Category Archives: Attractions

The Hollywood Christmas Parade with Tequila Mockingbird

Okay! I’m ready for the 89th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade benefiting Toys for Tots and organized by the Marines. Scientology also has a hand in all this, but they’re doing good work and making sure that children have toys for … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Treats & Celebrations in Los Angeles

Latkes and brisket and kugel, oh my! Hanukkah 2021 begins on Sunday, November 28. See below for recommendations for places to celebrate in person or virtually, and where to get brisket, latkes, noodle kugel, matzo ball soup, and rugelach for Hanukkah dining. A … Continue reading

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Salma Hayek Gets Star on the Walk of Fame

Salma Hayek received the 2,709th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in a rare evening ceremony. Speakers included Adam Sandler, Academy Award-winning director Chloé Zhao and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti.

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Happy 31st Amoeba!

Amoeba Music is 31 years old today! It may have moved locations, but its spirit lives on. Here is a message from founder Marc Weinstein, “My partner Dave and I started Amoeba 14 years after I started working in Record … Continue reading

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Iconic L.A. Hot Dog Stand Tail o’ the Pup Returning in 2022

Good news for fans of historic Los Angeles — iconic hot dog stand Tail o’ the Pup is reopening in early 2022! Shaped like a giant hot dog, Tail o’ the Pup opened in 1946 and was one of LA’s most … Continue reading

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This is Halloween 2021

Disneyland Photo Opp Photo by Elise Thompson Halloween is happening again this year, with some precautions in place. Here is a list of exciting events running throughout October to thrill, chill, enchant or scare the living crap out of you! … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Bubbles

When I was young, going to Marineland was a huge deal. And what made it better was that it was kind of ours. I mean for people in the South Bay, because it was right there, super close in Palos … Continue reading

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Star Trek Exhibit Boldly Goes to the Skirball Cultural Center

Dedicated Star Trek fans and amused admirers alike will find something to love at the Skirball Cultural Center’s new exhibit, “Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds.” Organized by the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) in Seattle, Washington, the public display takes … Continue reading

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Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening to the Public

After more than 90 years and two opening-date postponements due to COVID-19, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is finally opening on September 30. Located on Fairfax and Wilshire, the seven-story museum was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano … Continue reading

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Don McLean Gets a Star on the Walk of Fame

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