Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Los Angeles

04/24/2013

Discover Los Angeles

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration of Mexican culture and heritage that takes place across the U.S. and regionally in Mexico, where it's known in the state of Puebla as El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (“The Day of the Battle of Puebla”). Cinco de Mayo is observed to commemorate the Mexican army's victory over the much larger, better-armed French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. The U.S. celebration of Cinco de Mayo originated in Mexican-American communities of the American West, Southwest and Northwest. Read on for our guide to Cinco de Mayo festivities throughout Los Angeles.

The Guide to Koreatown in Los Angeles

04/19/2013

Discover Los Angeles

Koreatown, located west of Downtown LA and south of Hollywood, is one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Encompassing roughly 3 square miles, the area was once the epicenter of Golden Age Hollywood, home to the Ambassador Hotel, the Cocoanut Grove and the Brown Derby. Today, Korean and Latino populations contribute to Koreatown’s rich cultural diversity. K-town is also known for having one of the largest concentration of nightclubs and 24-hour businesses and restaurants in the country. Even frequent visitors have only scratched the surface of this vibrant district. Discover Koreatown with our guide to one of LA’s most exciting neighborhoods.

100 Cheap Date Ideas in Los Angeles

01/17/2013

Discover Los Angeles

Goodbye, dinner and a movie. With a little creativity, dating in Los Angeles doesn't have to require stacks of cash. Think outside the box with these cheap ideas to have a memorable date for less than $20.

David Greenwald's Los Angeles

01/08/2013

David Greenwald

David Greenwald is a Los Angeles journalist who contributes to Billboard, Rolling Stone and MTV. He's documented the local music scene and beyond since 2005 on his own site, Rawkblog. These are his picks for the best spots in L.A. to discover new music.

Gay Los Angeles: The Valley

12/10/2012

Frontiers LA

The San Fernando Valley is home to a slew of shopping, eats and adventures that will make a ride over Mulholland Drive (or the roundabout 101 Freeway) well worth the effort.

The Scenestar's Los Angeles

12/03/2012

Oscar Rangel

Los Angeles is lucky to be one of the music capitals of the world, and musicians -- both popular and obscure -- often perform here. As a result, the city’s music venues are an eclectic mix, ranging from those by the beach to a Hollywood cemetery. These are the venues that any music lover visiting Los Angeles should check out on their trip.

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