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LACMA’s 50th Anniversary

Everyone knows Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world. We have Disneyworld and Universal Studios, the tours at world-famous television and film production studios including NBC and Warner Brothers. So it usually comes as a surprise to many that LA is also one of the best museum destinations in the country.
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Sip Beer, Support Autism! Hops & Hopes is Back

If you’re staying with us this weekend, you’re in for a treat! On Saturday, our city’s “most epic” beer fest is back in town, and it’s not just for beer lovers. The Hops & Hopes Craft Beer Fest is an annual event that raises funds for Beer Autism Hope, a charity that supports the autism community in countless ways.
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The NoHo Arts District: Truly Something for Everyone

The NoHo Arts District is a tight-knit community in North Hollywood that is home to a huge number of attractions that are sure to please just about every type of person. Whether you’re a fan of professional theater companies, art workshops, international dining options, clothing shops, dance studios, public art, music recording or something else entirely, you’ll find your specific interest wonderfully represented in the area. At any given time there are a huge number of events going on, all of which are more than worth checking out.

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Want To See The Back Of The Hollywood Sign? Here Is The Best Hiking Route You Need To Know About

Heights, camera, traction! If you want to experience the famous Hollywood sign like never before, it’s going to take a bit of hiking, climbing, and a little photographic evidence to prove you made the trek yourself. There are a number of ways to make your ways up scenic Mount Lee to see the back of the Hollywood sign, but the best way is a little inside secret we love sharing with our guests. Here is what you need to know about the best hiking route in all of the Hollywood Hills
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Frank Loyd Wright’s Hollyhock House Is a Treasure Worth Exploring

Frank Loyd Wright was an amazing and world-renown architect. The first home he designed in Los Angeles, the Hollyhock House, has recently reopened for public tours. The centerpiece of Barnsdall Park, the house has many of the architectural and design features one expects from FLW, but it has a few surprises as well. The park offers inexpensive and self-guided “Walk Wright In” tours that allow visitors to enjoy this unique and spectacular home.
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Celebrating Chinese New Year in LA: Golden Dragon Parade

Xian nian kuai le! Happy Chinese New Years!

For 100s of millions of Chinese people around the world the first week of the new-year is a whirlwind of family, friends, food, fireworks and fun. Mixed into this chaotic week are some long-standing traditions. For people celebrating this event in LA, one of the longest standing traditions is The Golden Dragon Parade.
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Wickedly Good: Come See Wicked at the Pantages Theater!

We were so excited to hear last summer that Wicked was returning to the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles, especially since this season’s cast is phenomenal. If you’re a fan of Saturday Night Live, then you’ll love to see SNL alum Tim Kazurinsky in the role of the Wizard. Any fans of the soap opera The Guiding Light will enjoy seeing Kim Zimmer in the role of Madame Morrible.
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Your Home for 2015 LA Restaurant Week

For adventurous food-lovers, January is a great month to be in Burbank! That’s because during the last two weeks of January, our city and the Hollywood/Los Angeles area celebrate DineLA’s Restaurant Week. Now through February 1, visitors and residents alike can enjoy a world of cuisines for a reasonable price, all across town. Now is the time to try all the exclusive restaurants and unique cuisines you’ve always wanted.
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Enjoying the Annual Tournament of Roses Parade

In the late 1800s, locals in Pasadena held a mid-winter festival designed to boost tourism to the community in the winter. Just a few years after its inception, organizers added a parade to the festivities.
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101st Rose Bowl: Site of the 1st College Football Playoff

We’re really excited about the 101st Rose Bowl to take place on January 1, 2015. Though we are always pleased when football fans use our hotel as a base during their stay for the Rose Bowl, this year represents an extra special occasion.
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