As the holiday season approaches, take the time to learn that Los Angeles isn’t just about Hollywood celebrities and their whereabouts. It is a city full of stories and history-making art at world-class museums. Be inspired by something old or something new, and make a point to visit the museum shops where you will find mementos, gifts, prints, jewelry and books that reflect your favorite exhibitions or artists.
Whether you want a burger and brew, or a shot and some shooters, bars in and around the airport have your libation needs covered. While some excel in mixed drinks, others offer quantity over quality to help warm you up for long flight. All of these places promise charm and excellent decor in common, even if their themes aren’t at all similar.
If you’re one of the many birthday partiers who enjoys a night out on the town and some extra attention, head to a bar that shares the same feeling. From super helpful bartenders willing to sneak you a free birthday shot to a whole cavalcade of activities to do between food and drink, Orange County has a great selection of bars and restaurants for your yearly celebration.
Does the thought of ice cream bring fantasies of butterflies and rainbows and pure unadulterated happiness, or are they more like the scene from Varsity Blues? You know which one I mean. No matter what your fantasies may be, after you try Salt & Straw, all of them will be fulfilled (ok, so maybe
A grassroots coalition in Orange County launched a large-scale campaign Thursday to educate and enroll residents in health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Valentine’s Day can be a make or break holiday for singles. Either it reinforces the decision to stay single, or it completely crumbles them into a ice cream-eating, nose-wiping sobfest wallowing in self-deprecation. Either way, Orange County encourages you to get off of the couch on V-Day, offering everything from live music to romantic dinners, all built for you to either express your solo strength or find someone with a similar mindset. These are the best Valentine’s Day gifts you can give yourself this year.
From arts, culture and history to Disneyland and some of the area’s best restaurants, navigating Orange County’s myriad offerings can be a challenge. These authors tackled the area thoroughly, offering books and guides perfect for natives and visitors alike. Venture out with new eyes after checking out the best books about Orange County.
Black Wednesday is that time of the year when families and friends reunite in a big way. Whether you’re avoiding the in laws or reuniting with everyone from school, it’s important to hit the best local haunts. With a dizzying number of entertainment-themed taverns dotting the social landscape of the greater Los Angeles region, there is a tasteful jumble of unique establishments that offer a lot more than a stiff drink and quick wink. These are the best bars for black Wednesday in Los Angeles.
If you’re over the collegiate concert scene and want to see a show with dinner instead, finding the right venue is key. Look no further, as Orange County boasts plenty of venues that offer both a great dining experience and splendid music for you and your loved ones to enjoy. From soul food and soul music to hard rock and barbecue there is something for just about everyone across this part of California.
Not everyone can have an original Van Gogh displayed at home, but that shouldn’t limit your artistic endeavors. In an artistic town such as Los Angeles, there is always a way to obtain unique creations at an affordable price. From paintings on canvas to jewelry, art installations and photography, the following locations and artists can beautify your life for less than a Benjamin at a time.
Considered by some to be one of the biggest college party nights of the year, Black Wednesday is a night to celebrate vacation, holidays and not having to go to work the next day. Whether you’re itching for a hangover that you’re allowed to nurse with hearty Thanksgiving food, or just want to get close to the retail store you’re staking out for Black Friday, use this guide to get the most holiday cheer that booze money can buy.
Too cold to exercise outside? These indoor tracks are a surefire way to keep holiday pounds on the run.
For dancing machines who enjoy burning the midnight oil and hanging out with hyper-energetic types, these colorful nightclubs in Los Angeles fuse 1960s go-go dancing with modern-day pop culture and high drama.
If your smile is now a dull yellow instead of the bright white you desire, teeth whitening might be for you. Orange County has an abundance of dentistry offices that offer cosmetic enhancements. There are many procedures to choose from, from less inavsive at-home kits to the instant, dramatic fix that laser treatments provide. Whatever your choice, these cosmetic dentistry offices offer options that will fit any budget. Pricing will vary based on your situation so all dentists will want to begin the process with a consultation.
“Whenever I drive around at night, I see flashes and get peace signs. It’s great!” – Scott and his Volkswagen Bus