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Antiquing in Los Angeles

10/19/2012

Discover Los Angeles

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).

Los Angeles Shopping for Teenagers: Top Shops for Teens

10/19/2012

Discover Los Angeles

Few cities cater to the teenage shopper better than Los Angeles, especially when it comes to teens who know truly cool styles are hard to come by. Luckily, LA makes teen shopping easy. These stores and boutiques cater to fashions ranging from funky to vintage, perfect for the teen visitor who wants to go home with a look that’s uniquely LA, especially since pop culture icons like Miley Cyrus and Lauren Conrad have been spotted at many of these stores.

Favorite Local Shops in Los Angeles

10/19/2012

Discover Los Angeles

One of the greatest things about Los Angles are the natives — we’re hip, we’re diverse and we’re totally in love with LA. So when we decided to put together a list of favorite local shops, we went straight to the source: our Facebook fan page. Here’s a collection of responses from Angelenos, gathered with pride. We’ve even included brief descriptions of each pick. Have something you want to add? Check out the rest of the comments and leave your own.

Comedy Clubs in Los Angeles

10/18/2012

Discover Los Angeles

LA comedy clubs are among the best and most legendary in the country. With national headliners such as Ben Bailey, Loni Love and Ralphie May making regular appearances, fans are always in for a night of sidesplitting laughter.

Gay Los Angeles: Quirky Dive Bars

10/18/2012

Frontiers LA

Los Angeles has a ton of quirky bars whose eclectic décor, imaginative cocktail menus and diverse clientele are perfect locales for rounding out an authentic LA experience.

Help Decorate LA Tourism’s Rose Parade Float

10/18/2012

Los Angeles Tourism

If you have ever wanted to be a part of the legendary Rose Parade, now is your chance.  LA Tourism has secured opportunities for members to help us build our float, the longest consecutively running float in the parade’s history.