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  • 5 days ago

    It's rare that one store can satisfy both the professional and the neophyte, but Samy's Camera is that store. This four-story, 40,000-square-foot behemoth sells and rents practically any camera you could possibly imagine, from Polaroids to drones,...

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    Let's face it: Most tattoos look the same. But not the work of Daniel Meyer, a recent Los Angeles transplant from Kassel, a small, ancient city in the heart of Germany. Meyer is an illustrator and graphic designer by trade, which helps explain why...

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    Tucked inside this small storefront on South La Brea with a ruby red carpet lies the absolute mecca for vintage rock & roll T-shirts. Clothing designer Kelly Cole, an ex–club kid/DJ/restaurant owner, has become one of the foremost expert...

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    Welcome to the anti–Guitar Center — or, as one employee calls it, "L.A.'s most metrosexual guitar shop." It's nothing but chill vibes over at Old Style Guitar Shop, the brainchild of Reuben Cox. Cox is no musician; he's a photographer ...

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    One of the great things about Los Angeles is that you don't have to go all that far to get away from it all. Buried deep within the Angeles National Forest lies Buckhorn Campground, just 47 miles from downtown Los Angeles. At 6,500 feet, it's a go...

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    American Buddhism, for all its go-with-the-flow ethos, can still be a pretty stodgy practice. Not so at Against the Stream, founded by ex–punk rocker and ex-crackhead Noah Levine, a tattooed iconoclast who has become one of the most respecte...


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