Activities and Attractions in LA

From hidden gems to tasty restaurants, Activities & Attractions in LA explores the city's nooks and crannies, shining a light on these little known secrets.

Activities and Attractions in LA

Pitfire Pizza Is Keeping A Big Secret!
People all over the world alike have long been crazy for pizza. But over the last few years, they have elevated their passion to a vocation, sending pizza into a whole new stratosphere of...
Fantasy Faire at Disneyland
Fantasy Faire at Disneyland
Fantasy Faire at Disneyland
Fantasy Faire at Disneyland
The Disney Princesses are so popular that they now have their own area in Disneyland. Fantasy Faire is located in the area that was previously the Carnation Plaza Gardens. It is a fun storybook...
Universal Studios Hollywood A Review by Laurie McDermott
Finding things to do with Teen Agers is tough.  Finding activities for them on vacation is tougher.My 13 year old son  rolls his eyes at even the idea of our family doing anything fun...
A Successful California Restaurant Month for Visitors & Locals Alike
Just in case you haven't heard, this past month was all about eating in California. January marked the third annual Restaurant Month, a statewide promotion run by Visit California, the state's...
The Top 5 OC Restaurants You Must Visit
Dining is a passionate art form in Orange County. Our restaurants and chefs are world-renowned and award-winning.  Where can you find world-class cuisine in Orange County today? Just about...
Eat Your Heart Out-LA Restaurant Week
It's fast become one of the most popular times to dine out in Los Angeles: Restaurant Week. What is Restaurant Week? Well, first the name is a bit misleading; it actually takes place over twelve...
Chill At Queen Mary in Long Beach
Ice? A Holiday-Ice Amusement Park?When looking for a fun, memorable 'adventure' to do the day of my daughters 9th birthday, someone suggested "Chill" at the Queen Mary in Long Beach...
Celebrate the Season at Disneyland Resort
Celebrate the Season at Disneyland Resort
Celebrate the Season at Disneyland Resort
Celebrate the Season at Disneyland Resort
Celebrate the Season at Disneyland Resort
If you haven't experienced the holiday season at the Disneyland Resort, it's time to treat your family to all the festivities -- Disney style. Disneyland is filled with holiday sights and sounds...
Four Boys and a Pizza Parlor: THE OVEN NEW YORK PIZZERIA
Ah, college.  Whatever the question, pizza was the answer.  And then things got a tad more complicated, sometimes 15lbs more complicated.  But it's a fond memory and a universal anchor...
US Foods Culinary Event in Los Angeles
Around 3,000 people attended US Foods Culinary Event in Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 10th, where dining trends, sample dishes and more than 2,000 products, were demonstrated.   Bill...
The Tart of the Matter: TART Restaurant
A couple deep into their golden years are in hysterics.  Corned beef hash and haystack hussies (grits with bacon, green onion, cheddars, eggs, and biscuits) between them, black coffee, and jokes...
The LA Philharmonic Opens its New Season
September 27, 2012 opened the new season of the LA Philharmonic with style, music, and dance. Under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel, the orchestra played selections from Adams, Stravinsky, Saint-...
When Orbiting The Grove Has Left you Famished: Planet Dailies
Where's this place been hiding?  Or more apparently, where have I not been seeking?  My girls and I have been to The Grove more times than should be legal, and always without a slam-dunk...
Grand Opening of the First Disney Baby Store in Glendale, CA
Yesterday, September 6th, special guests celebrated the grand opening of the first Disney Baby Store at the Americana at Brand. Guests included actress Alison Sweeny, musical guest Blue Sky...
Delfini Citta: Putting the Sea In City
Don't let that cute little dolphin fool you, or my misleading title.  It's not a seafood restaurant; it's Italian, actually.  One we have forever loved, only it has always lived by the...
Put Some South in Your Mouth!
For a restaurant reviewer, the possibility of turning the public on to an undiscovered gem is just too irresistible to pass up. When an employee of Johnny Rebs' approached me and raved about the...
Zumba Isn't For Everybody
So this one's going out to all the moms who are just peeking through that shimmering new window where the kids are in back in school and for the first time since they wheeled you out of Cedars, you'...
Build Your Own Burgers
The concept of The Counter is simple; you build your own customized burger. Upon entering the sleek eatery, we were seated immediately by one of the Counter's friendly servers. Meeting us at our...
Palm Springs Getaway
Life is so hectic these days that I find myself in dire need of a vacation at least once a month. Sure, we all wish we could jet set off to Europe or Fiji every time we need to clear our heads, but...
Take the Kids to Paris, Home in Time for Nap
Long story, we had to go downtown one Saturday morning, I'll spare you.  But if you live in my family you know that every destination, every adventure, every vacation domestic or otherwise,...