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Hollywood (Los Angeles, California)

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  • Life skill: The social kiss

    Life skill: The social kiss
    Right cheek or left? Actual or simulated contact? Single or double? In all its iterations, the social kiss is spreading across the U.S. like pollen in spring — warmly welcomed by some; dodged like an allergen by others. "It's become such an...
  • Halloween costumes making a big entrance in 2010

    Halloween costumes making a big entrance in 2010
    Ah, Halloween. The perfect escape from the humdrum of everyday fashion normality. For those who wait all year for the chance to cake on the makeup, dress like an '80s prom queen or change their names to Cullen or Compton and insert fangs, now is the...
  • A weekend just for murder mystery buffs

    A weekend just for murder mystery buffs
    Did Ms. Scarlet silence Mrs. Peacock with a knife to the throat? Or did Col. Mustard throttle Professor Plum with a silver-plated candlestick? Mystery buffs can map out, investigate and solve murder mysteries at a variety of hotels and bed-and-breakfasts,...
  • The Redbury, at the cross-streets of then and now

    The Redbury, at the cross-streets of then and now
    Tour guides, developers and city boosters have long struggled to resolve Hollywood's split personality. Glamorous in reputation, the city is often gritty in reality. The creators of the Redbury @ Hollywood and Vine, a new boutique hotel at the famous...
  • More for Your Money: Locating a travel, shopping or dining deal by GPS

    More for Your Money: Locating a travel, shopping or dining deal by GPS
    Checked in lately? On your smart phone, that is. If you had, you might have scored discounts on drinks, meals, shopping and other travel goodies just for letting friends and businesses know your whereabouts. Or even racked up points in a hotel's...
  • Disney World: Mad dashes, exhausting schedules and enervating weather

    Disney World: Mad dashes, exhausting schedules and enervating weather
    During the last 10 years, I have written about some of the vacations my husband, our three children and I have taken to Ireland, Italy, Paris, Germany, the Netherlands and London. The response has been mixed. Many found inspiration in our tales; others...
  • California tourism is in a bright spot

    California tourism is in a bright spot
    Who wants to hang around you when you're down on your luck? And yet California, mired in budget distress and other economic woes, continues to attract visitors: Tourism was up more than expected in 2010, with visits predicted to end the year up 4%....
  • What's new, next and worthy at Walt Disney World

    Tackling the four theme parks at Walt Disney World requires a strategic plan designed with military precision and discipline. Routes must be mapped. Sites targeted. Missions coordinated. Resupply operations planned. The weak of heart and flat of foot need...
  • Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels

    Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels
    "Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole," British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." And, I might add, place to place. There's something special about bedding down where Albert Einstein, Marilyn...
  • What to expect at theme parks in 2011

    What to expect at theme parks in 2011
    The coming year will bring major new attractions at Disney parks on both coasts, big roller-coaster additions at Six Flags and Busch Gardens and a throng of towering thrill rides at a handful of parks. The headliner for 2011 is the $100-million Voyage of...
  • New Year's Eve in Vegas

    New Year's Eve in Vegas
    For many of us, it's time to hit the fast-forward button to move beyond 2010, with its depressing economy and nasty political campaigns. As the clock ticks toward midnight on Dec. 31, here's what to look for from revelers in Las Vegas, who may well...