Archives for July 2015

Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles

Runyon Canyon is one of many outdoor recreational areas spread out along the hills above Hollywood and Beverly Hills.  Thousands of locals and visitors daily take advantage of the hiking trails throughout Runyon Canyon to exercise and take in some of the best views of Hollywood.  From its many peaks, a visitor can see Downtown Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, the San Gabriel Mountain Range, Century City, and landmarks such as The Dolby Theatre and Capitol Records. Runyon Canyon has over 160 acres accessible from Vista or Fuller on the Hollywood side (or enter through Wattles mansion and gardens via a back foot path).  From the north side, one can enter via Mulholland Drive.  Parking can be tough, especially on 

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Outfest Los Angeles July 9th-19th, 2015

Outfest Los Angeles 2015 is currently underway with special LGBT screenings through July 19th. Venues include The Directors Guild of America on Sunset Blvd., Harmony Gold Theatre, Hollywood Forever Cemetery (yes, awesome screenings here near the final resting place of superstars Douglas Fairbanks, Tyrone Power, Mickey Rooney, and Rudolph Valentino), The Montalban Theatre, and The Orpheum Theatre in Downtown L.A. From the official OUTFEST LA website: The 2015 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival continues our proud tradition of bringing you the best in LGBT storytelling, making sure that our entire community is reflected in the stories we show onscreen. There is so much to celebrate in this year’s lineup. We have exciting new venues to explore; we’re putting a 

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Comic-Con 2015 in San Diego

Comic-Con is currently underway July 9th-12th, 2015, at the San Diego Convention Center.  This amazing convention showcases fantasy and science fiction films, TV, and pop culture related entertainment with toys, video games, fantasy novels, anime, and webcomics.  Well over 100,000 fans will attend this years event.  Special guests include some of the biggest names in Hollywood, with actors, directors, writers, artists and producers introducing guests to their latest projects. Need a break from Comic-Con and all the action or have some extra time?  In just under 3-hours, one can make their way north to Los Angeles.  Enjoy the Southern California sunshine, and see the birthplace of quite a bit that is being showcased at the convention down south.  Major studios 

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dineL.A.’s Restaurant Week is July 13-26, 2015

It’s that time again.  Discover Los Angeles has put together another great selection of hot Los Angeles restaurants to showcase. dineL.A.’s Restaurant Week (July 13-26) is a 14-day dining event showcasing Los Angeles as a premier dining destination, highlighting the diversity of culinary experiences L.A. has to offer. Locals and visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of specially priced prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus from some of L.A.’s best restaurants. dineL.A. menus are subject to change.

Titans of the Ice Age 3d at The La Brea Tar Pits in L.A.

Adults and kids visiting Los Angeles should definitely make a stop at The La Brea Tar Pits.  Glitterati Tours can do a brief introduction to the pits during our “Essential LA” tour, but we recommend guests explore this area on their own before or after their tour.  We remind guests that there is quite a bit in our city that can be self-guided. This unique chunk of land in the heart of Hollywood, has produced a treasure trove of ice age fossils.  When at The La Brea Tar Pits, make sure to check out The Page Museum, and for a limited time, Titans of the Ice Age 3D. Titans of the Ice Age 3D The La Brea Story Journey to 

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