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The Good Life, Family Style

From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. every day, the Pavilion Hotel transforms from a quaint, family-friendly island hotel…

Gateway to Glitz

The Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles nailed it with the name. Its gleaming exterior, modern furniture, and classy…

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Catalina Wine Mixer!

An arid, mostly undeveloped island sat in the backyard of one of America’s most famous entrepreneurs for…

Drinks

Q(cumber) Rating

Sitting just a few blocks east of the Staples Center, the upscale, dimly-lit J Lounge isn’t where…

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Venice on the Pacific

Much like in Venice — Italy, not California — one of the most romantic and delicious restaurants on…

License to Eat

Chili costs nothing more than a license plate at Barney’s Beanery. Bring your unwanted old plate to…

Fun Stuff

Sport Clips

The price of admission to one of California’s best sports museums is a haircut. The walls of…

Keys to the Crown

The Chinese and Egyptian theaters in Hollywood are more famous, but the Avalon Casino on nearby Santa…

Bliss

The High Life

In a teeming celebrity hotspot, a private massage beside a rooftop pool may be the most leisurely…

Vintage Comfort

The Moroccan-inspired El Leon Spa, complete with Buddhist chants, offers an entire list of services under the…

Little Ones

Top of the Ocean

Scaling a cliff, looking up, and peering out over the Pacific Ocean is a rock climber’s dream….

Living Aquarium

Here’s one luxury that isn’t reserved for the one percent: Taking your kids into the ocean, rather…