Massive Attack live on stage

Los Angeles Event Spotlight: October 2014

09/30/2014

Discover Los Angeles

Halloween doesn’t happen until the end of the month, but don’t worry, there’s plenty to do in Los Angeles before Oct. 31. From a hit Broadway musical to spectacular exhibits, superstar concerts and the world’s first Hello Kitty convention, here are 12 great L.A. events taking place in October.

Surfer waiting for the next wave in Manhattan Beach

Surf and Ski in the Same Day in Los Angeles

09/29/2014

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Angelenos and visitors alike have heard that in Los Angeles, you can surf in the morning and ski in the afternoon. With Downtown L.A. as your home base, we’ll show you several options that will make you the envy of your surfing and skiing friends and family. You’ll start your day in the beautiful Pacific Ocean, and finish your adventure in the stunning mountains above L.A. County.

Hai Di Lao Hot Pot at Westfield Santa Anita

The Best Meals at Los Angeles Shopping Malls

09/29/2014

Zach Brooks

It might be possible that Los Angeles is entering a golden age of shopping mall food. Not only have food courts become much better over the past few years, there also seems to be a modern invasion of new and interesting chains from here and abroad. Here are nine of the best places to eat when you’re doing a little shopping.

Halloween Events in Los Angeles

09/28/2014

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From the world's largest Halloween street party, to family-friendly Halloween events at museums and other cultural institutions, Los Angeles offers fiendish fun and spooky scares for everyone.

Nancy's house from "A Nightmare on Elm Street"

Iconic Horror Movie Locations in Los Angeles

09/26/2014

Lindsay Blake

Halloween is fast approaching and what better way to celebrate than with a visit to classic horror movie sites located in Los Angeles. The late 1970s through the early 90s was a golden age of the horror/slasher flick, and nowhere was filming of the genre more prevalent than in the City of Angels and its environs. Many horror locales from that time period remain unchanged today, still possessing the power to give those in the know a good spook. Read on for a guide to some of the most iconic horror movie locations in Los Angeles.

Eventos de Halloween en Los Ángeles

09/26/2014

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Si hablamos de Halloween, la ciudad de los Ángeles sabe cómo pasarla diabólicamente bien. Desde la mayor fiesta popular de Halloween en las calles que se celebra en el mundo, hasta eventos de Halloween para la familia en museos y en otras instituciones culturales, las atracciones de Los Ángeles, las excursiones y fiestas ofrecen diversión diabólica y sustos espeluznantes para todo el mundo.

Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood

Los Angeles Tours: The Best Way to Discover L.A.

09/24/2014

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Whether you’re a first time visitor to Los Angeles or a lifelong Angeleno, there is always something new to discover in the City of Angels. To help you explore L.A., there are tours that appeal to a wide range of interests and budgets. From museum and food tours to eco-friendly bikes and spectacular helicopter and boat rides, read on to find out more about Los Angeles tours.

Victorian manors on Carroll Avenue in Echo Park

Hidden Gems in Echo Park

09/23/2014

Esther Tseng

Flanked by Elysian Park, Elysian Valley, Silver Lake and Chinatown, Echo Park is a historic and diverse neighborhood where you’ll find everything from Dodger Stadium, the home of our beloved Los Angeles Dodgers, to Echo Park Lake, which reopened recently after a $45-million renovation. Locals and visitors alike enjoy paddle-boating around the lake, while the surrounding area continues to experience a retail, recreation and restaurant renaissance. Read on to find out more about Echo Park hidden gems, and discover an entirely different side of the neighborhood.

Taquitos at The Taste of Mexico

The 4th Annual Taste of Mexico Food Festival

09/19/2014

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The 4th Annual Taste of Mexico Food Festival is taking place on Saturday, Sept. 27 at La Plaza de las Culturas y Artes in Downtown L.A. The festival celebrates L.A.’s vibrant Mexican cuisine with unlimited tastings from 25 of L.A.'s finest Mexican restaurants and purveyors. The Farmers Market Picnic is a family-friendly cookout, taking place from noon to 4 p.m. Dinner and Agave Night is the festival’s signature event, taking place from 7-11 p.m. All-inclusive tickets include unlimited food, tequila and mezcal tastings, as well as access to the michelada beer garden and live entertainment. Tickets are $35 for the Farmers Market Picnic, and $55 for the Dinner and Agave Night. Limited VIP passes for both events are $75. Read on to find out more about this year's Taste of Mexico participants.

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