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What's Next for Long Beach's Iconic VIP Records Sign?

A little over a year ago, VIP Records in Long Beach said it was finally, officially, for real, no joke closing for good and that the legendary hip-hop record shop’s sign — you know, the one Snoop Dogg turned into a global symbol of West Coast hip-hop after he rapped......
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L.A.'s New Brewery Tasting Rooms to Check Out Right Now

L.A. County breweries are opening up at a quick pace these days. But just because a brewhouse has been fired up doesn’t mean you can automatically walk in and taste what’s coming out of it. Some breweries start making beer for distribution first, then build out a tasting room as......