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  • Top 15 Tourist Destinations

    Top 15 Tourist Destinations

    Millions visit these places every year—should locals, too? Chris Nichols separates the reputation from the reality at the most heavily trafficked sights in town

  • 12 Tips for Doing Disneyland like a True Mouseketeer

    12 Tips for Doing Disneyland like a True Mouseketeer

    How to thrive—not just survive—at California's most visited attraction

  • Take Your Seats, Please

    Take Your Seats, Please

    Celebrity homes, crime scenes, cutting-edge cuisine—whatever you fancy, tour guides will take you there

  • The Scenic Overlook

    The Scenic Overlook

    Getting the most out of L.A.'s most famous stretch of road

  • 7 Circles of Celebrity Hell

    7 Circles of Celebrity Hell

    Wanna see someone famous? Start from the outside and work your way in

  • King Taco

    King Taco

    Aziz Ansari, star of NBC's Parks and Recreation and possibly the hungriest man on Twitter, reveals his favorite eateries

  • Cruising the Boulevard?

    Cruising the Boulevard?

    Duck into these nightspots


  • Your Room Is Ready

    Your Room Is Ready

    Vacation, staycation, anycation—there's a hotel for every occasion in L.A.


  • Skip This, Do That

    Skip This, Do That

    Deciding between L.A.'s famous attractions just got easier


  • Tidbits From…

    Tidbits From…

    Travel advice from a maitre d', a lifeguard, a boat captain, and a concierge


  • Tidbits From…

    Hidden L.A.

    In a metropolis this big and fast-changing, learning the lay of the land can take a lifetime. We’re here to lend a hand. In one sitting you can soak up some of the city’s best-kept secrets. We have just one request: Don’t tell too many people


  • Tidbits From…

    Small Town Adventures

    Some neighborhoods feel as if they’re out in the country, others are minutes from downtown. Each has accomplished that rare feat in L.A.: stood the test of time. A guide to where to eat, shop, and play in ten picture-perfect places



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Neighborhood Watch

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My LA to Z

Redirected: My LA to Z

  • My LA to Z: Shane West
    The Beachwood Canyon resident and star of Nikita tells us which Mexican spot is his favorite, where he bought his first guitar, and the one place where he’s never been disappointed
  • My LA to Z: Tim Heidecker
    When the Atwater Village resident and star of The Comedy isn’t sitting by his pool, he ventures to a museum about museums, to see magic, or to meet his Tim and Eric Awesome Show partner, Eric Wareheim, for lunch at a local noodle bar
  • My LA to Z: John C. Reilly
    The actor's latest flick may be Wreck-It Ralph, an animated homage to 8-bit video games, but in real life the Angeleno is plugged in to L.A.'s arts and culture scene. He shares a few favorite haunts
  • My LA to Z: Terrance Zdunich
    This master of the macabre and writer/composer of Repo! The Genetic Opera spills his guts on some favorite haunts (serial killer art gallery, anyone?) along with a few less sinister options for wimps like us.
  • My LA to Z: Diego Klattenhoff
    The Canadian-born actor—you may recognize him as Captain Mike Faber on Showtime’s Emmy-winning drama Homeland—lists his favorite place to grab a beer, where he goes to work out, and the surprising spot that once refused him service
  • My LA to Z: Anne Heche
    The Hancock Park resident and star of “That’s What She Said,” which hits theaters today, on where to find the best ice cream in L.A., how to attend auctions the right way, and where to buy gifts that beat a bottle of wine
  • My LA to Z: Jeff Goldblum
    The actor and star of the fresh-from-Broadway play "Seminar" opens up about being on Glee, getting old jeans altered, and playing in a jazz band called the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra
  • My LA to Z: Flying Lotus
    When the L.A.-born experimental electronic hip-hop artist (and Coltrane relation) isn’t getting the crowds going at Low End Theory, he spends time on Fairfax browsing art books, shopping for records, or taking in an indie flick

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