Venice, California — If you’re paying attention, you may notice a rather unobtrusive, slightly rusted, metal box in the middle of a busy shopping district, beckoning you to take a peek inside …
Near a dying mall in Downtown Los Angeles you can visit the world’s first polyphonoptic sculpture, an odd-looking, multi-colored tower of concrete and glass known as the Triforium. Unveiled in 1975 to wildly mixed reviews, it’s a conceptual creation well ahead of its time.
The Hollywood Hawaiian Hotel, immortalized in Warren Zevon’s 1976 classic “Desperadoes Under the Eaves,” no longer exists. Instead, where it once stood, you can find the Princess Grace Apartments.
In Mount Washington, you can find a small triangle of land so beloved by the neighborhood, it was given its own name.
In North Hollywood you can view a painted mural that tells the entire history of Los Angeles along a half-mile stretch of a flood control channel.
Venice, California has a (somewhat) secluded series of networked canals, patterned after those of its namesake Italian city.
In an out-of-the-way corner of Glendale’s Exchange, you’ll find a bronze statue of Benjamin Franklin sitting alone on a bench.
Four famous ladies of Hollywood history beckon you to walk Hollywood Boulevard and take in the stars along the Walk of Fame.
Visit the In-N-Out Replica, a museum dedicated to the early days of the historic Los Angeles drive-thru at the location of the chain’s first (well, second) store in Baldwin Park.
When it comes to donuts in Los Angeles, you many options. But right now, the Margarita from Trejo’s Donuts & Coffee is the best donut in town.