Where to see 4th of July fireworks
From big celebrations to small neighborhood gatherings, here's where to see patriotic pyrotechnics
4th of July events and more
Plan your most patriotic holiday yet with our guide
14 summer cocktails to enjoy all season
These all go great with a summer breeze and a rooftop view
29 amazing things happening in LA this July
Summer is in full swing, and we're ready for all of the fun ahead in July
24 classic ice cream bars and frozen desserts, ranked
We ranked the ice cream bars and frozen treats we loved as kids, from worst to best
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The best food and drink pairings at LA Street Food Fest
There are some pretty amazing events happening in July, but we're especially excited about LA Street Food Fest. Now in its sixth year, the Rose Bowl festival...
Your perfect LA weekend: July 3-5
Friday Take advantage of the extra day off and relax on the beach, picnic in a park or whip yourself into shape with a hike. It's another nine weeks—not...
Grand Central Market is getting an artisanal spirits shop
You can pretty much find anything you want at Grand Central Market these days—oysters, an entire pig's head, falafel—but it's becoming a place where you can...
The most exciting restaurant and bar openings of June 2015
It's hard to keep up with all the restaurant and bar openings, closings, chef swaps and revamps that happen every day in this city. What's worth spending...
5 stress-free fireworks plans for 4th of July
We love fireworks just as much as we love 'Murica. But overpriced parking lots, beachfront gridlock and windy deathtrap roads through the hills? No thanks....
Upcoming LA events & festivals
4th of July
Special Olympics World Games
The best of Los Angeles
The best restaurants in LA
From classic steakhouses and seafood shacks to vegan sanctuaries, we've uncovered the best restaurants in Los Angeles.
The best shops in Los Angeles
Shop 'til you drop (and get your fill of retail therapy) with our ultimate guide to shopping in LA.
The best coffee shops in Los Angeles
From macchiatos to cold brews, lattes to espressos, here are the best coffee shops in the city to score your next cup.
The best spas in LA
Head to these spas for the best massages, facials and treatments for pure relaxation and well-deserved pampering.
The best bars in LA
From dive bars to hotel bars and cocktail bars to wine bars, here's your guide to drinking at the best bars in Los Angeles.
Life in LA
67 things you'll never hear an Angeleno say
24 things that definitely happen to you when you move to LA
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31 reasons LA kicks New York's ass
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The 25 toughest things about being single in LA
Los Angeles neighborhood guides
Find the best restaurants, bars, shops, attractions and things to do in Koreatown, with our guide to the sprawling neighborhood that never sleeps.
Downtown Arts District
Equal parts warehouse wasteland and burgeoning hub for LA's young, professional and creative, the enigmatic Downtown Arts District is the city's neighborhood to watch.
Hollywood for locals and tourists
We narrowed down the best Hollywood tours, attractions, restaurants and bars for your next Tinseltown trip.
We don't need to remind you that Little Tokyo in Los Angeles is the ultimate destination for some of the city's best Japanese restaurants and authentic shops.
From restaurants and bars to boutiques and galleries, here’s your essential LA city guide to eating, drinking, shopping and playing on Abbot Kinney.
Discover the vibrant Chinatown in downtown LA with our guide to the best dim sum, Chinese restaurants, grocery stores, things to do, and attractions in Chinatown.