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10 Almost Free Things to Do in LA

10/12/2012

Discover Los Angeles

If the name of the game is “budget travel” right now, you’re not alone. We racked our brains to dish out the best free things to do in LA, then we thought we’d splurge…and put together 10 budget-conscious ways to see Los Angeles. But you know how it is. Once you indulge, it’s hard to stop. So here’s another top 10 list of “almost free things to do.” After all, this city is all about variety.

Take the Family for a Ride

10/12/2012

Discover Los Angeles

From carousels to horses and railroads both big and small, Los Angeles offers the entire family a variety of ways to take a ride together.

The Definitive Guide to Persian Square

10/12/2012

Tara de Lis

Located on Westwood Boulevard between Wilshire and Pico, the pocket of Persian restaurants near UCLA is in an area officially recognized by the City of Los Angeles as Persian Square, often referred to as Little Persia.

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.

Los Angeles Art Walks

10/12/2012

Discover Los Angeles

From Downtown's burgeoning art scene to Venice's longstanding funkiness to San Pedro's eclectic collections near Los Angeles Harbor, local art walks give both locals and visitors an opportunity to get the true flavor of a community, not to mention a much-needed art fix.

Group Dining Spots in Los Angeles

10/12/2012

Discover Los Angeles

For those who think quality goes down with quantity, they’ve surely never been to Los Angeles. These restaurants are the cream of the crop when it comes to group dining in LA — unique, professional and of course, delicious.

Where to Find Nightlife in LA

10/12/2012

Rachael Rollins

Dance clubs, live music and comedy venues, cocktail lounges and sports bars — the list of places to enjoy after-dark excitement in Los Angeles is endless, so head out tonight and experience the best of nightlife!

Susan Feniger's Dream Guest

10/12/2012

Stacey Sun

Susan Feniger recently released her latest cookbook, Susan Feniger's Street Food, which highlights over 80 recipes based on her global culinary interests. She discusses her dream guest and shares a recipe from her cookbook with dineLA.