MOLLY LAMBERT

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  • 7 years ago | Best of L.A.

    Best Telescope: Mount Wilson Observatory The Griffith Observatory may get all the press, but high up in the San Gabriel Mountains is another space-gazing outpost equally worth a visit. The Mount Wilson Observatory, on a summit 5,712 feet above Pas...

  • 7 years ago | Best of L.A.

    Amid a sea of fancier, trendier, pricier options, The Roost remains a dive bar in the best sense of the term: cheap strong drinks, free popcorn, and no pretentiousness whatsoever. Add in a well-stocked jukebox, very few frat boys prone to belting ...

  • 7 years ago | Best of L.A.

    Steam trains were an obsession for Walt Disney since his childhood. From his earliest sketches, he planned to have a railroad circling around the park at Disneyland. Ward Kimball and Ollie Johnson, two of Disney Studios’ “Nine Old Men&...

  • 7 years ago | Best of L.A.

    Stones Throw’s master teacher of heavy grooves, Dam-Funk, spins nothing but deep cuts of boogie funk during Funkmosphere, vinyl Monday nights at Carbon, near Culver City. Dam-Funk takes you beyond the jump-off from disco, funk and roller-ska...

  • 7 years ago | Best of L.A.

    The oldest and longest-running train store in Los Angeles is nestled on a block of Victory Boulevard, next to tiki bar (and fellow sixties relic) the Tonga Hut. Stepping inside the Roundhouse, one enters a Los Angeles of the past. The coffee pot&r...

  • 7 years ago | Best of L.A.

    Wendy Yao, local artist and den mother of L.A.’s burgeoning Chinatown scene, curates her store, Ooga Booga, with all the thought and precision of a carefully selected mixtape made for a longtime friend. Clothes and bags mingle with prints, b...