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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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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2014 Tournament of Roses Parade

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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Make This Holiday Season Magical with The Los Angeles Ballet’s Production of The Nutcracker

A ticket to The Los Angeles Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ isn’t just a plain old piece of paper, it’s really a Golden Ticket that grants you access to a mystical winter wonderland. Travel to this winter wonderland and you’ll take part in a sword fight against an evil Rat King, watch dancing snowflakes twirl under freshly fallen snow, and visit a land where favorite dolls come to life.
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Celebrate the Holidays at The Rink in Downtown Burbank

This year, the holiday festivities kick off with the return of Burbank’s beloved outdoor ice-skating rink. Now a winter tradition among families and friends, the outdoor ice-skating rink on the corner of E Orange Grove and N 3rd Street will resume for 8 incredible weeks. From November 28th to January 19th, Burbank’s residents and guests can enjoy freestyle skating, exciting shows and theme nights.
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2014 Burbank Turkey Trot

Run for Fun in the Burbank Community YMCA Turkey Trot 2014

Many families have added the tradition of a 5K or 10K “turkey trot” race to the Thanksgiving day menu. These races often benefit local charities and give families and friends a chance to soak up some sun and vitamin D before the feasting begins.
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