Children's Book World

The Best Specialty Bookstores in Los Angeles


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Book lovers rejoice! There are independent bookstores across Los Angeles that are focused on a wide range of literary genres and global cultures. From children's books to cooking to horror, read on for some of the best specialty bookstores in L.A.

Water boiled fish and pig's blood at Yunnan Garden

The Top 10 Spiciest Dishes in Los Angeles


Joshua Lurie

Diners have different tolerance levels when it comes to spice. Whether it’s the mouth numbing effect of Szechuan peppercorns, a ferocious habanero burn or the beads of sweat that will inevitably drip down your forehead as result of sinus-clearing hot wings, Los Angeles has it all. Discover 10 of L.A.’s most intimidating dishes, each uniquely intense, which complement dineL.A.’s Spiciest Restaurants story. Are you up to the capsaicin-fueled challenge?

October 2017 News & Notes


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Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Led by the Getty, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA launched last month across more than 70 arts institutions in Southern California – 50 of which are in L.A. As a lead sponsor of the event, L.A. Tourism has been working closely with PST: LA/LA to identify and execute against a variety of promotional initiatives, with the intent of driving visitation and overnight stays throughout the five-month series.

L.A. Tourism’s Communications team provided international media relations support for launch events in London, Mexico City, Berlin and Paris, and will incorporate the event into the agendas of visiting media; Digital will prominently feature information about PST: LA/LA on DiscoverL.A.’s website, social media channels and e-communications, and is hosting Key Opinion Leaders to drive increased social conversation; and, short-haul advertising will be pushed both domestically and in Mexico. Nearly 25% of visitors to PST: LA/LA are expected to be non-locals.

The Dodgers celebrate their 22nd National League Pennant

The Guide to 2017 World Series Specials in Los Angeles


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The Los Angeles Dodgers are back in the World Series! The Boys in Blue are facing off against the Houston Astros. For baseball fans traveling to Los Angeles, here are hotel packages, food and drink specials, and travel tips for the best time in L.A.