LA's best hotel bars
From casual rooftop bars to celebrity-studded lounges, here are our favorite hotel bars—no room reservations necessary.
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Two step over to these spots for some line dancing
Best public pools in LA
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Find the best lesbian party happenings in Los Angeles
When you find yourself looking for a lesbian party to break the hetronormative nightclub mold, the women of LA's queer scene have got you covered
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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
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The best bars in LA
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Los Angeles neighborhood guides
Downtown Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles has been swept up in a cultural resurgence unlike any other in LA's recent history.
Explore the trendy neighborhood's wealth of boutique shops and an ever-growing dining scene.
The city is stocked with historical charm while located only a short drive from hilly hikes and mountainous wilderness.
Whether you're a visitor hunting for star tours or a local looking to get off Hollywood Boulevard, you’re sure to find something to enjoy.
Downtown Arts District
Equal parts warehouse wasteland and burgeoning hub for LA's young, professional and creative, the Arts District is the city's neighborhood to watch.