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Which bar is the oldest in Los Angeles?

Photograph courtesy of Cole's Vintage joints such as Town House and the Golden Gopher claim pre-Prohibition lineage, but since it’s impossible for me to pin down the illegal in-between...

DispL.A. Case #18: Michael Jackson’s Thriller Jacket

The history of Los Angeles as told through 232 objects. Los Angeles was founded on September 4, 1781. Between now and the 232nd anniversary, we are gathering the stories behind iconic...

Woodkid Cancels L.A. Show

Sandy has made it all the way to the west coast. We're not being flooded or lashed with wind, but due to the travel snafus caused by the hurricane,...

My LA to Z: Terrance Zdunich

1     California Institute of Abnormal Arts The CIA is this bizarre freak show of a museum where they have shrunken heads and old carnie props. You can go there and...

Made in L.A.: Designer Rozae Nichols On Her Newest Venture, Clover Canyon

Demand for Made in the USA goods spiked in the wake of the controversy caused by our outsourced US Olympic team uniforms earlier this year. To celebrate the many...

John C. Reilly: Actor. Folk Music Expert.

The actor’s latest flick may be Wreck-It Ralph, an animated homage to 8-bit video games (out Friday), but in real life he is plugged into L.A.’s folk-rock scene. He...

It Happened This Week in L.A. History: The Fall of Phoenix

October 31, 1993 Known for his roles in films including Stand by Me, My Own Private Idaho and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, actor, rocker, and heartthrob River...

SLIDESHOW: The Many Costumes of Starry Kitchen’s Nguyen Tran

For most of us, Halloween is our annual excuse to become somebody (or something) else for a night.  For Nguyen Tran of Starry Kitchen—currently moonlighting at downtown’s Tiara Café—it's just...

The SEEN: Star Chores

I go out A LOT for SEEN—notebook, pen, recorder and tip sheet all stuffed into my purse in order to get the scoop. To see celebs outside of “the...

The Tuesday Afternoon Cram: Magic Castle Goes Hollywood, Space X Stays Put, and How You Can Help In The Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Everything you need to know from today's front pages The Magic Castle Now Has An Agent The iconic club has signed with CAA and a film is in the works....