We Welcome You To The Diversity of Los Angeles

It’s time to celebrate our similarities as we welcome you to the diversity of Los Angeles. With approximately 4 million people living in the city of L.A., and another 6 million spread out amongst L.A. County, we are a true melting pot of an American city. Within a half hour from Downtown Los Angeles, one can travel in any direction and hit unique neighborhoods with different cultures and faiths.  This includes: Chinatown in DTLA and Large Chinese Communities in San Marino and the San Gabriel Valley. Little Ethiopia in the Fairfax District Thai Town Off of Melrose Avenue The British Neighborhood of Santa Monica Large Mexican, El Salvadorian, and Guatemalan Neighborhoods Throughout Hollywood and L.A. Little Tokyo in DTLA Koreatown 

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Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Los Angeles

Wanna know where to watch the Super Bowl in Los Angeles?  Everywhere!  EVERY single bar, restaurant, hotel lounge, barber shop, and bowling alley will be showing the game on at least one screen.  For our international guests, watching the Super Bowl with American fans is a chance of a lifetime.  Load up on pizza, wings, burgers, potato chips, guacamole, potato skins, sliders, dips, and tons of beer.  Don’t have a favorite team?  Pick one:  The New England Patriots vs. The Atlanta Falcons.  The game starts at 330PM PST on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5th, 2017.  If you’re not into the game, just watch the commercials and the halftime show with Lady GaGa. Here’s a few local favorites: The Sunset Strip 

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Free Party in Downtown Los Angeles with Night on Broadway

Here’s an opportunity for a free party in Downtown Los Angeles, aka, DTLA.  It’s the 3nd Annual Night on Broadway celebration, taking place Saturday, January 28th, 2017.  In 2015, over 35,000 people attended, and last year that number jumped to 60,000, turning it into the fasting growing one day musical and arts festival in North America.  How many visitors will attend this year is anyone’s guess?  Probably 100,000+ will take in the dozens and dozens of entertainment opportunities.  Celebrate the City of Angels with fashion designers, food trucks, acrobats, musical acts, famous celebrities and artists. Some highlights: Enjoy 10 stages of live entertainment, including The Theater at ACE Hotel, Globe Theatre, Los Angeles Theatre, Million Dollar Theatre, Viva! Presents 5th 

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January Events in Los Angeles

January events in Los Angeles don’t end with the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game, or the NYE party in Grand Park.  There’s plenty of other amazing things happening for the rest of the month. dineLA Restaurant Week starts on January 13th and goes through January 27th.  This gives locals and visitors the perfect opportunity to experience and explore over 300 of the best restaurants in Los Angeles, Culver City, Koreatown, Beverly Hills, DTLA, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Century City, Santa Monica Venice and Malibu.  Lunches start at $15, 20, and 25, and dinners start at $29, 39, and 49, with a special selection of higher-end restaurants added this year starting at $95 per person. Want a unique drag experience?  See the Golden 

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Visit Griffith Park in Los Angeles

Coming to our city?  One must visit Griffith Park in Los Angeles …. or at least part of it.  At just under 5000 acres, the park is one of the largest urban parks in the United States, and North America.  Griffith Park in Los Angeles is about 5 times the size of Central Park in New York! Approximately 3000 acres were donated to the city by Griffith J. Griffith in 1896, and it’s continued to grow in size ever since.  All of us native Angelenos take advantage of the numerous hiking trails throughout the park.  Most are dog-friendly, as are most things in Los Angeles.  Many of the best hiking trails start at or near the gem of the park, 

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Chanukah Celebrations in Los Angeles at Farmers Market

Join the Chanukah celebrations in Los Angeles at Farmers Market.  This popular venue sits nestled between CBS Studios (taping location for The Price is Right, The Young and the Restless, Dancing with the Stars, and many other popular shows), and the famous The Grove, with dozens of dining and shopping options. Events for Chanukah celebrations in Los Angeles at Farmers Market include: 230p-430p- Chanukah Fun in the Market Plaza with Chanukau Arts and Crafts, Face Painting, Building a Giant Lego Menorah and Holiday Treats.  This includes participants from the Miracle Mile Chabad and the Zimmer Children’s Museum. 430p – The Comedy Antics of Mickey O The Maccabee 5p- The Menorah Lighting Ceremony.   While here, make The Original Farmer’s Market 

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Holidays at Farmers Market Los Angeles

It’s festive with the holidays at Famers Market Los Angeles! There’s never a bad time to visit the extremely popular Original Farmers Market Los Angeles.  But they’ve even upped the ante with all the holiday festivities throughout the complex.  Remember, this is a permanent fixture in the heart of Hollywood.  What once started out as local farmers selling their goods from the back of their trucks in 1934, has turned into dozens of kiosks selling everything from Brazilian, Mexican, Italian, Cajun, Greek, Asian, German, and Spanish food.  There’s also vendors for ice cream, beer, produce, souvenirs, fresh meat, coffee, candies, fudge, toys, and even a bakery for dogs.  This is why it’s a favorite spot for locals and visitors.  It 

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New Years Eve Events In Los Angeles

New Years Eve Events in Los Angeles and Hollywood are growing daily as more are announced.  It used to be that neighboring Pasadena stole our thunder when ringing in the new year with their massive Rose Parade pre-festivities on Colorado Blvd on the 31st, and the big Rose Bowl Game and Rose Parade on the 1st (this year on the 2nd, because New Years falls on a Sunday)…but we’re catching up.  Of course every hot nightclub, bar and restaurant will be hosting their own New Years Eve Events in Los Angeles, but here’s just a couple that we’re posting today: Make sure to book restaurant seatings in advance! Culinary expert Jose Andres has many offerings at The SLS Hotel Beverly 

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Holiday Concerts at The Walt Disney Concert Hall

Deck the Hall!  Holiday Concerts at The Walt Disney Concert Hall in DTLA Like bears, it’s that time of year when the L.A. Phil leaves the great outdoors (The Hollywood Bowl) and move indoors (The Walt Disney Concert Hall). Both are incredible venues and have become true landmarks in the city of Los Angeles.  The Hollywood Bowl opened in 1922, and the Frank Gehry designed Walt Disney Concert Hall opened in 2003.  The Bowl holds about 18,000 music lovers, while the hall holds a cozy 2300 guests. Here’s the LA Phil holiday concerts at The Walt Disney Concert Hall this season: DEC 15 at 8pm • DEC 17 at 8pm Handel’s Messiah   From the gentle simplicity of the Pastorale to 

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Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016

It’s almost here!  The annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016 happens live on November 27th.  The parade route starts at the Hollywood & Highland Complex on Hollywood Boulevard, travels east towards Hollywood and Vine, goes south, and then makes it back west along Sunset Boulevard.  While the best bleacher seats have been sold out, there are TONS of free viewing spaces along these streets and boulevards. This year’s Grand Marshall is the amazing recording artist and movie star Olivia Newton John.  With over 100 million albums sold, and 10 #1 hits, as well as starring in Grease with John Travolta, she is a true superstar and will surely be a crowd-pleaser. The Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016 hosts will be Erik Estrada 

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