Cold War Bunker at RoomEscape Los Angeles

Break Out of the Best Escape Rooms in Los Angeles


Esther Tseng

Formerly called Escape Key, the rooms at 60out in West L.A. (other locations in Hollywood, Melrose and Marina del Rey) feature a game master/magician that stays in play throughout your hour to keep you clued in and entertained. As such, the idea is to have as much fun as possible during your visit - there's even a half-hour of magic preceding your hour of escaping. The sets are fun and creative with unusual moving parts and not your usual lock-combo decoding tasks.

"The Science Behind Pixar" at California Science Center

"The Science Behind Pixar" at California Science Center


Mya Stark

Each section of the 12,000 square-foot exhibition puts visitors in command of one of the interlocking aspects of animated filmmaking that brings Pixar’s worlds so vividly to life. You can tweak lighting, shapes, the joints of animated bodies, the factors that influence the growth of virtual vegetation, and the many textures and surface skins that can be applied to animate and inanimate digital objects. Kids will be thrilled at this magical power, and will be completely absorbed in experimenting to see how real animators achieve different results.

Santa Monica Pier | Photo courtesy of Shabdro Photo, <a href="" target="_blank">Flickr</a>

Meet Santa Monica


Santa Monica offers a blend of urban energy, beach town atmosphere, oceanfront hotels and Pacific Ocean backdrop.

Sausage plate at Sahag's Basturma

The Best Sausages in Los Angeles


Joshua Lurie

Sausage is a time-tested tradition that takes off-cuts of meat and transforms them with spices and seasoning into encased flavor bombs. Oktoberfest first started in 1810 in Munich and has since become a hotbed for communal beer and sausage consumption. That legacy continues locally at places like Torrance’s Alpine Village. Thankfully, people don’t need to rely on that raucous stretch of time in September and October to get sausage drunk. Sausage traditions also extend far beyond Bavaria, around the globe. Discover 10 places to enjoy house-made sausages in L.A.

Roy Lichtenstein, "Bedroom at Arles" installation at Skirball Cultural Center

"Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A." at Skirball Cultural Center


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On view at the Skirball through March 12, 2017, Pop for the People displays more than 70 Lichtenstein works, spanning four decades. The exhibition includes the seminal Ten Dollar Bill (1956), one of Lichtenstein’s first Pop Art pieces; the iconic Sunrise (1965) and Shipboard Girl (1965), created when he was first gaining renown; and more than 20 prints created in collaboration with acclaimed L.A. printing house, Gemini G.E.L.

Read on for highlights of Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A. at the Skirball Cultural Center.

House-smoked salmon at Connie & Ted's

Top 10 New Los Angeles Brunches


Joshua Lurie

Los Angeles brunch service continues to benefit from a steady stream of talented chefs and a bumper crop of new restaurants. Weekends now command attention from serious diners, and not just from people who are craving a hangover cure. Discover 10 of the most exhilarating brunch options in Los Angeles, all with standout food and drinks.

"Prickles" by Andre Miripolsky at Bank of America Plaza

The Best Is Yet to Come: Horse Art Pop-Up Celebrates the 2016 Breeders' Cup


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The Breeders’ Cup, in partnership with the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, has launched "The Best is Yet to Come" Horse Art Exhibition, a pop-up community art program created in collaboration with Crewest Studio and five notable Los Angeles artists. “Snap” a photo with one of the horses to discoverLAsnaps on Snapchat for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Breeders' Cup.

Surfer at Leo Carrillo State Beach

Discover the Top 10 Surfing Spots in Los Angeles


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El Porto is exactly what you picture when you think “Southern California beach” - white sands, volleyball courts, and lots of sun-loving types on hot days. It’s a great spot to surf, especially in the fall and winter when bigger and more consistent swells roll in from the northwest. Summer, meanwhile, is good for beginners. There is a large parking lot, but it tends to fill up quickly so arrive early to snag a spot and hit the waves. According to Wagner, “Because it is so close to the airport, it’s a great place to go to catch a quick wave if you have an overnight flight with an L.A. layover, since it’s close by.”