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A Look Back at How ‘Fright Night’ Turned L.A. into Anytown, USA

Tom Holland's cult favorite '80s vampire flick came out 35 years ago this month
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A Movie About Legendary Hollywood Pimp Scotty Bowers Is in the Works

'Call Me By Your Name' director Luca Guadagnino has reportedly signed on

Some of L.A.’s Most Beloved Institutions Are Threatened with Extinction

Small businesses are the soul of the city, but many are struggling to survive the pandemic
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This Man Has Spent Quarantine Making Ridiculously Meticulous Miniatures of L.A. Landmarks

Tiki Ti, the New Beverly, and Rae’s Restaurant have already been shrunken down by Kieran Wright
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Echo Park’s Iconic House of Spirits Sign Has Been Rescued by the Museum of Neon Art

Crews were in Echo Park today taking down one of L.A.'s most beloved neons
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How Did L.A. Become a City Without Lesbian Bars?

It's been years since the area's last lesbian bar shuttered, but their absence has left women to find community in other ways
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Netflix Has Officially Purchased the Historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood

The streamer will reportedly fund a fresh restoration of the historic space
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In 1977, Ted Templeman Went to Check Out an Unknown Band from Pasadena and Changed Rock History

In this exclusive excerpt from his new memoir, the Warner Bros producer recalls the thrills and terrors of recording Van Halen’s debut

The Public Library Is Creating an Archive to Chronicle This Strange Moment in L.A. History

Have photos, diary entries, letters, or other ephemera from the COVID-19 era? The Los Angeles Public Library wants them for posterity
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A Look Back at California’s Long-Lost Black Beaches and Vacation Spots

In the new book ’Living the California Dream,’ historian Alison Rose Jefferson looks back at leisure’s place in the fight for civil rights