What Have You Done?

July 6, 2005 at 8:12 am in Uncategorized

DSC09993Thanks to Michael at FranklinAvenue for pointing this out. The most recent issue of National Geographic Traveler Magazine has a list of the top 30 things you should do when visiting Los Angeles. Some of these are great ideas … some leave me scratching my head.

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1. Hollywood Entertainment Museum
2. Venice’s Abbot Kinney Blvd. shops
3. Topanga Canyon’s Inn of the Seventh Ray
4. Catalina Island
5. Downtown’s Flower Market
6. One spa at Santa Monica’s Shutters on the Beach
7. Pink’s hot dogs
8. Fred Segal’s
9. Free TV tapings
10. La Brea Tar Pits

The final 20 after the jump —>

11. Chinatown’s Chung King Road galleries
12. Hollywood Forever cemetery (and Cinespia screenings)
13. Museum of Jurassic Technology (in Culver City)
14. Larchmont Blvd. (especially Cafe Chapeau)
15. Shopping at Robertson and 3rd
16. Grand Central Market
17. American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre
18. Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
19. Live music at Santa Monica’s McCabe’s
20. Los Angeles River (Los Feliz to downtown)
21. Beverly Hills Hotel
22. Venice’s canals
23. Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park
24. Little Ethiopia restaurants
25. The Grove
26. Koreatown’s Brass Monkey (for karaoke)
27. Farmer’s Markets in Hollywood and Santa Monica
28. Melrose’s Urth Caffe
29. Adamson House
30. Philippe’s french dip sandwiches

Feel free to quibble with what’s on the list and of course what’s not on there.

The full list with descriptions of what these things are and why they’re great, check the full article online.

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