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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 9:08 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Line: Hello Kitty Con's Official LA Stay

The Line: Hello Kitty Con's Official LA Stay

The famous pop feline-esque favorite is all the talk 'round the Koreatown spot. Read »

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 2:03 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

TV Fans Flock to LA Costume Show

TV Fans Flock to LA Costume Show

Dozens of outfits from current series go on display at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:32 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Great Museum Discounts: Discover the Arts LA

Great Museum Discounts: Discover the Arts LA

Over 30 museums offer deals in association with a bevy of hot hotels. Read »

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 3:00 PM
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By Becky Stickney

Exploring the Selfie Phenomenon

Exploring the Selfie Phenomenon

Not only is this city the selfie capital of California, but it was ranked fourth in the world as the most popular spot to take one. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 at 2:09 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

TV Road Trip: LA's Starry PaleyFest

TV Road Trip: LA's Starry PaleyFest

Several television casts gather in Hollywood to talk shop, say hi to fans. Read »

Friday, Feb 14, 2014 at 2:56 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Oscar Time: Eye Over 100 Movie Costumes

Oscar Time: Eye Over 100 Movie Costumes

Frippery and trim and tulle; a Los Angeles fashion school hosts a bevy of cinematic outfits. Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 7:00 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

#RedCarpetLA: Awards Season Is Nigh

#RedCarpetLA: Awards Season Is Nigh

Snap a glittery photo and maybe get a chance to attend a show. Read »

Saturday, Dec 7, 2013 at 8:01 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Poshing Up December, the LA Way

Poshing Up December, the LA Way

Making for Southern California and a little shopping, too? Kimpton has an offer. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 9:11 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Historic Cemeteries of the Golden State

Historic Cemeteries of the Golden State

San Diego and Los Angeles both made a Weather Channel list. Read »

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 12:00 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Deals Aplenty: LA Museum Season

Deals Aplenty: LA Museum Season

Stay in a participating hotel for two nights and nab free museum admissions. Read »

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Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBCSanDiego.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 12 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.