WHAT STAYS OPEN ON THANKSGIVING IN LOS ANGELES

2017-09-28, joel Blog Visiting Los Angeles

Our national holidays are precious – there are only a few that are truly American holidays with no religious over tones and true national pride. Of course there’s July 4th, our nation’s birthday. Then there’s Memorial Day and Labor Day and even some may say Halloween. But maybe the best holiday of them all is […]

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LOS ANGELES AS A FAMILY DESTINATION: WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO HAVE FUN

2017-09-25, joel Blog Visiting Los Angeles

Los Angeles is one of the most recognizable – and polarizing – cities in the United States mostly because the film and televisions industries have long been kings and queens sitting on their LA thrones. So those who’ve never even been there often have very specific and firm opinions of the city. Often times they’re […]

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LA’S HALLOWEEN GUIDE

2017-09-21, joel Blog Visiting Los Angeles

Happy Halloween, Los Angeles! Halloween is a happy holiday nation wide, but nowhere in the USA is Halloween a better time than in Los Angeles. Is it because the weather is always nice, or that our access to the Hollywood make up and costume world is unparalleled? With a hat tip to New Orleans who […]

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FESTIVALS IN LOS ANGELES IN MARCH 2015 – WHERE YOU GOTTA GO

2017-09-12, joel Blog Visiting Los Angeles

Once again we’re coming up on festival season here in LA, and that means plenty of trips you and your friends simply must go on in order to take advantage of the rich cultural tapestry we enjoy.  When there’s so much to do, and so many places to go, you need help weeding out the bad and […]

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ENJOYING WINE TASTING SEASON

2017-09-11, joel Blog Visiting Los Angeles

Living in California, we get spoiled by the ever present availability not only of wine, but of wineries and wine tastings.  We’re always surrounded by wine and so we get to have a lot of diverse experience with wines and different grapes. You may think, if we’re so surrounded by it, where are the good ones?  […]

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MUST-SEE PLACES TO SEE AND EAT IN LOS ANGELES: WHY THE LOCALS LOVE LA

2017-08-14, joel Blog Visiting Los Angeles

You’ve made the first step: planning a trip to Los Angeles.  It’s a city where dreams are born, crushed, and even – sometimes – realized!  It’s also a huge city, one that covers more square mileage than any other US city, and offers a wide range of activities for the visiting explorer.  Coming to Los […]

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