October 2012 (195)

First Fridays at Abbot Kinney Boulevard: Welcome to the Neighborhood

10/12/2012

Discover Los Angeles

There’s no better way to check out the art (and the shopping) on Abbot Kinney Boulevard, located in the heart of Venice, than stopping by on the first Friday of every month. The event starts around 6 p.m. and runs until 10 p.m. The neighborhood merchants come together to feature the best artists, gifts, products and music. And, of course, beverages are available. 

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels interior

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

10/12/2012

Discover Los Angeles

Sometimes, buildings are more than just functional places where people seek shelter or gather for events. When everything comes together just right, they serve as places of community and worship, sacred spaces where the spiritual journey is brought to life. The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is one of L.A.'s most innovative buildings, able to inspire visitors with its warm, inviting interior, perfect for introspection. Outside, blunt, asymmetrical walls stretch the definition of a cathedral, challenging visitors to rethink their ideas about sacred buildings.

Los Angeles Movie Locations

10/12/2012

Discover Los Angeles

From classic films to the latest blockbusters, Los Angeles has provided generations of directors an amazing variety of movie locations.

Legendary Los Angeles Cocktails

10/12/2012

Daniel Djang

For the last several years, Los Angeles has been experiencing a cocktail renaissance: classic cocktails continue to win new fans, while innovative drinks push the creative envelope. The myriad of Los Angeles cocktail options can be dizzying, but ultimately only a select few can be called “legendary.”

L.A.'s Cutting Edge Architecture

10/12/2012

Discover Los Angeles

From sleek and modern to spiritual, the Los Angeles skyline features some of the world's great buildings, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects.

The Definitive Guide to the San Fernando Valley

10/12/2012

Leslee Komaiko

The San Fernando Valley is well-known to foodies as the home to some of the city’s best sushi restaurants. But there’s a lot more to the 818 than yellowtail and omakase. So without further ado, our list of a dozen essential San Fernando Valley restaurants.

Dog Friendly Dining

10/12/2012

Leslee Komaiko

Welcome to the world of dining with dogs, which has become a little easier, thanks to legislation that gives restaurateurs in Los Angeles County the option to permit dogs on patios, so long as Fido doesn’t have to promenade through the restaurant to get there.

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