Queen Mary Christmas

For those of you who love the romanticized idea of a cruise voyage but don’t want to actually take a trip across the sea, just a stone’s throw away from Los Angeles sits your opportunity to play on a ship for a day without having to leave the bay. A historic ship, The Queen Mary, sits in Long Beach for visitors to explore. Lucky for us, Christmastime on this ship is particularly magical. Holidays are currently in full swing at The Queen Mary and will be until January 6th of 2019. The bow’s are decked and there are plenty of activities for everyone in the family. History buffs can explore the ship’s magnificent art deco architecture while admiring the twinkling 

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Yuletide Cinemaland LA at Heritage Square Museum

YULETIDE CINEMALAND LA: Nine Nights of Holiday Cheer at Heritage Square Museum Tis the season for cozying up and soaking up all of the Christmas music, carols, and movies that you can. While Netflix may be pumping out dozens of new cheesy, guilty pleasure Christmas movies for you to binge on at home, we can’t forget about the classics that bring back all the nostalgia and cheer we look forward to this time of year. This year, Heritage Square Museum is helping us celebrate these classics by teaming up with Street Food Cinema and bringing them to us throughout the month of December with what they are dubbing “Yuletide Cinemaland.” Holiday movies won’t be the only Christmas cheer to experience. 

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Visiting West Hollywood

Everyone has heard of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, but few people realize just how much is happening in West Hollywood.  We often say that Los Angeles is built with many cities within a city, and the City of West Hollywood is truly one of the many gems. Incorporated as its own city in 1984, West Hollywood, or WEHO, is known as “the creative city,” and is loaded with some of the most famous landmarks and restaurants in all of L.A.  Some of the most well-known streets in the area travel through the city, and they include Santa Monica Blvd, Melrose Avenue, Robertson, and of course, the world-famous Sunset Strip.  The city is bordered by the City of Beverly Hills on 

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Black Friday Shopping in Los Angeles

Hard to believe, but Black Friday is already here?!  Some avoid it completely, while others love it.  If you’re one that doesn’t mind fighting for parking, fighting the lines, and fighting fellow shoppers, here’s a small list of Black Friday shopping venues in Los Angeles and their locations in relation to local hotels.  We’ve also thrown in some great dining options: The Beverly Center is walkable from hotels like The Viceroy L’Ermitage,  The SLS Beverly Hllls, and The Sofitel.  It’s a huge multi-level mall that just happens to be next to another shopping area called The Beverly Connection.  There’s a handful of brand new restaurants in the center, and places like Cattle & Claw, and Avec Nous are also very 

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Turkey Trots Around Los Angeles

Even in Los Angeles, where the health nuts and fitness/wellness influencers are rampant, we really enjoy our Thanksgiving dinners. It’s the perfect meal to fully kick off the Christmas season! That being said – it wouldn’t be a Los Angeles holiday without some sort of fitness activity to get the blood flowing. Queue all of the Turkey Trots! It’s always sunny and 70 degrees here, so we don’t have an excuse for cold weather to keep us inside. Los Angeles is a large city – so there are Turkey Trots all over (and all for a good cause) for you to choose. There’s nothing better then joining your community for a good sweat for charity. The best part of the 

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