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July 4th Agenda: Dixieland Tunes & Patriotic Burlesque

| Jeralyn Gerba | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York

It’s 4th of July weekend in New York City. So it’s practically your civic duty to get up extra early or stay out extra late. Here are five patriot...

Pick-up & Park It: NY's Best Picnic Spots

| Jeralyn Gerba | Posted 08.17.2011 | New York

Brunching hotspots come and go. But New Yorkers will always always be fond of a picnic blanket thrown on a little spade of grass. No waiting time. No ...

Weekend Agenda: BBQ, A Naked Bike Ride & The Highline II

| Kevin St. John | Posted 08.10.2011 | New York

It's hot and muggy. But instead of going gentle into that hot and humid night, we decided to fight fire with fire. So with the help of crazy dance p...

PHOTOS: 12 Unusual Finds At The Market Of Santa Monica Place

| Lien Ta | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles

By Lien Ta Finally, The Market is open. The Market bears less resemblance to that other famous market in Santa Monica (the Wednesday and Saturday m...

The Best Restaurants For Dining Al Fresco

| Bao Ong | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York

Never mind the congested sidewalks, scent of garbage and honking cabs, New Yorkers love their al fresco dining. From the UWS to downtown, we've scoute...

Learn How To Punch Someone In Face At Gleason's

| Brooke Porter | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York

Nothing makes a girl feel as powerful as the moment she puts on a pair of boxing gloves for the first time. And why sit on a spin bike or climb the St...

Worth the Splurge?: LA's Most Expensive Dishes

| Lien Ta | Posted 07.09.2011 | Los Angeles

To folks that eat simply to sate hunger -- and do not take pleasure from gastro-intake -- you will not understand the high-priced dishes to follow. Bu...

Five Guys Debuts In Culver City:: Can It Beat In-N-Out?

The Huffington Post | Lien Ta | Posted 07.06.2011 | Los Angeles

News of a Five Guys opening in Los Angeles stirred a melee of feelings among Angelenos: intrigue, suspicion, hunger. But for In-N-Out diehards, imagin...

L.A. Date Night: 3 Reasons Why Thai Town Is Titillating

| Lien Ta | Posted 07.06.2011 | Los Angeles

Jitlada has seen us on plenty of L.A. Date Nights. Can we not spice things up (we are in Thai Town, after all)? The Hollywood Thailand Plaza is set up...

Your L.A. Weekend: Eat, Then Dance

The Huffington Post | Katherine Spiers | Posted 07.06.2011 | Los Angeles

There's a lot of eating to be done this weekend, but there are plenty of chances to burn off the calories, too. Here's what's going on in Los Angeles ...

Tequila & Tacos For Cinco De Mayo

| Katherine Spiers | Posted 07.05.2011 | Los Angeles

No one ever said Cinco de Mayo was an honest, authentic expression of Mexican heritage. Well, maybe they did, but they were wrong. Much like St. Patri...

PHOTOS: Cool Down At LA's Hottest Pools

| Katie Bain | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles

A hot summer can be a real bummer when temperatures are high and you have nowhere to swim. Lucky for the pool-less, Los Angeles hotels are veritable o...

5 Tequila Drinks (That Aren't Margaritas) For Cinco De Mayo

| Lien Ta | Posted 07.03.2011 | Los Angeles

May 5th -- otherwise known as Cinco de Mayo -- is creeping up. L.A.'s sheep will follow one another from Mexican restaurant to Mexican bar to other Me...

Meet Los Angeles' Most Controversial Food Blogger

| Lien Ta | Posted 07.03.2011 | Los Angeles

SinoSoul.com is a food blog where you might find the word "deplorable" describing the burger "ball of beef" at well-respected L.A. restaurants such as...

The Weirdest Fries In Los Angeles

| Lien Ta | Posted 07.02.2011 | Los Angeles

It's hard not to envy the Angeleno appetite -- believe it or not, macrobiotic diets just aren't as popular as the burgers-and-fries regimen here! Furt...

Top Heavy-Hitters In The Hollywood Club Scene

| Katie Bain | Posted 06.29.2011 | Los Angeles

Although many stars populate the galaxy that is the Hollywood club scene, there are an elite that populate the center of this nightlife microcosm. Los...

The Best Blooms For Mom On Mother's Day

| Katie Bain | Posted 06.28.2011 | Los Angeles

Despite its concrete exterior, Los Angeles is a veritable garden of florists and other sundry flower options. Find an exotic assortment of Mother's Da...

5 Fun Things To Do With Mom On Mother's Day

| Katie Bain | Posted 06.28.2011 | Los Angeles

On May 8, there is something for every kind of mother happening in Los Angeles, so if brunch is feeling a bit played out this Mother's Day, treat your...

Where To Take Mom For Mother's Day Brunch

| Katherine Spiers | Posted 06.28.2011 | Los Angeles

Taking Mom to brunch on Mother's Day is a classic choice, and most restaurants are waiting for families with open arms on this busy day. But don't go ...

PHOTOS: LA's Most Romantic Outdoor Dining Spots

| Lien Ta | Posted 06.26.2011 | Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, we enjoy year-round near-perfect weather -- it would be ludicrous not to sit outside and eat. From Silver Lake to Venice Beach, Angele...

PHOTOS: Detroit's Abandoned Theaters

| Ben Worcester | Posted 06.20.2011 | Arts

Story courtesy of City's Best. By Ben Worcester A few weeks ago, City's Best writer Karen Dybis talked to photographer Michael Hodges about his...

A Cure For What Ails You: The Best Hangover Busters In LA

| Megan Montalvo | Posted 06.10.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of City's Best. By Megan Montalvo Ever find yourself burning the candlestick at both ends? Managing the perfect balance between ...

A Perfect Date Night In Malibu: Sunset And Seafood (PHOTOS)

| Lien Ta | Posted 06.02.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of City's Best. By Lien Ta Nothing wrong with an L.A. Date Night that begins before the sun sets -- so long as watching a sunset ...

Los Angeles Shopping: April Openings, Sales & Pop-Ups

| Candace Abbott | Posted 05.30.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of City's Best By Candace Abbott The weather report for this week looks good (finally), so shouldn't you look even better? Hang u...

Free Spring Festivals In Los Angeles

| Michael Berick | Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of City's Best. By Michael Berick As March sees its final days and April makes its arrival, there are more signs of spring. This ...