Gold Coast, the Legendary WeHo Gay Bar, Rises from the Dead

The dusty Santa Monica Boulevard dive bar that closed after 40 years is reopening next year with new owners, a new name and a fetching facelift
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What We’ve Learned During the Pandemic

During the COVID-19 crisis, people have taken up everything from cooking to raising chickens, but the lessons we’ve gleaned are bigger than the skills themselves
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6 Fall Books We Can’t Wait to Read: Lauren Groff, Colson Whitehead, and More

If you need us this season, we'll be cozying up with a good book
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The Broad Is Reopening in May with Lots of New Things to See

One of L.A.'s most popular museums is ready to welcome you back
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Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Vada Somerville, Civil Rights Leader and Dentistry Pioneer

Every weekday this month, we're profiling fascinating figures from L.A.'s Black history
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Ashley Bickerton’s Art Is Having a Resurgence—but His Body Is in Decline

The part-time L.A. artist, who shot to fame in the 1980s partying alongside Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst, discusses his new show and new challenges
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Most Wanted: Local Cannabis Retailers Share Their 4/20 Faves

We asked local weed sellers for a blunt assessment of the best products they carry
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A Glimpse at the People and Cars of L.A.’s Lowrider Scene

Lowrider culture, spawned in the 1940s, is thriving across Southern California. But as a photographer who spent five years chronicling it discovered, this time women are making their presence known
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A DTLA Gallery Reemerges After a Frightening Explosion and a Prolonged Pandemic Shutdown

Superchief Gallery's cofounder explains how the operation managed to hang on through a pair of major disruptions

Masked and Magical: Disneyland Is Back

Photos from a colorful, magical post-pandemic reopening day at the Happiest Place on Earth