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Bird’s the word: L.A.’s Bird Day on May 7th

Get out those binoculars! We’ll be you didn’t know that there are over 500 species of birds that live in Los Angeles, proving that the city is a whole lot more than a concrete jungle.

10 cocktails you need to try in L.A.

Want to give your next night out a splash of something special? Whether you like your drinks shaken or stirred, up or on the rocks, get inspired by these L.A. hot spots mixing up refreshing handcrafted cocktails:

Planning a cocktail party? You need this bar!

If you live in L.A. and spend your free time downtown, you may already know Westin Mitchell’s work: His retro-Americana furniture populates Umami Burger and City Tavern. Now you can bring that look home—he’s selling a handful of designs (desk, chair, a few lamps) in limited editions of 800 each, all made in his Arts District atelier. Our pick, which we wish we’d ordered before the holiday-entertaining season kicked off, is the Contour Bar Cart, a chariot-like affair of steel, leather, and walnut. With […]

Reopening in style: L.A.’s Petersen auto museum

With stainless steel undulations wrapping around a bold red building, the newly redesigned Petersen Automotive Museum has a Hot Wheels flair that dares drivers to keep their eyes on the road. And when it reopens on December 7—with a pricey preview the day before—after a 13-month overhaul, the Petersen will pole-position itself as the new jewel of L.A.’s Museum Row, stealing the spotlight from fellow Wilshire Boulevard heavyweight LACMA.