Baby Black Howler Monkey at the L.A. Zoo

Monkeying Around in Los Angeles

01/04/2016

Esther Tseng

The new year is upon us, and because the Lunar calendar starts a month after the Western one, the Chinese Zodiac has us aligned with the Year of the Monkey starting Feb. 8, 2016. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways in Los Angeles to celebrate this sign, known for mischievousness, curiosity and intellect. Read on to find out all the ways to "monkey around" the city, whether it’s at a museum, tattoo parlor, bakery or karaoke bar.

Hollywood Walk of Fame viewed from above

The Guide to the Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony

12/02/2015

Discover Los Angeles

There is a public viewing area for all Walk of Fame star ceremonies, which are free and do not have assigned seating. For those unable to attend in person, star ceremonies are streamed live at www.walkoffame.com.

  • Wear comfortable shoes, stay hydrated and bring sunscreen.
  • Chairs or step ladders are not permitted in the audience area of the ceremony.
  • Star ceremony begins promptly at 11:30 a.m. and will be over by 12:15 p.m.
  • Crowds must disperse immediately following the end of the star ceremony to clear the sidewalk and the street.

Samuel Oschin Planetarium at the Griffith Observatory

Go On Location: The Best Film & TV Locations for a Rainy Day in L.A.

11/10/2015

Lindsay Blake

Los Angeles is world-famous for its year-round sunny weather. For those days when L.A. gets some much-needed rain, Angelenos and visitors alike will surely be looking for ways to keep dry. Catching a movie is one good approach to beating the rain. The following ten filming locations can also provide respite on a rainy day.

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