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Lincoln Boulevard

Long occupied by car washes and auto repair operations, the stretch of Lincoln Boulevard between Venice Boulevard and Rose Avenue is being transformed with indie stores and restaurants that cater to savvy crowds Read more...

Magnolia Park

With its wealth of retro boutiques and independent stores, Magnolia Park has a small-town feel with a touch of funk Read more...

York Boulevard

With its reasonable rents and small-town vibe, York Boulevard (especially between Avenues 50 and 52) has been a retail and restaurant mainstay of northeast L.A. for decades Read more...

The New Abbot Kinney

Not long ago locals strolled this ocean-adjacent street in T-shirts proclaiming the neighborhood a place “where art meets crime.” Since then the quaint boulevard has emerged as the pinnacle of bohemian chic—with a price tag. Read more...

Uptown Whittier

Welcome to a picturesque quarter-mile stretch of specialty shops, historic buildings, and pocket parks that lure residents out of their vintage homes. Read more...

Sawtelle Revisited

Nicknamed Little Osaka for its longstanding population of Japanese Americans, this Westside neighborhood has become a pan-Asian cultural and culinary hub. Read more...

Retro Row, Long Beach

In 2010, Long Beach set out to become America’s most bicycle-friendly city, touting its matrix of bike lanes and brightly colored “sharrows.” Along with reducing traffic and improving the air, the plan underscores the town’s indie vibe Read more...

Larchmont Village

Sunset Junction

Cross Creek Road

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