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Treasured Tudor Revival on the market for first time in 40 years

Lovingly cherished by one family for decades, this exquisitely detailed home near Brand Park in Glendale was designed in 1930 by noted architect Gene Verge, whose residences included Buster Keaton's spectacular 1926 Mediterranean manor in Beverly Hills. Previously, two-time Glendale Mayor William...

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Eat your core out, Big Apple

Did you know the NoHo Arts District has the highest concentration of theatres outside of New York City? Well, you do now. In fact, the biggest challenge is picking a production. Consider The Bard’s Much Ado About Nothing with a rock score — now through August 21 at NoHo’s Theater Unlimited.

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First peek at LA's most colossal makeover

How do you renovate a 107-year-old, 1.1-million-square foot landmark in the heart of Downtown? You don’t. You reinvent it as the showpiece destination for Broadway and the historic core. Sidewalk cafes. A rooftop that’s a small city in itself. This is, um, huge.

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Just another magic Monday

Banish blue Mondays with a night of illusion and wonderment at the Santa Monica Playhouse. See an ever-changing lineup of award-winning magicians from the Magic Castle, Penn & Teller: Fool Us, America’s Got Talent, Tosh.0, Masters of Illusion and Wizard Wars. They’re out to...

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In Place: Sherman Oaks

Within years of its emergence just over the hill from Hollywood, Sherman Oaks was attracting stars. By the ‘40s, local luminaries included Bing Crosby, Mary Astor, Richard Arlen and W.C. Fields. Sixteen-year-old newlywed Marilyn Monroe set up housekeeping there, along with Susan Hayward and Jane...

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Pasadena’s newest historic district

Green Street Village is home to some of the most beautiful vintage architecture in Pasadena. The collection of shops is as charming as their tree-lined avenue, and Madeline Garden Bistro offers a lovely stop for lunch, dinner, high tea or a craft beer in the historic Front Court.

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At home with monsters

Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro reinvented the horror, fantasy, and science fiction genres with Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, Pacific Rim and more. Now, he’s recreated the vivid dreams of his Guadalajara childhood in a spellbinding exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. See it. Then sleep...

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Experience a Griffith Park sunset

If you haven’t watched the sun sink in the west from Griffith Observatory, you’ve missed one of LA’s most iconic moments. Tip: When you do it, don’t just stand there, go for the deluxe edition: the Observatory’s monthly Sunset Walk, led by a Park Ranger and Museum Guide.

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LA Central Library hits the big 9-0

It’s more than a great center of learning and culture; its 1926 main building is one of the city’s most prized architectural treasures. When it faced demolition in the ‘70s, the LA Conservancy was born— and today, the building is a highlight of their Saturday walking tours.

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