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Venice Mardi Gras

February 19, 2017 at 7:20 am

Today, February 18th hit the Venice Boardwalk at noon and join the Venice Mardi Gras parade. Hosted by Miss Jessica and The Gumbo Brothers, the annual event is now in its 14th year. This year the theme is Circ du L.A. Meet at 11:00am in the parking lot at Rose Ave., and Ocean Front Walk. Parking […]

Star Wars Land Opening at Disneyland Set for 2019

February 8, 2017 at 8:32 pm

Star Wars fans who have been itching to see the new Star Wars land open at Disneyland will have to wait a bit longer. In an earnings report Tuesday, Walt Disney Co. president and chief executive Bob Iger announced that the 14-acre expansion based on the blockbuster movie franchise will open in 2019 in both Walt […]

50 Awesome Things to Do in LA With Kids and Family

December 21, 2016 at 12:09 am

It’s the holidays! The kids are out of school, your nephews and nieces are in town, your parents are visiting and you need to figure out what you should do with them.  Well you’re in luck!  We partnered with Frontier Communications and created a HUGE list of 50 things to do in LA with kids […]

20 Of The Coolest Events Happening in L.A. This Week

December 12, 2016 at 8:49 pm

Here’s what to do in L.A. this week in between all those holiday parties… Continue reading: LAist

Your go-to guide for the weekend in SoCal

December 8, 2016 at 2:31 pm

File: The Public Star Party at the Griffith Observatory at sunset. ; Credit: Nikki Gomez via Flickr Creative Commons Elizabeth Muñoz As you hastily wrap presents or finalize Christmas plans, here are some things to help you slow down a bit, from a live reading of “A Christmas Carol” to an art gallery open house. […]

The Five Best Things To Do in L.A. This Weekend

December 8, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Renegade Craft Fair A photo posted by Renegade Craft Fair (@renegadecraft) on Jul 10, 2016 at 1:25pm PDT Knock bizarre aunts and hard-to-buy-for brothers off your gift list at this epic outdoor fair in Grand Park. The DIY utopia showcases goods from more than 275 vendors, who hawk everything from dainty jewelry to handmade ceramics. […]

Small cars, big fun. 41 years of the Greater Los Angeles Remote Control Racing Club

December 3, 2016 at 12:26 pm

Greg Shum shows off his eight scale remote control car. ; Credit: Jesus Ambrosio Jesus Ambrosio | Off-Ramp Asphalt race tracks for remote control (RC) cars have closed in Compton, Huntington Beach, Riverside, San Diego, and Pomona, and now, Southern California is dominated by dirt tracks for off-road RC cars. But there is one place where […]

This Futuristic Holiday Wonderland Is Worth the Trip to Palm Springs

December 2, 2016 at 10:53 pm

When I moved to L.A. from Michigan, I was happy to say good-bye to Midwest winters.  But at holiday time I felt homesick.  Even as local DJs slipped “Jingle Bells” into their rotations and a gas station near my house placed $1.99 dreidels by the register, something was missing. I hit a few of L.A.’s […]

Santa Monica History Museum’s Holiday Open House

November 30, 2016 at 10:28 pm

The Santa Monica History Museum has announced that their holiday open house will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Museum admission will be free all day and guests of all ages are welcome to join us for festive fun. In addition to our exhibits, we will have treats […]

Thousands lined streets for 85th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade

November 30, 2016 at 10:23 pm

It was a big day in Hollywood on Sunday for what’s billed as the largest Christmas event in America. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic

How to enjoy the Hollywood Christmas Parade without the traffic nightmare

November 26, 2016 at 10:03 pm

Tinseltown will host an annual tradition on Sunday when the Hollywood Christmas Parade celebrates its 85th anniversary. Grand Marshall Olivia Newton John will kick off the festivities with a pre-parade performance at 5 p.m. The concert will also feature Cyndi Lauper, Kenny G, Scotty McCreery, War and Eric Benet. At 6 p.m., the floats, marching bands […]

13 places in LA to take your out-of-town relatives

November 23, 2016 at 10:27 am

Tons of visitors want to see the Hollywood sign (so many that it’s set off a battle between residents and the city), but the unique neighborhood underneath it, Beachwood Canyon, is also worth a look. See both the sign and the neighborhood on this walk. One of the city’s first planned housing tracts, the magical, […]