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How to Chop Your Own Christmas Tree in Los Angeles

December 15, 2018

Christmas is a few days away and for those who love fresh trees, it’s time to go Christmas tree-shopping. In the past few years we’ve used an artificial tree, but recently we’ve learned that we could chop our own Christmas tree in Los Angeles. That’s right, you don’t have to drive out to the mountains to grab a fresh cut tree.   There’s actually a few places in the Los Angeles area that allows you to cut down your own tree.…

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Amusement Parks Culture

Celebrate Summertime at Knott’s Berry Farm With New Shows and Dive Coaster, HangTime

June 13, 2018
Enjoy summer at Knott's Berry Farm

There’s something special about summertime. It’s the time of year when friends and family have extra time to take extended vacations or day trips that create fun, long-lasting memories. Luckily for folks in Southern California, there are so many options to enjoy near our homes that include food, entertainment and thrill. An all-time fave location that provides all three is Knott’s Berry Farm that’s conveniently located in Orange County, bordering Los Angeles. When most people hear of Knott’s they think…

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Amusement Parks Culture

The 5 best creepy treats at Halloween-themed Knott’s Berry Farm

October 6, 2017

Craving a spooky treat at the scariest theme park on earth? From black burgers, worm funnel cakes, and seasonal churros there’s a few monster treats that await eaters who enter Knott’s Scary Farm and Camp Spooky. Not to fear, there’s nothing gruesome here; just tummy-filling desserts and main meals that’ll keep you running through mazes all day and night. Monster Burger Located in the wild west, there’s the best grill that takes you back to western times by day, but…

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Culture Events and Festivals

Attn: SoCal Foodies! Valle Wine & Food Festival Invites You To Its First Annual Celebration

October 6, 2017

If you’re a foodie, a wine lover and enjoy traveling, you’ll be excited to learn that there will be the first wine and food event of its kind in the world’s hippest and magical travel destination, Valle de Guadalupe!  On Sunday, October 22nd, Valle Wine & Food Festival will have it’s first event that will feature more than 15​​ ​celebrity​ ​chef​ ​food​ ​stations​ ​and the top​ ​15​ ​Baja​ ​wineries, local​ ​breweries,​ ​live​ ​bands,​ ​DJs,​ ​dancing,​ ​book​ ​signings,​ ​live​ ​auction​, VIP​ ​Lounge,…

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California Entertainment Music Weekend Getaways

A Lust for Life at the Santa Barbara Bowl

September 29, 2017

Photo Credit and Rights to Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation and @AFisherphoto It was a long anticipated Friday, as most Friday’s are. The heat wave from this month had almost drained all of my energy. Yet, my excitement to enjoy an amazing weekend visiting Santa Barbara County gave me the push I needed to get by. First order of business for my visit with one of my very best friends was to watch Lana Del Rey at the Santa Barbara Bowl…

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Culture Theatre and Movies

Pacifico Dance Company Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary with Mexican History, Myth and Folklore

August 8, 2017

You know it’s a Mexican fiesta when there’s folklorico dancers and Mariachi’s involved.  If you’re a big fan of folklorico, Mexican art and music, then you’ll love the Pacifico Dance Company. The group is led by an amazing Latina, Adriana Astorga-Gainey who is a highly trained dancer and combines choreography that fuses the traditional dance with modern. In celebration of Pacifico Dance Company 25th Anniversary, Saturday, August 12th, the dance Company returns to the Ford Theatres with Mexico, De Tierra…

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Culture

Top 4 On The Go Must-Have Summer Essentials

June 28, 2017

Hey everyone, Daniel here or @ocd92 if you know me from Instagram. Spring showers have past and gone and flowers are in full bloom. It must be summer right?! That means most of us are on the go. Whether it’s still hitting the day to day grind, or putting that PTO vacation time into good use. I for one, am totally on the go and with full time work, freelancing, gym, and going back to school it can get a bit overwhelming.…

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