Space Landmarks in LA

09/15/2012

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Los Angeles has long been known for its car culture. Now, with the arrival of the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center, space exploration is on the minds of local and visiting space-travel enthusiasts. When you visit LA, you can see a variety of historical and futuristic space exhibitions and attractions.

Celebrate the Holiday Season in Los Angeles

09/15/2012

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The holiday season is quickly approaching, and Los Angeles is a perfect place to celebrate. Join celebrities and local bands as they parade along Hollywood Boulevard during the Hollywood Christmas Parade taking place Thanksgiving Weekend. The Skirball Cultural Center is the site of the annual Hanukkah Family Festival where visitors of all faiths can learn more about the traditions that make up Hanukkah. Olvera Street, the site where the City of Los Angeles was founded, is the annual site of the Las Posadas procession, which reenacts the journey of Mary and Joseph as they searched for shelter in Bethlehem on Christmas Eve. And be sure to celebrate Grinchmas with everyone’s favorite Grinch when Whoville comes to Universal Studios Hollywood.

Los Angeles Day Trips: The Best of L.A. in One Day

09/14/2012

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Hundreds of guidebooks and websites tell Los Angeles travelers the best places to visit, but for someone with just one or 2 days in LA looking for an only-in-L.A. experience, here are some tips from locals when it comes to recreation, shopping, food and other activities.

Metro Public Art in Los Angeles: Art of the Purple Line

09/14/2012

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Los Angeles Metro’s public art showcases the city’s roots, providing visitors with an easy way to learn about various aspects of LA’s personality. Movies, culture, myth and architecture all appear in the public art works of L.A. Metro’s Purple Line, which runs from Union Station to Wilshire and Western. Take some time to explore, and see how public art in L.A. adds another dimension to the city’s art scene.

Art Masterpieces in Pasadena

09/13/2012

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L.A. is chock-full of world-class art museums, and art lovers will find it well worth their time to spend a day discovering the numerous artistic treasures of Pasadena. Here's a step-by-step guide to the famous works of art that can be found in the town's museums.

Exploring the Legendary Sunset Strip

09/13/2012

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The Sunset Strip, a stretch of Sunset Boulevard between Crescent Heights Boulevard and Doheny Drive, is one of L.A.’s most iconic neighborhoods. It was the setting for counterculture protests in the 1960s, rock and roll decadence in the ‘70s and ‘80s, and it exists today as a showcase for the good life, providing elegant hotel rooms, live music venues and fine restaurants.

King Kong Is Now Open

09/13/2012

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Universal Studios Hollywood King Kong 360 3-D created by Peter Jackson -- the world's largest, most intense 3-D experience -- takes guests to the next generation of theme park excitement.

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