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Now that summer is here, we are pretty much in store for nothing but sunny days and clear, cool evenings and with no rain in sight, L.A. is taking advantage with outdoor movie screenings popping up all over the city. Going to a movie with friends or a date is an American institution, but summer outdoor screenings are upping the ante with DJs, food trucks, live music performances, BYOB and those colorful L.A. sunsets right before showtime. From screenings of cult classics on the Hollywood Forever Cemetery lawn to a "bike-in" outdoor movie on the L.A. River, there is something for everyone, no matter your budget. We've consulted our sources and gathered all the details for the many opportunities to catch some flicks under the stars this season with this guide to L.A.'s top 10 outdoor screening series happening this summer.
As this summer approaches, the food truck craze reaches its peak with the popular gourmet ice cream trucks. It's almost impossible to pass a street corner without the temptation of a sweet frozen treat. Whether you're in search of frozen yogurt, an ice cream sandwich, sorbet, gelato, or just traditional soft serve ice cream, there are numerous vendors around the city to cure your craving. Click through for the 8 most delicious ice cream concoctions roaming the streets of New York, each offering a delectable cure to the summer heat. More»
Nothing rhymes with orange, so we're just going to give it to you straight: today is National Creamsicle Day, which is pretty much a free pass to slip out of the office this afternoon for a sweet treat. And lucky for you, NYC has no shortage of creamsicle-inspired offerings: with cupcakes, macarons, and more are all here for the taking (or the tasting, perhaps?), the world is your refrigerator. So go forth and conquer your sweet tooth, folks! More»
Your iPhone is not a toy. Sure, it often seems like one in those awkward moments when you realize you've been sitting on the toilet for 20 minutes because you got caught up in a game of Angry Birds Space, but in reality, it's a powerful pocket-sized computer with a host of thoughtfully-designed applications that utilize its convenience and connectivity to help you navigate some of L.A.'s biggest headaches. Yes, that's right: your smartphone can even change the way you deal with finding a parking spot. MORE>>
There are plenty of good reasons to hold out on buying a smartphone: they're too expensive, they're easy to lose/break, and AT&T would gladly upcharge you for breathing too frequently during a phone call if they thought they could get away with it. What's not a valid reason, however, is the argument that an iPhone, Droid, etc is just a glorified web browser. In fact, with the amazing wealth of mobile apps available today, your smartphone can completely transform the way you experience Los Angeles. Check out our top picks for the very best in L.A. smartphone apps. More»
Last night, the Junior Society of Ballet Hispanico threw its 3rd annual Dance Into Fashion benefit. A celebration of fashion and dance the event showcased the creations of Rebecca Taylor and Pamela Love in a dazzling performance by the Ballet Hispanico Company. More»
Food trucks are now as plentiful in Gotham as yellow taxis and homeless people. Whether you have a penchant for Belgian fries, big gay ice cream, good ol' halal or something called dinges, we've got a truck for you! Get your smart phone maps ready and prepare to tuck into these portable culinary delights. More»
@gerren @COOLHAUS im having a snickerdoodle with brownbutter bacon icecream and DAMN!!! i just told 15 ppl to go get theirs!!!
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@DamoneRoberts Just left a lunch meeting @ Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hill's! Sat next to The Legendary Smokey Robinson...He looks GOOD!
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After the success of last week, chef Eric Greenspan of The Foundry gives an encore performance today with everyone's favorite gourmet food truck (hitting the streets every Tuesday through November). Last week, his grilled cheese sandwiches and albacore tartare salads were a huge hit with West L.A. lunchers. More»
Wednesday, June 19
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.