Local's Guide to Venice Ocean Front Walk

10/24/2012

Discover Los Angeles

No visit to LA is complete until you’ve had a chance to stroll the bizarre boardwalk known as Ocean Front Walk. Home to palm and tarot card readers, sand sculptors and collage artists, performance artists, street hustlers, buskers and bodybuilders, it’s one of the best places in Los Angeles for people watching.

Guide to Outlet Shopping in LA

10/19/2012

Discover Los Angeles

For some visitors, a vacation in LA isn’t complete without shopping for bargains — and that means scouring the great outlet malls in Los Angeles.

Abbot Kinney Boulevard Shopping: Boutique Stores, Bookshops and Galleries

10/19/2012

Discover Los Angeles

Abbot Kinney Boulevard is one of LA's hippest areas for unique shopping, featuring home-grown artists and designers in a mix of modern chic and old-school vintage. The shops lining the street — many of which eat, sleep and breathe the Abbot Kinney vibe — sell top-of-the-line artwork, furniture, jewelry and clothing. If you're looking for the top stores to shop on Abbot Kinney Boulevard, search no more. Here are a few stores that you won't want to miss.

Dining by Metro

10/19/2012

Leslee Komaiko

In recent years a thriving restaurant scene has emerged in Culver City. Now you can get there on the Metro Expo Line. It’s the turquoise line on the Metro maps, not to be confused with the Blue Line.

Top Comedy Shows Filmed in Los Angeles

10/19/2012

Tara de Lis

For decades, many of TV’s most successful comedy series have been filmed at famed Los Angeles landmarks like Universal Studios Hollywood, the Studios at Paramount and Warner Bros. Read on for our guide to classic comedies associated with other cities that were filmed right here in the City of Angels.

Antiquing in Los Angeles

10/19/2012

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As home to the rich and famous and with more museums than most cities, it’s no surprise that Los Angeles is an antique-lover’s paradise. Plus, with all the Hollywood movie set designers on the prowl for period pieces there has to be collectible shops galore.

Haut couture antiques from Marie Antoinette’s Paris to mid-century marvels and vintage comic books to aged costume jewelry, LA is packed with irresistible treasures – if you know where to look. So, here’s the scoop on some of the best antiquing spots in town.  

Hollywood CityPASS Tour

10/19/2012

Discover Los Angeles

Hollywood might be about glitz, glamour and the stars, but that doesn’t mean you have to pay full price for it. Visitors looking to get the most bang for their sightseeing buck opt for the Hollywood CityPASS, which features admission to a combination of Hollywood’s most visited attractions. With CityPASS, visitors save around $40 (almost a 50 percent savings).