It wasn't even 6:45 when the Tricksters opened the gates, glowering at all who entered. Just past the entrance, a crowd accreted, anticipating the opening moment in front of a house-like façade decorated with flat wooden skulls, tombstones, and tarot cards.
Shortly after getting my Knott's Scary Farm Season Pass validated, I had a taste of what is in store for this year, as Knott's invited media to see what goes on backstage while final preparations are made for opening night.
Summits and scenic overlooks are reliable standbys for hikers, but you can have a bit more fun hiking to abandoned ruins in Los Angeles County. These dilapidated destinations, often put to ruin by wildfires, provide a window into L.A.'s past.
My very favorite charitable food event of the year is coming up on Saturday, Sept. 29, when L.A. Loves Alex's Lemonade will be held on the lawn at the Culver Studios to raise fund for the that foundation.
Almost every family has a couple of shows they watch or record religiously, and the "The Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design" at the FIDM Museum now offers a way to get even closer to the magic of the small screen.
If you're ready for a pleasant surprise that exceeds your expectations, check out Bru Haus. You probably wouldn't expect to find a decent beer around here, much less a gourmet meal. Surprise.
While it's impossible to hit every little enclave around LA in one roundup, we've asked a few food folk where they like to eat in their area, and highlighted some of our own favorites.
It's not about carving out specialty justice for veterans, but rather about putting similar systems in place that help divert vulnerable populations who require services rather than incarceration.
At the helm of DoLab are the Flemming brothers, Dede and twins Jesse and Josh. Here, the Flemmings talk about connecting a worldwide collective of artists, living in Venice and redefining the life of the party.
Running is its own end. It's a sentence and an exclamation mark. Running definitely brings out one's spirit, and also it shows people that anything is possible. If you'll be in Pasadena this weekend check out the 4th Annual Pasadena Marathon.
Wait on calls, wait for auditions, wait on customers. All actors are professional "waiters." Fortunately, there are plenty of activities to distract you from the fact that you're waiting because L.A. is the world's largest waiting room.
When is a neighborhood Italian restaurant more than a neighborhood Italian restaurant? When people travel from all over the city to eat there. The ultimate "neighborhood restaurant that isn't" is Locanda Portofino.
It is the dream of every restaurant reviewer to visit a new eatery and enjoy an extraordinary, entirely unexpected dining experience. It happened to me last week, and I am delighted to tell my readers about it.
Despite some restrictions, there are lots of great parks around Los Angeles that welcome canine companions. Here are five great hiking trails to explore.
'Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles, part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time initiative, features more than one hundred works by Los Angeles artists.