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Justin Timberlake makes a bold move with “Man of Woods”
A Calming walk through Amir’s Garden
Duolingo: Not the key to becoming bilingual
A hidden adventure in The Last Bookstore
Quality Cuban pastries at Porto’s Bakery and Cafe
Dear Evan Hansen’s story is beautifully inspiring
Battle the summer’s heat with an ice-cold dessert
Pentatonix nails the classics
Disney’s box office hit: “Beauty and the Beast”
Retro style at Cole’s Diner
Quick, unique gameplay in Clash Royale
Epic alien battles in “The Great Wall” film
Superficial plot and character development in “Kong: Skull Island”
Buoyancy in Train’s “A Girl A Bottle A Boat”
A taste of Asian delicacies at Duke Bakery
Fourth season of “Sherlock” falls short of prequels
Cafe Valer: Comfort food heaven
Going healthy and organic
“The Search for Everything:” A blend of overlapping genres
“I See You” heralds new direction for The xx
Ed Sheeran’s Preview: New Singles Disappoint
No ordinary sushi bar
Everyday delights at Le Pain Quotidien
Hamilton Mixtape stars a modern twist
Places to visit this holiday season
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Jin Teahouse offers delectable sweets and teas
“24K Magic” revives 90’s retro funk-pop
Rustic vibes at Mini Monster
“Hacksaw Ridge”: A tribute to veterans
Ameci’s Pizza serves a spicy twist
Lady Gaga’s “Joanne” tops charts
Copenhagen brings a touch of Danish style
Michael Bublé’s shaky return: “Nobody But Me”
One Republic’s “Oh My My” settles at comforting but mundane
A Taste of Fall
Night Out at Tiki Mission Drive-in Theatre
BDK’s Dishes Mimic Taiwanese Small Eats
Leftwich’s Revival: “After the Rain”
#instagramworthyphotos: LA Arboretum
#instagramworthyphotos: Venice Beach
#instagramworthyphotos: Matty G’s
“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” puts a twist on a classic
Keeping in touch with nature’s roots
New perspectives at The Broad
Just my cup of tea
Unwind with Pentatonix
Windows 10: improved interface
Mediocrity at Love Letter Pizza and Chicken
“Scorch Trials” lets down expectations
Far East Joint
Located in an inviting plaza in downtown Brea, Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant is a circus-themed restaurant known for..
Justin Timberlake released his fifth studio album, “Man of the Woods,” a mix of country, R&B and pop music. “Man..
A labyrinth seems hard to come by these days, especially in an urban city, but anyone can get lost in..
Savoy Kitchen is a local’s favorite, and it’s easy to see why with its crowds of customers, regulars and first-timers..
With Duolingo, people can learn a new language while having fun through a gaming experience. Duolingo allows users to learn..
As a modern take on a classic tale of self-acceptance, “The Greatest Showman” tells a cautionary tale of dreaming too..
The Last Bookstore, located in the arts district of downtown Los Angeles, continues to entice readers and tourists with their..
Porto’s Bakery and Cafe is a Cuban restaurant famous for its tasty, authentic Cuban fare. From pastries to cakes to..
Dear Evan Hansen, an original Broadway musical created by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (lyricists of La La Land) and..
Inside the Irvine Food Hall, traditional Belgian Liege waffles are making a sweet comeback. As the only dessert shop in..
Class 302 1015 Nogales St. Rowland Heights, CA 91789 As the only Taiwanese eatery in the 99 Ranch Market plaza..
Phones can often be a distraction, but they can also boost the creativity and productivity of students’ work habits. Habitica..
Hidden in a strip mall of Los Angeles’ Chinatown and surrounded by other food hot spots, Scoops, an artisanal ice..