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Best Driving Apps For Los Angeles Include Text Message Blockers, Gas Gadgets & Parking Fairies

Smartphones have a reputation for being serious sources of danger in the car. However, some driving apps can actually make for a safer and easier ride.<p>From traffic monitoring apps to text message blockers, smartphones are transforming the way we act on the road. And in LA, that's certainly a good …

Where To Find Cronuts In L.A.

It was only a matter of time before bakeries in L.A. began to knockoff Dominque Ansel's much-hyped cronuts. First there was Semi Sweet Bakery in DTLA …

1920s Spanish in Laurel Canyon Selling Short at $899k

lookout<p>Break out the economy-size Windex! This pane-ful property is located, fittingly enough, on Laurel Canyon's Lookout Mountain Avenue. Built in 1926, the three-bedroom, three-bath Spanish hasn't exactly been preserved in amber--per the listing, new oak floors have been put in throughout, along …

Brutally Honest Disney Movie Posters Edited to Highlight Tropes and Stereotypes in Disney Films

Christine Gritmon and Nick Nadel of <i>TheFW</i> created a series of “honest” Disney movie posters, editing their titles to (sometimes harshly) highlight the …

American Teenager Tim Doner Speaks More Than 20 Languages

New York City high school student Tim Doner chats with New Yorkers in Mandarin, Russian, Pashto, and many other languages in this short documentary …

Tie-Dye, Zebra, & Red Velvet Cake Mixes by Duff Goldman

While checking out potato chips at the Walmart Supercenter in Dublin, Ohio, I came across a line of interesting cake mixes by Charm City Cakes‘ …

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Michelle Obama, Ryan Gosling, ‘Game of Thrones’ & More Viral Videos

From Michelle Obama confronting a heckler to a Beatles-screaming toddler, see the week’s buzziest videos.<p><b>10. Toddler Screams the Beatles</b><p>Could this be …

Star Wars-Themed Crocheted Hats, Mittens, and Lightsabers

Mary Gauvin has created a collection of <i>Star Wars</i>-themed crocheted hats for adults and kids. Her MaryOriginals Etsy shop currently sells handmade Ewok …

Suckle On This: Breast Milk Lollipops

Imagine putting this in your mouth: breast milk lollipops. Yes, candy purveyor Lollyphille has rolled out candy that tastes like breast milk, which …

'Connie and Ted's' - A Fabulous New England Seafood Shack Opens in L.A.!

The New England Boiled Dinner, a real winner!<p>Many of us who grew up on the East Coast have memories of going to a New England seafood shack somewhere in that area and having life-changing seafood, dishes whose freshness and taste we had only imagined 'til then. I know that growing up in Brooklyn, I …

The Ultimate Arrested Development Drinking Game

Now here's something that even Lucille would approve of: another excuse to drink. It's time to welcome back America's favorite family so put on some cut-offs, grab a frozen banana, and make yourself a martini. STEVE HOLT!

Samuel Larsen Cuts Off Dreadlocks, Poses Shirtless

<b>Samuel Larsen</b> is a new man! The 21-year-old <i>Glee</i> actor cut off his signature dreadlocks on Thursday, May 23.<p>Larsen, who earned a recurring role as Joe …

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The Best Diners in Los Angeles

<i>There are times when it's actually really hard to hate car culture, like when we pull up to one of Southern California's Googie diners. There are</i> …

The Best Breakfast Spots in the San Fernando Valley

<i>If there's one thing worth driving into the Valley for, it's breakfast. The 818 is rife with all sorts of spots to get your morning meal on. Here are</i> …

Rankings: It's cheaper to fly out of the Long Beach Airport

Thinking of flying away this Memorial Day holiday weekend? It could be cheaper out of Long Beach. Recent rankings from the U.S. Department of …

21 Secret Gardens and Green Spaces Hidden Around LA - Curbed LA

With the weather dial officially turned to "lovely," it's time to get outside and enjoy a little greenery, preferably away from the madding crowd. So here it is: Curbed LA's updated <b>secret gardens map</b>, with even more overlooked and undervisited green spaces to explore this summer. There are …

New Condom-Mobile Gives Out Awesome, L.A.-Themed Condoms

Say hello to your new condom-mobile, Los Angeles County. The 40-foot vehicle dispensing free condoms and safer sex advice to the masses made its …

Chris Brown's Art: The L.A. Weekly Review

Like great architecture, great art installations seek harmony with the surrounding environment -- or if not harmony, then a pointed juxtaposition. …

Katy Perry Pays $11.2MM For Two Properties On Top of Runyon

Pop star <b>Katy Perry</b> has been real estate busy since her divorce last year--word was she was renting in West Hollywood's Colonial House, she sold her Manhattan duplex, and she listed her DeWitt Residence in Laurel Canyon, and now she's apparently moving on up the hill. The ever-fabulous Real Estalker …

'Arrested Development' Fans Show Up For A 'Never-Nude Convention'

Scores of L.A. Arrested Development fans flocked to the Paley Center today for a "Never-Nude Convention" hosted by Netflix to promote the beloved …

Jonathan Gold Ranks the 101 Best Restaurants in L.A.

Urasawa comes in at No. 2, Spago at No. 3, the Mozza empire at No. 4, and the top five is rounded out by a food truck: Kogi (the only Roy Choi …