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What are those Gothic bas-reliefs above Murakami Sushi on Wilcox Avenue in Hollywood?

You’ll notice the restaurant is built into the 1928 Warner Bros. theater. The arch that you see frames a side exit from the movie house. Its terra-cotta decorations (fancy...

Where do all the bears go after they’re fished out of trees in the foothill communities?

Back in the 1960s, when Yogi Bear was on TV, a real-life Mr. Ranger would sedate the carnivores, hobble and blindfold them, and drive them for an hour back...

Xoia

Every bohemian strip needs a good pho joint. This is Echo Park’s version: a modern fusion spot (think pho tacos) that caters to the area’s hungry, thrifty, banh mi-loving...