Welcome To Los Angeles
Known as one the trend setting cities in the world for fashion, media, entertainment and lifestyle, Los Angeles is rich in history and cultural heritage. Often referred to as the arts and entertainment capital of the world, there are plenty of opportunities to catch a live show at one of the many studios, listen to live music in a local venue or catch a concert at the Hollywood Bowl or explore the downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) arts district. Famous its climate, LA has great beaches, mountains and national forests where outdoor recreation opportunities abound. The best way to explore LA is by exploring its vibrant amazing multicultural neighborhoods. The Tournament of Roses is one of the more famous events to occur in the Los Angeles area, with the massive Rose Parade, tailgating and the Rose Bowl football game. Of course, LA is famous for its celebrity culture, and you can spot many familiar faces from movies and TV in places like the Melrose Trading Post, Ventura Blvd or the Studio City Farmers Market or near the major studios in Burbank.
@_kmuns | "One of the biggest things that keeps me going here is the flora. I’ll go on a walk and be astounded by all the different, crazy, exotic, beautiful plant life that’s covering this city. I’m totally transfixed. Whenever I’m feeling down, I know I can get inspired just by someone’s backyard." - @jsuskin 🌸 What's your favorite thing about L.A.? Tell us your story in the comments. #discoverLA
EXPLORE Los Angeles
From Coachella to E3, the world's largest conference/cosplay convention, to the worlds biggest Halloween party, Los Angeles is full of famous events all year long. Search for top events in Los Angeles
Districts of Los Angeles.
Downtown or DTLA - This is the central business district of the city, home to the Arts District, Fashion District, and the DDUX favorite - the pinata district. DTLA has had a revival in recent years with a lot of redevelopment, new loft apartments, bars and shopping, although the famous skid row still exists.
Eastside: A funkier area north of downtown and east of Hollywood that is rapidly gentrifying and the home DDUX in the Atwater Village neighborhood.
Harbor Area: Home of the largest sea port in the US and the launching point for trips to Catalina Island.
Hollywood: The iconic Hollywood district has the Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Bowl, famous theaters like the Egyptian and the TCL Chinese Theater. When people think of LA, Hollywood is often twhat they picture.
San Fernando Valley: The northern suburban portion of Los Angeles, contains Burbank and its many studios where popular movies and shows like the Ellen Show are filmed. Nearby North Hollywood is experiencing a revitalization.
South Central: Is famed for the Rodney King riots, however there are definitely things to see here like the Exposition Park.
Westside: The area between downtown LA and the ocean, contains things like the Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach, Beverly Hills and Malibu, which includes DDUX favorite Zuma Beach.
Wilshire: Home of the historic architecture of the Miracle Mile District, the Farmer's Market and The Grove shopping areas, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Koreatown, CBS Television City, and another DDUX favorite, the La Brea Tar Pits.
Weather Forecast for Los Angeles
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east northeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunny, with a high near 82. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
DDUX Los Angeles Blog
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Los Angeles News and Events
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