Having moved from its previous Bunker Hill address to the 51st floor of the City National Bank Building this private club has maintained its emphasis on business networking and servicing the downtown business community. Great views and food complement meeting facilities and social mixers. If...more
Downtown Los Angeles has many hidden gems. This is one of the best. Located within the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center this beautiful garden provides peace and serenity in the midst of urban cacophony.
Directly across the street from the San Fernando Mission this garden within Brand Park is a hidden gem. Peaceful, serene and beautifully laid out, if you are in the area take a few minutes to visit and refresh yourself.
Commonly referred to as "LA Plaza" this museum tells the Mexican-American story of Los Angeles. The permanent exhibits are aesthetically pleasing and informative. A very short walk from Olvera Street, it only opened in 2011, is not that well know but is well worth walking through....more
If you have a limited amount of time in Chinatown and want to walk away with something, this two story store is for you. In addition to a large selection of teas and herbs there is a smattering of everything else that is sold in Chinatown.
The stretch of sand from the northernmost part of Zuma to Westward Beach, aka "Free Zuma" ending at Point Dume is one of California's longest stretches of beach. It is also one of the finest. Good surf, beautiful sunsets, dolphins at play, clean sand all combine for a great beach...more
Located in the middle of Topanga there is a limited selection of items for both the market and the cafe but what there is, is fresh, healthy and tasty. For example, only four kinds of smoothies but the two we tried were each a special experience. There's an outside eating area adjacent to the...more
Instead of turning left at Westward Beach Road to enter Malibu's Zuma Beach, turn right at Bonsall Drive and go to the end of the road. The Zuma Canyon trailhead begins there giving you the option of several scenic trails, one of which also takes you to a nice but not spectacular view of the ocean....more