Our 2013 Best of L.A. issue came out in early October, but over the years we've found that some of the best places in Los Angeles aren't new or trendy at all -- some are decades old, abandoned, and most assuredly haunted, or so we've heard. 'Tis the season to dig through our archives and find the e ... More >>
Beverly Hills is a city built on the Hollywood dream: Make it in the industry and you, too, can live in the giant mansions, eat at the finest restaurants and shop in the exquisite stores of the elite. So it's only fitting that the tiny town in the middle of Los Angeles is also filled with some of t ... More >>
Here in the breezy capital of bland, blond celebrities, it's hard not to feel a pang of regret after reading Tere Tereba's engrossing new book, Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.'s Notorious Mobster (ECW Press, Toronto), that Los Angeles lost one of its few genuinely colorful personalitie ... More >>
De Palma and Ellroy tap one of L.A.ís darkest mysteries
Late night with John Gilmore
The death of the Desert Inn. Is this the end of Vegas cool?
Outsider art, insider war, cyberspace and Selena
They shoot, they score