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What’s with the Vintage-Airplane Attraction in the Valley?

Chris Nichols answers your burning questions about L.A.
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An Iconic Sherman Oaks Coffee Shop Is Closing Its Doors

Corky's is powering down the grill, but preservationists hope to save the Googie building it called home
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What Happened to Those Ever-Present Yellow Helms Bakery Trucks?

Chris Nichols answers your burning questions about L.A.
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’90s Neon Wonderland or ‘Ominous Parallel Universe’? How CityWalk Became a Polarizing L.A. Landmark

The theme park-adjacent outdoor mall is attracting a new generation of ironic-turned-actual fans
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Why Do the Palm Trees on Some L.A. Streets All Lean the Same Way?

You might have wondered this while driving down Finley Ave.
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A New Disney+ Docuseries Goes Deep Inside the Secretive World of the Imagineers

The granddaughter of a Disney pioneer brings to life 67 years of history in a way that's never been done before

How a Dome Inspired by Conversations with Aliens Became a Desert Landmark

Architectural historian Daniel Paul digs in to the stranger-than-fiction story of the Integratron
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Finding the 1970s L.A. of Rudy Ray Moore’s ‘Dolemite’

The makers of Netflix’s ’Dolemite Is My Name’ turned L.A. locations into everything from a Tallahassee nightclub to a defunct Hollywood record store
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The Happy Foot/Sad Foot Sign Is Safe and Sound Inside a Los Feliz Boutique

Fans can get a much closer look at the iconic illustrated feet these days