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Los Angeles Spotlight: La Brea Tar Pits & Museum

Los Angeles Spotlight: La Brea Tar Pits & Museum

June 5, 2017 No Comments Picture, if you will, Los Angeles as it is today: a sprawling, populous city of about 4 million people. A world center of international business, media and trade. A city of economic and cultural extremes, from the glittering alternate worlds of celebrities, to the dense concrete jungles on the fringes of society, and to everything ...

 

Awesome Afternoon Artwork – Downtown Los Angeles

Awesome Afternoon Artwork – Downtown Los Angeles

February 25, 2014 No Comments In an industrial corner of Los Angeles, north east of downtown’s glossy towers, and just across the LA River, you’ll find an awesome art complex housed in what was once a Pabst Blue Ribbon Brewery. Today it’s a collection of artist’s lofts, open twice yearly for a fabulous afternoon art walk. Is it for kids? ...

 

Family Fun at the Food Truck Festival in Santa Anita, CA

Family Fun at the Food Truck Festival in Santa Anita, CA

July 19, 2012 No Comments The City of Angels has become synonymous with the food truck. Spend any amount of time in our fair city and you’re sure to spot them rolling down the street, restaurants-on-wheels catering to as many different types and taste-buds as there are people in our city of 12 million. No longer simply humble “taco trucks” ...

 

Cleopatra: The Exhibition at the California Science Center

Cleopatra: The Exhibition at the California Science Center

July 8, 2012 No Comments Imagine a life of exquisite opulence. One that donned the finest of everything, from sumptuous feasting with an endless flow of the best wine served in plates and goblets of gold, to the most luxurious silks and fabrics, to glittering jewels and artifacts that adorned the body and palace. A life of unbridled pleasure where ...

 

A Trip to the Movies – Hollywood Style

A Trip to the Movies – Hollywood Style

June 2, 2012 No Comments So you’ve taken your children to the multi-plex. You’ve attended a movies-in-the-park night screening a Disney film. Your children sit still, or fall asleep comfortably in the middle of a film. You’re ready for something a little more memorable. The El Capitan Theater If you live in the Los Angeles area, there are some wonderful ...

 

Picnicking and Nearly Panicking- Pyramid Lake

Picnicking and Nearly Panicking- Pyramid Lake

March 27, 2012 No Comments Our family was recently invited by our friends Elvia and Sean Shepherd and their young son to drive up to Pyramid Lake for a day of picnicking and boating. Sean had the use of his boss’ speedboat, and our three sons and we were looking forward to spending the afternoon tooling about on the huge ...

 

Best Los Angeles Family Attractions on a Budget

Best Los Angeles Family Attractions on a Budget

March 6, 2012 No Comments Los Angeles, California is known for its diverse family attractions from museums, to zoos, aquariums, amusement parks and botanical gardens. If you are looking to spend some fun quality time without going broke, you will find the following venues perfect for a day out with the kids. Listed alphabetically, these attractions are all priced under ...

 

Splurging on Santa – Los Angeles Style

Splurging on Santa – Los Angeles Style

December 25, 2011 No Comments The holiday season brings many indulgences. Rich foods, presents for the kids, decorations for your home, maybe even a special family vacation. Now your children may be clamoring for a visit to the North Pole, but that’s probably not going to be your destination of choice if you do choose to travel this holiday season. ...

 

Twelve Holiday Family Treats in Los Angeles

Twelve Holiday Family Treats in Los Angeles

November 16, 2011 No Comments Yes, those twelve days and that Partridge in the Pear Tree are already being sung repeatedly over the audio system at the shopping mall. But we’re talking about holiday treats starting from Halloween through Thanksgiving to Christmas and Hanukkah, events that are different, engaging for kids of all ages, and reason enough to visit the ...

 

West Hollywood for Halloween Families

West Hollywood for Halloween Families

November 15, 2011 No Comments Going to the “West Hollywood Halloween Carnival” now in its 23rd anniversary year may not be the first Halloween activity you think of for small children, but if you live in, or are planning to visit the greater Los Angeles area, think again. First of all, it’s an event you’ll always remember, and perhaps one ...

 

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