Out and About

Need something to do in Southern California this Fourth of July? Want to do something different for a change? SoCal is not without its share of Fourth of July festivities. You can celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, food, music, and screenings. California truly comes alive...

Memorial Day is a lot of things. Not only a day for picnics and grilling and family gatherings, but also, as the name implies, a day for memorializing. Memorial Day started in the aftermath of the American Civil War and was intended as a day...

Those who live in or around the Greater Los Angeles area, and those who are in town for a visit, have no shortage of things to do for the Easter holiday. Take your family, friends or significant other to one of these events and enjoy...

If you have not been to Los Angeles for awhile, you may not fully realize just how much the city has changed. Whole swaths of Los Angeles are changing, and changing fast, and that is good news for visitors and residents alike. The Downtown part of...

America's West Coast treasure, California is home to some of the most diverse and breathtaking landscapes in the contiguous US. From mountains and forests to lakes and beaches, there are romantic and beautiful locations to be found throughout the golden state. Here's a look at...

San Diego is the perfect getaway for couples seeking a little romance and excitement.  San Diego offers a great many things to a great many people. Romance is certainly at the top of the list. And what better way to celebrate love than with a special...

It’s hard to think of a parade and not think of the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California.  It is just something we have all grown up with, and something, it seems, will always be there.  Every New Year’s morning the beautiful floats and...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qN7AqVw48I They call it the California Double: going surfing in the morning and hitting the ski slopes in the afternoon. It's one of the reasons Californians are so passionate about their state, and SoCal is one of the few places in the world pulling a surf-to-ski...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BYE8IGLWvc Southern California is a great place to live or visit, and if you're a resident or vacationer arriving in southern California for the holiday season there are many ways to celebrate this joyous and festive time of the year. From amusement parks to ice skating and...

There's something big happening in Mid-Wilshire. As construction workers swarm the 1930's era Old May Company Building (soon to be the Saban Building) and the adjoining lot on the corner of Wilshire and Fairfax next to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, a lot of people...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8Zl_1FZb34 Whether you live in the Los Angeles area or you will be heading that direction for a visit, you will have access to one of the most noteworthy museums in the United States: The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Located in Exposition Park between Vermont Avenue...

LM Montgomery wrote in Anne of Green Gables, “I am so glad I live in  a world where there are Octobers,” and we agree—there is a lot to love about October and the rest of fall, whether it is  bright leaves, sweater weather, spooky costumes...

You don’t have to go to the Getty to see great art—sometimes, it’s on a street corner right in front of you. Cities all over the world have amazing street art, and Los Angeles is no exception. From poetry to pop art, there are great...

San Diego is full of history. In certain parts, it’s particularly of note. The historical relevance of these neighborhoods and places throughout the county span from its California birth and infancy to its evolution and progress becoming a place that people not only come to,...

With an endless supply of sunshine and hiking trails, it’s no wonder Los Angeles is one of the healthiest cities in the United States. From yoga and pilates to matcha teas and acai bowls, Angelenos are at the forefront of nearly every health trend known to man....

Ball pits. Sprinkle pools. Rooms full of confetti or painted with crazy patterns. You may have seen some of these features in perfectly staged Instagram pictures popping up on your feed. These days, social media is pushing the limits with more than just cat pictures...

The beautiful Los Feliz neighborhood has been home to many movie stars, musicians and Hollywood's most elite. It has a rich history which can be seen in the unique architecture, including homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and Richard Neutra. It is the birthplace of...

Playa del Rey is a lovely coastal community situated on the Westside of Los Angeles. It is made up of mostly residential housing, but just a couple miles in any direction will take you to some fun and exciting areas that you should definitely not...

Veterans Day is one of the most proud and patriotic days of the year and inspires businesses to offer our military and veterans freebies and discounts to say thank you for their service. The below 28 restaurants offer some sort of food giveaway for veterans...

Los Angeles is the type of city that can sneak up on you. That sounds strange to say about a place most anyone knows about for its film and modeling industry. As such, it is easy to visit Los Angeles and hit the main attractions,...