Category: LIFESTYLE

An Angeleno’s Guide to Drinking Alone in LA

Whether you’re suffering from a broken heart, too many parking tickets, or just your run-of-the-mill existential crises, my advice is to look to Bukowski. When he was asked why he was alone on a Friday night, he quoted Ibsen, “The

Stand Out as a Musician by Building a Website

Words by Renee Schmiedeberg Whether you’re an artist, an entrepreneur, a chef, a musician or all of the above—you need a website. With a website, your work, services, and talent are more easily discovered by others. Because hiring your own

The Los Angeles Times, Food Bowl, food, festival, food event, culinary event, food awareness, Times Food staff, Jonathan Gold, Amy Scattergood, Jenn Harris, Noelle Carter, Grand Park, Night Market, Memorial Day Weekend, May

Celebrating Food and Food Awareness

The Los Angeles Times launches month long event called Food Bowl Get ready for a food-athon as The Los Angeles Times announced the launch of Food Bowl which will take place throughout the month of May. Food Bowl, which is

How Traveling Makes the World a More Peaceful Place

Jennifer Schlueter is a contributing travel writer, who also writes her personal travel blog Discovering Legacies. Born in Germany, Jennifer lived in Los Angeles for several years for college and gives a fresh, outside perspective of how ridiculous LA life can be.

LocoL in Watts: The NYT, the Menu, the Anniversary

  The first person (literally) to eat at LocoL in Watts journeys back to check-in    My friend knew not to extend an invite to something before 7 a.m. He knows that mornings and I have always tended to disagree.

Universal Cinema

Tour Guide: Welcome to the Future of Cinema

The moviegoing experience has been altered following recent renovations to the AMC Universal Cinema at the Universal Citywalk   The moviegoing experience has been altered following recent renovations to the AMC Universal Cinema at the Universal Citywalk. At a standard

Your every fear of solo-travel destroyed

Jennifer Schlueter is a contributing travel writer, who also writes her personal travel blog Discovering Legacies. Born in Germany, Jennifer lived in Los Angeles for several years for college and gives a fresh, outside perspective of how ridiculous LA life can be.

Waltzin, off-the-menu, Los Angeles Foodie

Dining with WaltzIn: Pleasantly Mindless

A new dining app takes pressure off the diner and rests it on the chef’s creativity. By: Branden Raulston It’s Friday night, and the brutal work week has come to an end. The time has come for a relaxing night

A Day Trip to Long Beach

Photo via Flickr. When it comes to mini-getaways, Angelenos usually look to tried-and-true hotspots such as Malibu, Palm Springs, and Ojai for a weekend reprieve from the traffic and the smog. But for a new change of pace with a more local

6 Throwback Series Set in Los Angeles

LA is portrayed in dozens of different ways in the media— some laugh-worthy, some spot-on. So in the spirit of awards seasons — and West Coast weather envy — we decided to make a short list of throwback shows set in our

Hollywood, LA, travel, LA Canvas

29 Signs You’ve LAcclimated

Jennifer Schlueter is a contributing travel writer, who also writes her personal travel blog Discovering Legacies. Born in Germany, Jennifer lived in Los Angeles for several years for college and gives a fresh, outside perspective of how ridiculous LA life can

Q&A with Captain Barto

Say hello to our BAE of the day, Captain Barto *insert heart eye emojis here*. The 24 year old surfer, model, photographer and certified “zaddy” was randomly scouted at the Agenda convention in Long Beach last year and has been

The Weekly: Twerksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

Thanksgiving is a little off this year, and we are not talking about the food—grubbing is always the best part— but it feels pointless to celebrate and shop like nobodies business when there are people protesting for basic human rights

The Holiday Hit List: Shopping, Events and More at FIGat7th

By the comforting smell of pumpkin spice wafting through the air and the sporadic sightings of Ugg boots, it’s obvious that the Holiday season is upon us. And the best way to celebrate the busiest of all holidays is by dropping

In the Mix: A Conversation with Top Bartender Ryan Hooks + Recipe

Ryan Hooks is a LA bartender who mixes up flavorful creations at Saint Felix in Hollywood. He’s also the big winner of El Jimador’s Margarita Trail, a competition for the best margarita in LA. We spoke with Hooks about his favorite creations, delectable

Everything You Need to Know About Virginia Black Whiskey

“What ever happened to just having a good time and enjoying your drink?” Seriously. These days it seems like most of us are more worried about how drunk we can get, not caring about the hole we’re burning through our

What To Do When It’s Hot As Hell Outside

The weather gods are mad at us, maybe it’s Trump’s constant allegations that there is no such thing as climate change, or maybe just a super tough nudge to encourage us to REALLY start saving water and energy whilst trying to survive

C.R.E.A.M: A Look into CatVideoFest

What’s better than the opportunity to watch adorably hilarious cat videos on the BIG screen while surrounded by people who share the “cats rule everything around me” motto? Nothing. Nothing at all. CatCon is presenting the first annual CatVideoFest to

Inside Look: Rachel Comey’s First LA Store

New York fashion designer, Rachel Comey has decided to make her mark here in the west coast by opening an earthy and artfully designed store on Melrose Ave., within the fashion hub of West Hollywood. Only the second shop for