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The Academy Museum Is Going to Be Awesome—and So Is Its Gift Shop

Another reason to be excited about the opening of the Academy Museum? The goodies in the Museum Store
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L.A.’s Best Used Bookstores Are a Bibliophile’s Dream

Looking for shops where John Steinbeck is still a best-seller and you might rub elbows with James Ellroy? Read on
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In the Market for Vintage Furniture? You’re in the Right City

L.A.’s vast array of midcentury furniture shops make sitting pretty as easy as Pei
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Want a Car That Commands Attention? Think Vintage

Eat your heart out, Tesla. The hottest wheels are at least 40 years old
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Some of the Best Places to Pick Up Used Records in L.A.

Need to scratch that itch for old-fashioned vinyl? Here’s where the needle hits the groove
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Secondhand L.A.: Your Guide to the Thrifting Capital of the World

Scores of secondhand stores are turning used clothing into mountains of cash. Here’s the who, what, when, and wear of thrifting in 2021
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18 New Stores to Refresh Your Wardrobe, Home, and More

After the last 18 months, some retail therapy is in order
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The Rise of the Neighborhood Market

The pandemic may have pushed the bulk of our buying online, but communities across the city are embracing a spate of newly opened independent markets

Best of L.A. 2021: All the Best Things to Eat, Shop for, and Do

From vets to vintage shops and tacos to toy stores, Best of L.A. is back with a brand new batch of the city's finest fare
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Best of L.A. 2021: L.A.’s Most Popular Etsy Makers

Cookie cutters, ceramics, and more from crafty locals