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Adventure 16

11161 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90064


Designed like an outsize log cabin, Adventure 16 stocks everything you need when your home away from home has a canvas flap for a door…

Website: http://adventure16.com


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AK Treadmill Repair Specialists

13428 Maxella Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90292


Some of us are as dependent on our exercise equipment as we are on our automobiles…

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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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Anti-Gravity Yoga Wings

8000 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90046


After adjusting the silk hammocks that hang from the ceiling to the heights of her dozen or so waiting students, Saharah Ali issues a final warning…

Website: http://www.crunch.com

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Arroyo Seco

1055 Lohman Ln., Los Angeles, CA, 91030


South Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco miniature golf course is not big or elaborate like those theme-parky installations you see from the freeway…

Website: http://www.arroyoseco.com/

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Bailey Canyon Park

451 W. Carter Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 91024

Hollywood’s popular Runyon Canyon offers us panoramas, celebrity sightings, and stargazing, but Bailey Canyon Park in Sierra Madre has our pooches scampering across rivulets…

Website: http://www.sierramadrenews.net/bailey.htm

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Barry’s Bootcamp

1106 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90069


We rocked out with Yoga Shelter’s Eric Paskel (Kristin Cavallari is an acolyte) and explored the stretch band-tastic Tracy Anderson Method (Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow)…

Website: http://barrysbootcamp.com/

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Basics of Mindfulness Meditation

1430 Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90404


Don’t beat yourself up if your mind starts to wander, Allen Weiss tells students in his Basics of Mindfulness Meditation course at InsightLA. There’s never an intimidating moment during the six weeks of secular-based instruction…

Website: http://www.insightla.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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Various locations, Los Angeles, CA, 90254

(310) 372-6554

The Becker empire is shrinking a smidge: The Encinitas store recently closed, and the inventory is on sale at a temporary annex next to the Malibu location…

Website: http://beckersurf.com

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Belmont Shore

Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90802

When we’re hanging out by the Granada boat launch in Long Beach, they’re tough to miss: People in wet suits being yanked across the water by enormous half-moon kites

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Bicycle John’s Serious Cycling

1038 N. Hollywood Way, Los Angeles, CA, 91505


With its buying power, SuperGo in Santa Monica is the place to get a good deal on a two-wheeler. We’ve fared well at Helen’s Cycles, too…

Website: http://bicyclejohns.com

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Bike Improve

10929 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90025


Our bikes wither and die in the garage because we’re too lazy to bring them to a repair shop…

Website: http://www.bike-improve.com/


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Birding Supplies

4337 Woodman Ave, Sherman Oaks

(818) 995-0022

The emphasis at Wild Wings is to bring the birds to you, though the owners also lead periodic walks to avian-rich locales in Los Angeles County. The Sherman Oaks operation stocks backyard feeders and birdhouses that encompass a wide range of species, from woodpeckers to bluebirds to owls. The seed mixes are blended specifically with […]

Website: http://www.wildwingsla.com/

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Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90094


At BootCamp4Moms, Tami Tyson mixes kickboxing with more playful exercises using squishy, half-sphere Bosu balls…

Website: http://bootcamp4moms.com/

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Briarwood Park

461 Almaden Ct., Los Angeles, CA, 90077


The general rule for play dates in the 310 and the 818 is that someone has to schlepp from one side of the hill to the other. If people only knew about Briarwood Park…

Website: http://www.laparks.org/dos/parks/facility/briarwoodPk.htm

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