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LA’s Most Beloved Spaghetti Restaurant Will Eventually Close in Beverly Grove

Often referred to as “the other side of the Grove,” the Town and Country Shopping Center is slated for a big new redevelopment starting in 2019. The construction will push out longtime tenants like the 55-year-old <b>Andre’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria</b>, which has served generations of Angelenos with …

CVS Pharmacy

Los Angeles Nets Three Names on This Year’s Eater Young Guns List

Eater’s annual search for the best young talent in the country has come to a close after a whopping 2,000-plus submissions, with today’s announcement of 18 Eater Young Gun winners from all across the nation. Three of those winners are working jobs right here in Los Angeles, whether as integral …

Los Angeles

LOOK: There's a new LeBron James Lakers mural in L.A., and it's got Kobe, Shaq, Kareem and Wilt

Maybe Los Angeles will take more kindly to this one<p>You'd think all of Los Angeles would embrace LeBron James, but when a mural depicting the NBA …

Basketball

Stop Everything And Watch This Cat Who Loves The Ocean

Hello, friends. This is a "cat."<p>Katie Notopoulos<p>(I drew this myself from memory after years of seeing cats. Because I know about cats, ok?)<p>Well, …

Pets

Pieter Hugo's best photograph: the hyena men of Nigeria

The guys ​always ​had scratch marks everywhere from the baboons – they were always getting into fights with them<p>I first learned about Nigeria’s “hyena men” in 2005, thanks to a picture that had gone viral. The caption said they were debt collectors in Lagos. I knew I had to find them. The country …

South Africa

‘Narcos’ Season 4 First Look: Diego Luna and Michael Peña Start a Mexican Drug War

The fourth season of Netflix's drug trafficking drama is officially titled "Narcos: Mexico."<p>Netflix’s popular drug trafficking drama “Narcos” is …

Mexico

Boy Erased Looks Like a Powerful Early Oscar Contender

The film is based on the best-selling memoir and due out in November<p>July is <i>that</i> time of the year—the month when all the trailers for really good, possible Oscar-contender movies start coming out. Today, we've been gifted with <i>Boy Erased</i>, the upcoming November release based on the novel of the same …

Nicole Kidman

Butterflies Sip Turtle Tears in Stunning Video

Video recently shot in the Peruvian Amazon shows an astonishing sight: colorful butterflies drinking tears directly from the eyes of turtles basking …

Nature

'A Kid Named Cudi’ Is Still the Mixtape That Birthed 00s Rap’s Diverse Sound

Cudi encouraged a generation of kids to be open about their mental health, to be hopeful for the future, and to explore a range of genres.<p>Kid Cudi contains multitudes. He’s Mr “Solo Dolo”, the lonely stoner. He’s Kanye West’s younger brother, in the same way Ye saw himself as the sibling to Jay Z. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Homegirl Cafe offers 'platos' by ex-gang members with hope

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a different time, at another place, and under other circumstances, you might have run away from Latisha Valenzuela and Glenda Alvarenga. But at Homegirl Cafe, a Los Angeles breakfast and lunch spot with a Latino twist, the two waitresses welcome you with smiles and …

Los Angeles

Sheck Wes Wants to Be the First Rapper/Model/NBA Star/Nobel Prize Winner in History

Sheck Wes is sitting in the courtyard of a posh boutique hotel in the Lower East Side, just seven miles south—but a world away—from the one-bedroom apartment in Harlem’s St. Nicholas housing projects he and his family call home. It is early evening during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, and Wes, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Sandra Oh's Emmy nomination represents a new wave in Hollywood

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's 2018, and Sandra Oh has just become the very first woman of Asian descent in the 69-year-history of the awards to be nominated for a lead-actress Emmy Award.<p>Oh deserves every laudatory word being thrown her way; her performance in "Killing Eve" is smart, luminous, nuanced and bold, …

Entertainment

Burned Virginia Teen Is a Reminder to Stay The Hell Away From Giant Hogweed

Photos reveal extensive third-degree burns caused by the plant's sap.<p>Not many plants have emergency hotlines you can call if you happen across them, …

Hogweed

With Eighth Grade, Bo Burnham gives the selfie generation the portrait it deserves

The popular YouTube comedian’s feature debut is an astonishingly sure-handed and sensitive tribute to the most awkward age.<p>Three beeps, and then a grainy camera image of a young girl, her face looking suspiciously airbrushed. “Hey, guys!” she says. “It’s Kayla, back with another video!”<p>In a …

High School

Travis Scott Assembles Supergroup of Artists and Producers in Hawaii to Finish 'AstroWorld'

Travis Scott is taking a very Kanye West-ian approach to his latest round of <i>AstroWorld</i> sessions.<p>AstroWorld <p>A post shared by Cash (@cashxo) on Jul …

musicnotes

This $13 Disposable Grill Will Change Your Summer Fortunes Forever

Come summer, Americans are sufficiently consumed by the concept of slinging food on an open fire. And why not? The ritual of lighting up the grill is …

BBQ

NYC Girls Are Obsessed With This Capsule

There's an obvious appeal to a capsule wardrobe: It's easy. With the stress of work, family, and even managing to get a real dinner (read: not …

New York Style

Recipe: Easy Green Olive Pasta — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you sauté green olives and garlic in butter, the results are magical. The olives warm and soften, and the garlic infuses the fat with its rich …

Italian Food

This newly-discovered wasp has a horrifying stinger—but what it uses it for is even worse

That's some big stinger energy.<p>Charles Darwin once cited the evolution of parasitoid wasps as an illustration for why he couldn’t believe in the existence of God. An insect capable of injecting caterpillar bodies with eggs that would eventually pop open and allow tiny little wasp larvae to consume …

Zoology

Eight Riders Who Represent The Future: Chandler Hunt

<i>Originally published in the November 2017 issue of TransWorld SNOWboarding, Chandler Hunt's interview is one of eight conducted with up-and-coming</i> …

Extreme Sports

10 Stunning Train Trips for an Unforgettable Vacation in Motion

Amtrak Cascades<p>When it comes to the most distinguished names in North American train travel, Amtrak leads the way. Their iconic Amtrak Cascades route …

Trains

This Charming Mexican City Was Voted the Best in the World for the 2nd Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, <i>Travel + Leisure</i> readers chose Mexico’s San Miguel de Allende as their favorite city in the world, as part of the annual …

Mexico

Can CBD Really Make Everything in Your Life Better?

Everyone seems to be vaping oils and drinking CBD tinctures these days. Here's what to know before you try.<p>You’ve probably heard the term “CBD” before. From bud and vape oils to bath bombs and body lotions, everything is getting infused with the stuff. Cannabidiol—its real name—is said to relieve …

Cannabis

Get a Quick Banana Pudding Fix With This Milkshake

If there is one thing I miss about living in the South, it’s being able to waltz into the grocery store and pick up a plastic clamshell of decent …

Dessert

8 Bands to See At This Year's Warped Tour at Blossom

Earlier this year, Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman, who has also appeared in and produced multiple TV series, movies and documentaries during the …

Music

A Beginner's Guide to Authentic Chinese Food

No, Chinese takeout doesn't count as authentic.<p>July 10, 2018<p>You may already know that Orange Chicken and General Tso's aren't really authentic …

Food & Dining

This Caprese Cauliflower Casserole Is a Weeknight Win — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Crazy Talented Rising Rapper J.I.D. Impresses On Insane XXL Freshman Cypher

<b>XXL</b> released its first of the annual cyphers from its Freshman Class today, and it's going to be hard for any of the other artists from this year's …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Photos: LeBron James’ Lakers Mural Has Been Vandalized

At least one person in Los Angeles doesn’t appear to be a fan of LeBron James’ arrival to the Lakers. A “King James” mural in the Los Angeles area …

Lebron James

7 Of The Most Wearable Trends From Men’s Fashion Month SS19

Another fashion month has been and gone, offering us another chance to peer into Fashion's crystal ball and glimpse the future of menswear for …

Men's Fashion