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L.A. Is Losing Another Iconic Bookstore

Samuel French's Hollywood store—the company's last surviving physical outlet in the U.S.—is closing at the end of the month

Your Local L.A. Gift Guide for 2016

When you live in the best city in the world, you don’t need Amazon
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WeHo Landmark Circus of Books Returns to Life as Chi Chi LaRue’s Circus

Sex toys and porn are joined by art, books, and more at the adult movie director and drag diva's new Santa Monica Boulevard space

A Former Teenage Mallrat’s Ode to the Westside Pavilion

The mall was more than a place to shop—it's where we became ourselves
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A Shop in Chinatown Is Selling Sustainable Clothes That Look Good Too

East/West Shop is disrupting a wasteful industry
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This Luxe Boutique’s Balloons Got Loose–and Made a Mess for Miles

It was a cute idea until they turned to trash

The Most Delicious Gifts for That Friend Who’s Always in the Kitchen

Snazzy aprons, high-grade olive oil, and more in our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
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A Local Bookstore Is Bouncing Back by Paying It Forward

How Book Show in Highland Park is building community in uncertain times
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A Little Asbestos Can’t Hurt JoJo Siwa’s Merchandise Empire

Her Claire's makeup set was recalled by the government, but the 16-year-old mogul has a lot of other products to fall back on