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Best Costume Shops HIT : 425

Grown-up Halloween enthusiasts are in good company in L.A., where dressing as someone else is a livelihood. Year-round shops have popped up across the city to meet the needs of costume designers working on showbiz projects—from indie movies and major motion pictures to national commercials and stage productions. Their bread and butter is your recreation. […]
DATE: 3/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
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The Dance Instructor HIT : 232

Ty Robinson supervises the Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Beverly Hills. A former actor and model with a few dance competition awards under his belt , he became an instructor at the Arthur Murray franchise in his hometown of Alexandria, Virginia, in 2000. At the second-story studio on Beverly Drive where he now works, he […]
DATE: 6/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Best Candy Stores HIT : 530

We’re all adults now, but when we walk into a great candy store the years melt away. The wonderfully displayed old-timey novelties, homemade creations, and exotic imports fill us with a sense of excitement. Here are the stores we’re sweetest on. Holy LandUnless you’ve spent time on a kibbutz, you’ve probably never seen most of […]
DATE: 3/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Best Athletic Shoe Shops HIT : 421

Photograph courtesy Flickr/Jamie Rothwell In sports where the participants live and die by their feet—we’re talking skateboarders, runners, basketballers, and tennis players here—finding the right shoe should assume an almost Odyssean urgency. Plagued by plantar fasciitis? Looking for more support as you race to the net? Or just dying to share your days of glory […]
DATE: 3/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Best Fireworks HIT : 449

Photograph courtesy flickr/Bayasaa If a soaring rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” synchronized to bursts of colored embers streaking across the night sky doesn’t spark your patriotic fire, we’re not sure what will. In Los Angeles you can get your “Yankee Doodle” on in the Valley, in the hills, or at the beach. Beer and BurgersThe […]
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Best Stationary Stores HIT : 528

Hand-embroidered cards lovely enough to frame are displayed at Soolip (8646 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, 310-360-0545) alongside 100-percent-silk hand-dyed ribbon, drawers of pressed flowers, and decorative storage boxes. Housed in three charming cottages across from the Pacific Design Center, Soolip is known for its custom work. Sample books bring brides-to-be to tears, either because the […]
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Best Luggage HIT : 501

If you’re feeling a touch of wanderlust, here are some shops with bags to pack.
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Best Retro Diners HIT : 449

Photograph by John Eng There are only a handful of honest-to-goodness railcar diners in L.A. (the reopening of Phil’s in North Hollywood this month means there’s one more). But the term has come to embrace any convivial greasy spoon with hangover-busting sustenance and firecracker waitresses. A diner’s counter has long been one of the few […]
DATE: 3/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Best Card Shops HIT : 423

So you’re not into counting up birthday salutations on Facebook (so slapdash) or text-ing on anniversaries (too impersonal). The alternative of putting pen to paper can be as rewarding for the sender as the recipient. A host of card shops takes the experience beyond the ordinary, with old-world designs produced on antique letterpresses and handmade messages […]
DATE: 3/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Best Breakfasts HIT : 448

Photography courtesy flickr/stevendepolo Set designers from Sony up the street seem to have had a hand in the old-timey decor at the S&W Country Diner. The menu updates yesteryear’s favorites: vegetarian eggs Benedict or eggs with sliced house-roasted turkey, buckwheat or regular pancakes embedded with crushed Oreos, and the meatiest lean corned beef hash in […]
DATE: 3/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
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Best Fashion Trucks HIT : 545

Clothing retailers go mobile with curbside boutiques hawking everything from vintage to designer pieces
DATE: 3/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
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