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Camping at Lake Arrowhead to get out of Los Angeles (for the last weekend)

Oct 10, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

I’m always looking for a nice weekend out of the city to rejuvenate my mind–with its clear air, actually sky-blue skies, and squirrels bounding free without fear of the 405.
This past weekend found me caravanning [...]

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Which is Downtown Los Angeles’ Oldest Bar? You Decide

Sep 30, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

Los Angeles is old–to-a-point–and there’s no debate about that. But there does seem to be a bit of controversy as to which is the oldest bar in Los Angeles.
Doling out that honor carries with [...]

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The Bowers Museum in Orange County

Sep 22, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

A lot of people haven’t heard of the Bowers Museum located in the city of Santa Ana in Orange County.
Although, it’s small in size, it’s mighty in content.
The museum is named after Charles Bowers, [...]

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Leisure Enjoyment on Main Street in Seal Beach

Sep 16, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

I always enjoy going to a good bar and having a beer, be it cheap or chic.  But I don’t know much about wine bars other than 1) I like to drink wine 2) I [...]

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Runners High in Long Beach

Sep 08, 2010

It had been 2 years since I last bought a pair of running shoes. True, my Nike’s were too small, and they were the color of dirt, but for some reason I just didn’t see [...]

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The Gaslamp: A Shining Light on the Dark Streets of PCH

Aug 10, 2010

When you drive to the The Gaslamp, heading down PCH in Long Beach, usually it feels dark and deserted. You might think to yourself, where are we going? How can there be any fun this [...]

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Top 4 Fried Foods at the Fair

Aug 06, 2010

I go to fairs for two reasons:

To see baby piglets
To eat fried foods

This past Sunday was no exception, as I found both at the Orange County Fair. Here’s some of my favorite fried fair [...]

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5 Ways to Make Visiting Disneyland More Special

Jul 26, 2010

Being a Southern California resident my entire life, I must admit that Disneyland has played a large part in my adolescence and psyche.
I have memories and pictures that span my entire life. My friends [...]

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Day to night, Main Street in Seal Beach seals the Deal

Jul 19, 2010

Most likely, a lot of cities in the US have a Main Street.
I’d venture a guess that each Main street has something uniquely special to that city, and that is how Seal Beach’s Main Street [...]

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Back to California’s ROOTS

Jul 12, 2010

If you’ve been feeling a little lazy lately, or have guilt hanging heavy on your conscious about the oil spill in the Gulf, why not try giving something back to our own beloved coastline?
On June [...]

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Big Dim Sum in Little Saigon

Jun 30, 2010

Little Saigon in Westminster is named due to the high concentration of Vietnamese immigrants and Vietnamese-Americans, who live in the area. It also has some of the best food you’ll find anywhere– Vietnamese, Chinese-Vietnamese, as [...]

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Hey LA, Give your Local Opera Some Love

Jun 23, 2010

I’m not an opera critic and I can’t tell you which opera in the world is the best, or whether Placido Domingo’s voice has ripened with his old age. But I can tell you that [...]

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Sundays with George at KC Branaghan’s

Jun 16, 2010

The first thing you’ll want to do when you get to K.C. Branaghan’s for Sunday breakfast, or lunch, is to find George, the man with the champagne. At least that’s what I did this past [...]

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Baby Blues BBQ Cooks Up Good Eats

Jun 09, 2010

Summer time makes me crave BBQ, and cold beer. Luckily, Baby Blues BBQ is on 444 Lincoln Blvd in Venice, and when I’m too lazy to do the BBQing myself (and too broke to fly [...]

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