The Whale & Ale bar

Set Sail for San Pedro's Best Bars & Breweries

08/30/2016

Brad Japhe

To call San Pedro overlooked is putting it mildly. Many recent transplants to Los Angeles don’t even know what to call it all (it’s pronounced 'Pee-dro’), let alone how to get there. That’s unfortunate, because this town is an unmined gem, gleaming humbly along the Pacific. The busiest port in the U.S. - by a significant margin - has seen its fair share of sailors and midshipmen for nearly a century now. That they have a hallowed history with hooch should surprise no one. Here you’ll find some of the city’s oldest dive bars, countless waterfront watering holes, multiple breweries, and a faithfully-recreated English-style pub. They even have a respectable wine bar.

When LA Fleet Week sets sail in September, San Pedro assumes center stage, welcoming sightseers from across the globe. But it’s also the perfect time for locals to check out what they’re missing, right in their own backyard. Drink your way through San Pedro at these outposts, representing the wide berth of options available in L.A.’s bustling port city.

The Sanders House aka the "Thriller" House

Discover Michael Jackson's Los Angeles

07/29/2016

Lindsay Blake

Fans around the world will be celebrating Michael Jackson’s birthday on August 29. Born in Gary, Indiana, the legendary pop star, who passed away at age 50 on June 25, 2009, spent most of his life in Los Angeles. Read on for a list of ten L.A. spots where you can re-live magical moments from the King of Pop’s all too short life and honor the prolific legacy he left behind.

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum peristyle

Go On Location: Los Angeles Sports Venues Starring in Movies & TV Shows

07/20/2016

Lindsay Blake

Los Angeles has long had ties to the Summer Olympics, hosting the games in 1932 and 1984. The City of Angels is in the running to once again host the summer games - L.A. is one of the four candidate cities vying to host the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad in 2024. The Los Angeles Olympic Bid proposes to utilize many of the city’s existing sports arenas. From baseball fields to football stadiums and ice rinks, L.A. is filled with world-class athletic venues. Not only have the spaces been the site of countless baskets, touchdowns, home runs and goals over the years, but virtually all of them have also appeared onscreen. Read on for a list of ten of the city’s most iconic athletic venues and the movies and television shows in which they have appeared.

tom bradley international terminal

LAX Dining & Retail Redesign Earns National Recognition

07/11/2016

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Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was recently honored by Airport Revenue News as having the best concessions design among large airports for the second straight year. The recognition follows Westfield's redesign of dining, retail and amenities at Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 6, as well as at Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT).

Patio at Everson Royce Bar

The Best Places in Los Angeles to Drink Outdoors

06/01/2016

Gabrielle Olya

With L.A.'s beautiful year-round weather, there’s always an occasion to grab a drink outside. Savor the sunshine and warm nights at these Los Angeles bars that feature indoor and outdoor spaces, patios and rooftops.

"Wake Turbulence" by Michael Kelley

April 2016: New International Air Service for Los Angeles International Airport

03/28/2016

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  • SAS (SK): NEW. March 14, 2016. Stockholm – LAX, daily.
  • Thomas Cook (MT): NEW. May 2, 2016. Manchester – LAX. New seasonal service 2x weekly.
  • Aer Lingus (EI): NEW. May 4. 2016. Dublin – LAX, 5x weekly.
  • Norwegian (DY): London/Gatwick – LAX. Increase to 3x weekly from May 10, 2016, 4x weekly from Sept. 2, 2016.
  • XL Airways (SE): NEW. June 1, 2016. Paris – LAX. New seasonal service. 3x weekly June 1 – Aug. 31, 2016. 2x weekly Sept. 1-30, 2016.
  • WOW Air (WW): NEW. June 15, 2016. Reykjavik – LAX, 4x weekly.
  • Norwegian (DY): NEW. July 30, 2016. Paris/Orly – LAX, 2x weekly.

See What's New for Meetings in L.A.

11/09/2015

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For meeting professionals and event planners, Los Angeles offers world class venues in a dynamic city that’s constantly evolving and expanding its possibilities.

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