Category Archives: Attractions

Offbeat L.A.: Fall is in the Air- Apple Picking in Oak Glen

Those on the other coast like to tell us we don’t have seasons here in Southern California. They romanticize images of red and golden leaves, bright orange pumpkins on the vine and the sudden nippiness of the weather after a humid summer. … Continue reading

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Urban Death Tour at the Zombie Joe Underground

There is a small, pitch black cracker box of a theater near the NoHo sign in the valley where the spirit of Halloween and all things dark and disturbing find a place to rest their fangs and horns all year … Continue reading

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Air Soft Zombie Hunt and Horror Maze

The first air soft zombie hunt and horror maze combo in Bellflower opened in 2012 to mixed reviews and a little naïveté about the biz, but Haunted Hollywood Sports were undaunted and decided to shamble on like any good zombie would and I’m happy … Continue reading

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The Infamous McKamey Manor Considers Toning it Down

According to a video posted by Russell McKamey on October 1st of this year, McKamey Manor has come to the conclusion that they need to mellow out a little bit. This decision was in response to having to remove two members of the … Continue reading

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The Rocky Road to The Folk Tree

As I approach The Folk Tree, located at 217 South Fair Oaks Avenue in Pasadena, I imagine a whiff of something sharp and pungent. It’s a bit like the perfume of wild sage as the sun sets, or the smoked … Continue reading

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Dark Harbor Opens Today at the Queen Mary, Get Ready for Fun, Fright, Music and Some ‘Spirited’ Drinking

It’s Halloween time again—–the time that the spirits come out to haunt the Queen Mary in Long Beach. And there are plenty of spirits, since the Queen Mary is known to be haunted. In fact, Cabin B340 is off limits … Continue reading

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The Queen Mary in Long Beach Celebrates Her 80th Birthday

A huge crowd turned out Friday for a special birthday party. The Queen Mary, one of the most beautiful ships ever made, was launched on September 26, 1934. Guests from all over came to the Queen in Long Beach to … Continue reading

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GHOULA’s Annual Peg Entwhistle Hollywood Sign Hike

Hollywood loves its formula money-making stories. It loves the chick flick, the buddy syndrome, the action packed franchise super hero epic and perhaps above all, in a subliminal way, its creepy tales of ghosts and paranormal skullduggery. That’s probably because Hollywood … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Levitated Mass

Early on in Levitated Mass, the new documentary film by Doug Pray, about the monolithic sculpture of the same name by sculptor/’earth artist’ Michael Heizer, one of the early donors to the project proclaims that “nothing [looks] less like art than … Continue reading

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Marineland’s 60 Year Anniversary

In August of 1954, Marineland of the Pacific opened to the public for the first time.  Located at the current site of the Terranea Resort on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, the park overlooked coves that had once been used by whalers. Marineland was a revolutionary … Continue reading

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