“Rotten Luck: The Decaying Dice of Ricky Jay” at Museum of Jurassic Technology

Top 10 Quirky Los Angeles Museums


Elina Shatkin

Los Angeles has several world-class museums filled with priceless masterpieces. Then there are the more humble institutions, the ones catering to obscure and specialized tastes. From bunnies to martial arts and velvet paintings, here are 10 quirky L.A. museums worth seeking out.

Cheesesteak at Papa Jake's Sub Shop

The Best Cheesesteaks in Los Angeles


Joshua Lurie

Cheesesteaks have clear ties to Philadelphia, where hot dog vendors Pat and Harry Olivieri were scarfing down links every night before switching things up for dinner one night. Their grilled steak and onion sandwich caught on with cabbies and Harry’s son Frank later added molten Cheez Whiz to the mix. Over the years, Provolone or American cheese have also become popular, as have peppers. Now, the Philly original serves as a touchstone across cultures. From traditional to otherworldly, learn about 10 of the best cheesesteaks in L.A.

Union Station ticket concourse

Go On Location: The Best Movies & TV Shows Starring Los Angeles


Lindsay Blake

New York has Woody Allen and Chicago had John Hughes. It sometimes seems like Los Angeles has yet to find that director who treats the city as his or her primary muse. While many movies and television shows are set in L.A. and countless more have filmed here, only a handful of productions focus as much on the city itself as the characters who live here. Read on for L.A. locations featured in 12 movies and television shows that prominently showcase Los Angeles.

Poke at A-Frame

The Best Poke in Los Angeles


Zach Brooks

Ask us where our favorite poke place in L.A. is and we'll likely answer "Whichever poke place is closest to you." Because at this point, there are versions of Hawaii's take on ceviche in practically every part of the city. Ahi tuna, soy sauce, sesame oil, seaweed and sesame seeds are the constant, along with adding avocado for a few bucks. At newer places you're also likely to find kale, kelp noodles, spicy edamame and coconut flakes tossed in sauces made from sriracha, ponzu or miso. Whether it’s new or old, traditional or modern, there's a poke for everyone. Here are 10 of the best in L.A.

LA Auto Show at Los Angeles Convention Center

Los Angeles Convention Center Green Initiatives


Discover Los Angeles

Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy

  • Solar generation plants, which feed renewable energy back to the local grid
  • Energy-efficient lighting, including LED and CFL technology
  • Saving Power Energy Management System, which manages and reduces energy consumption throughout the building
  • A “cool roof” and light defusing windows, which reflect sunlight and heat away from the building
  • Upgraded exhibit hall doors, which prevent air conditioning from leaking into unused areas
  • Low NOx and CO2 emission steam boilers

Meeting at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles

The Guide to Green Meetings in Los Angeles


Tanja Laden

From sustainable hotels and meals to recycling and public transportation, there are several steps to keep in mind when planning a green meeting in L.A. Here is a handy guide to help get you started.

Special event at Vibiana in Downtown L.A.

10 Luxury Event Venues in Los Angeles


Clarissa Wei

If you’re coming to L.A. and looking to host an unforgettable event for VIPs, look no further. Los Angeles is chock full of versatile event spaces, ideal for corporate meetings or fancy banquets. From a historic battleship to theatres and movie studio back lots, there’s something for everyone here. You can even throw in an exclusive wine tasting, if you’re up for it. Find out more about ten luxury event venues in Los Angeles.