The Best Donuts in Los Angeles

06/06/2013

Joshua Lurie

To honor National Doughnut Day, which is celebrated every year on the first Friday of June, we round up the best deep fried treasures in LA, the U.S. city with the most donut shops. Clearly, Angelenos have displayed their serious commitment to doughnuts (aka donuts), which originated in the 19th Century. Here are some of our favorite places to get our deep-fried donut fix.

Discover LGBT Los Angeles Car Free

06/04/2013

Discover Los Angeles

Los Angeles has a long history of acceptance and groundbreaking advancements in the LGBT movement, including the world’s first LGBT parade in 1970. LA’s vibrant and active LGBT community celebrates LA PRIDE in West Hollywood every June. In honor of LA PRIDE, Out & About Tours, Hollywood’s first and only gay tour company, has created an itinerary that explores Los Angeles through the lens of LA’s LGBT history. And to go even further against stereotypes, this exclusive tour is a car-free itinerary.

Recommended Methods of Travel: Metro Rail, Walking
Total Distance: 24.5 miles

For more Car Free LA guides, click here.

The Best Restaurants in Santa Monica

06/03/2013

Joshua Lurie

Every week, tens of thousands of people descend on Santa Monica to enjoy the inviting beach, bike path, pier, mountains, and of course the food. SaMo has long been a culinary trendsetter, and now boasts several classics, including Michael’s Restaurant, Chinois on Main and Valentino. The farmers market, which dates to 1981, of course helps to supply surrounding eateries with the most current produce. Here are 15 of our favorite restaurants in Santa Monica.

The Best Places to Take Dad in Los Angeles

05/30/2013

Ron Dollete

Whether it’s Father’s Day or any time of the year, it’s always good to share some quality time with dad. Los Angeles has a variety of ways for your dad to explore his interests, and for you to have a special day together.

Words from Wooden - June 2013

05/30/2013

Discover Los Angeles

As I write this month’s column, I am in China, continuing my focus on making sure LA remains the No. 1 destination for the rapidly growing China travel market.

LA TOURISM AT WORK - JUNE 2013

05/30/2013

Discover Los Angeles

Around the world, in town, and on the web, LA Tourism and Convention Board is working to help grow and support the Los Angeles tourism community and keep the world coming to LA.

JUNE 2013 NEWS AND NOTES

05/30/2013

Discover Los Angeles

Leading into summer, LA Tourism makes major inroads in an already strong position in the China travel market; bringing LA’s attractions to the world at International Pow Wow and bringing the LGBT travel convention to Los Angeles; getting ready for dineLA Summer Restaurant Week; LA Tourism gaining significant media coverage for the destination and our members and partners; and lots of updates on industry news.

The Guide to LA PRIDE

05/29/2013

Discover Los Angeles

The annual LA PRIDE celebration welcomes over 500,000 people each year to West Hollywood. Taking place June 6-8, 2014, the festival continues to be a major focus for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride in the greater Los Angeles area. The 44th annual event is being billed as a “TLGB Celebration,” to reflect this year’s focus on transgender issues. LA PRIDE is produced by Christopher Street West, a non-profit service organization composed of volunteers committed to the goals of human rights, education, outreach, and better understanding within and outside the LGBT community. For more info on PRIDE-related events taking place in WeHo, visit lapride.org/weho_info_events.html.

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