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Culturally Fun Exciting Things in Koreatown

September 19, 2014
Los Angeles has many unique cultural centers throughout the city. One of these places is Koreatown – a vibrant area of LA where you can find not only great quality food, but also other places such as markets and even a music venue!
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Your Guide to Larchmont Village in LA

November 13, 2015
Find delicious food, go shopping, or relax in a coffee shop in Los Angeles'' tiniest neighborhood
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3 Top Rated Korean BBQ Restaurants in Koreatown

March 7, 2016
If you are looking for authentic Korean food, look no further than Koreatown, especially if you want to enjoy some delicious Korean BBQ. But with all the restaurants around the area, it might be hard to figure out where to go.
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Guide to LA's Best Shopping Districts on a Budget

March 18, 2016
While Los Angeles is a great place to do touristy things and to take advantage of all the activities to do, it is also a fantastic place to go shopping. For many, when you say “shopping” and “LA”, you might think Rodeo Drive.
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3 Best Karaoke Bars in Koreatown

March 24, 2016
Sometimes, what you need after a long day is the option to sing your favorite songs at the top of your lungs at a Karaoke bar. Lucky for you, Koreatown in Los Angeles is filled with places for you and your friends to sing your hearts out. Be sure to pick out your go-to song because here are 3 best karaoke bars in Koreatown.
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Your Guide to Koreatown

March 28, 2016
While the food in Koreatown is fantastic, this cultural destination has more to offer than just good eats. If you are looking to explore this dynamic area of LA, here is your guide to Koreatown.
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Top 3 Hollywood Tours To Go On

April 4, 2016
For newcomers, Hollywood can be a little overwhelming. What are the places to see and which can be avoided? Lucky for you, there are a number of tours that you can trust that will give you the highlights. Here are the top 3 Hollywood sightseeing tours you should check out.
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How to Travel on a Budget in Los Angeles

April 13, 2016
Even though Los Angeles is the home of the rich and famous, it doesn’t mean that you have to spend as much money as Hollywood starlets. In fact, there are a number of things that you can enjoy in LA for little to no money. Here are some things you can explore when traveling on a budget in Los Angeles.
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Enjoy a night of Laughs at these LA Comedy Clubs

April 21, 2016
While there are many ways that you can spend your weekends in LA, the city has a thriving comedy club scene where you can enjoy countless shows from some of the best emerging talent in the area. If you are looking for the best comedy clubs in Los Angeles, enjoy a night of laughs at these top 3 LA comedy clubs.
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3 Historic Landmarks in LA to Check Out

April 28, 2016
Los Angeles was one of the first major cities along the West Coast. As a result, there a number of different landmarks throughout Los Angeles. While there are almost too many to count, here are just 3 historical places to visit in Los Angeles that you should check out.
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Experience these Cultural Districts in LA

May 4, 2016
One thing that makes Los Angeles a unique city is the fact that there are so many different and unique areas within the city. If you want to branch out and enjoy different cuisines or experiences, here are some ways that you can experience diversity when you visit these cultural districts in LA.
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LA Escape Rooms

May 11, 2016
Escape Rooms are a fun group activity that has been gaining in popularity. If you haven’t heard, the essential concept is that you and your friends are trapped in a room and the only way you can get out is if you figure out a series of clues and puzzles in the allotted time!
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Ways to Get Around LA without a Car

May 18, 2016
Even though Los Angeles is known as a commuter city, it is possible to get around without having a car. So if you are wondering how to get around Los Angeles without a car, just consider all these varied options that will get you from point A to point B.
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E3 Expo 2016 (June 14-16) at LACC

May 25, 2016
The 2016 E3 Expo will be taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 14th through the 16th. If you don’t know what the E3 Expo, it is simply the premier event in the gaming world that brings together some of the best companies as they showcase their latest technologies, products, services and more.
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Best Food Trucks in Los Angeles

June 1, 2016
Los Angeles has a fantastic food truck scene and is known for its eclectic mix of options. From burgers to ice cream, in LA, you can almost find a food truck for any type of food or dessert you’re in the mood for. While the variety is fantastic, it might be hard to weed out the good trucks from the drabble.
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Anime Expo 2016 (July 1-4) at LACC

June 15, 2016
Calling all fans of anime, manga, cosplay and more. The Anime Expo will be hitting the streets of Los Angeles from July 1st through the 4th. This annual event will be taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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Los Angeles Food Fest

June 22, 2016
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IDEA World

June 29, 2016
If you are dedicated to making your life better, then the IDEA World Convention might be just the thing for you. At IDEA World, it’s all about fitness, nutrition and inspiration. Here, you can hear from some of the most popular fitness celebrities, learn all about the effect nutrition has on our behaviour and learn new fitness moves to keep you pumped.
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Visit Open Air Observation Deck SkySpace in LA

July 7, 2016
While Los Angeles has a number of rooftop bars that offer fantastic views of the city, you probably have never seen it like this before. For the very first time, Los Angeles is offering an open air observation deck for visitors and locals alike to enjoy!
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3 Los Angeles Tours to Go On

July 13, 2016
Los Angeles is a large city that offers so much to do and see. While this can be a good thing, it might also be a little intimidating. If you don’t know where the best to start is, or would prefer a local showing you around, it is best to sign up for one of the many guided tours that are offered throughout the city. Here are some of the best Los Angeles tours to go on.
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3 Breweries to Visit in Los Angeles

July 20, 2016
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CicLAvia on Wilshire

July 28, 2016
If you are looking for a fun and exciting way to explore Los Angeles, look no further than CicLAvia! If you’ve never heard of it before, CicLAvia is an annual event that is the country’s largest open street event! Essentially, CicLAvia, is similar to a huge block party that will take place through various parts of Los Angeles.
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Reasons to Visit Koreatown

August 1, 2016
If you are looking for different areas of Los Angeles to explore, consider taking a trip to Koreatown. This area of Los Angeles, conveniently located near Downtown, has much to offer from delicious food, excellent shopping opportunities, and even getaway trips to the spa. Here are just a few reasons to visit Koreatown.
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LA Taco Festival

August 18, 2016
It should come as no surprise that Los Angeles has some of the best tacos around. Where else can you find authentic street tacos unlike any you’ve ever had before? At the LA Taco Festival, surround yourself by over 20 food venues serving up carne asada, shrimp, carnitas and more!
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Shakespeare at the Bowl

August 24, 2016
If you are looking for outdoor activities to enjoy in Los Angeles, the city is full of amazing opportunities to take advantage of. Whether you are looking for a cool new restaurant or a cultural event, Los Angeles has something to offer. One particular venue that always has something to offer is the Hollywood Bowl.
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Outdoor Movie Events to Attend in LA

August 31, 2016
Summer is the time for getting outdoors and enjoying the weather with friends. One great activity that the city has to offer is watching movies outdoors! Grab your picnic basket and blankets and head out to these outdoor movie events in Los Angeles.
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68th Annual Emmy Awards

September 8, 2016
The award show that celebrates the best shows in television is once again fast approaching. This year, the 68th Annual Emmy Awards will be on September 18th. This year, the 2016 Emmys will be located at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and comedian Jimmy Kimmel will host.
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Outdoor Activities To Do in LA

September 14, 2016
Thanks to the almost always sunny weather in Los Angeles, there are always fun, outdoor activities that can be taken advantage of. If you are looking to get outside, enjoy the fresh air and explore the city, here are some outdoor activities to do in Los Angeles.
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Your Shopping Guide to LA

September 21, 2016
Visiting Los Angeles, your days might be packed with visiting museums or other cultural sites. However, your time in LA will not be complete without a good old fashioned shopping spree. Lucky for you, LA is known for its excellent shopping opportunities. Here is your shopping guide to LA.
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Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights

September 28, 2016
With October right around the corner, we are getting closer and closer to the scariest night of the year - Halloween! For many, the Halloween season is a favorite time of year. At Universal Studios, Halloween is more than just fun for one night. Instead, you can celebrate the scariest time of year all month long! Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights is now open!
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CicLAvia Heart of LA

October 5, 2016
One of the most awaited for days in LA is now back for locals and visitors to enjoy. Get ready for CicLAvia - Heart of LA. This all day event encourages friends and family to come out and explore Los Angeles! Whether it be through bicycles, walking, running or anything else, enjoy the opportunity to explore LA through streets that have been closed off to car traffic.
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Los Angeles Oktoberfest

October 13, 2016
For some, October means it’s nearly time for Halloween. For beer lovers, October means one thing and one thing only - it’s time for Oktoberfest. This annual event is always a fun and engaging experience for friends and the community. At Oktoberfest, not only can you try a number of different brews, you can also enjoy German inspired activities as well!
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Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

October 19, 2016
The California Science Center is always bringing in new exhibits to inspire the minds of guests. One of the latest exhibits at the Science Center is The Science Behind Pixar exhibition. This unique exhibit will allow guests to get a behind the scenes look at the making of some of your favorite Pixar movies! Bring down the whole family for some engaging fun.
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Best AYCE KBBQ Restaurants in Koreatown

October 30, 2016
It’s no surprise that Koreatown has excellent options for food, especially if you are looking for Korean BBQ. In fact, you’ll be hard pressed to find more authentic Korean BBQ then in Koreatown. One of the great things about Korean BBQ eateries is that they often offer excellent all you can eat specials.
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LA Auto Show

November 7, 2016
The annual Los Angeles Auto Show is once again hitting the city but this time, it is bigger and better than ever before. This is the 109th year that the auto show has been in Los Angeles. This year, continue the tradition and see everything that’s in store for you today.
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Upcoming Musicals at the Pantages Theatre

November 17, 2016
The Pantages Theatre in Hollywood hosts a number of different musicals and shows throughout the year. This winter season, come and see what the Pantages Theatre has in store for you. When staying in Los Angeles check out these upcoming musicals that friends and family can enjoy. Get your tickets today!
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Turkey Trot

November 24, 2016
Interested in things to do for Thanksgiving in Los Angeles? The annual Turkey Trot is once again hitting the streets of Downtown LA. Gather your friends and family and start your Thanksgiving day off right! Whether you are an avid runner or this is your first 5k, all are welcome.
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Best AYCE KBBQ Restaurants in Koreatown

November 30, 2016
While in Koreatown, aside from all the great shopping opportunities and tourist attractions, a must do is stopping for some lunch or dinner at an authentic Korean BBQ restaurant. If you are looking for some good food, here are some of the best KBBQ restaurants in LA, and they’re All You Can Eat!
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Korea Town

December 2, 2016
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Best Beaches in LA

December 13, 2016
Whatever the season, Los Angeles is known for its sunny weather and blue skies. Take advantage of the good vibes and do what the locals do, head to the beach! Here are some of the best beaches in Los Angeles that you will find near the dunes hotel.
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Nightlife in Hollywood

December 21, 2016
The nightlife scene in Hollywood is unprecedented and it unlike anything you can find anywhere else. From lounge bars to dance clubs, there is something here for everyone. If you are looking for a night out on the town with friends, here are some nightlife options in Hollywood.
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LA for the Little Ones

December 25, 2016
While Los Angeles is known for its lively nightlife scene, it’s not the only thing it offers. In fact, the city offers a number of events and activities that are great for the whole family. Consider some of these ways to enjoy Los Angeles with the little ones in your family while you stay at Dunes Inn Sunset.
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Dancing in LA

January 5, 2017
Are you looking for a chance to hit the town and listen to some music? Here are some great options where you can let loose and dance the night away in LA. Once you’re done dancing make sure to head over to Dunes Hotel Wilshire location for some R&R.
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Peterson Automotive

January 11, 2017
If you are a fan of automobiles, Los Angeles is a great city to be in. While you can always catch a beautiful car out on the street, how about the chance to get up close and personal with some of the most beautiful cars around? If this is the case, a trip to the Petersen Automotive Museum is just the thing for you.
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Free Concerts in Los Angeles

January 20, 2017
If you love music and catching shows, then Los Angeles is the place for you. Even better than the number of venues in the city are the number of FREE shows that are offered throughout the year! Here is some information on FREE concerts that you can catch in Los Angeles which will pair great with a cheap room in Los Angeles.
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Get Creative While you Shop

January 26, 2017
Tired of the same old products? Want to get a little creative and experience new? If so, here are some exciting new stores that give you the opportunity to create something unique and personal. Get creative while you shop at these Los Angeles locations. These are a great idea if you’re staying at hotels on Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles as they are close by.
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Oue Skyspace Los Angeles

February 3, 2017
At OUE Skyspace LA see the city like you’ve never seen it before. The observation deck, located atop the US Bank building rests nearly 1,000 feet above the ground. From that high up, guests of the observation deck can see stunning views of downtown Los Angeles including Dunes Inn Wilshire and beyond. On clear days, you can even see all the way to the Pacific Ocean! What makes this observation deck unique us that there are glass walls surrounding the open air observation deck, which means you get unobstructed views of Los Angeles as far as your eyes can see.
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Miracle Mile

February 10, 2017
Miracle Mile is a 1.5 mile stretch of Wilshire Blvd. between Highland Avenues and Fairfax. Along Miracle mile you’ll find museums, shops, restaurants and more. Here are some of the places you can find on Miracle Mile.
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The Natural History Museum

February 24, 2017
Los Angeles has a number of different museums that locals and visitors alike can enjoy. If you are looking for an informative as well as educational experience that will be great for the whole family, consider visiting the Natural History Museum. At this museum, you can discover a wide range of exhibits from encountering dinosaurs to beautiful gems and diamonds! Come visit the Los Angeles History Museum and see what is waiting in store for you today.
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Visiting the Griffith Observatory

February 24, 2017
The Griffith Observatory sits atop the Hollywood Hills and is one of the most visited destinations in Los Angeles. In addition to being a renowned observatory featuring world class technology, it also is an architectural masterpiece that has been featured in movies such as the recent, La La Land or the classic film, Rebel Without a Cause. Since the observatory sits atop a hill, a visit to the observatory guarantees beautiful views of the city below and on a clear day, you can even see all the way to the Pacific Ocean! Stop by the Griffith Observatory and see what this destination has in store for you today!
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