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Brilliantshine, A Timeless Cocktail Tavern in Santa Monica

Grid View<p>Brilliantshine Santa Monica<p>Photos by Elizabeth Daniels<p><b>Julian Cox</b> and <b>Josh Goldman</b> have built a career out of creating cocktail programs for restaurants and bars, but this is the first time they can truly call the gin joint their own. Welcome <b>Brilliantshine</b>, a classy, timeless saloon located …

The Best Fireplace Bars in Los Angeles

Okay, so we might not have punishing seasons like the rest of the country, but that doesn't mean Southern California doesn't get downright chilly …

The Best Bars For Outdoor Drinking in L.A.

<i>The sights and sounds of a big city like Los Angeles can be overwhelming to say the least. After a long day of braving the traffic and listening to</i> …

The Best Weekend Escapes From L.A.

<i>Just because you don't have the luxury of stockpiled vacation days doesn't mean you have to stay within the city limits. There are plenty of fabulous</i> …

The Best Cocktails In L.A.

<i>There's a lot of drinking to be done in this here city, and where you throw one back on a daily basis is likely just as much about quality as it is</i> …

The Best Open Mics In Los Angeles

<i>As the famous saying goes, "Dying is easy, comedy is hard." Open mics are L.A.'s best kept comedy secret. Talented folks from the world over settle</i> …

'Never Built: Los Angeles' Explores L.A.'s Lost Urban Plans At A+D Museum

fullscreen<p>Los Angeles, the Architecture and Design Museum has a big question that can only be answered by imagination: What if? What if the masses of …

Pedal Boats (And A Boathouse Cafe) Return To Echo Park Lake

We were excited when a beautiful, sparkling Echo Park Lake reopened last month after some intensive rehab. Turns out that the pedal boats will be …

The Atlantic Cities observed last week that it was remarkable Los Angeles is thinking of narrowing Broadway's busy stretch downtown to three lanes as …

Why We Love L.A. Summers: Chinatown Summer Nights

<i>By Matthew Bramlett</i><p><i>Summer has arrived, and we're ready to celebrate all that screams 'tis the season in Los Angeles. From sand to summit, from sips</i> …

Top 10 Miracle Mile Bars

While The Original Farmers Market is an L.A. landmark, the two bars inside (formally named <i>326</i> and <i>EB's</i>) are easily missed on your hunt for Loteria …

The MEGA Guide to Things to Do in Los Angeles

01 of 15<p>The MEGA Guide to Everything to Do in LA<p>There is a wealth of information on this website about things to do in LA, whether you are in the …

Rediscover Los Angeles: a guide to LA's hidden highlights

Prowling mountain lions and a cinema full of dead people: it must be…Los Angeles? Discover a new side to the City of Angels with Lonely Planet’s guide to LA's unexpected highlights.<p>Go urban mountaineering along Runyon Canyon<p>Runyon Canyon is a protected urban wilderness of sheer rock face, hidden …

Rose Bowl Finally Opens Its Doors For Historic Sports & Architecture Tours

fullscreen<p><i>By Mariela Patron</i><p>For the first time in its 90-year history, the Rose Bowl Stadium opened its doors June 22 to history aficionados and …