizes on unshackled culinary creativity and seasonal ingredients, two of our strengths. Ice cream artisans have been both homegrown and drawn to the city’s rising star from points north and east. Discover 11 frozen favorites, most of which have debuted since 2015 and follow in the sweet footsteps of beloved businesses like Fosselman’s, Scoops and Sweet Rose Creamery.

February 2017 Lodging Metrics

04/12/2017

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Los Angeles ranked 7th place among the Top 25 Markets with an Occupancy rate of 80.4%, down -3.7% compared to February 2016 (83.5%).

Party girls in the pool at The Standard Downtown L.A.

DIY Coachella in Los Angeles

04/11/2017

Jonathan Palmer

Do not despair, ye haters and losers, we’ll make our own Coachella! There are plenty of options right here in L.A. It’ll be cheaper, tastier and about 30 degrees cooler. 

Kids at Venice Beach Skate Park

The Guide to Venice Beach for Families

04/04/2017

Leslee Komaiko

Parts of Venice may have gotten fancy. But the neighborhood’s artsy, hippie side is still very much intact - in the people, the colorful murals on the sides of buildings and even residences, and most certainly on the famous Venice Boardwalk. Kids and adults alike find Venice easy to love. Here are 12 of the many reasons it’s one of the most desirable places for families to visit and live in Southern California.

Soft serve at HONEYMEE Wilshire

Where to Find the Best Soft Serve in Los Angeles

03/31/2017

Karen Young

Soft serve has come a long way from Fosters Freeze and Dairy Queen — combining creativity, whimsy, and decadence with a certain amount of health and environmental consciousness. Along with all that, it tastes better than ever. With four trendsetting shops in a two-mile radius, Koreatown seems to be the hub of some of the most innovative soft serve around. From the classic cone to artisanal chef-driven creations with amusing toppings and quirky names, here are ten of the best soft serve places in L.A.

Moon Bridge at The Huntington Library

Explore the Beautiful Gardens of Los Angeles

03/28/2017

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In today's fast-paced, modern world, it's important to slow down every now and then. For visitors and locals alike, there are green spaces throughout Los Angeles that offer a break from the urban frenzy. From acres of flowers to historic Japanese gardens and lush hidden gems, read on and discover the best gardens in L.A.

Virgin Australia Introduces L.A.-Melbourne Flights

03/28/2017

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On April 4, Virgin Australia, the long-haul airline whose first-ever commercial flight landed in Los Angeles in 2009, will expand its services between Los Angeles International Airport and Australia, by adding Melbourne as its newest port. The airline will operate five services per week. 

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