Move to LA and Live in La La Land!

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Well, La La Land got to be the Best Picture of the Year...for about 2 1/2 minutes! Oh, well. Don't get me wrong. We absolutely loved Moonlight. It's Best Picture win was totally deserved. But we have to admit that, around here, we were pulling for La La Land, if only because it portrays our beloved L.A. in the

Neighborhood of the Month: Los Feliz

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Just east of the neighborhood of Hollywood lies one of our favorite spots to hang out, or even to live! It's Los Feliz, the neighborhood that is shared by edgy hipsters, movie stars and just regular people who enjoy a mix of cultures and styles. The name itself is kind of eccentric. In Spanish, it

L.A. Getaways – Laguna Beach

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This first in a series of posts about our favorite weekend getaway spots features Laguna Beach, made famous by a reality show, but a popular destination for Angelenos for decades. Having terrific resort spots like Laguna so close to L.A. is a major benefit and another reason you'll be glad you relocated! Located only an hour

New Funds Move Up Date of Westside Rail Extension

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Angelenos are excited to learn this week that the federal government has allocated a new grant to the City of L.A., allowing it to finish the Purple Line extension of our rail system through Beverly Hills and Century City to Westwood by 2024, just in time for the Olympics! This will enhance L.A.'s chances of

What To Do in L.A. for New Years Eve

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Stuck figuring out what to do for New Year's Eve in L.A.? There are literally thousands of celebrations around town, but here are a few of our favorites. Grand Park New Years Eve By far, the biggest celebration will be in Grand Park, the three block green space that extends from City Hall to the

LA-based Snapchat Moves Toward IPO

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Snap, Inc., a technology company based in Venice, CA (a neighborhood of L.A.) took steps this week that move it closer to going public early next year. Snap, Inc. is the company behind the popular video-sharing app Snapchat, and Spectacles, the recently launched video camera sunglasses company. Revenues from these two companies could total $1 billion

Check Out Your Fantasy Ride at LA Auto Show

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Cars and Los Angeles go together like Disney and Mickey Mouse (another LA institution), so it's no wonder that the LA Auto Show is one of the hottest events to grace downtown LA each year, returning November 18-27 at the LA Convention Center. Whether you want to shop for your next ride, or be up

Halloween at Disney Hall with Classic Horror

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Looking for a classy way to spend Halloween? Maybe you've visited the world's largest Halloween carnival in West Hollywood a few too many times and you long for a more exotic, cerebral experience. Every year, the LA Philharmonic presents a classic horror film at Disney Concert Hall, accompanied by the astounding pipe organ. This year,

Hike of the Month – Hogback Trail, Griffith Park

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One of the great advantages of living in Los Angeles is the access to nature and the great outdoors, and there is no more amazing example than Griffith Park. Griffith Park is the largest municipal park with urban wilderness area in the United States. It rises in the Hollywood Hills, home of the iconic Hollywood Sign, and

After Dark Tour of Paramount Studios and Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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Just in time for Halloween, it's the Paramount After Dark Tour, combined with a tour of the adjacent Hollywood Forever Cemetery! This is your chance to see an enhanced tour of the iconic Hollywood studio as seen in a spookier light, along with the burial place of many of Hollywood's top stars of yesteryear. It's