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Ace Hotel’s Stylish Budget Hotels

This may be the perfect year for Ace Hotels’ lo-fi, rock ‘n’ roll style, as the Oregon-based company expands to California and New York. T+L reports from Palm Springs on the reinvention of the budget hotel—here and elsewhere.

Driving Through Los Angeles’s Canyons

T+L looks for traces of the area’s rock ‘n’ roll past, and finds its cool bohemian culture lives on.

Best Restaurants in Los Angeles

The West Coast may lag an hour to three behind the rest of the country, but Los Angeles has always been way out ahead when it comes to the nation’s tastes. Here are 26 reasons why.

California Dreaming

The coastal towns south of Los Angeles offer the right mix of high style and surf culture. T+L maps an easy three-day itinerary.

Los Angeles: Best Comfort Food Restaurants

Forget fancy monikers and complicated menus: Los Angeles restaurants are taking their names from the down-home foods they serve. Here, our picks.

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Insider Tips From The Editors Of

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Mass transit in L.A. - It exists! And it includes a comprehensive bus system serving most major streets and a clean subway running from downtown through Hollywood and into the San Fernando Valley. Light-rail lines connect downtown with Pasadena and Long Beach, too. A Day Pass for all these options is just $7; call Metro at 1-800-COMMUTE or visit for more info.

Flying to L.A. - Since Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is one of the world’s busiest, it’s a good idea to consider Bob Hope Airport (a.k.a. Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport) or Long Beach Airport instead, both of which are easy to get in and out of quickly. SuperShuttle ( and Xpress Shuttle ( both have service from these airports to downtown L.A.

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Art Deco LA

Many examples of the Moderne style can be found in Los Angeles

Walking L.A.

Take a stroll in the city of Angels

Gardens of Los Angeles

Everything grows well here in Los Angles

First Time in Los Angeles

The Must-Sees, Must-Eats and Local Recommendations

Architectural Highlights of the Southland

To get you started on your Los Angeles architectural tour

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