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Can a museum be rad?

This one can. The Museum of San Fernando Valley Relics, passionately curated by a lifetime Valley Boy, ranges from delicate vintage Valley postcards to hulking, jewel-encrusted Nudie Cadillacs. Plan ahead, though — it’s only open on Saturdays from 10 to 3.

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Odd Markets are everywhere

Call them “Etsy meets flea market bazaars.” They’re filled with juried finds by local designers, crafters, and vintage vendors, along with live music and DJs, food trucks, beer and wine. Spotted from downtown to the Valley, they’re worth tracking down.

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Stunning views, sweeping flow in The Oaks

Set at the end of a long private drive in the gated sector of The Oaks, Los Feliz’ elite enclave, this 1963 post and beam classic at 5731 Valley Oak Drive is positioned to celebrate its view … and masterfully updated to take advantage of its open design. The home is listed by Steve Sanders at...

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Sneak peek at The Ford’s $65+M redo

Next month, the John Anson Ford Theatres complex will reopen after a four-year refurbishment. Here’s an advance look at how the historic 1920 venue has been changed … and how its incomparable ambience has been preserved.

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The last vast compound site in Beverly Hills

In Benedict Canyon, minutes from Rodeo Drive and behind a guarded gate, an incomparable equestrian dream unfolds across sixteen magnificent acres. Here, miles of riding trails meander through magical woodlands, winding back home to five deluxe stables and two horse rings. A 20,000 square foot...

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Grand Central Market turns its nights on

Starting in June, GCM will be open until 10 p.m. daily, with a market-wide happy hour weekdays from 6 to 7. There’s a whole lot more, including Friday night DJs, live music, movies and a flea market. Read all about it!

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Rich history. Iconic Architecture. Unparalleled views.

A few years following the completion of Pasadena’s legendary Colorado Street Bridge in 1913, the elegant Vista del Arroyo Hotel and its guest bungalows arose on the east side of the Bridge. Illustrious local architects Marston and Van Pelt, who were selected to do the first design of the Hotel...

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In Place: The Desert

Coco Crisp of the Oakland A’s is just the latest in a decades-long line of celebrities with getaway homes in the desert. The centerfielder’s spectacular compound on nearly five acres in Rancho Mirage, recently listed by our Rachelle Rosten and Sally Forster Jones at $9,995,000, includes a...

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Mapping DTLA 2040

LA has more than a developing Downtown Community Plan; it has an interactive map designed to bring the future into focus. It’s not about mapping neighborhoods, but place types — the broad common conditions the plan looks to create. For both city planners and the community, it’s a...

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