Los Angeles

Instead of Being Put Down, These Feral Cats Are Being Put to Work

A large gray cat with tufts of white fur demands affection in sharp meows as soon as the door opens, while a younger, cream-colored one stretches on …

Cats

18 Killer Fried Chicken Stops Across Los Angeles, Winter 2017

There’s something magical about fried chicken. Whether served straight up in a bucket big enough for a picnic or as a hearty main dish to be shared among friends at the dinner table, a perfectly realized bit of bird can make for an unbelievable indulgence. Luckily, Los Angeles doesn’t shy away from …

Recipes

Here are four beauty alternatives to Botox in time for the 2018 awards season

If you’ve noticed in your holiday photos that your face is lacking warmth and expression, it might be time to scale back on those Hollywood red-carpet beauty favorites, a.k.a. Botox injections.<p>So what’s a person to do to smooth fine lines and wrinkles in time for the Golden Globes and the rest of …

Skin Care

Juice Served Here Abandons All Retail Locations Citywide Overnight

Is the pressed juice wave dying in Los Angeles?<p>It looks like the end of an era for the standalone <b>Juice Served Here</b> shop, as the company has, without warning, pulled the plug on every one of their physical storefronts. It’s unclear if the company will continue to operate in the wholesale and online …

Culver City

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs preview

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Los Angeles Chargers

After its $1-billion facelift, Westfield Century City awaits last-minute holiday shoppers with high-end everything — and a few bargains too

That the revamped Westfield Century City was envisioned as a series of walking streets and gathering places could also make it the kind of place where you can check off those last few people on your holiday shopping list.<p>The sprawling Los Angeles shopping center at 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., which …

Pub at the End of the Universe Venue Will Live On

Guerila Development founder Kevin Cavenaugh has taken over the lease<p><b>Kevin Cavenaugh</b>, the developer behind Guerila Development (Ocean<b>,</b> Two-Thirds, The Zipper) has taken over the lease at Pub at the End of the Universe, one of Portland’s funkiest historic dive bars. Located at 4107 SE 28th Ave., Pub …

A ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Pop-Up Lands in NYC Next Week

Chef Alvin Cailan will make burgers like a “Hit Me with Your Best Shallot Burger”<p>Chef <b>Alvin Cailan</b> — best known for Eggslut, an LA restaurant with a cult following — is reviving his burger pop-up inspired by TV show <i>Bob’s Burgers</i>.<p>The chef is doing a “7 Days of Bobs Burgers” next week at at Soho …

Burgers

A New Bagel Pop Up Is Happening at Culver City’s Platform This Weekend

Plus Kato’s lunch return, and Night + Market to Chinatown<p><b>Bagels and Platform</b><p>Upstart bagel company Pop’s Bagels is coming to Platform for its first official public pop-up. The company has previously just been doing private events and catering as it prepares for a more permanent space, so this is the …

Culver City

Beverly Hills anesthesiologist charged with murder of patient

A Beverly Hills anesthesiologist was charged Wednesday with the murder of a patient.

Crime

Jonathan Gold's 10 best dishes of 2017

By Jonathan GoldRestaurant CriticContact Reporter<p>I’m wondering whether there has ever been a dining year quite like 2017 here in Los Angeles. The most interesting new kitchens seemed to be either in fantastically expensive tasting menu restaurants or in food courts; they stock their wine lists with …

Restaurants

Elephant Takes Over Huge’s Los Angeles Office Amid a Round of Staffing Reductions

The entity once known as Huge Los Angeles will soon be no more. According to a company spokesperson, IPG sister agency Elephant is taking over the …

Advertising Industry

Sex, Politics and Other Natural Disasters as 2017 Goes Down in Flames

There's something bizarrely cinematic about seeing Southern California engulfed in flames at the end of 2017. It's fitting that a tumultuous year …

Flee

LA’s Getty Center is turning 20. The cultural hub continues to inspire young and old around the world

Jim Cuno stands on a balcony at The Getty Center, gazing across the 405 freeway at the charred hillside – an unwelcome black tattoo scarring the …

Vincent Van Gogh

A World Away: Isla Fisher on travel indulgences and LA's best hotel

T<i>he actress and children’s author shares her travel highlights and essentials</i><p>Your favourite place in the world?<p>I love California, where I’ve been living for more than 17 years, for the sunshine. I also love driving through the redwood forests of Northern California.<p>Favourite hotel?<p>The Chateau …

Travel

Review: New American Flagship Lounge LAX

American is in the process of revamping their premium lounge experience, including creating new Flagship Lounges. American’s Flagship Lounges used to …

Airlines

Doctor accused of spiking drink with abortion pill

A New York doctor is accused of causing his girlfriend to lose her baby by spiking her drink with an abortion pill.<p>Brook Fiske and Sikander Imran had …

It's official: Bob Hope Airport is now Hollywood Burbank Airport

Thanks for the memories.<p>The airport on North Hollywood Way in Burbank has officially rebranded itself the Hollywood Burbank Airport, putting an end to the former title that paid tribute to the comedian and showman Bob Hope.<p>Airport officials this week unveiled a new logo and the name Hollywood …

Celebrity News

Macaulay Culkin Used ‘Home Alone’ Traps To Help Santa Win A Wrestling Match

On Thursday night, Bar Wrestling had its final event of the year. If you’re not familiar with Bar Wrestling, it’s Joey Ryan’s latest extremely successful venture: wrestling in a bar. Truth in advertising!<p>Anyway, Bar Wrestling has been having super-in-demand standing room only events in Los Angeles …

Movies

Los Angeles Wants to Make Housing Affordable by Making it More Expensive

A general rule of thumb is that you shouldn't tax something if you desperately need more of it. This common sense wisdom has eluded the Los Angeles …

Housing

Cowboy Nation's Chip Kinman Has a Case of the Blues

Guitarist-singer Chip Kinman, with his brother Tony, roared through late–20th century rock & roll with an assiduous, seditionary zeal. For more than …

Guitar

Echo Park’s Longstanding Costa Alegre Flips to Baby Blues BBQ

Ribs and more are coming, thanks to a Westside mainstay<p>Los Angeles barbecue mainstays Baby Blues BBQ recently applied to assume the liquor license from Costa Alegre, a longtime Echo Park Mexican restaurant situated right on Sunset Boulevard. The news, first reported by <i>The Eastsider</i>, has come as a …

BBQ

Fred Segal, one of the most iconic names in L.A. retail, finds its designer footing on Sunset Boulevard

The fundamental idea behind the new Fred Segal store in West Hollywood is to take people on a “treasure hunt.”<p>“Really, almost everyone can find something,” John Frierson, president of Fred Segal, said. “Beyond that, it’s the fun of Fred Segal — to come in and hang out and have a good time and find …

LeBron says he is not paying attention to Los Angeles rumors

LeBron James knows there are some who continue to link his future free-agency decisions with a possible relocation to Los Angeles. The Cavaliers …

Basketball

Curbed Cup 1st round: (2) Koreatown vs. (15) Sawtelle

Which neighborhood should advance? Vote now!<p><i>The Curbed Cup, our annual award for the neighborhood of the year, is kicking off with 16 neighborhoods vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. We’ll reveal each of the neighborhoods this week, and polls will be open for 24 hours so you can cast your</i> …

Jerry Seinfeld

LIST: 20 things to do this weekend in Northeast Ohio, Cleveland, Akron, December 15-17

CLEVELAND - The holidays are around the corner and Cleveland is mirroring the cheer and bustle through indoor holiday markets, yoga, weekend brunch, …

Cleveland

Highland Fried Brings Fried Chicken, Barbecue, and Tiki to Inman Square Today

New life for the East Coast Grill space<p>It’s official: 1217 Cambridge St., Cambridge, is now Highland Fried (and no longer East Coast Grill). The latest venture from Highland Kitchen co-owners and husband-and-wife duo Marci Joy and Mark Romano opens today, bestowing upon Inman Square fried chicken, …

Boston

David Chang’s New LA Restaurant Now Has a Name and a Big Party You Can Attend

The Momofuku empire’s expansion to LA has hit a slight delay, but Chang will host a benefit dinner for Southern California Wildfire victims.<p>One of …

Restaurants

Mayweather-McGregor fight second richest ever

2017-12-15 21:17<p>Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor (AP)<p>Los Angeles - <b>Floyd Mayweather</b> and <b>Conor McGregor</b>'s cross-combat superfight was the second …

Boxing

Watch: Episode Three of Falling for Angels: Leimert Park

Falling for Angels<p>Watch: Episode Three of <i>Falling for Angels: Leimert Park</i><p><i>Leimert Park</i> stars Aaron D. Alexander as Abraham, Blake Young-Fountain as …

LGBTQ