Unless they are heading to a movie premiere, most Angelinos steer clear of the tourist trap that is Hollywood Boulevard. Still, there is a lot of great cinematic history, architecture and fun to be had as well. Come join us on a discerning walk along the boulevard with a focus on significant gems of Old Hollywood and the renaissance of the modern day entertainment district.
It's going to be a night on the town in DTLA. Let's skip the loud, pretentious I-just-got-my-first-paycheck-let's-get-drunk crowd and see what the neighborhood has to offer. We've got a finely curated collection of five establishments lined up for you ranging from speakeasy to British pub. Shine up your dress shoes, dress for the night and find a friend to join what is guaranteed to be some fun meandering.
The stroll through the Historic Core of downtown Los Angeles offers portals into the city's founding, roaring heyday, crumble into decay, and today's trendy revival. Join us as we explore architecture, street art, food, murals, design, culture and little-known vistas of the city skyline. This is the story of how Los Angeles began and where it is heading.
As LA neighborhoods price out their tenants, formerly middle class areas like Silver Lake receive an influx of thirtysomethings with comparatively deep pockets, anti-corporate ideologies and hipster demands. This is the neighborhood of inventive cocktails, alt fashion labels and artisanal handmade artifacts. Come walk through the retro-hip boutiques, bars, cafes, homes and atmosphere that make the Silver Lake neighborhood so desirable.
Walk the oldest neighborhood of Los Angeles in search of the macabre, the supernatural and the unresolved. Prepare yourself for stories of betrayal, gruesome murder, mischief and seduction. The spirits of downtown Los Angeles haunt movie palaces, offices, apartment buildings and bars. Come explore how the boom and bust of the neighborhood created an ensemble of beings that still torment from beyond the grave. Warning: not appropriate for kids.
Over the decades, Venice has been the home of architects, beatniks, hippies, gang members, weightlifters and skateboarders. Today, it is the hot destination of the boho-chic, techno-hiker and eco-hipster. The big draw of the neighborhood is the shopping district of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, what GQ calls, "the coolest block in America." Stroll with us as we explore the best of the indie men's and women's clothing boutiques, home decor curators and culinary edibles that the boulevard has to offer.
There is no denser collection of outstanding dining houses in LA than the stretch of Sawtelle Blvd between Olympic and La Grange Ave. On this 7-stop foodie tour, we explore the best of Sawtelle Japantown / Little Osaka including 25-layer katsu cutlets, Korean BBQ hot dogs, Shanghai soup dumplings, fried chicken and bread stuffing. The goal is to try a little of everything, so bring your grazing appetite and aim to share with a friend! Whether you live a block away or an ocean away, we'll guide you to the tastiest treats and hidden gems.
Join us on a dinner walk to explore the best of culinary Santa Monica. The curated stops represent the best of the neighborhood's hip restaurant scene. No reservations required on weeknights, just your appetite. We'll start with cocktails with an Asian twist and move on to sea-to-table appetizers, artisanal gastropub for mains, Mexican for dessert and a 19th-century library for a digestif to cap the night.
For true cinephiles and Hollywood fans, this is an insider's take on the industry. Come get a taste of the business behind the screen. I should know - I'm a card-carrying member of the Screen Actors Guild. Along our walk, I'll take you to the two industry guilds, show you a few other hot spots for the film & TV industry, and share a little about what it is like to be an actor in this city. This is the Hollywood for cinephiles, media tycoons, and screen hopefuls.
Stroll through Chinatown Los Angeles on a 5-stop exploration of the best eats of the neighborhood. You will discover the tastiest dim sum treats, egg custard tarts, tea and more. The goal is to try a little of everything, so bring your grazing appetite and aim to share with a friend! It's guaranteed you won't be hungry at the end!