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Greg Miller's Painterly Pop

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

About ten years ago, American painter Greg Miller admitted the truth -- that he's a Pop artist -- and it felt good to own it.

Snowless, Shaken and Stirred in SoCal

Elan Barnehama | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
Elan Barnehama

I love road trips. They're full of possibility; they suspend time like a baseball game and exist just outside of reality. My bags were packed and I looked to the West.

The Next Anthony Bourdain: Joan Jetsetter?

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

For a time in my youth, the era of rock-star authors, Norman Mailer, Ken Kesey, and Tom Wolfe, it seemed everyone aspired to be a novelist. After W...

Kippy, You're So Fine: Kippy's! Non-Dairy Organic Ice Cream

Victor and Mary | Posted 01.25.2014 | Food
Victor and Mary

A vegan creamery scooping non-dairy dessert, Kippy's need not masquerade as "ice cream."

Apparently Desperation Is A Good Look

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.12.2013 | Los Angeles

Blake Grigsby wants you to kiss him not because he's Irish, but because he's desperate. Watch him and his sign reel in the ladies at Venice Beach ...

Five Florida Beaches to Truly Treasure

Visit Florida | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Visit Florida

Listening to the soothing melody of the surf, watching the sunset paint the waves pink and orange, or reconnecting with loved ones: these are all treasures a beach trip can provide. But some Florida getaways offer bounty in other forms, too. Check out what you can hunt for on these gems.

For Homeless Singer-Songwriter, Music Gives Solace Amid Strife

Jens Erik Gould | Posted 11.10.2013 | Impact
Jens Erik Gould

Early one morning in June, I had plans to interview Harriet Kilgore, a homeless singer-songwriter on the Venice Beach boardwalk. When I arrived, I found her alone, half-naked and plastered between a flattened cardboard box and a tattered blanket in an alley.

Chef Govind Armstrong's Garden-to-Table Restaurants Make L.A. a More Delicious Place

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

George Bernard Shaw once said "There is no sincerer love than the love of food," and certainly Chef Govind Armstrong would wholeheartedly agree.

LOOK: Best Bars In Venice

Posted 08.24.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of LA Weekly By Erika Bolden From the glossy, international beach dream of tobacco titan Abbot Kinney, to an oilfield ...

California... Here We Come

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.20.2013 | Travel

If we could all travel on a weekly basis, the world would definitely be a happier place. But, sadly, unless you're one of the lucky few with a jou...

A Call to Action: Dance Like Nobody's Watching in Their Rear View Mirror

Bridget Fonger | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Bridget Fonger

The best thing we can do to protect ourselves from a lost life is to live each day fully. Let's not lose our lives little by little each day due to fear. Let's live with as much courage and gusto as we can to honor this short life, and have the music playing whenever possible.

12 Injured When Car Crashes Into Beach Pedestrians

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A car drove into a crowd of people walking along the famed Venice Beach boardwalk early Saturday, injuring a dozen people before t...

Venice Wins!

Posted 07.25.2013 | Los Angeles

Going to the boardwalk in Venice Beach, Calif. is an adventure as it is. Now, you can take a wild ride above it all. It's taken two years, but fina...

Top 10 City Beaches

Cheapflights | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Cheapflights

Summer is finally in full swing, and many find themselves facing the tough decision of a city break or a beach escape as they start planning a vacation. But for visitors looking for the best of both worlds, check out these 10 city beaches.

Anna Sew Hoy: Life Is a Beach (PHOTOS)

Juri Koll | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

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PHOTOS: America's Best Boardwalks

Oyster | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
Oyster

From Atlantic City to Santa Cruz, beach bums will strut their stuff down those sandy pathways, either taking in the views or letting loose on beachside coasters (or both!).

5 Awesome Los Angeles Beaches for Families

MiniTime | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Miles of soft sand, swaying palm trees, and the lure of the sparkling ocean make the City of Angels a magnet for surf-and-sun devotees. Yet with over 90 beaches in Los Angeles County, it can be difficult for visiting families to know where to begin.

A Voice for Every Student

Daniel Sobajian | Posted 04.26.2013 | College
Daniel Sobajian

We need to elect the person who is best suited for the job. In my opinion, Board member Steve Zimmer is that person. He always puts the student first, is an experienced teacher, and a coalition builder.

Street Art on Abbot Kinney

Carmen Zella | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
Carmen Zella

Your favorite local neighborhood is receiving a new mural on one of the most recognized establishments along Abbot Kinney. Puerto Rican public muralist and artist Alexis Diaz (aka La Pandilla) has painted a mural on the 35-year-old institution, the Roosterfish bar.

PHOTOS: Los Angeles On The Cheap

AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 04.10.2013 | Travel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's been called, sometimes derisively, a collection of 72 suburbs in search of a city. Still, there's a lot of st...

EXCLUSIVE: What Is 'Freakshow'?

Posted 02.06.2013 | TV

"Freakshow," AMC's latest unscripted series, gives viewers an inside look at one of Venice Beach, California's hottest boardwalk attractions. Todd...

Santa Ynez Valley -- It's Happening

David Dixon | Posted 02.26.2013 | Los Angeles
David Dixon

Something exciting is happening in the Santa Ynez Valley. Beyond its rustic beauty, exceptional climate for growing fruit, steadily improving wines, and somewhat superlative location, it now appears to be poised on the launch pad of cultural relevance.

Five Things Every Visitor Needs to Do in Los Angeles

Party Earth | Posted 01.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

There are thousands of things to do in Los Angeles, and it's near impossible to figure out how to make the most of a short trip. Here are some of the best, well-rounded suggestions for anyone looking to get a 'little' off the beaten path.

WATCH: DJ Remixes LA, Comes Up With Something Awesome

Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

What does LA sound like to you? Perhaps an orchestra working to a hip hop beat, or soft acoustic guitar? In a KCET series called Artbound, DJ Cut C...

The Latest On The Venice Zip Line

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.13.2012 | Los Angeles

The Venice Beach zip line project is, well, zipping along after delays. The proposed zip line would allow participants to essentially fly across Ve...