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BEST OUTDOOR MALLS NEAR HOLLYWOOD

BEST OUTDOOR MALLS NEAR HOLLYWOOD, CA

November 27, 2020
No trip to LA would be complete without shopping! From designer brands to budget finds, Hollywood offers some of the best places to shop in any tourist destination. Here are some outdoor malls near Hollywood, CA.
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ENJOY THESE PARKS NEAR HOLLYWOOD, CA

ENJOY THESE PARKS NEAR HOLLYWOOD, CA

November 13, 2020
With all the hustle and bustle that goes on in LA, it's easy to find a nice place to enjoy a picnic in Hollywood, CA, while the kids have fun at the playground. There are plenty of parks near Hollywood, CA to visit!
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Best Hikes Near Hollywood, CA

BEST HIKES AROUND HOLLYWOOD, CA

October 23, 2020
There’s plenty for nature lovers to do in the area, especially if you like hiking, and some of the best hikes around Hollywood CA, are at Griffith Park. Here are the best places to hike in the park.
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Outdoor Attractions in Hollywood, CA

OUTDOOR ATTRACTIONS IN HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA

October 9, 2020
With palm-tree lined streets, plenty of parks for Hollywood picnics, and beaches only 30 minutes away, there’s plenty of outdoor attractions in Hollywood, California! Here are some of the best places to visit.
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Super Nintendo World Coming Soon!

SUPER NINTENDO WORLD COMING TO UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

September 25, 2020
Super Nintendo World is currently under construction at Universal Studios Hollywood. The land aims to bring the Nintendo universe’s iconic games to life in a way never experienced before.
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Ride for Thrill Seekers at Universal

RIDES FOR THRILL SEEKERS AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

September 25, 2020
At Universal Studios, the biggest Hollywood blockbusters are brought to life in surprising ways. From family-friendly rides to thrilling adventures, there’s something for everyone!
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter

WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER - HOGSMEADE

September 25, 2020
Witches, wizards, and muggles... During your visit to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, you can spend the day exploring Hogwarts™ castle, stroll around Hogsmeade™, and sip on delicious Butterbeer™.
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Things to Do With Kids at Universal

FUN THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR KIDS AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

September 18, 2020
Enjoy a day full of memories with your family! Kids will enjoy seeing their favorite movies come to life in a way they never thought possible! Here are some fun things to do with kids at Universal Studios Hollywood!
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Adult Drinks At Universal Studios

WHERE CAN I GET AN ADULT DRINK AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD?

September 17, 2020
Theme parks aren’t just for kids anymore. A great way to take time for yourself is to kick back and relax with an adult drink while enjoying the atmosphere at one of the many bars and pubs at the park.
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Movie Themed Souvenirs at Universal

MOVIE THEMED SOUVENIRS AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

September 17, 2020
There are plenty of places to shop at Universal, and we’re highlighting the best shops for movie-themed souvenirs at Universal Studios Hollywood. Remember your time at Universal and take home part of movie magic.
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Best Shopping for Harry Potter Fans

BEST SHOPPING FOR HARRY POTTER FANS AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

September 17, 2020
Take a part of the wizarding world home with you when you shop at Universal. Where can you find the best wizarding trinkets? Here’s our list of the best shopping for Harry Potter fans at Universal Studios Hollywood.
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Family-Friendly Fun at Universal

FAMILY-FRIENDLY FUN AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

September 17, 2020
There are plenty of rides, attractions, and entertainment options that provide lots of family-friendly fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. Check out our list of the best things for families to do at Universal!
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Best Places to Eat At Universal

BEST PLACES TO EAT AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

September 16, 2020
Universal Studios has stepped up the theme park food game like no other! With all the adventures in store, you need to make sure you fuel up throughout the day. Here are the best places to eat at Universal Studios Hollywood.
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Grabbing a Quick Snack At Universal

WHERE TO GRAB A QUICK SNACK AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

September 16, 2020
The park has many foods, snacks, and drink options available throughout its upper and lower lots making it a foodie’s dream come true. If snacks are your favorite meals of the day, you’ll love eating at Universal Studios.
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Famous Universal Studio Tour

WORLD FAMOUS STUDIO TOUR UNIVERSAL STUDIOS

September 14, 2020
The World-Famous Studio Tour at Universal Hollywood is one of the best-known attractions! While onboard, you'll get a behind the scenes look at how movies are made. Read on to learn more about the tour.
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Best Photo Op Spots At Universal

BEST PHOTO OP SPOTS AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS

September 14, 2020
Spending a day at Universal Hollywood is full of picture-perfect moments you’ll want to share with friends and family.Make sure your photos are great by taking advantage of the best photo spots at Universal Studios Hollywood.
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Universal CityWalk Dining Guide

GUIDE TO DINING AT UNIVERSAL CITYWALK

September 11, 2020
Located right outside Universal Studios Hollywood attractions, enjoy CityWalk without purchasing theme park admission. One of the main attractions at CityWalk is the food! Here’s a guide to Universal CityWalk dining
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Best Rides at Universal Studios

BEST RIDES AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

September 11, 2020
Want to know what rides are worth standing in line for? There is so much to see and do when visiting Universal Studios Hollywood! Here’s our guide to the best rides at Universal Studios Hollywood.
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Live Shows at Universal Studios

LIVE SHOWS AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

September 11, 2020
Visiting Universal Studios Hollywood takes you behind the scenes of the movies you know and love in a way you would never imagine. Here are some of the entertainment options you may come across during your day at the park.
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The Best Breweries in LA

BEST BREWERIES IN LOS ANGELES

August 28, 2020
With so many microbreweries and craft beer spots, your mug will never be empty. So, if a beer crawl is on your list of things to do in LA, you’ve come to the right place! We’re breaking down the best breweries in LA.
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The Top Rated Beaches in Los Angeles

TOP RATED BEACHES IN LOS ANGELES

August 14, 2020
Many people flock to LA for the surf and sand California is famous for, but with so many beaches to choose from, how do you know where to go? Here is the short-list of the top-rated beaches in Los Angeles
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Spending Summer Nights at CityWalk

SPENDING A SUMMER NIGHT AT CITYWALK

July 24, 2020
CityWalk is steps away from Universal Studios Hollywood and offers a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Read on about all the things CityWalk has to offer!
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Best Tours in Hollywood, CA

BEST TOURS IN HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA

July 10, 2020
Hollywood is home to limitless things to do, and one of the easiest ways to see famous faces in person is through one of the best tours in Hollywood CA. Although there is no guarantee, the odds are still pretty good.
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The Best Tacos in Los Angeles

BEST TACOS IN LOS ANGELES

June 26, 2020
While you can grab authentic tacos just about everywhere, you'll find some unique twists that can only be found in LA. This guide will show you where to go to find the best tacos in Los Angeles.
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The Best Shopping in Hollywood

BEST SHOPPING IN HOLLYWOOD

June 12, 2020
Celebrities love hitting the tiny boutiques and vintage stores where they can pick up outfits to wear on the red carpet that are as unique as they are. Hollywood is a city where you might see celebrities while shopping.
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Free Things to do in Los Angeles

FREE THINGS TO DO IN LA

May 22, 2020
Just because things are expensive in Southern California doesn't mean you can't visit because there are plenty of free things to do in LA. You can check out the best free things to do in LA.
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Hiking to the Hollywood Sign

HIKING TO THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN

May 8, 2020
One of the most iconic landmarks in California is the Hollywood sign. Located high in the hills of the city, it's impossible to miss. It's easy to plan a Hollywood sign hike before your trip.
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Best Hollywood Picnic Spots

BEST HOLLYWOOD PICNIC SPOTS

April 24, 2020
These spots offer the amazing views that you want and also let you take advantage of the sunshine and warm temperatures that you'll find on almost any day. You can check out some of the top Hollywood picnic spots.
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The Hollywood Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME

April 10, 2020
When it comes to attractions and things to do in Hollywood, one thing you don't want to miss is the Hollywood Walk of Fame. More than 2,600 stars line the walk, which lets you look for your favorite celebrities.
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STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

January 6, 2020
An estimated 18 million flowers float down the avenues every first of the year for the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. And whether you've watched the spectacle on the television, or in-person under the sunny wi
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 CHOCOLATE AND ART SHOW

CHOCOLATE AND ART SHOW

February 1, 2019
Art galleries usually ban food and drink. I mean, can you imagine dribbling crumbs on the floor in front of the Mona Lisa? What would Leonardo say? Well, we know a few artists in LA who won't only permit it, they'll offer you
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WATCH LA LIGHT UP FOR CHRISTMAS

WATCH LA LIGHT UP FOR CHRISTMAS

December 2, 2019
Holiday lights and lanterns, lyrics and live reindeer will delight and enchant you this month in LA. Begin at the Los Angeles Arboretum to watch the Moonlight Forest Magical Lantern Festival.
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DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

November 1, 2019
You might think a day for the dead would be a somber affair. One of black and white and quiet reflection. Not this one. This November 2nd, traditionally celebrated as Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is one of the most
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ALL THE FUN WITHOUT THE FRIGHT!

ALL THE FUN WITHOUT THE FRIGHT!

October 1, 2019
Imagine a warm orange glow lighting your way through a cool autumn night in LA. Suddenly your eyes adjust, and you realize your path is framed by more than 3,000 hand-carved real and artificial pumpkins.
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GELATO FESTIVAL AMERICA

GELATO FESTIVAL AMERICA

September 2, 2019
Gelato Festival America is making its way around the country this month, dishing up a sweet finish to the summer season. Of course, the sun keeps shining on Southern Californians straight through autumn, but a scoop or a twis
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LEVEL 8 DRIVE-IN AT THE GROVE

LEVEL 8 DRIVE-IN AT THE GROVE

August 1, 2019
Come for a movie and for the view. On the last Wednesday of the month, all summer long, the parking lot at the Grove transforms into a Drive-In! Park your wheels and watch the featured flick for free.
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SUMMER NIGHTS IN THE GARDEN

SUMMER NIGHTS IN THE GARDEN

July 1, 2019
Come enjoy a long, slow summer night in the enchanted garden at Los Angeles' Natural History Museum. Watch the sun set as you take a turn in the museum's backyard and stumble through a selection of outdoor experiences
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TACO TAQUEANDO

TACO TAQUEANDO

June 3, 2019
Prime your appetite because you're about to eat the best tacos of your life. And lots of them! Saturday, June 15th, Bill Esparza's Taqueando All-You-Can-Eat Taco Festival is coming to Skylight Row in downtown LA.
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LA ZOO WINE DINNER SERIES

LA ZOO WINE DINNER SERIES

May 1, 2019
How would you like to eat dinner with elephants and tigers? On the 30th of this month, you can do just that, as the Los Angeles Zoo hosts their popular Sustainable Wine+Dinner Series.
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GARDEN FUN AFTER DARK

GARDEN FUN AFTER DARK

April 1, 2019
Descanso Gardens is hosting your sunset watch party this month with special evenings of music, drinks, and science. Scheduled once a month, this month's class teaches participants how the garden's vibrant and perfumed spring
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MIX IN AT THE PERFUMERY

MIX IN AT THE PERFUMERY

March 4, 2019
Every Wednesday this March, you're invited to take a seat at the chemists' table at the Institute for Art and Olfaction. Here you can drop and stir a concoction of natural and synthetic aroma-molecules and perfumer’s alcohol
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NEW RIDES AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS

NEW ATTRACTIONS AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

January 14, 2019
Universal Studios Hollywood is one of the hottest theme parks in Los Angeles. It's no wonder, with updates such as the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Walking Dead attractions bringing visitors from all over the world.
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TASTE CALIFORNIA'S BEST

TASTE CALIFORNIA'S BEST AT UNCORKED: LA WINE FEST

January 1, 2019
Toast to a sunny day of sightseeing and celebrity spotting as you mingle with a stylish crowd at Los Angeles' fourth annual Uncorked Wine Festival. Back by popular demand. this January 26th at Union Station
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THINGS ABOUT THE WALK OF FAME

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE WALK OF FAME

December 14, 2018
There are so many places to see and activities to do in Hollywood it might be hard to decide where to start. One opportunity you won’t want to miss is seeing and learning about the Walk of Fame.
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LIVE STUDIO AUDIENCE - HOLLYWOOD

BE PART OF A LIVE STUDIO AUDIENCE IN HOLLYWOOD FOR FREE

December 11, 2018
One of the great things about Los Angeles is that visitors have the unique opportunity to be a part of live studio audiences. Here’s how you can get FREE Hollywood show tickets today.
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BEAT THE CROWDS AT ZUMA BEACH

BEAT THE CROWDS AT ZUMA BEACH

December 5, 2018
It's tough to keep a secret in Hollywood. Crowds follow you, and you follow crowds. But there's one Malibu beach that's seen less traffic over the years. Just ask the locals. If it's sandy space that you crave, take a drive t
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TOUR LIGHT SHOWS IN HOLLYWOOD

TOUR THE BRIGHTEST LIGHT SHOWS IN HOLLYWOOD

December 3, 2018
Lights, camera, and more lights? It should come as no surprise that Los Angeles spares no glitz or glitter for the holidays. The city of bling only gets brighter this time of year, and we want to guide you along its festive c
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A MOST UNIQUE CEMETERY

A MOST UNIQUE CEMETERY

December 1, 2018
However, the cemetery is more than a burial ground – Hollywood Forever is almost as famous for its cultural events, including the famous Cinespia film screenings, as it is for the former glitterati buried here.
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THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

TIM BURTON’S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

September 17, 2018
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is one of the all-time favorite Disney movies to watch around the Halloween season among many children. If you enjoy this movie and are looking for family-friendly Halloween events
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AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC

AQUATIC STARS AT THE AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC

September 3, 2018
At the Hollywood Hotel, we’re big fans of the denizens of the big screen, and we’re always ready to don our finest for a red carpet gala or a swanky celebrity haunt. But there’s more to our part of the world than just the mov
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A FUN AND SOPHISTICATED MOVIE

A FUN AND SOPHISTICATED MOVIE-GOING EXPERIENCE WITH A STELLAR VIEW

August 6, 2018
For four summers now, Rooftop has screened film favorites atop stylish city roofs for a comfortable and engaging movie-going experience with a panoramic view of the gorgeous Los Angeles cityscape.
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JAZZ AT LACMA

DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY TO JAZZ AT LACMA

July 2, 2018
Looking for the perfect LA evening? You’ll find that all roads lead to the LACMA. From April through November, the LACMA’s outdoor area becomes a weekly hub for great jazz music and fun community gatherings.
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KEVIN HART AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

CATCH KEVIN HART'S HILARIOUS STAND-UP AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

June 4, 2018
With warm, sunny summer months ahead, there are so many opportunities around the city to step outside and enjoy the fresh air. One of our personal favorites? Catching a show at the Hollywood Bowl.
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HIKING TO THE SIGN

HIKING TO THE SIGN

May 3, 2018
Your Hollywood trip won’t be complete without a hike up to the iconic sign itself. Griffith Park offers visitors winding, nature hiking trails along with an unbeatable view of the City of Angels down below.
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OUTDOOR MOVIE SCREENINGS RETURN

OUTDOOR MOVIE SCREENINGS RETURN TO HOLLYWOOD

April 9, 2018
Spring is here, and that means outdoor movie screenings are back in Hollywood!First up is the Rooftop Cinema Club at The Montalban theater, which just started its new season of movie screenings this month.
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THE PHANTOM RETURNS TO PANTAGES

THE PHANTOM RETURNS TO THE PANTAGES WITH LOVE NEVER DIES

April 2, 2018
What’s a visit to Hollywood without a glamorous night spent at the theater? This month you can be swept away by our very own angel of music, Andrew Lloyd Webber, once more with the touring production of Love Never Dies.
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CINEMATIC HISTORIC LANDMARK

THE CINEMATIC BUZZ OF A HISTORIC LANDMARK

March 4, 2018
The beginning of this month we felt all the buzz and excitement surrounding the Academy Awards. And to keep the movie magic in the air a little while longer, we recommend a stop to the famous Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.
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JEFF PRESENTS WALK OF FAME STAR

HOLLYWOOD HOTEL CEO JEFF ZARRINNAM PRESENTS WALK OF FAME STAR CEREMONIES

December 18, 2017
Our President and CEO Jeff Zarrinnam also serves the Hollywood community as chairman of the board of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. As such, he helps choose which luminaries get to receive a star on the Walk of Fame.
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EXPERIENCE HOLLY JOLLY HOLLYWOOD

EXPERIENCE ‘HOLLY JOLLY’ HOLLYWOOD WITH SPECIAL HOLLYWOOD HOTEL HOLIDAY PACKAGE AVAILABLE ENTIRE MONTH OF DECEMBER

December 17, 2017
Dramatic Readings of some Favorite Holiday Stories, Special Seasonal Cocktails and Map of Area Holiday Events Just a Few of the Exclusive Holiday Offerings at Hollywood Hotel...
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HOTEL SOAP RECYCLING PROGRAM

HOLLYWOOD HOTEL'S HOTEL SOAP RECYCLING PROGRAM

December 16, 2017
Did you know that your used soap at Hollywood Hotel helps prevent disease in countries all around the world? As part of its sustainability efforts, Hollywood Hotel participates in Clean the World's hotel soap recycling pro...
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