06/16/2011 07:43 pm ET Updated Aug 16, 2011

53 Things To Do While The 405 Is Closed

In case you haven't heard, official Los Angeles wants you to get out of town the weekend of July 15-18, or to make it a stay-close-to-home time as demolition of the Mulholland Bridge shuts down the 405 Freeway. For those of you planning to tough it out here in L.A., we asked some of our county colleagues to help us compile tips for turning 53 hours of Carmaggedon fever into some good communal karma.

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