Activities / article / October 2012 (9)

Local's Guide to Venice Ocean Front Walk

10/24/2012

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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.

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.  

Neighboring Regions of Los Angeles

10/17/2012

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From the desert to the sea, and the mountains to the valleys, the diversity of the Greater Los Angeles area is just one more reason to visit. For day trips, the surrounding four counties — Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside and Ventura — offer added opportunities for adventure.

Santa Monica Beach Top 10

10/01/2012

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In the spirit of Santa Monica’s vibrant outdoor life and beach culture, here are the top 10 activities travelers and local visitors can enjoy along the Santa Monica coastline.