Los Angeles is the best city to experience the quintessential endless summer in Southern California. We rounded up eight of the best beaches in L.A., from Malibu to the South Bay. Read More →
With over 5,300 small boat slips, Marina del Rey is the largest man-made marina in the United States. Originally built in 1887 only to be destroyed by a storm that also put developer M.C. Wicks into bankruptcy, the Marina again underwent construction in the 1950s, creating the picturesque harbor and community of Marina del Rey. Eventually, oil rigs were replaced by volleyball nets, bungalows, lifeguard stands, and surf and bike shops. Howard Hughes relocated his Hughes Tool Company to the Ballona Wetlands, where he also constructed Hughes Airport. Read our walking guide and get to know this city by the sea.
The Chinese American community in Los Angeles dates to the 1850s, but it wasn’t until 1938 that the Downtown L.A. neighborhood that once held Little Italy officially became known as Chinatown. Now, almost seven decades later, Chinatown is experiencing a revival. Restaurants like Eastside Market Italian Deli, Nick’s Café, Philippe the Original, Phoenix Inn and Sam Woo are still going strong, but here are 10 top picks from a new crop of restaurants.
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The entertainment spotlight once again shined on Los Angeles as award season culminated in grand fashion at The Oscars. Glitz and glamour have been on full display the last few months as the world’s biggest movie, TV and music stars shared the magical red carpet at the world’s most prestigious award ceremonies.