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Top Sights to See at the LA Brea Tar Pits

May 26, 2017
Los Angeles offers a number of different fascinating museums that are great people of all ages and interests. From art museums to science museums, there is something for everyone.
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Learn About LA Pride 2017

May 19, 2017
For over 40 years, L.A. Pride has has continually brought together the Los Angeles community in order to celebrate diversity and work toward positive change. This year, L.A. Pride is returning to West Hollywood and is going to be bigger than ever
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Music Filled Summer Nights with KCRW

May 12, 2017
Los Angeles during the summer is a great time to enjoy live music and outdoor fun. KCRW Summer Nights is a concert series presented by the Santa Monica public radio station, that takes place at a variety of different venues throughout the city.
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Upcoming Dodger Games

April 28, 2017
If you love baseball, consider going to a Dodgers Game where you can support the boys in blue.
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Top Events Happening at The Hollywood Bowl

April 21, 2017
At the Hollywood Bowl, there is always a show to catch at this outdoor venue. This summer, be sure to catch a performance at one of the most popular venues in Hollywood
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Upcoming Events to Check Out at The Dolby Theater

April 14, 2017
One of the great things about Los Angeles is that there is always something exciting and fun to do or see. The Dolby Theatre is located in the heart of Hollywood. At this theatre catch musical performances, cultural performances and more. Check out these upcoming events at the Dolby Theatre.
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Great Entertainment at the Pantages Theater

April 7, 2017
If you are a fan of musicals, love to sing along to soundtracks or be swept away in the magic of the stage, than a trip to the Pantages Theatre is just for you. The Pantages Theatre is your go-to destination for all things related to the theatre in Los Angeles.
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Top Places to Venture to on Melrose Ave

April 1, 2017
Melrose Ave has a lot to offer to both locals and visitors alike. Whether you are looking for a fun night out or you simply want to sit back and relax and enjoy a good meal, there is always something to do on Melrose Ave.
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VIP Pass at Popular Hollywood Museums

March 24, 2017
There are tons of popular Hollywood museums, however The Guinness World Record Museum, The Hollywood Wax Museum and Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum are some of the most popular museums to visit in Hollywood.
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Favorite Cafes on Sunset Blvd

March 17, 2017
Whether you are looking for just a cup of coffee or a bite to eat, cafes are great destinations to enjoy. Here are some cafes on Sunset Blvd that will quickly become your favorite spot to enjoy a cup of coffee and more.
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hotels near little armenia los angeles

March 10, 2017
If you are wanting to explore Los Angeles, head over to East Hollywood where you will find Little Armenia. While the population of Armenians has grown, Little Armenia was not officially recognized by East Hollywood until 2000. Over the years, this area has vibrantly grown and now even includes a festival that is held annually in late May or early June. The festival is to celebrate Armenia's independence. The festival is also free and open to the public and offers traditional Armenian food, live music, vendors and more.
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PaleyFest LA

February 24, 2017
Calling all fans of television shows, it is nearly once again time for the annual PaleyFest LA. At this festival, you’ll hear from some of your favorite actors that star in your favorite shows. There will be a number of panel events and more. This year, PaleyFest LA will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles from March 17th to the 26th. Don’t miss out on the opening event that feature the cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead.
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Explore Hollywood & Highland

February 24, 2017
During your stay in Hollywood, be sure to visit the Hollywood and Highland Center - the premier entertainment destination in the city of lights. At the Hollywood and Highland Center, you’ll find whatever you are looking for. Whether you want to go shopping for the latest in fashion, take home some souvenirs or purchase accessories, you’ll find the stores you need at Hollywood and Highland. Some shops that you can find at the Hollywood and Highland Center include high end brands such as Louis Vuitton to others such as MAC, Lucky Brand Jeans, GAP, Oakley and Victoria’s Secret. The center is more than just a shopping destination however, it is also an entertainment and dining experience as well.
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Billy Joel at Dodger Stadium

February 10, 2017
Billy Joel is a music legend who is also the third best selling solo artist in the United States. He is perhaps most known for his 1973 hit song, “Piano Man”. However, over his music career, he has been nominated for 23 Grammy Awards, has won 6 Grammy Awards and has sold over 150 million records worldwide. Impressively, Billy Joel has also released 33 Top 40 hits spanning 3 decades, all of which he wrote himself. Other Popular songs by Billy Joel include Uptown Girl, The Longest Time, Only the Good Die Young and We Didn’t Start the Fire just to name a few.
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Affordable Outings

February 3, 2017
Do you want to get out and explore the city but don’t want to break the bank? If so, here are some affordable outings to enjoy during your time in Hollywood including some near Dunes Inn Sunset Hollywood.
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Oscars 2017

January 27, 2017
It is once again time for awards season, which means that the Oscars are right around the corner. The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, is hosted annually by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences. The academy, which is made up from more than 7,000 elite filmmakers and film professionals vote for the winner in various categories. The 89th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, February 26th at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. This area is busy so you may consider hotels near Hollywood Blvd if you are traveling to make this event.
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Leading Concert Venues in Hollywood

January 20, 2017
Hollywood is home to a number of music venues. If you want to see some of the best concerts around, here are some leading concert venues in Hollywood. If you are in the area, stay at Dunes Inn Sunset or Dunes hotel Los Angeles for your night out.
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Sunday Brunch in Hollywood

January 11, 2017
Are you looking for a great way to start off your weekend? If so, Hollywood has some of the best brunch places around. With beautiful settings and delicious meals, here are some sunday brunch locations in Hollywood to enjoy, all of which are near Dunes Inn Sunset Boulevard location.
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The Hollywood Museum

January 6, 2017
Have you ever wanted to see the original batmobile? Or how about Marilyn Monroe’s million dollar dress? You can see all these things and more at the Hollywood Museum. The Hollywood Museum is the official museum of Hollywood and therefore, has the most extensive collection of Hollywood artifacts and memorabilia in the world.
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Chic Food in West Hollywood

December 25, 2016
If you find yourself in West Hollywood, you might be wondering which place you should walk into. The area is filled with trendy, chic and hipstery eateries all within a short drive of the Dunes LA.
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Tips for Traveling on a Budget

December 21, 2016
While traveling can be an exciting and fulfilling part of life, it can also quickly become expensive. This however should not be seen as a reason to not go out and explore new places. If you want to experience new places without spending a lot of money, here are some tips for traveling on a budget if you’re considering staying in hotels near Hollywood Blvd.
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Best Museums in LA

December 15, 2016
If you have a free weekend or are looking for an inspiring way to spend your day, museums are always an excellent option. Lucky for visitors of Los Angeles, the city has a number of museums to choose from. Whether you are looking for an art museum or to learn more about history, you’re sure to find something you like
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Architecture of Famous Concert Venues

December 7, 2016
Los Angeles is known for their large number of music venues throughout the city. While the variety makes it so there is always a show going on at some point, not all venues are the same. If you want to see venues with impressive and unique architecture, come and check out these famous concert venues.
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Best Happy Hour Spots along the Sunset Strip

November 29, 2016
The Sunset Strip is one of the most well-known and most visited areas of Los Angeles. While it is great for shopping or simply just people watching, there are also a number of bars along the strip.
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Restaurants serving Thanksgiving Dinner in LA

November 21, 2016
Sometimes in the midst of the craziness of the holidays, it can be hard to sit down and actually make a thanksgiving meal. At these restaurants in LA, they take off the pressure of the holidays by making the Thanksgiving meal for you!
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Hollywood Christmas Parade

November 17, 2016
With December fast approaching, it means that it is time to start getting into the Holiday spirit. If you will be staying in one of the hotels in Sunset Hollywood this year, one of the best ways to participate in the Christmas cheer is to attend the annual Hollywood Christmas Parade! This year, the parade will be on November 27th.
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Camp Flog Gnaw 2016

November 11, 2016
Los Angeles is known for many of the music venues that are located throughout the city. With so many venues, you can always find a live show no matter the night of the week. For some, seeing a concert for just one night is simply not enough.
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Catch an Upcoming LA Game at the Staples Center

October 31, 2016
Are you a sports fan? Then good news. There are so many different opportunities for you to catch a game in Los Angeles. Interested in basketball? Choose between a Lakers game or a Clippers game. Consider yourself more of an ice hockey fan? Than be sure to check out the LA Kings.
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Nightmare Before Christmas at Hollywood Bowl

October 19, 2016
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is a movie that is beloved by many. With unique characters such as Jack, the pumpkin King and Sally, the girl searching for a purpose, the movie is a favorite during the Halloween season.
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Haunted Halloween Events in LA

October 13, 2016
Now that October is in full swing, it’s the time for scary movies, haunted houses and more. If you love getting scared here are some haunted Halloween events that are in Los Angeles.
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Dia De Los Muertos at the Hollywood Cemetery

October 5, 2016
One of the great things about Los Angeles is that it is a multicultural city that offers many different opportunities to experience new cultures and traditions. One such opportunity is the Dia De Los Muertos event that will take place at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
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Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights

September 28, 2016
With October right around the corner, we are getting closer and closer to the scariest night of the year - Halloween! For many, the Halloween season is a favorite time of year. At Universal Studios, Halloween is more than just fun for one night. Instead, you can celebrate the scariest time of year all month long! Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights is now open!
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Upcoming Events at the Dolby Theatre

September 17, 2016
The Dolby Theatre is home to hundreds of shows throughout the year. The venue is conveniently located in Hollywood on the the historic Hollywood and Highland strip. With a capacity of over 3,000, the Dolby Theatre is one of the best venues for large scale events. Here are some upcoming events to catch at the Dolby Theatre.
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September 14, 2016
If spending your free time binging television shows sounds like your idea of the perfect night, then it might be safe to say that you enjoy TV. If this is the case, you will definitely not want to miss out on the 68th Annual Emmy Awards! This year, the awards show that is all about honoring the best in primetime TV, will air on September 18th.
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PaleyFest 2016

September 8, 2016
Los Angeles is known for many of the music venues that are located throughout the city. With so many venues, you can always find a live show no matter the night of the week. For some, seeing a concert for just one night is simply not enough.
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Ultimate Guide to Hollywood

August 31, 2016
Are you planning to explore Hollywood during your visit? If so, there are some places that are a must. Here is your ultimate guide to Hollywood so you don’t miss out on some of the best places to visit.
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Labor Day Weekend Festivities in LA

August 24, 2016
For many, Labor Day marks the last hoorah of summer. After that, children go back to school and the routine of everyday life falls back into place. If you want to end summer with a bang, here are some fun Labor Day weekend festivities that are occurring in Los Angeles this year.
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Echo Park Rising

August 17, 2016
With all the music venues that Los Angeles has to offer, it's no surprise that the city is known for their music scene. On any particular night, there is always a show going on, not to mention the city’s knack for hosting musical festivals throughout the summer.
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Best Outdoor Venues to Watch a Concert this Summer

August 10, 2016
For music lovers, Los Angeles is one of the best cities around. With so many different venues throughout the city, there is always a show going on! One thing that sets LA apart from other cities is the number of outdoor venues that it has to offer.
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FYF Fest

July 27, 2016
Los Angeles offers so many different fun and exciting opportunities for both locals and visitors alike to take advantage of during the summer. One such event happening this summer is FYF Fest. This annual two-day music festival started in California over 10 years ago and is still going strong.
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Dinner in the Sky

July 20, 2016
Are you and your friends tired of going to the same old restaurants? Have you been looking for a dining experience that will be unlike anything you’ve ever had before? Or perhaps you are visiting Los Angeles and want try something totally different?
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Top 3 Rooftop Bars in Los Angeles

July 13, 2016
With all the buildings in Los Angeles, there are a number of excellent rooftop bars that you can visit to enjoy the views of the city. What’s better than grabbing a couple of friends, enjoying some drinks, and taking in the view? Here are top three rooftop bars in Los Angeles that you should consider stopping by.
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DineLA Restaurant Week

July 7, 2016
One of the best weeks of the year is nearly upon us! That’s right, Restaurant Week, hosted by DineLA, is coming back to Los Angeles! From July 18th through the 31st, enjoy prix fixe menus at over one hundred restaurant establishments across Los Angeles! Participating restaurants can offer lunch or dinner prix fixe menus to customers at special prices, which means you can explore new and exciting places you’ve always wanted to try for less!
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Top 3 LA Beaches to Visit this Summer

June 30, 2016
One of the best ways to experience Los Angeles is by hitting the beach. Whether you simply want to people watch, explore the pier, or hit the waves, there is a beach just for you. Something that makes LA great is that there are so many beaches to choose from. If you find all the options overwhelming, consider these three LA beaches to visit sometime this summer!
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July 4th Firework Celebrations in Los Angeles

June 22, 2016
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COPA America

June 15, 2016
The COPA America tournament is a men’s international soccer tournament that has been over 100 years in the making. Since the early 1900s countries have duked it out to claim the title of international soccer champion. This year, 16 countries will be competing including the USA, Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador, Panama and Argentina among others.
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Outdoor Food Adventures to Go on this summer in LA

June 8, 2016
One of the best things about summers in Los Angeles is that you can get out and enjoy the warm weather while seeing all the things this great city has to offer.
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LA Film Festival

May 25, 2016
Do you love watching movies? Do you want to be on the cutting edge of newly released films? If so, consider attending this year's LA Film Festival. At this year’s festival, you can see some of the most talked about films that were at the Sundance, hear from renowned filmmakers and more.
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Best Late Night Restaurants in Hollywood

May 18, 2016
One of the good things about Hollywood is that places are open late, and when you stay out late, you often work up an appetite. Whether you were up all night partying with friends or simply want a midnight snack, here are some of the best Hollywood restaurants open late.
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Planning For Your Summer Vacation to Hollywood

May 11, 2016
Are you spending your summer vacation in Hollywood? If so, here’s some things to add to your bucket list of fun things to do while in Hollywood.
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