Editor's Buzz: Food for Thought

Every month on our Web site’s “CityThinkers” page, we take a story from the magazine and extend the conversation online. We’ve invited security experts to give advice on how to...
the biggest arms in the world

The Rise and Fall of Bill Pettis, the Man With “The Biggest Arms in the World”

Other Gold’s Gym icons parlayed their physiques into fame and fortune. Bill Pettis took a different route—one that landed him on the Venice Boardwalk

Books and Cookies

There are no video games or TVs (hurrah!) in Chudney Ross and Mary Giuliani’s enchanting Books and Cookies space, just oodles of books, toys, treats, tots (and their drivers—i.e....
the Beatles

How the Beatles Really Ended Up at a Garden Party in Brentwood

Actress Nancy Olson, who hosted the Fab Four at her mother’s home, on having her idols over for lemonade

Tastemaker: Larry Leight

Oliver Peoples creative director Larry Leight celebrates 25 years of being made in the shades
Roller rink

The Glorious Disco Days of Flipper’s Roller Rink

The skate center was L.A.’s answer to Studio 54—on wheels

I Just Bought Way Too Many Girl Scout Cookies… Now What?

5 recipes that use up all those "extra" Girl Scout cookies: Samoa cupcakes, Thin Mint ice cream, Tagalong milkshakes, and more.

How To Make Prison Wine (The Craft Version)

An ex-con/bartender creates foodie-grade jail hooch

The 5 Best Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend

Make sure your phone's charged up for the Museum of Selfies

Business Writer and Los Angeles Magazine Columnist Mark Lacter Has Died

Executive editor Matthew Segal on the passing of the “peerless” journalist at 59.