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A Club Called Rhonda

3040 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90026

It’s all about dance-floor desegregation, with legendary DJs and about-to-blow-up acts attracting a diverse crowd.

Website: http://www.rhondasays.net


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Adult Arts & Crafts Night

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90036

(323) 937-4230

Take it back to summer camp— only better, because there’s wine

Website: http://cafam.org/

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Altadena Golf Course

1456 E. Mendocino St., Los Angeles, CA, 91001


Altadena Golf Course has you teeing off on a putting green of natural grass that’s been recently upgraded along with the café, cocktail lounge, and shop.


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Automobile Driving Museum

610 Lairport St., Los Angeles, CA, 90245


If you want to understand why cars end up in museums in the first place, motor to the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, where docents take guests for a Sunday spin in one of the 130 restored vehicles from the collection.

Website: http://www.automobiledrivingmuseum.org


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Avenue of the Palms

Stadium Way and Academy Rd., Los Angeles, CA, 90012

For decades Elysian Park’s Avenue of the Palms near Dodger Stadium has been home base for the city’s lowrider scene.


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Ballona Freshwater Marsh

Jefferson Blvd. at Lincoln Blvd, Playa del Rey, CA, 90293


Bring an early-morning repast and binoculars, grab a bench facing the Ballona Freshwater Marsh, and voilà: avian TV

Website: http://www.ballonafriends.org

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Beach Yoga with Brad

Marine St., Los Angeles, CA, 90405


Watching the waves crash during a session of Beach Yoga with Brad, you’ll forget you’re on the busy border between Santa Monica and Venice.

Website: http://www.bradkeimach.com


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Beachwood Canyon

Between 2872 and 2882 Belden, Just before 2795 Woodshire, Los Angeles, CA, 90068

Build granitelike glutes and take in the landscape as you hike the public staircases notched into the city’s hillsides.

Website: http://www.secretstairs-la.com


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Boone Children’s Gallery

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90036

While grown-ups stroll through LACMA’s galleries and clink glasses at the free outdoor concerts, kids can make their own art at the museum’s Boone Children’s Gallery.

Website: http://www.lacma.org


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Bootie LA

Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 90007

Instead of a velvet rope or dress code, there’s a come-as-you-are ethos—perfect for those more concerned with letting loose than being seen

Website: http://www.bootiemashup.com/la

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Brewery Tour

5410 W San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA, 90039

(844) 452-2337

GOLDEN ROAD BREWING in Atwater Village has been a leader in L.A.’s craft beer movement since its debut in 2011, and you can explore the premises free of charge every Friday through Sunday (tours start at 1:30, 2:30, and 4). The guided 45-minute outing typically begins in a climate- controlled storeroom that holds barrels of […]

Website: http://goldenroad.la/#welcome

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Bridge to Nowhere

Camp Bonita Rd., Los Angeles, CA, 91702

Few hikes in Southern California make one feel as intrepid as the five-mile haul to the Bridge to Nowhere.

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Carroll Avenue

Carroll Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90026

Boasting the city’s highest concentration of Queen Anne and Eastlake-style Victorian homes from the late 19th century, Carroll Avenue in Angelino Heights is a gabled architectural oasis.


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Case Study House No. 22

1635 Woods Dr., Hollywood, CA, 90069


Set high in the Hollywood Hills, the midcentury-modern Case Study House No. 22, aka the Stahl House, offers a better-than-Runyon view of the city

Website: http://www.stahlhouse.com

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Casey’s Irish Pub

613 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90014

Kind on your wallet, the quiz at Casey’s Irish Pub takes place every Monday during happy hour.

Website: http://www.213nightlife.com/caseysirishpub


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Casino That Feels Like Vegas

1000 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA, 90247

(310) 719-9800

The Larry Flynt-backed card house balances kitsch (replicas of Gustav Klimt paintings, fool’s gold Buddha statues) with a satisfying Vegas vibe and offers blackjack, Texas Hold ’Em, and pai gow tables

Website: http://www.hustlercasino.com/

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Chamber Music in Historic Sites

., Los Angeles, CA, 90210

How civilized: classical music in an intimate setting followed by discussions with the musicians and a repast.

Website: http://www.dacamera.org


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