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Who Says You Need a Car in LA? | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel

What's the first thing you think of when you hear Los Angeles? Hollywood! What's the second? Kardashians! No, worse: Traffic. Colleen Clark steers us...

Best Eats in LA: A Guide to Summer Food and Drink Festivals

Jennifer Havenner | Posted 05.23.2016 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Havenner

Beer never tastes so good as when it's served in a plastic cup at a summer food festival. Likewise, I truly believe the best food is served on tiny plates and eaten with your hands. Here's a breakdown of how you can eat your way through the summer in style.

Maybe You Don't Have to Like Me

Rance Collins | Posted 05.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

In Los Angeles, a city that thrives on false niceties and plastered (and often botoxed) smiles, learning to stop caring is difficult. Everyone pretends in this town of make-believe.

'Please Touch the Art': A Short Documentary With an Impactful Message

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 05.19.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

Hung in every gallery, museum and exhibition across the world are signs that read, "Please Do Not Touch the Artwork." A simple request that exists for...

L.A. Considers Taxing Millionaires To Help Homeless People

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 05.19.2016 | Impact

L.A. is channeling Robin Hood with a new idea to help homeless individuals. Los Angeles county is considering taxing millionaires to help fund effort...

Why Is This Famous YouTuber Living in Her Car?

Peter A. Grant | Posted 06.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Peter A. Grant

Like many successful content creators, YouTube is what Tonya calls her full-time job. It's one that's brought her tens of millions of views and made her into a bona fide internet celebrity. It's also one that's left her living out of her car.

How Generation Beauty by Michelle Phan let Toronto down

Neha Lobana | Posted 05.18.2016 | Entertainment
Neha Lobana

Generation beauty, a two day makeup event founded by Michelle Phan and her company, ipsy made its first debut in the city of Toronto on May 14 and 15....

Chad Brannon Stars in the West Coast Production of Blood From A Stone

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 05.18.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

If you're lucky enough to be in the Los Angeles area until May 22nd, you can catch the running theatrical production of Blood From A Stone, starring Emmy Award winning actor, Chad Brannon, along with Dramalogue Award winner, Joanne Baron.

Except at CicLAvia, L.A.'s Streets Are No Work of Art

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.17.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It is only Tuesday but it is shaping up to be another great week in L.A. The transformational L.A. happening, CicLAvia Southeast Cities is on the book...

The Art of BBQ

Jennifer Havenner | Posted 05.17.2016 | Taste
Jennifer Havenner

Pitmaster Mike Pagel of the Cool Grilling BBQ Team is trying to give me another rib. I'm stuffed I protest. Now you know what it feels like to be a judge, he laughs. Indeed, I have an idea.

The Inspirational Woman Project: Wendy Bendoni

Bri Seeley | Posted 05.17.2016 | Women
Bri Seeley

Wendy Bendoni is Assistant Professor and Chair of the Fashion Marketing Department at School of Business at Woodbury University. She is also an established International trend forecaster for the past two decades.

Design Driven Startups from the Heart

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Design and entrepreneurship are in vogue and enjoying a strong endorsement from both business and Venture Capitalists. The nexus of design, innovation...

Why I Started Facing Addiction Out Loud

Ryan Hampton | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics
Ryan Hampton

Recovery has given me so many gifts. But most importantly, it's helped me find my voice. And come this summer, I plan on using it.

The Rejection of Confidence

Rance Collins | Posted 05.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

Search for the connections in life. Persevere through the rejections. I think somewhere in the middle is where you, and I, will ultimately find that long-awaited confidence.

Emerging L.A.

Allan Gerson | Posted 05.14.2016 | Arts
Allan Gerson

Los Angeles, city of fallen angels, And resurrected ones, The fiber of a city: finding unity in disunity, A bridge for Latinos from the South, Mountai...

Three amazing Platforms for Video Marketing

Lucia Doynel | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business
Lucia Doynel

You don't need me to convince you on this one. If you have arrived to this post it's because you already know the value of video marketing. If you wan...

OakHeart Country Music Festival's 5th year Is Dedicated to Helping Save the Lives of Warriors and Helping Those in Need

Sari Gabbay | Posted 05.12.2016 | Los Angeles
Sari Gabbay

12,000+ attendees, 1,000 volunteers, over 40 National and local acts, and countless causes have made OakHeart Country Music Festival what it is today.

Does LAUSD Want to Protect Children or a Bloated Bureaucracy?

Peter Cunningham | Posted 05.12.2016 | Education
Peter Cunningham

Across America, parents are demanding more and better educational options for their children while teachers unions and bureaucrats desperately fight t...

The LA Melancholia Syndrome

Rance Collins | Posted 05.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

There's a condition in Los Angeles that affects one in one person who chooses to inhabit the disjointed Mecca.

Why Is L.A. Toxic?

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

I went on a "toxic tour" of L.A. and witnessed what it looks like when extreme fossil fuel extraction collides with the places where people live, work, and play.

A Streetcar Named Santa Monica

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.11.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

A Streetcar Named Santa Monica? OK, not exactly. It's actually something better. A light rail line from downtown Los Angeles to within blocks of the...

Rainbow Grilled Cheese Hits The U.S. And Here's Exactly Where To Find It

Foodbeast | Posted 05.09.2016 | Taste

It seems the newest trend in food as arrived and it's multicolored. With the debut of the Rainbow Grilled Cheese a few weeks back, folks were bummed i...

Why The Most Sexist Arena Is Still Electoral Politics

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In early 2012, few seemed to capture the attention of Washington, D.C. like Sandra Fluke. After initially being denied the opportunity t...

How To Write a Killer Script For Your Marketing Video

Lucia Doynel | Posted 05.06.2016 | Business
Lucia Doynel

You can have a ridiculously expensive camera, great talent, a big budget, etc but if your story [or script] sucks your video is gonna suck and nobody is going to watch/like/share it.

Fire Up The Grill For The West Coast BBQ Classic

Jennifer Havenner | Posted 05.05.2016 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Havenner

Nothing says Spring like the scent of BBQ in the air. This coming Saturday, May 14th, the Queen Mary is hosting the 5th Annual West Coast BBQ Classic, featuring both expert and amateur grillers, all of whom are competing for the title of West Coast BBQ Pitmaster Champion.